Nestlé Baby Milk Controversy – Student Presentation

How has Nestlé become of the most controversial companies in the world? Masters Students in the  Error Management class at Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management analyzed the question in part through the executive error management framework. In particular, they demonstrated how an error poorly managed can lead to inertia destructive to the organization. … Continue reading Nestlé Baby Milk Controversy – Student Presentation

The Monkey Hoodie Scandal at H&M – Student Presentation

Social media give a wholly different dimension to advertising mishaps. H&M, the fast-fashion brand, experienced it the hard way when it published images of a black boy with a hoodie mentioning a monkey. Accusations of racism flooded Facebook and Twitter. As part of the Masters Students’ presentations at the end of the  Error Management class … Continue reading The Monkey Hoodie Scandal at H&M – Student Presentation

UBS’ Rogue Trader – Student Presentation

Rogue trading scandals are often viewed as utter violations from malevolent individuals. A more detailed analysis, however, reveals that such incidents rarely happen without there being errors in organizations. Then the final outcome often depends on how they are managed, as can be seen in this students' project in the latest Error Management class on … Continue reading UBS’ Rogue Trader – Student Presentation

False Missile Alert in Hawaii – Student Presentation

Early in 2018, while relations between the US and North Korea were at their lowest point, inhabitants of the state of Hawaii received a dreadful SMS alert: INCOMING MISSILE! Fortunately it was a false alert. A group of Masters Students in the  Error Management class at Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management group focused … Continue reading False Missile Alert in Hawaii – Student Presentation

HP’s horrible acquisition – Student Presentation

How could it happen that a company as renown as Hewlett-Packard had to write off billions of dollars after the acquisition of Autonomy, a relatively small British company? As part of the Masters Students’ presentations at the end of the  Error Management class at Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management, a group of students … Continue reading HP’s horrible acquisition – Student Presentation

Flight cancellations at Ryanair – Student Presentation

Remember the massive flight cancellations at Ryanair in 2017? There were organizational errors at the root of the crisis. As part of their final assignment, a group of Masters students in the  Error Management class at Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management researched and analyzed the case. Ryanair-Student Presentation from Vincent Giolito on Vimeo. … Continue reading Flight cancellations at Ryanair – Student Presentation

The Fall of Take Eat Easy – Student Presentation

For a couple of years, Take Eat Easy has been a success story of the business scene in Belgium. It seemed that the food delivery start-up would rise to entrepreneurs' paradise... Until it went down. One group of the Error Management class investigated the initial errors and, more importantly, how they were managed. Take It … Continue reading The Fall of Take Eat Easy – Student Presentation