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24th CEEMAN case writing competition


2018 CEEMAN and Emerald Case Writing Competition: Winning and Shortlisted Cases

CEEMAN and Emerald are delighted to announce the winners of the 24th Annual Case Writing Competition.

Overall winner

  • WinChannel's Digital Gambit to Revitalize Rural China
    – Peter Moran, Daniel Han Ming Chng, Liman Zhao

First runner-up

  • In the Uncertain World of Qontrac International: Navigating Through Family, Growth and Succession Management Challenges
    – Diantha D'Costa, Virginia Bodolica, Martin Spraggon

Second runner-up

  • Advantech: Evolution of Its IoT Ecosystem Strategy
    – Guo (Ginkgo) Bai, Liman Zhao, Zhenrong (Edison) Wang

Other top cases shortlisted by the jury (sorted by main author’s surname):

  • Mitchell’s Brewery: Entrepreneurship Challenges in the South African Craft Beer Industry
    – Geoff Bick, Fezile Sidubi
  • Silulo Ulutho Technologies: African Social Enterprise Driving Inclusive Business Practice
    – François Bonnici, Eckard Smuts, Sophia Campello Beckwith, Ncedisa Nkonyeni, Ella Scheepers
  • Battling Dirty Toilets - Singapore's Final Frontiers
    – Rosie Ching, Nicholas Jing Hui Lee
  • Napoleon in the Hamster Wheel: In the Labyrinth of Gendered Career Trajectories
    – Anastassiya Lipovka
  • Trading “Derivatives Options Contracts”: The Associated Risk and Potential
    – Vipul Singh
  • Green Agrevolution Pvt. Ltd: Delivering 360° "Seed-to-Market" Solution
    – Aditya Sinha, Suresh Jha, Dr Amritesh

Image: Winners.

L-R:

  • Peter Moran, co-author of winning case “WinChannel’s Digital Gambit to Revitalize Rural China”

  • Virginia Bodolica, co-author of first runner up “In the Uncertain World of Qontrac International: Navigating Through Family, Growth and Succession Management Challenges”

  • Liman Zhao, co-author of winning case “WinChannel’s Digital Gambit to Revitalize Rural China” and also second runner-up “Advantech: Evolution of Its IoT Ecosystem Strategy”

  • Martin Spraggon, co-author of first runner up “In the Uncertain World of Qontrac International: Navigating Through Family, Growth and Succession Management Challenges”

The aim of the competition is to encourage and promote the development of high-quality teaching case material relevant for the realities of dynamic and emerging economies and at the same time promote the development of case-writing capabilities in those countries.

In the spirit of a fully inclusive competition, global submissions are encouraged. The co-organizers will support global exposure of the submitted high-quality cases through a direct link with the Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies collection. All case submissions will be considered for international publication.

The total CEEMAN/Emerald award prize pool is worth over €10,000, including €4,000 prize money. Prizes are awarded to the overall winner and two runners-up.

Compulsory submission criteria

  • Cases should have a developing and emerging markets focus (Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia, Oceania and Middle East).

  • All cases should be teaching cases based on a real situation in a real company, with a clear decision-making situation, and prepared in accordance with case writing guidelines provided in the instructional materials below.

  • Academic (research) cases will not be accepted for evaluation by the jury.

  • Case studies submitted should not have been published before in their current or substantially similar form, or be under consideration for publication in any ISSN/ ISBN-registered publication or with any other case-centre.

  • All case studies must be accompanied by a consent to publish release form which has been completed and signed by the management of the company or individuals included in the case.

  • Please consult the competition evaluation checklist before submitting your case.