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oikos Case Writing Competition 2019: Get to know the winners

07 November 2019 | News

We are proud to announce the winners of the oikos Case Writing Competition. We would like to thank all the participants for their outstanding case submissions and congratulate the winners.

The winning cases are published online in our oikos free case collection and are available for faculty members and students interested in organizing a case competition at their local universities.

The first prize was awarded to Prof. Madeleine Pullman, Prof. Jacen Greene, Prof. Wanying Shi, and Stephen Kaplan of Portland State University, USA, for the case “B-Line Sustainable Urban Delivery: Can Last-Mile Bicycle Delivery Survive The E-Commerce Minefield?”.

The second prize went to Chiara De Bernardi, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart – Milano, Italy, and Prof. Daniel Arenas Vives, ESADE Business School, Spain, for their work on “Authenticitys: who said unicorns are legendary?”

The third prize was awarded to Indu Perepu, ICFAI Business School, India, for the case “Sistema Biobolsa: Addressing Challenges of Climate Change, Sustainable Agriculture and Waste Management in Mexico.”

We also would like to take the opportunity and thank our outstanding Case Faculty Jury: Gabriel Berger, Universidad de San Andrés, Argentina; Timo Busch, University of Hamburg, Germany; Angelo A. Camillo, Sonoma State University, United States; Alfred Vernis Domènech, ESADE, Spain; Jörg Hofstetter, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland; Ewald Kibler, Aalto University, Finland; Martin Kupp, ESCP Europe, France; Saurabh Lall, University of Oregon, United States; Moritz Loock, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland; Ioannis Oikonomou, University of Reading, United Kingdom; Carlos Romero Uscanga, Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Mexico.

Our thank you also goes to the Case Students Jury, who revealed the winners amongst 10 finalists: Nurlan Jahangirli, oikos Baku alumnus, University of Hamburg; Hugo Leung, oikos Hong Kong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology;  Amar Pandey, oikos Lille, EDHEC Business School; Stefano Ramelli, former oikos PhD fellow, University of Zurich; Magdalena Rusch, oikos Graz, University of Graz.

Finally, we would like to thank Dominika Czyż for running the competition.

Learn more about our winners:

Oikos Prof. Madeleine Pullman

Prof. Madeleine Pullman

1st prize

Portland State University

Oikos Prof. Jacen Greene

Prof. Jacen Greene

1st prize

Portland State University

Oikos Prof. Wanying Shi

Prof. Wanying Shi

1st prize

Portland State University

Oikos Stephen Kaplan

Stephen Kaplan

1st prize

Portland State University

Oikos Chiara De Bernardi

Chiara De Bernardi

2nd prize

Catholic University of the Sacred Heart

Oikos Daniel Arenas

Daniel Arenas

2nd prize

ESADE Business School - Universitat Ramon Llull

Oikos Indu Perepu

Indu Perepu

3rd prize

ICFAI Business School