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Caprica Energy and Its Choices

Jane Barrow, CEO of Caprica Energy, must recommend to the board which of three potential "unconventional" natural-gas development sites in different parts of the United States the company should pursue. The case takes place in January 2011, when the "low-hanging fruit" of natural-gas production in the United States had essentially been picked. All three of the potential sites (shale, coalbed metha ...

Competing for Advantages: From Industry Analysis to Competitive Dynamics

Technical note on industry analysis and competitive dynamics. ...

Conducting Research in Ethics and Corporate Responsibility

This technical note highlights the most useful resources for gathering data on particular companies or industries, including information relevant to ethics, accountability, and responsibility. ...

Creating Value for Stakeholders

Brief discussion of managing for stakeholders and the role this plays in achieving value creation and competitive advantage. ...

Developing and Nurturing Strategic Capabilities

Brief discussion of resources and capabilities, their importance, and their role in the creation of competitive advantage. ...

Ethics at the Frontier

Today's society is characterized by a rapid state of change, and technological innovation plays a significant part in that. So how should one approach ethics at the technological frontier? This technical note discusses the challenges of our modern, highly innovative world; the muddled ethical lines this advancement can produce; and considerations to make and conversations to have around these new ...

Evergreen Enhancement

Richard Alpert, senior partner at Evergreen Investments, must decide which of his two best employees to promote to the position of managing VP. He had initially preferred Charlie Pace over Daniel Faraday, but that decision had become less clear-cut when Alpert inadvertently overheard an office conversation and learned that Pace was taking Adderall, a stimulant primarily prescribed for people suffe ...

Google and Internet Privacy (A)

Based on their use of a shared computer and the Internet ads that keep popping up, two co-workers suspect that another co-worker is HIV-positive or has AIDS. Using this story platform, the case explores Internet marketing, especially the powerhouse search engine Google and how it tracks its users' habits. The history of Google is chronicled, as well as the privacy issues that have mushroomed as th ...

Google and Internet Privacy (B)

This case begins with the resolution of the A case (disturbed by the office reaction to him, Patton resigns), and then discusses the privacy issues in the situation from a Utilitarian and a Kantian perspective. ...

Lay's Potato Chips: The Crunch Is On (A)

Snack-food customers claim they want to eat healthier snacks and lose weight, but snacks marketed as nutrition-wise don't sell as well as traditional salty snacks, such as the iconic Lay's brand of potato chips. Al Carey, CEO of Frito-Lay North America, needs to come up with a strategy to connect with the health-minded customer in a shifting market without compromising the products that built the ...

Lay's Potato Chips: The Crunch Is On (B)

Snack-food customers claim they want to eat healthier snacks and lose weight, but snacks marketed as nutrition-wise don't sell as well as traditional salty snacks, such as the iconic Lay's brand of potato chips. Al Carey, CEO of Frito-Lay North America, needs to come up with a strategy to connect with the health-minded customer in a shifting market without compromising the products that built the ...

Making Ethics Personal: Character and Your Personal Vision

Ethics, in addition to being about principles and consequences, is about character: the individual traits and qualities that define what kind of person someone is and who they hope to become. This technical note poses a series of questions to help readers produce a vision of their character that can be shaped as they grow and progress as individuals and leaders. ...
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