Case Rip Cord:

Barilla, SpA: Given his experience growing up in Italy, Sisto Merolla (OJ) was asked to open this case and explain the significance of the Barilla pasta brand in his homeland. After a thorough explanation, Sisto concluded, “And one final thing. Barilla is known for being hard to overcook, so it’s always al dente. Which for… Continue reading Case Rip Cord:

Cheers and Jeers

Cheer: To Case Protagonist Bill Feth (’75), CEO of Akron Electronics Supply Company. After finishing Supply Chain class with the normal case protagonist wrap-up, Feth went above the call of duty and gave us heartfelt advice about maintaining work/life balance, giving back to the community, and exercising freedoms. The ovation Feth received was the most… Continue reading Cheers and Jeers

Management in Perspective

On Monday, September 10th, we worried about permanent class seat selection. We sweated the early-term cold-call. We carried around tomorrow’s cases. We meandered through the job bank, muttering about our limited prospects. Living in our HBS world&-living with our daily pressures&-never felt so comfortably acute. That is, until Tuesday. Until our classes were interrupted. Or… Continue reading Management in Perspective

Management in Perspective

On Monday, September 10th, we worried about permanent class seat selection. We sweated the early-term cold-call. We carried around tomorrow’s cases. We meandered through the job bank, muttering about our limited prospects. Living in our HBS world &- living with our daily pressures &- never felt so comfortably acute. That is, until Tuesday. Until our… Continue reading Management in Perspective