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IJCSM Best Case Award

In 2017, the adward went to Jacques Roy, full professor at HEC Montréal, and Léo vincenti, logistics analyst at SSENSE, for their case titled:

 “Bolloré Logistics Canada and the Use of Incoterms in Internation Maritime Shipping” (English)
 “Bolloré Logistics Canada et l'utilisation des Incoterms en transport maritime international” (French translation)

+  Description of the IJCSM Best Case Award

Presented annually, the award recognizes the exceptional quality of a case published in the International Journal of Case Studies in Management. It comes with a cash prize of $2,500.

+  The Jury

Each year, a 3- to 4-member jury meets to select the winner of the IJCSM Best Case Award. Besides the editor of the journal, the jury comprises two or three other faculty members who are experienced in teaching with cases. Apart from the expertise of the members in the production of teaching cases, the choice of the jury is also guided by the desire to represent a variety of disciplines and academic institutions. The criteria for selecting the best case refers to both the quality of the case itself and the teaching notes that accompany it.

+  Previous Recipients

IJCSM Best Case Award

+  2016

In 2016, two cases tied for the award:

Line Dubé, professor at HEC Montréal, won the award for her case titled:
“Autopsie d’un vol de données : le cas Target” (in French)
“Autopsy of a Data Breach: The Target Case” (in English)

and

Joseph Facal, professor at HEC Montréal, won the award for his case titled:
“Construction Excalibur ou l’angoisse du jeune loup” (in French)

+  2015

In 2015, the award went to Fabio Prado Saldanha, Ph.D. candidate in administration at HEC Montréal, and Marlei Pozzebon, full professor in the Department of International Business at HEC Montréal and associate professor at the Fundação Getúlio Vargas | EAESP, Brazil, for their case titled: 

“Fiat Mio: The Project That Embraced Open Innovation, Crowdsourcing and Creative Commons in the Automotive Industry” (English)
“Fiat Mio : intégrer l’innovation ouverte, la production participative et Creative Commons dans un projet porteur pour l’industrie automobile” (French translation)

+  2014

In 2014, the award went to Ali Fadil, Consultant at Deloitte’s Montreal office, Céline Bareil, Associate Professor at HEC Montréal, and Isabelle Demers, Director of the Executive Committee Office at the Sainte-Justine University Hospital Centre and of the Sainte-Justine School of Management, for their case titled: 

“La mise en œuvre d’une salle hybride d’interventions cardiaques au Centre hospitalier universitaire Sainte-Justine : un défi de collaboration et de gestion du changement” (French)
“Implementation of a Hybrid Operating Room for Cardiac Surgery at the Sainte-Justine University Hospital: Collaboration and Change Management Challenges” (English translation)

+  2013

In 2013, two cases tied for the award:

Normand Turgeon, Professor at HEC Montréal, won the award for his case entitled:
"La coopérative Just Us! Coffee Roasters – Un plan de marketing pour la division des cafés-bistrots" (in French)
"Just Us! Coffee Roasters Co-op – Coffeehouse Division Marketing Plan" (English translation)

and

Florian Lüdeke-Freund, Research Associate and Ph.D. Candidate, and Dimitar Zvezdov, Research and Teaching Assistant, both with the Centre for Sustainability Management at Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, in Germany, won the award for their case entitled:
"The Manager’s Job at BP: Decision Making and Responsibilities on the High Seas" (in English) 
"La fonction de gestionnaire chez BP : prise de décision et responsabilités en haute mer" (French translation)

+  2012

In 2012, the award went to Rémy Boulianne and Serge Poisson-de Haro, Associate Professor at HEC Montréal, for their two-part case entitled:
"Ohlson Pumps Canada (A and B)" (English version)
« Les Pompes Ohlson Canada (A et B) »  (French version)

Michel Patry, Rémy Boulianne, Serge Poisson-de Haro and Anne Mesny

+  2011

In 2011, the award went to Anthony Wilbon, Associate Professor, Department of Information Systems and Decision Sciences, Howard University School of Business (Washington, D.C.), Mark Bundy, Environmental Programs Manager and Kelton Clark, Director, both with the Estuarine Research Center, Morgan State University (Baltimore, MD), for their case entitled:

« Entrepreneurship in the Chesapeake Bay Oyster Industry » (in English)
« Entrepreneuriat dans l'industrie ostréicole de la baie de Chesapeake » (in French)

+  2010

In 2010, the award went to Line Dubé, Professor in the Department of Information Technologies, and Alix Mandron, Professor in the Department of Finance, at HEC Montréal, for their case entitled:

« Le projet CN2000, ou les défis de l'évaluation financière d'un projet d'implantation de PGI (A) (B) (C) » 

Michel Patry, Alix Mandron and Anne Mesny. Absent: Line Dubé.

+  2009

In 2009, the award went to Carmen Bernier, Associate Professor, Line Dubé, Professor, and Vital Roy, Associate Professor, all three in the Department of Information Technologies at HEC Montréal, for their case entitled:

« Réinventer les pratiques de développement de systèmes d’information à distance : CGI et le projet Hubble »

Jean-Pierre Frénois, Honorary Professor and member of the jury, Carmen Bernier, co-recipient, Michel Patry, Director of HEC Montréal, Vital Roy, co-recipient, and Professor Guy Archambault, member of the jury. Absent: Line Dubé.

+  2008

In 2008, the award went to Yves-Marie Abraham and Cyrille Sardais, Assistant Professors in the Department of Management at HEC Montréal, for their case entitled:

« Il était une foix dans l'Est, l'homme qui ruina la Barings »

Marie-Hélène Jobin, Director of the Department of Logistics and Operations Management and past Director of the Case Centre, in replacement of Vital Roy, Director of the Case Centre, Yves-Marie Abraham, co-recipient, and Michel Patry, Director of HEC Montréal. Absent: Cyrille Sardais.

+  2007

In 2007, two cases tied for the award:

Professor Marie-Hélène Jobin, Director of the Department of Logistics and Operations Management at HEC Montréal, for her case entitled:
« Conception de la plateforme logistique automobile de Toyota à Valenciennes » 

and

Professor Louise Martel and Associate Professor Diane Paul, both in the Department of Accounting Studies at HEC Montréal, for their case entitled:
« Mythco Pharma inc. » (in French) 
« Mythco Pharma Inc. » (English translation) 

Vital Roy, Case Centre Director, Marie-Hélène Jobin and Diane Paul, authors, and Michel Patry, Director of HEC Montréal. Absent: Louise Martel.

+  2006

In 2006, the award went to Chantale Mailhot, Assistant Professor, and Anne Mesny, Associate Professor, both in the Department of Management at HEC Montréal, for their case entitled:
« Histoire d’un "mariage professionnel" : François Cartier et Marcel Sanscartier (A) – D’un projet étudiant aux Éditions Ma Carrière (1989-2000) » 
« Histoire d’un "mariage professionnel" : François Cartier et Marcel Sanscartier (B) – Jobboom & Netgraphe (2000-2004) » 

Chantale Mailhot, co-recipient, Michel Patry, Director of HEC Montréal, and Anne Mesny, co-recipient.

+  2005

In 2005, the award went to Line Dubé, Associate Professor, Department of Information Technologies, and Alix Mandron, Professor, Department of Finance, at HEC Montréal, for their case entitled:
« Van Houtte : le café... une tasse à la fois » 

Jean-Marie Toulouse, Director of HEC Montréal, Alix Mandron, co-recipient, Marie-Hélène Jobin, representing the co-recipient of the Alma-Lepage Award, and Line Dubé, co-recipient.

+  2004

In  2004, the award went to Jean-Pierre Frénois, Associate Professor in the Department of Finance, and Marcel Tardif, Research Professional, at HEC Montréal, for their case entitled:
« Cognicase inc. : l'acquisition de Ezenet »

+  2003

In 2003, the award went to Danielle Morin, Associate Professor in the Department of Accounting Studies at HEC Montréal, for her case entitled:
« Corporation Cinar – Partie I – L'ascension » 
« Corporation Cinar – Partie II – La débâcle »
« Corporation Cinar – Partie III – Le dénouement »
« Corporation Cinar – Partie IV – Épilogue »

Danielle Morin accompanied by Michel Patry, Assistant Director, Faculty and Strategic Planning

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