BRUSSELS, BELGIUM--(Marketwired - Sep 11, 2015) - After a very careful evaluation of all the winning cases of the 2014 edition of the EFMD Case Writing Competition, "J.M.Huber: A Family of Solutions" was chosen as the "Best of the Best" - the overall winner of the EFMD Case Writing Competition. The case is written by IMD Professor Benoît Leleux and Anne-Catrin Glemser, Family Business Research and Program Manager at IMD.
"The case is extremely well researched and provides great teaching and learning opportunities. The teaching note is thorough and fully meets its objective of providing superb opportunities to discuss fundamental family business issues in an integrated and original manner", wrote the selection committee comprised of Gay Haskins, Anders Aspling and Richard McCracken.
"Many congratulations to the authors for this outstanding contribution to the management education body of knowledge. The 2014 Case Writing Competition has first rate winning cases across all categories. Several of the cases could have been worthy winners of the overall award as "Best of the Best", said Eric Cornuel, EFMD Director General and CEO.
Benoit Leleux and Anne-Catrin Glemser, the authors of the winning case, added: "We are very honored and proud to receive this prestigious acknowledgement. We hope this case will provide a rich platform for other family-owned or controlled businesses to discuss best practices, stimulate dialogue and learn from each other."
This year's "Best of the Best" was submitted in the category "Family Business".
Winners in the other categories include: IBS Hyderabad, IE Business School, Indian School of Business, INSEAD, Kellogg School of Management, L.N. Welingkar Institute, Middlesex University Dubai, Richard Ivey School of Business, Rotterdam School of Management, Singapore Management University, University of Regina, University of Waterloo.
For more information on categories and submission opportunities, please consult the dedicated EFMD Case Writing Competition website.
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