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SOURCE The Growth Strategy Company
WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Growth Strategy Company, the leading provider of cloud-based enterprise software, research and consulting services dedicated to business growth, announced today the 2013 Growth Strategy Student Competition winners and finalists. Using a real-world case study, the first annual competition challenged students from across the globe to generate innovative ideas on how Globe Dye Works, an iconic Philadelphia-based manufacturing company, could have prevented decline and failure.
The competition was open to all undergraduate and graduate university students with a valid school ID, and ran from September 25 to October 20. The competition received an overwhelming number of submissions from all over the globe. The competition was judged based on the most innovative application of the six key perspective of the Growth Strategy Grid. The grand prize winner will be awarded $1,000 with second and third place receiving $750 and $500 respectively:
Chris Royale - Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden
Team entry from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh:
Ahmed Ishtehad Shoumik
Rakib Ibnay Hossain
Team entry from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur:
Karandeep Singh Gujral
Abhinav J Jain
Leo Angelo Tiin II, St. Michael's College of Iligan, Philippines
Merly. M. James, University of Southampton, England
Juan Paulo Caponpon, Mapua Institute of Technology, Philippines
Ruthvick Poornachandra, Grenoble Graduate School of Business, France
Artiom Novikov, McMaster University, Canada
"This competition introduced students to the new discipline of Growth Strategy. With the competition and as the demand for such discipline increases within corporations around the world, students will be ahead of the curve," said Wayne Simmons, CEO of The Growth Strategy Company. "This competition was truly global and proved to be an outlet for student ideas that are disruptive and creative, yet grounded in the real world and the discipline of growth strategy," said Keary Crawford, COO of The Growth Strategy Company.
The competition's case study focused on Globe Dye Works, a Philadelphia based manufacturer of chemical dyes that closed its doors in 2005 after 140 years of operations. As background for the competition and part of its broader focus of helping companies grow, The Growth Strategy Company produced an award winning short film, Growth Is Human (www.growthstrategy.com). The company plans to continue the competition for the 2014 school year.
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The Growth Strategy Company equips companies to achieve sustainable growth through an integrated portfolio of cloud-based software, research-based content and related consulting services. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the company provides solutions to help corporate strategy, marketing and innovation practitioners and executives reaccelerate growth or take preemptive action to sustain growth – the key to enterprise value creation. For more information please visit our website at www.growthstrategy.com.
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