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Over 500 African case studies are listed in the AABS case study database. The database shows the details of the case study and the abstract.  

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ANGLOGOLD - CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY FOR HIV/AIDS (A)

AngloGold, a South African gold mining corporation, faces a decision to provide its workforce, 30% of which are infected with HIV, with antiretroviral treatment. The teaching purpose is corporate responsibility when dealing with HIV/AIDS.

ANGLOGOLD - CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY FOR HIV/AIDS (B)

AngloGold, a South African gold mining corporation, faces a decision to provide its workforce, 30% of which are infected with HIV, with antiretroviral treatment. The teaching purpose is corporate responsibility when dealing with HIV/AIDS.

ANGLOGOLD - CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY FOR HIV/AIDS {C}

AngloGold, a South African gold mining corporation, faces a decision to provide its workforce, 30% of which are infected with HIV, with antiretroviral treatment. The teaching purpose is corporate responsibility when dealing with HIV/AIDS.

ANGLOGOLD - CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY FOR HIV/AIDS (D)

AngloGold, a South African gold mining corporation, faces a decision to provide its workforce, 30% of which are infected with HIV, with antiretroviral treatment. The teaching purpose is corporate responsibility when dealing with HIV/AIDS.

ANGLOGOLD'S GROWTH STRATEGIES

AngloGold Limited (AngloGold), with its headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa, was formed in 1998 through the consolidation of the African gold mines of Anglo American Plc. In 2000, AngloGold forayed into marketing of its gold products like jewel

ANGLOGOLD'S GROWTH STRATEGIES

AngloGold Limited (AngloGold), with its headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa, was formed in 1998 through the consolidation of the African gold mines of Anglo American Plc. In 2000, AngloGold forayed into marketing of its gold products like jewel

ANGLOGOLD vs NEWMONT: THE BIDDING WAR FOR NORMANDY

Bobby Godsell, Chief Executive Officer of AngloGold, South Africa's largest gold producer, had to decide whether to increase the company's bid for the control of Normandy, Australia's largest gold producer. AngloGold had made an offer for Normandy in

Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller: Would Strategic Benefits come easily with "Newco"?

On 11 November 2015, Carlos Brito, chief executive of global leading beer brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), presented his final offer of US$105.5 billion (£69.8 or £44 pounds per share), to acquire its rival, SABMiller, which the company accep

Arbico Limited

Arbico Limited, a corporate body, was a building contractor and the objects of its memorandum included the power to deal in property. The company acquired four building plots and built residential accommodation on one of them. The building was sold to

Arco Petrochemicals: Climbing by merit

The case protagonist, Alfred Okoigun, left his comfortable well-paid job with an oil company to pursue a new business aimed at filling a gap that he noticed while in employment. In spite of the fears expressed by friends and relatives with whom he sha

Associated Bus Company: ABC Transport 1993-2002

This is the first of a two-case series (805-044-1 and 805-045-1). Frank Nneji, having himself experienced the hardships of travelling by road and the poor quality of private road transport, decided to start ABC Transport. His vision was ?to provide ro

A Tale of Three Houses

The first thing Thandie Dhlomo, sales partner at the Rawson Property Group, did when she arrived home on a chilly Friday evening in July 2016 was pour herself a glass of red wine, kick off her shoes and curl up on her couch. She felt exhausted. Her la

AVIAN SPECIALTIES (A): MORE THAN CHICKEN FEED

The newly completed hatchery was one major step towards achieving Gbenga’s goal of turning his company into a fully integrated poultry farm by the new millennium; but he kept wondering what his next step should be. The company’s three products wer

AVIAN SPECIALTIES (B): POSITIONING FOR GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS

Gbenga James was at his desk located close to his modern hatchery, which was producing the highest number of day old chicks (DOC) in the country. He was busy by 8.00am putting the facts and figures together in preparation for the 11.00 o’clock meeti

Avis Rent-A-Car, South Africa

On 23 June 2005, Keith Rankin, Managing Director of Avis Rent-A-Car Southern Africa, was preparing a proposal for the 30 June board of directors meeting. His concern was how to meet demand during the 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup, given the severe space

Ayolola Motors Ltd: the challenge of growth

Ayo Babalola is the owner-manager of a mechanic workshop. The business has grown from very humble beginnings. It is now unable to serve all its customers. Staff retention is almost 100% in an industry known for very high turnover of staff. Ayo is cons

Bank Saderate Iran: Financial Embezzlement under Sharia Law

In September 2011, news of Bank Saderat Iran’s involvement in an embezzlement operation became public. Amir Mansoor Khosravi, an Iranian businessman, had used fraudulent documents from Bank Saderat to obtain bank loans that amounted to US$2.6 billio

Bank Saderate Iran: Financial Embezzlement under Sharia Law

In September 2011, news of Bank Saderat Iran’s involvement in an embezzlement operation became public. Amir Mansoor Khosravi, an Iranian businessman, had used fraudulent documents from Bank Saderat to obtain bank loans that amounted to US$2.6 billio

Bank Windhoek Multi-Pronged Approach to Corporate Social Responsibility

Sustainability is crucial and to large extent adopting right approach to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is needed to ensure the same and many sectors are doing so. Banking is no exception. This case delves on the CSR initiatives by Bank Windhoe

Barclays Bank in Africa: moving on from colonial roots

A cathartic moment had been reached for the Africa operation of Barclays PLC when Barclays Africa Chief Executive Officer, Dominic Bruynseels, presented two options to his team in January 2003. The bank?s performance on the continent had been declinin

Barloworld: action learning in Argentinia, Brazil and Chile: the ABC programme

The case deals with the CEO Tony Phillips, trying to achieve several objectives through a fact finding country analysis using an action learning programme. For Phillips the programme not only gives his executives exposure to the ABC countries (Argenti

Barrick Gold Corporation - Tanzania

This case examines the giant Canadian mining corporation, Barrick Gold Corporation (Barrick), (called Africa Barrick Gold plc since 2009), and the way it engages in sustainable community developments that surround its mining activities in Tanzania. Fo

BARRY BERMAN: ASSESSING THE PLATES OPPORTUNITY

It was the middle of 1994. By then, 23-year-old Barry Berman had been trading in Cape Town number plates with short and unusual numbers for three or four months. The business was growing fast. But so was the canned fruit business that he had started w

Beauty Factory: Planning a Future in a Slow Economy

Le-Sel Research, a family-owned, South African manufacturer of beauty products, launched Beauty Factory in 2011, after seeing a gap for affordable, high-quality beauty products. As a boutique retailer of beauty and home products, the brand had achieve

BELL DEWAR AND HALL: A CASE OF BALANCE

To the outside world, Sarah Visagie was a partner at the law firm Bell Dewar & Hall (BDH). But those inside the firm knew that she was a junior partner and not an equity partner. This was largely because she felt unable to commit herself to earning th

Bhiwar Enterprises

A nephew in an Indian family business has prepared a consulting report advocating changes in organizational structure and practices. His North American MBA training has influenced both the content of his recommendations and the process of suggesting t

BHP BILLITON: THE AUSTRALIAN MINING COMPANY'S GROWTH STRATEGIES

In 2001, BHP, an Australian 'natural resources company' and Billiton, a British mining company, merged to form the world's largest mining company - the BHP Billiton Group. Since its inception, the group has been focusing on global expansions, leveragi

 

 

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