Together with Greenleaf Publishing, oikos published a series of case collection books:
These books have been produced to provide teaching cases for management education in the field of sustainability, management, strategy and entrepreneurship. The collections are based on winning cases of the oikos Case Writing Competition 2003-2007 (Volume 1) and 2008-2010 (Volume 2).
This volume comprises cases on innovative business models, success stories and failures. The case selection and chapters on how to develop excellent cases make it an invaluable resource for both students and case writers in strategy and sustainability.
- Ulrich Steger, Alcan Chair for Environmental Management, IMD Lausanne, Switzerland
The oikos Case Collection fills an important gap and should be a ready resource for any instructor. The cases cover a broad range of important contemporary issues in sustainability, and the accompanying chapters accurately and succinctly convey the characteristics of great cases.
- Pratima Bansal, Shurniak Professor of International Business, Richard Ivey School of Business, Canada
It can be so hard to sort through the many teaching cases in sustainability management. This book makes it easy to pick cases of high quality. Through a first review process by an outstanding award committee, you can be sure that the cases in this book will more than satisfy the most demanding management instructor.
- Andrew J. Hoffman, Holcim (US) Professor of Sustainable Enterprise, University of Michigan, USA
This case collection highlights prize-winning teaching cases in the field of Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainability. The accompanying chapters on what makes for an excellent case and teaching note make it an invaluable resource for case writers, teachers and students in Social Entrepreneurship, Strategy and Sustainability.
- Stephen J. Kobrin, William Wurster Professor of Multinational Management, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
This collection of peer-reviewed quality case studies sheds light on diverse and inclusive social entrepreneurial practices in four continents. The focus on new patterns of value creation and thought-provoking business models is unique. A must-read for any Entrepreneurship class.
- Anil K. Gupta, Professor, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad; Founder, Honey Bee network; and Executive Vice Chair, National Innovation Foundation India
A source of inspiration and a solid foundation for any impact-oriented course on Social Entrepreneurship.
- Johanna Mair, Professor of Strategic Management, IESE Business School and Academic Editor of Stanford Social Innovation Review