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Management

Back to the Footure: The Changing Portuguese Footwear Industry

Back to the Footure: The Changing Portuguese Footwear Industry

This case deals with the reasons why the Portuguese Footwear cluster evolved from global irrelevancy into a high-tech industry capable of designing and producing some of the best and most expensive shoes in the world...

 

FAE/EDP Case Study Prize Winner 2015

Controlling SkyLand

Controlling SkyLand

Controlling SkyLand promotes the design of a management control system in the start-up phase of a company in the tourism sector.
The case requires a critical view of the described system, namely the implementation of responsibility centers, performance measures, and targets...

Corticeira Amorim

Corticeira Amorim

Corticeira Amorim’s history provides a basis for a stimulating debate within the context of two broad areas: Family-Owned Businesses (FOBs) and Strategic Management. FOB because, given the company’s family ownership since ever, it has a set of features that are typical in this type of firms and deserves a reflection. Strategic Management because, throughout its history, the company had to make strategic decisions, notably on what and how to compete, which is interesting to scrutinize also linking to its FOB profile...+

Doing Culture at OutSystems: Managing with just a few

Doing Culture at OutSystems: Managing with just a few "big rules"

The growth of OutSystems, a knowledge-intensive IT company headquartered in Portugal with offices in the US, the Netherlands, and Singapore, has been accompanied by efforts to create a strong culture, one that preserves the traits that have supported its growth, such as innovation, adaptability, high performance, and accountability.

José Mourinho

José Mourinho

The case browses through José Mourinho’s career as a football manager, focusing on what made him one of the most accomplished managers in the world. The viewpoint is that of leadership...This is a pivotal moment in Mourinho’s management career, at which one can evaluate the key features that led to his successes and also to his failures. It is interesting to muse over what he should do at this point to remain one of the most sought after coaches and keep his reputation as the “special one” from a management point of view and compare it to what he is doing.

Sonae Sierra: A Vision for Sustainability

Sonae Sierra: A Vision for Sustainability

This case study is on Corporate Responsibility (CR) and the Triple Bottom Line at Sonae Sierra, a real estate company specializing in the investment, development and management of shopping and leisure centers... 

Sumol Compal in China

Sumol Compal in China

In 2014, Julio Gomes, International markets manager of the Portuguese beverage company Sumol Compal, had the challenge of developing a business and marketing plan to triple revenues in the Chinese market within three years.

WeDo Technologies: Commitment to Excellence (A)

WeDo Technologies: Commitment to Excellence (A)

These case studies describe the situation faced by WeDo Technologies when the CEO, Rui Paiva, decided to move the company to a new and challenging growth chapter... 

WeDo Technologies: Commitment to Excellence (B)

WeDo Technologies: Commitment to Excellence (B)

These case studies describe the situation faced by WeDo Technologies when the CEO, Rui Paiva, decided to move the company to a new and challenging growth chapter... 

WeDo Technologies: Commitment to Excellence (C)

WeDo Technologies: Commitment to Excellence (C)

These case studies describe the situation faced by WeDo Technologies when the CEO, Rui Paiva, decided to move the company to a new and challenging growth chapter...