Entrepreneurship

February 2024

Flakk Group Case A. Hexagon Purus: Fuelling the future

By Ioannis Ioannou, Nick Mickshik

In May 2018 the Norwegian Government introduced new requirements for emissions-free entry into the Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord fjords, a UNESCO World Heritage site, making them the world’s first zero-emission zones at sea. For Knut Flakk, CEO and owner of Norway’s Flakk Group, it was a water...

February 2024

Flakk Group Case B: Norwegian Hydrogen

By Ioannis Ioannou, Nick Mickshik

In May 2018 the Norwegian Government introduced new requirements for emissions-free entry into the Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord fjords, a UNESCO World Heritage site, making them the world’s first zero-emission zones at sea. For Knut Flakk, CEO and owner of Norway’s Flakk Group, it was a water...

December 2023

The Carzaty Journey

By Muhammed Mekki, Natasha Wallace

The Carzaty case starts at a pivotal point in the start-up’s story. It is 2021 and co-founders Hassan Jaffar and Marwan Chaar are preparing to scale up their online used car business they started in Oman. With the backing of investors, they are confident that threefold growth will be realised with...

November 2023

Intel Case (A): 1968-1985

By Freek Vermeulen

This case series describes the growth journey of Intel from its launch in 1968 in Santa Clara, California to 2019 under the leadership of its various CEOs. Intel first became a leader in semiconductor memory by pioneering new technology that allowed it to increase the number of circuits on a chip wh...

November 2023

Intel Case (B): 1985-1998

By Freek Vermeulen

This case series describes the growth journey of Intel from its launch in 1968 in Santa Clara, California to 2019 under the leadership of its various CEOs. Intel first became a leader in semiconductor memory by pioneering new technology that allowed it to increase the number of circuits on a chip wh...

November 2023

Intel Case (C): 1998-2019

By Freek Vermeulen

This case series describes the growth journey of Intel from its launch in 1968 in Santa Clara, California to 2019 under the leadership of its various CEOs. Intel first became a leader in semiconductor memory by pioneering new technology that allowed it to increase the number of circuits on a chip wh...

November 2023

Allied Chemicals (A)

By Freek Vermeulen

Darren Henderson, CEO of Allied Chemicals (AC), was looking at the set of memos on the desk in his office in the company’s headquarters in Danbury, Connecticut. They concerned his corporation’s latest expansion into the Indian market, the setting up a chemicals plant in Indore, a city in Madya P...

November 2023

Allied Chemicals Case B: five years later

By Freek Vermeulen

Darren Henderson, CEO of Allied Chemicals (AC), was looking at the set of memos on the desk in his office in the company’s headquarters in Danbury, Connecticut. They concerned his corporation’s latest expansion into the Indian market, the setting up a chemicals plant in Indore, a city in Madya P...

November 2023

Heineken’s International Expansion

Asserting his lifelong motto “I don’t sell beer, I sell warmth”, Alfred ‘Freddy’ Heineken passed away on 3 January 2002, aged 78. Known for his flamboyant lifestyle and fiery personality, Freddy was also the driving force in growing Heineken into an international brand. Heineken had the la...

November 2023

Sadler’s Wells Theatre – Compact Case

By Freek Vermeulen

Alistair Spalding, Chief Executive of Sadler’s Wells Theatre, recalled an evening back in the autumn of 2004 when he was sitting in a balcony seat in an empty, unlit theatre, watching a crew dismantle a set following a final performance. Earlier in the day, the board had confirmed Spalding’s app...