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  • the Benefits Invest in Ivey Ivey Trading Company Contact Us FAQ For Recruiters Ivey Ian O Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership Cases Text size Ian O Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership About Research Cases Teaching News Events Conferences Blog Videos Contact Us Cases Craig Kielburger Cases Mar 26 2012 This six part video case series features social entrepreneur Craig Kielburger as he faces pivotal moments in his life and the remarkable evolution of his organization The primary dilemmas are strategic in nature and the solutions rely on leadership character and social entrepreneurship Students are able to walk in the shoes of Craig Kielburger in each case which begins with a video set up followed by a short one or two page case and associated discussion and concluding with Craig describing what happened in a video clip Purchase Case and or Related Products Link to purchase page on Ivey Pubs Share Follow Us Ivey Publishing Search Ivey Cases Leadership Processes Leadership Skills and Values Change Management Talent Management and Leadership Succession Leading In Times of Crisis Building High Performance Teams Responsible Leadership Motivating People Ivey Research Database Search All Articles Latest Video Crisis and Communication Feb 10 2011 Peter Aceto talks about coming

    Original URL path: http://www.ivey.uwo.ca/research/leadership/cases/articles/kielburger-cases.htm (2013-06-03)
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  • Trading Company Contact Us FAQ For Recruiters Ivey Ian O Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership Cases Text size Ian O Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership About Research Cases Teaching News Events Conferences Blog Videos Contact Us Cases Apple Mar 5 2012 The A case presents the story of Apple from a hindsight rational analytic perspective in which students are able to apply a variety of models about strategy organization leadership and innovation The second case presents a more nuanced account of the happenstance and serendipity in Apple s development and also raises questions about Jobs leadership The contrasting stories of the two cases are designed to provoke thoughtful debate and insight in the service of considering the implications for the fact fiction of the information we receive our capacity to make sense of that information and furthermore how we can apply that understanding to how we manage and lead Purchase Case and or Related Products Share Follow Us Ivey Publishing Search Ivey Cases Leadership Processes Leadership Skills and Values Change Management Talent Management and Leadership Succession Leading In Times of Crisis Building High Performance Teams Responsible Leadership Motivating People Ivey Research Database Search All Articles Latest Video Crisis and Communication Feb 10

    Original URL path: http://www.ivey.uwo.ca/research/leadership/cases/articles/apple-crossan.htm (2013-06-03)
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  • Leadership Cases Text size Ian O Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership About Research Cases Teaching News Events Conferences Blog Videos Contact Us Cases Olympus and the Whistleblower President Feb 24 2012 The newly appointed president and chief operating officer COO of Olympus Corporation of Japan was called to an emergency board meeting The purpose of the meeting was to discuss governance issues regarding corporate mergers and acquisitions M A However it would be no ordinary meeting Since assuming the role of president in April 2011 the president discovered evidence of corporate fraud on a large scale He had commissioned an external auditor report that showed a significant loss of shareholder value His call for changes to be made to the Japanese board of directors had been met by resistance How should he plan for the meeting What could he expect What position should he take How should he influence decisions regarding the company s immediate problems and its longer term corporate governance Purchase Case and or Related Products Share Follow Us Ivey Publishing Search Ivey Cases Leadership Processes Leadership Skills and Values Change Management Talent Management and Leadership Succession Leading In Times of Crisis Building High Performance Teams Responsible Leadership Motivating

    Original URL path: http://www.ivey.uwo.ca/research/leadership/cases/articles/olympus.htm (2013-06-03)
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  • the president of Avid Life Media a profitable Canadian growth company whose main business was various online social networks for targeted groups seeking sexual partners and romance Biderman was seeking to raise 60 million via a private placement offering to acquire a privately held online advertising sales company merge the companies and take the new and improved growth story public on the TSX Venture Exchange or the Toronto Stock Exchange The Avid Life offering represented a legal and potentially lucrative investment Nevertheless only one investment bank GMP Capital was willing to help Biderman raise capital because among the various social networks Avid Life owns is the notorious Ashley Madison online community for married people seeking to commit adultery GMP s relationship was short lived after media coverage of the Avid Life offering started to focus on the bank s willingness to service Biderman s company GMP withdrew their support from Biderman Perhaps attributable to the bank s desire to avoid being seen in public with someone known rightly or wrongly as the king of infidelity GMP s withdrawn support left Biderman unable to take a potentially lucrative investment opportunity to market Purchase Case and or Related Products Share Follow Us

    Original URL path: http://www.ivey.uwo.ca/research/leadership/cases/articles/avid-life-seijts.htm (2013-06-03)
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  • Conferences Blog Videos Contact Us Cases Team Collapse at Richard Wood and Hulme LLP Jan 26 2012 A senior associate at Richard Wood and Hulme LLP RWH was amazed at the speed with which the audit team for an important client for the firm was rapidly falling apart Two members had just been fired presumably because they did not pass their chartered accounting qualification examination team morale had become non existent there were difficulties in completing the engagement due to lack of preparation from both the RWH and the client there was a question about the commitment of particular individuals and with the audit falling behind schedule the senior associate perceived an absence of strong leadership from the partners of the firm The senior associate did not understand why the team had been so unfocused from the start of the engagement as prior years engagements had been quite successful He was not sure how to proceed What would he tell the client What should he do to keep this audit on track and keep the team together Purchase Case and or Related Products Share Follow Us Ivey Publishing Search Ivey Cases Leadership Processes Leadership Skills and Values Change Management Talent

    Original URL path: http://www.ivey.uwo.ca/research/leadership/cases/articles/team-collapse-seijts.htm (2013-06-03)
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  • News Events Conferences Blog Videos Contact Us Cases Team Collapse at Richard Wood and Hulme LLP Jan 26 2012 A senior associate at Richard Wood and Hulme LLP RWH was amazed at the speed with which the audit team for an important client of the firm was rapidly falling apart Two members had just been fired presumably because they did not pass their chartered accounting qualification examinations team morale had grown non existent there were difficulties in completing the engagement due to lack of preparation from both RWH and the client there were doubts about the commitment of particular individuals and with the audit falling behind schedule the senior associate perceived an absence of strong leadership from the partners of the firm He did not understand why the team had been so unfocused from the start of the engagement as prior years engagements had been quite successful He was unsure how to proceed What would he tell the client What should he do to keep this audit on track and keep the team together Purchase Case and or Related Products Share Follow Us Ivey Publishing Search Ivey Cases Leadership Processes Leadership Skills and Values Change Management Talent Management and Leadership

    Original URL path: http://www.ivey.uwo.ca/research/leadership/cases/articles/team-collapse.htm (2013-06-03)
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  • institutions in the world to have survived and prospered during the financial meltdown and subsequent recession in 2008 9 It did this without getting any government assistance Furthermore it emerged from the crisis substantially larger in terms of both market capitalization and assets while having the best performance of any of the Big 5 Canadian banks in terms of stock price and total shareholder return during the period 2003 2011 The case describes many of the actions led by TD s CEO Ed Clark following his promotion to that role in the wake of severe credit losses at the bank It describes a shift of strategy that focused on reducing market credit and liquidity risk while increasing strategic risk It also describes in considerable depth the governance and management approach to risk at the bank as well as identifying important issues such as the establishment of a risk management culture the relationship between executive compensation and risk and the formulation and promulgation of a clear statement of risk appetite Further it allows the instructor to focus on the many types of risk that have to be managed in a financial organization including strategic market credit liquidity operational insurance legal regulatory and reputational risk and how these might be traded off against each other Students are required to identify which actions taken by TD are likely to have contributed to the bank s excellent performance and the extent to which those actions may have been reflected in the performance of the bank s stock They need to consider whether avoiding market credit and liquidity risk was worth it for TD given that the company did not achieve superior performance to its peers in the run up to the financial crisis a fact that was reflected in its less than stellar stock

    Original URL path: http://www.ivey.uwo.ca/research/leadership/cases/articles/risk-leadership-gandz.htm (2013-06-03)
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  • size Ian O Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership About Research Cases Teaching News Events Conferences Blog Videos Contact Us Cases Aligning Culture and Strategy at A P Nichols Oct 28 2011 A P Nichols a distributor of parts in the maintenance overhaul and repair MRO industry is facing the need to realign its strategy to cope to a consolidating competitive environment A key component of their realignment involves changes the culture and compensation of their sales force while simultaneously building sufficient sales capacity to take advantage of opportunities in their key markets The case focuses on the newly hired vice president VP of sales who is tasked with leading the change initiative Immediate issue facing the VP include 1 alignment of the client service representative CSR team to the strategy and the new model 2 infrastructure and the need to make a commitment to invest in bringing this up to a best in class level and 3 building a critical mass in the CSR group Purchase Case and or Related Products Share Follow Us Ivey Publishing Search Ivey Cases Leadership Processes Leadership Skills and Values Change Management Talent Management and Leadership Succession Leading In Times of Crisis Building High Performance Teams

    Original URL path: http://www.ivey.uwo.ca/research/leadership/cases/articles/a-p-nichols.htm (2013-06-03)
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