Masters Students in the Error Management class at Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management are to research and present cases of organizational errors and Executive Error Management. One group focused on the fate of national carrier Brussels Airlines, The take over of Brussels Airlines - student presentation from Vincent Giolito on Vimeo.
In 2016, the CEO of famous apparel brand Abercrombie & Fitch was quoted as saying he didn't like fat customers. A mistake? For sure. As part of the final assignment of the elective class on Managing Errors in Organizations at Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management, a group of students analyzed the case in … Continue reading Abercrombie & Fitch’s CEO Gaffe – Student Presentation
How come a venerable and respected British retailer opened a flagship store in Brussels only to close it down in less than two years? This was the starting point for analyzing the management of organizational errors at Marks & Spencer, one of the final projects of the Masters Students’ presentations at the end of the … Continue reading Mark & Spencer Strategy Zigzags – Student Presentation
At first glance, it's an engineering error. French public railways operator ordered new trains, only to discover that they were too wide for the platforms in many stations. But, as analyzed by a group of Masters Students’ of the Error Management class at Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management, the errors were by and large … Continue reading French Trains too Wide for Stations – Student Presentation
In the context of the Error Management class, this group of students analyzed the case of the future Berlin airport. Due to multiple organizational errors poorly managed, the construction is way over budget and off schedule. Planned for opening in 2011, it is still under works! Planes should land there only in 2020. BER, Work … Continue reading The Never-Ending Berlin Airport Project – Students Presentation
Error Management is still a small topic but it is definitively growing. That is the least one can say in regards of the number and the quality of presentations dedicated to error management at the annual meeting of Academy of management. We can only welcome this trend as well as the presence of this topic … Continue reading The Baillet Latour Chair at Academy of Management