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Mistry architects (A) / Amy C. Edmondson, Robert G. Eccles & Mona Sinha. [Case study]

By: Edmondson, Amy C.
Contributor(s): Eccles, Robert G | Sinha, Mona.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Boston, MA : Harvard Business School, 2009Edition: Revised: April 15, 2011.Description: 26 p. : ill, map ; 30 cm.Subject(s): Entrepreneurship Family-owned businesses Innovation Organizational design Social enterprise SustainabilityDDC classification: Summary: This case is a follow-up of "Mistry Architects: Innovating for Sustainability" (A) (Case 609-044) and (B) (Case 609-086). In Case (A) Sharukh and Renu Mistry founded and run an architectural firm dedicated to being both client-oriented and environmentally responsible. The case uses a difficult design decision in a tsunami rehabilitation project to illustrate the challenges faced by professional services firms, and the role of innovation in meeting the needs of multiple stakeholders. The specific design decision is to make a choice between thatch roofs which are environmentally friendly, versus reinforced cement concrete roofs that the villagers desire for their functionality. Case (B) reveals and explains the firm's choice, while describing how the community rebuilds itself after the tsunami, as well as how the firms evolves. The (C) case discusses the future plans of the firm including growth and succession issues.
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This case is a follow-up of "Mistry Architects: Innovating for Sustainability" (A) (Case 609-044) and (B) (Case 609-086). In Case (A) Sharukh and Renu Mistry founded and run an architectural firm dedicated to being both client-oriented and environmentally responsible. The case uses a difficult design decision in a tsunami rehabilitation project to illustrate the challenges faced by professional services firms, and the role of innovation in meeting the needs of multiple stakeholders. The specific design decision is to make a choice between thatch roofs which are environmentally friendly, versus reinforced cement concrete roofs that the villagers desire for their functionality. Case (B) reveals and explains the firm's choice, while describing how the community rebuilds itself after the tsunami, as well as how the firms evolves. The (C) case discusses the future plans of the firm including growth and succession issues.

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