‘Compassion Vs Competitiveness’ Dilemma at Novo Nordisk
The case is structured to achieve the following teaching objectives:
- Understand a key contemporary issue facing healthcare companies – the compassion vs competitiveness dilemma..
- Understand the main issues related to corporate social responsibility and sustainability and the various challenges faced by organizations regarding the impact of their operations on the society.
- Appreciate the importance of integrating sustainable development practices of a firm with its business strategy.
- Explore ways in which Novo Nordisk can strike the right balance between its business and global health.
|About Novo Nordisk|
|Novo Nordisk And Sustainability|
|Patent Rights Vs Patient's Right|
|Growing Sustainably With A Focus On Global Health|
|Pricing Issue In Greece|
|Putting Profits Above Corporate Social Responsibility?|
Corporate Social Responsibility; Stakeholder tension; Corporate Sustainability; Business-government-society relationship; Systems Approach; Stakeholder theory; Managing stakeholder tension; Managing stakeholders; Striking the right balance between business and global health; Striking the right balance between compassion and competitiveness; Business Ethics; Triple bottomline; Shared value; Special obligations; Unique rescue competency