Allied Academies, Inc. has accepted Houtan Kargar, NCCU School of Law Class of 2010, along with his Father and 23-year tenured Professor of Management at NCCU School of Business, Dr. Javad Kargar, for co-publication upon submittal to its International Academy for Case Studies (IACS) March 2014 conference proceedings held in Nashville, TN. “Was Cooper Tire Ripe for Sale?” can be found online in its IACS March 2014 Edition (Vol. 21). Specifically, with considerable impact on business disciplines, the case will examine the future direction of a successful tire company in a highly competitive global tire industry. See http://bit.ly/1sqYKEi
Believers that case writing is an important form of learning and pedagogical research, Houtan and his Father, along with Dr. Robert Moffie, are also co-publishing a case study surrounding business and legal issues which arose in a recent failed merger between Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. and India-based Apollo Tyres, Ltd. This case, entitled “Cooper Tire in 2014”, has been accepted and expected for publication in the esteemed textbook “Crafting & Executing Strategy,” 20th Edition, McGraw-Hill/Irwin by Thompson in early 2015.