Running head: CHRIS AND ALISON WESTON
Chris and Alison Weston were successful, well educated, and an ambitious couple. Their drive to
succeed in a new business venture landed them in prison for 18-20 month
Brian Anderson was the newly appointed managing director of Royal Dutch/Shells Nigerian oil
and development operation. Within his first year in the position tensions between the Nigerian
government and a group of activist from the Ogoni peop
Ingvar Kamprad, at the age of 17 started a mail order company he called
IKEA, based on the initials of those on his family farm. In 1953 the small newsletter
expanded to a full catalog focusing on furniture. The company keyed in on its most
Thread 2: Did Whitacre deserve the sentence he received?
Affirmative Position: Group 5
Mark deserved the 10 year sentence he received for embezzlement and fraud. It was
discovered that Mark embezzled 9.5 (or maybe 11.5 with interest) million dollars by
Running head: IKEAS GLOBAL SOURCING CHALLENGE
IKEAs Global Sourcing Challenge
Ingvar Kamprad, at the age of 17 started a mail order company he called IKEA, based on
the initials of those on his family farm. In 1953 the small newsletter expa
The case Merck and River Blindness discusses Merck & Co., Inc. (pharmaceutical
products and services company) and how they discovered a potential cure for a severely
debilitating disease known as river blindness (onchocerciasis) (Arnold et al
Should Whitacre have blown the whistle?
Mark Whitacre was a long term employee of Archer Daniels Midland (ADM). He climbed the
ladder within the company to be a highly compensated employee in the management ranks.
With this degree of rank and compensation
Running head: Zappos.com: Developing a Supply Chain to Deliver WOW!
Zappos.com: Developing a Supply Chain to Deliver WOW!
Zappos was first launched in 1999 by Nick Swinmurn. The idea came from Swinmurn