This case is aboutÂ LABOR, SUPPLY CHAIN
PUBLICATION DATE: March 17, 1998
Shepard Quraeshi Associates (A)Â Case Solution
Samina Quraeshi, head of Boston-based Shepard Quraeshi Associates, must decide whether to take legal action against her key employees after they leave her company to start their own, taking with them key clients and information.Â Quraeshi sees the situation as reflecting cultural tension between Eastern and Western ways of doing business. This case details Quraeshi’s ethnic journey from her Muslim past in Pakistan to her life in America, including service as the director of the Design-Arts Program for the U.S. National Endowment for the Arts.