Appshop, Inc.

Darden Business Publishing Cases

ISSN: 2474-7890

Publication date: 20 January 2017

Abstract

A regional director of a consulting firm must decide how to compete for a major consulting contract. Appshop can take a level payment contract, a lower level payment with a prospective bonus given high performance, or bid on an RFP where a significant reward is given contingent on the client's savings. The case can be used to introduce Monte Carlo simulation modeling and to build skills in structuring a decision tree in a spreadsheet. It affords an opportunity to simulate alternative risk profiles and to discuss their comparative advantages.

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Bodily, S. and Clark, E. (2017), "Appshop, Inc.", Darden Business Publishing Cases. https://doi.org/10.1108/case.darden.2016.000026

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University of Virginia Darden School Foundation

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