10 results for 'Costas Markides'
By Costas Markides, Lisa Duke, Daniel Oyon
This is part of a case series. As the Alps disappeared into the darkness through NayaMed’s window, the General Manager Aarnav Sendutta considered how to grow his fledgling unit. It was February 2014, and NayaMed, a unit of medical device giant, Medtronic, was just over two years old. It was formed...
Nestle and the Multi-beverage Machine Market (A)
By Costas Markides, Daniel Oyon, Laura Winig
Nestle is considering whether to introduce a new multi-beverage coffee machine positioned for the mass market. The decision is complicated by the fact that Nestle already has a successful coffee machine (called Nespresso), that is positioned at the high-end of the market and has a best-selling insta...
Reuters Market Light: Strategic Innovation at the Bottom of the Pyramid
By Costas Markides, Laura Winig, Daniel Oyon
This case is set in 2008 and examines the challenges facing Amit Mehra, Managing Director of Reuters Market Light (RML), a newly formed unit within Thomson Reuters, as he tries to grow the business amid organisational and market upheaval. RML represented a creative venture by Thomson Reuters to leve...
Turning Around KBC in 2009-2016 (A)
By Costas Markides, Daniel Oyon, Lisa Duke
This is part of a case series. The case describes the turnaround of the Belgian bank KBC under the leadership of Johan Thijs in the period 2009-2016. The case is made up of three parts - A, B and C. KBC (A) describes the situation in July 2009 when Johan This was promoted to Managing Director (MD) o...
UEFA 2016: The Opportunities and Challenges of Connectivity
By Costas Markides
UEFA is considering how best to use the new technologies of the social era to improve fans’ experience with football in Europe. The case describes the key challenges facing UEFA and raises the issue of how to introduce change in a successful organisation....