Wednesday September 15, 2010
Case Study on Bhopal Gas Tragedy a Finalist in the 2010 Dark Side Case Competition
IBS Center for Management Research (ICMR) case study 'Bhopal Gas Tragedy: Revisited after Twenty-five Years' was a Finalist in the 2010 Dark Side Case Writing Competition organized by Critical Management Studies Interest Group of the Academy of Management (AOM).
The case study written by Prof. Debapratim Purkayastha and Ms. Hadiya Faheem, was presented at the prestigious Academy of Management (AOM) Conference held in Montréal, Canada (August 6-10). The case study is about the Bhopal Gas Tragedy that instantly killed more than 3,000 people and left thousands injured and affected for life, occurred when water entered Methyl Isocyanate (MIC) storage tank No. 610 of the plant on December 3, 1984.
Each year, the Dark Side Case Writing Competition attract submissions from top B-Schools from around the world including cases from HEC Montreal, Babson College, York University, Witwatersrand University, Victoria University of Wellington, etc.
About Academy of Management
The Academy of Management is a premier professional association for scholars dedicated to creating and disseminating knowledge about management and organizations. Established in 1936, it is the oldest and largest scholarly management association in the world. AOM's annual conference, held in August, is the largest annual gathering of management scholars in the world and is attended by more than 10,000 people.
About IBS Center for Management Research
IBS Center for Management Research is a premier case development center. It is involved in business research and the development of case studies in management. In addition to winning prizes in several international case writing competitions, its case studies also appear in many international management textbooks. Over 10 million copies of ICMR case studies have been printed in international and Indian textbooks. More than 200,000 individual copies of its case studies have been purchased by many of the leading B-Schools and universities around the world.
About IBS Hyderabad
IBS Hyderabad is one of the leading B-Schools in India. It is a constituent of IFHE, which was declared a "Deemed to be University" under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956. Since its establishment in 1995, IBS Hyderabad has grown impressively and achieved widespread recognition from business and industry, academic circles, and professional bodies. IBS Hyderabad, which consistently ranks among the top B-Schools in India, has adopted the case study method wholeheartedly and is the only one in India to offer a unique 100% case-based MBA program.
Source: IBS Center for Management Research