Once wracked by political chaos and poverty, South Korea has emerged as an Asian giant whose economy stands tall amidst a number of other competitors. Little wonder then, its spectacular economic growth has been popularly called the "Miracle of the Han River"! Going back in time, South Korea, also known as the Republic of Korea, suffered huge losses during the Korean War that lasted from to There has been no looking back since then, and today it is a fast growing, highly industrialized nation that can serve as a role model for all developing nations. An important contributor in this growth process is the culture of innovation that prevails in South Korea, an atmosphere that is friendly for investors and extremely cordial relations with most of the countries in the Asian market. South Korea is categorized as a "high-income OECD" nation by the World Bank and is largely supported by its industrial and services sector but only a meager amount comes from the primary sector per the data.
Case Study: Developing the Leaders of Tomorrow
Emerging markets - HBR
Nestle is one of the oldest of all multinational businesses. From its very early days, the company looked to other countries for growth opportunities, establishing its first foreign offices in London in In , Nestle moved into the chocolate business when it acquired a Swiss chocolate maker. By the late s, Nestle had factories in 76 countries and sold its products in a staggering nations-almost every country in the world. Similarly, only 3 percent of its- , employees were located in Switzerland. It was number two in ice cream, breakfast cereals, and pet food. Roughly 38 percent of its food sales were made in Europe, 32 percent in the Americas, and 20 percent in Africa and Asia.
Yale School of Management
We generated a list of the 40 most popular Yale School of Management case studies in by combining data from our publishers, Google analytics, and other measures of interest and adoption. In compiling the list, we gave additional weight to usage outside Yale. Of note, nearly half of the most popular cases feature a woman as either the main protagonist or, in the case of raw cases where multiple characters take the place of a single protagonist, a major leader within the focal organization. While nearly a fourth of the cases were written in the past year, some of the most popular, including Cadbury and Design at Mayo, date from the early years of our program over a decade ago. Read on to learn more about the top 10 most popular cases followed by a complete list of the top 40 cases of
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