Inclusive Leadership Initiative
Transforming the Workforce, Together.
Phillips 66 D&I Case Competition
Hosted by the Inclusive Leadership Initiative
at the C. T. Bauer College of Business
The deadline to submit videos is
Monday, Oct. 28th at 11:59 p.m.
The competition for selected students is on Nov. 8.
Rules & Instructions
- This case competition is open to students who registered by Sept. 27 and attend a kick-off event on Oct. 11.
- Ten semi-finalists will be chosen and announced by Nov. 1, 2019.
- Selection of 10 teams for semi-final will be done by two judges according to these criteria:
- Overall Organization – professional appearance & well-rehearsed
- Presentation Time - 6 minutes total for video (3 minutes per question)
- Proper use of references - include a reference slide for any cited sources
- Presentation answers all the questions assigned for the case – Depth and Clarity
- Quality recommendations – Creativity and Feasibility
- Quality action plan – Specificity
- All members of the team must present in the video.
- Content of video must be the original work of the team.
- Be resourceful and creative with your videos. Videos could be created with tools such as:
- Phone camera or camcorders (use a tripod)
- Powerpoint with voiceover and videos (e.g., Office 365 powerpoint)
- Screen capture or broadcasting software (e.g., OBS – open broadcaster software)
- Free trial of Camtasia screen capture software available online
- QuickTime Player for Mac or Windows can record screens
- iMovie on Mac for post-production and editing of video
- Video Editor on Windows 10
- Video Editing apps on the phone or tablet
- Others ...
During the duration of the competition, please contact Professor Dusya Vera for any questions about the instructions. E-mail: email@example.com
Schedule for 10 Selected Teams
Friday Nov 8:
10-11:15 a.m. - Semi-finals (2 rooms with 5 teams in each room; faculty judges)
11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Mixer with Phillips 66
1-2 p.m. - Final (4 teams; Phillips 66 judges)
2:15 p.m. - Announcement of winners and Awards
These are articles that can help you with the case. Some links may require signing into the library's website with your CougarNet ID.
Groysberg, B., & Connolly, K. (2013). Great leaders who make the mix work. Harvard Business Review.
Groysberg, B., Lee, J., Price, J., & Cheng, J. (2018). The leader’s guide to corporate culture. Harvard Business Review, 96(1), 44-52.
Also here: https://www.egn.com/sites/default/files/files/Articles/HBR/HBR%20-%20The%20Leader's%20guide%20to%20Corporate%20Culture.pdf
Wittenberg-Cox, A. (2017). Deloitte’s Radical Attempt to Reframe Diversity. Harvard Business Review, 85-86.
Dobbin, F., & Kalev, A. (2016). DIVERSITY why diversity programs fail and what works better. Harvard Business Review, 94(7-8), 52-60.
Thomas, D. A., & Ely, R. J. (1996). Making differences matter. Harvard Business Review, 1-12.
Bourke, J., & Espedido, A. (2019). Why Inclusive Leaders Are Good for Organizations, and How to Become One. Harvard Business Review Digital Articles, 2–5.
Bourke & Dillon (2016). The six signature traits of inclusive leadership- Thriving in a diverse new world