Journal of Business Case Studies (JBCS) 2018-03-23T18:11:09-07:00 Ronald Clute Open Journal Systems <p><strong>Published since 2005</strong><br>ISSN 1555-3353 (print), ISSN 2157-8826 (online)<br>The Journal of Business Case Studies (JBCS) welcomes case studies designed for use in business and economics courses and articles related to the use of case studies in the classroom.</p> With Or Without Rutabaga? 2018-03-23T18:11:09-07:00 Gary Brunswick <p>The case involves a small local business (family-owned) which produces and sells an interesting food product – the pasty.&nbsp; The business is quite profitable, and potential growth options are contemplated, including but not limited to geographic expansion, online sales, focus on developing brand equity, product line extension, or maintaining the status quo.</p> 2018-02-09T00:00:00-08:00 Copyright (c) Green Leaf Grocery - Executive Compensation Case Study 2018-03-23T18:11:08-07:00 Marcus Z. Cox Robert Mitchell Crocker <p>The primary purpose of this teaching case is to aid students in understanding how executive compensation plans are utilized to achieve organizational goals and to then construct their own executive compensation plan for the CEO of Greenleaf Grocery, a fictional retail business based on an actual company.</p> <p>Students have the opportunity to create a comprehensive executive compensation plan using salary, bonuses, stock options, benefits, and other compensation tools.&nbsp; Additionally, the case provides the opportunity to discuss the use of both short-term and long-term incentive compensation.&nbsp; The company in this case is poised to undertake an initial public offering of stock and retaining the current CEO is viewed as critical for this next phase.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;The case affords the class the opportunity to explore ethical issues in executive compensation as well as other aspects of the organization’s overall compensation structure.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2018-02-09T00:00:00-08:00 Copyright (c) Radio Daze 2018-03-23T18:11:08-07:00 Henry B. Balfanz <p>Radio has been a part of the American advertising landscape since the 1920s. Many threats to the industry have been thwarted by the strength and effectiveness of the medium. Prior to the deregulation of the industry in the 1990s and the technological change of the 21<sup>st</sup> century, there were literally hundreds of small entrepreneurs, owning one or two stations, spread across the country. This is the mythical story of Gus Rowekamp, who owns two stations in a midsize Midwestern market. He hangs on as an owner/operator, putting most of his focus on the efforts of his advertising sales staff.</p> 2018-02-09T09:39:37-08:00 Copyright (c) 2018 Journal of Business Case Studies (JBCS)