Cases

I have co-authored a number of cases on leading global companies in the United States and Japan including: Boeing Corporation, RealNetworks, Starbucks Corporation, Harley-Davidson Company, Amazon.com, Steinway & Sons, vCustomer, National Bicycle Industrial Company, Sanyo Manufacturing, and Suntory. I have also developed multimedia cases on Starbucks Corporation and Steinway & Sons.

The Harley-Davidson and Boeing Corporation cases can be bought directly from the Harvard Business School Publications website.

Alex Murray & Kotha, S. Robot Turtles: A New Venture in Board Games (A). Foster Business School Case, University of Washington, 2015.

Alex Murray & Kotha, S. Robot Turtles: A New Venture in Board Games (B). Foster Business School Case, University of Washington, 2015.

S. Kotha and D. Glassman, Tenfold Organics. Foster Business School Case, University of Washington, March 2009. Download PDF

G. Fisher and S. Kotha, HomeGrocer.com: An Anatomy of A Failure. Foster Business School Case, University of Washington, March 2009.

S. Basu and S. Kotha, vCustomer, UW Business School Case, May 2006.

R. Nolan and S. Kotha, Harley Davidson: Preparing for the Next CenturyHarvard Business School Case, 9-960-410. May 2006.

Boeing 787: Manufacturing a Dream, Harvard Business School Case, N9-615-048, 2015.

G. Desa, & S. Kotha, Bookshare.org: A Technology Social Venture in Hill C. and G. Jones, Strategic Management: An Integrated Approach. 7th ed, Houghton Mifflin, 2006.

S. Kotha and D. Glassman, Starbucks: Competing in a Global Market, University of Washington Business Case, 2002, Published in Dess, et al., Strategic Management, 2nd Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2005.  This case was also published in C. Hill and G. Jones, Strategic Management Text and Cases, Houghton Mifflin, 2006.

Kotha, S. eBay.  University of Washington Business School Case, September 2001.

Kotha, S. PayPal, University of Washington Business School Case, November 2001.

Kotha, S. Global Aerospace & Defense Trading ExchangeUniversity of Washington Business School Case, July 2000.

Kotha, S. Amazon.com: Expanding Beyond Books. University of Washington Business School Case, October, 1998. In Strategic Management: An Integrated Approach by C. Hill & G. Jones, Fourth Edition, Houghton-Mifflin 2000.

Rothaemel, F., Kotha, S. & Moxon, D. Wizards’ of the Coast. University of Washington Business School Case, November, 1999. In Strategic Management: An Integrated Approach by C. Hill & G. Jones, Fourth Edition, Houghton-Mifflin 2000.

S. Kotha, A Note on the Online Grocers, UW Business Case, 2000.

S. Kotha and A. Wadhwa, A Note on Virtual Communities. UW Business Case, 2000.

Kotha, S. Net.B@nk. University of Washington Business School Case, September 1998.

Johnston, M. & Kotha, S. RealNetworksUniversity of Washington Business School Case, March 1998. In Strategic Management: An Integrated Approach by C. Hill & G. Jones, Fourth Edition, Houghton-Mifflin 2000.

Schilling, M. & Kotha, S. Starbucks Corporation (A). In Strategic Management byM. A. Hitt, et al., West Publishing 1998. Also reprinted in Cases for Contemporary Strategy Analysis by Grant, R. E. & Neupert, K. E. Second Edition, Blackwell Publishers, 1999.

Kotha, S. & Dooley, E.  Amazon.com. In Strategic Management: An Integrated Approach by C. Hill & G. Jones, Fourth Edition, Houghton-Mifflin 1997. Also reprinted in Cases for Contemporary Strategy Analysis by Grant, R. E. & Neupert, K. E. 2nd  Edition, Blackwell Publishers, 1999.

Kotha, S., & Dunbar, R. Steinway & Sons. In Strategic Management: An Integrated Approach by C. Hill & G. Jones, Fourth Edition, 1997. Also reprinted in Strategic Management, by M. A. Hitt et al. West Publishing 1998 and in Cases for Contemporary Strategy Analysis by Grant, R. E. & Neupert, K. E. Second Edition, Blackwell Publishers, 1999.

Kotha, S. & Dutton, J. Transformation at Harley-Davidson. In Strategic Management: An Integrated Approach by C. Hill & G. Jones, Fourth Edition, Houghton-Mifflin 1997. Also reprinted in Managing Organizations and People: Cases in Management Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, by Schuler, R. & Buller, P.  South-Western Publishers, Spring 1999.

Kotha, S. & Dunbar, R. Sanyo Manufacturing Corporation. In Strategic Management, byM. A. Hitt, et al., West Publishing 1998.

Kotha, S. & Fried, A. National Bicycle Industrial Company. Implementing a strategy of mass-customization strategy. In Strategic Management: An Integrated Approach by C. Hill & G. Jones, Fourth Edition, Houghton-Mifflin 1997. Also reprinted in Schroder, R. Operations Management, 6th edition. Irwin/McGraw-Hill 1999.

Bird, A. & Kotha, S. Suntory. In R. Schuler (ed.) Cases in Management and Organizational Behavior. West Publishing: St. Paul, MN. 1997.

 

Multimedia Cases

Kotha, S. & Dunbar, R. Steinway & Sons. A Multimedia Case published by Irwin/McGraw-Hill, January 2001

Kotha, S. Starbucks. A Multimedia Case published by Irwin/McGraw-Hill, January 2001.

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