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Prudential Singapore: Subsidiary CEO Succession – Trick or Treat

In October 2016, Wilf Blackburn, the CEO of Prudential Assurance Company Singapore (PACS) started an organisational transformation journey to reposition PACS as the number one insurance company in Singapore. Earlier that year, PACS’ market share had fallen from 22 per cent in the previous year to...
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REC Solar: Strategising on a Solar Coaster

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In 2017, the solar panel industry was in choppy seas due to a sudden drop in panel prices, and many large companies started to report bankruptcy. Steve O’Neil, the CEO of Renewable Energy Corporation (REC), was worried about the future of the solar industry and began reassessing REC’s market...
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Agoda: Perpetual Disruption and Post-Acquisition Challenges

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Rob Rosenstein, the co-founder of Agoda.com, had a difficult task ahead of him. Agoda had been acquired by a global online travel giant – the Priceline group in 2007. The terms of the acquisition were based on a three year earn-out period following which Priceline would pay Agoda the bulk of the...
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Fullerton Myanmar: Delivering Financial Inclusion Through Social Impact and Technology

This case is set in 2017, three years after Fullerton Myanmar (FFMCL), a microfinance institution (MFI) in Myanmar, was founded by Fullerton Financial Holdings, a Singapore-based firm that invests and operates financial institutions in Asian emerging markets. Since its inception, FFMCL has been...
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Improving ComfortDelGro’s Flagging Taxi Business

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Sandy Sim is a senior consultant at Future Solutions, a strategy consulting firm. She was tasked by Comfort Del Gro (CDG), a multinational land transport company, to help revive their taxi business in Singapore. Companies like Grab, a regional third-party taxi-booking app, and Uber, a global...
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Matrix Cellular: Tapping into Innovation to Disrupt a Regulated and Saturated Market

Set in July 2015, the case follows Matrix Cellular (International) Services (Matrix), a telecommunications company that forayed into the nascent cellular telephony market in India, as a retailer of mobile handsets, accessories and international SIM cards. The Managing Director and Chairman of the...
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Taxi Wars: Uber in China

The case describes how Uber, the mobile ride hailing service provider, made an entry into China in July 2014 and, after facing stiff competition from local players, was forced to sell its stake and exit the country two years later. Prior to Uber’s entry, China’s major players, Didi and Kuaidi, had...
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The Prysmian Group: Strategy in Asia Pacific

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Luigi Migliorini, CEO of Prysmian China, Frederic Grosse, CEO of Prysmian ASEAN and Frederick Persson, CEO of Prysmian Australia & New Zealand were discussing ways of increasing business in APAC. Prysmian is seeking to make the APAC region a second home market for the group. Previously, the...
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DBS Bank: Transformation Through Strategy Implementation

Part A of the case takes place in February 2010. In late 2009 Piyush Gupta joined DBS Bank as its CEO and set about transforming the bank. His first 100 days were spent familiarising himself with the business. He then hosted a three-day strategy formulation retreat offsite with his top leaders. The...
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Grab: Discovering New Frontiers for Growth in the Southeast Asian Sharing Economy

Launched in 2012, Grab began in Malaysia as a third-party e-hailing taxi dispatching mobile application. The company expanded at a remarkable speed and by 2015, the app had been downloaded more than 4.4 million times, averaging seven bookings per second. A year later the app had over 13 million...
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