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Acadia Institute of Case Studies - Acadia University - School of Business Administration - Case studies on entrepreneurship and small business

Arthur Anderson Case Studies in Business Ethics - This collection of 90 case studies is a result of project with 525 universities to raise awareness of ethical issues in business” during the period of 1987-1994. Cases about Asian management and the Asian business experience.

Biz/ed – provides case studies on Accounting, Business Studies, Economics, Leisure, Sport and Recreation, and Travel and Tourism.

Business Case Studies - browse case studies by topic, company or industry.

Business From the Canadian Resource for Business Ethics, this site links to background information on the Enron case and also serves as a portal to other business ethics case study websites.

Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics - mission of embedding ethics into the everyday business decision-making and practice of organizations through practitioner-focused research, executive education, and outreach efforts (some access available only to faculty or corporate trainers).

The Case Centre - world’s largest collection of management case studies and journal article reprints; includes cases from the major case producing schools worldwide. Cases require a nominal fee. an initiative of the Aspen Institute's Center for Business Education which provides cases that focus on “mainstream business issues and incorporate ethical, social, environmental, values-based and governance issues.” compilation of free case studies.

Darden School of Business, University of Virginia - The Darden School publishes numerous case studies on many business topics. Cases require a nominal fee.

Ethics Education Library – provides a Case Study Collection of ethics cases searchable by subject area, discipline, and audience level.

Foster School of Business (University of Washington) -Business case studies from their annual competitions.

Harvard Business School Cases – includes brief cases,multimedia cases, and course teaching guides. Cases require a nominal fee.

INSEAD - Case Studies - second highest number of best-selling cases, behind Harvard Business School. Cases require a nominal fee.

Intel - Case Studies For Business - Case studies of how businesses in a variety of industries overcame challenges with the help of Intel.

Ivey Publishing Case Studies -The Richard Ivey School of Business is the second largest producer of business case studies and the largest producer of Asian cases in the world. Cases require a nominal fee.

Journal of Case Research in Business and Economics – peer reviewed journal that publishes original case studies related to contemporary business issues.

Kellogg/Northwestern Case Collection - collection of case studies developed by Kellogg faculty. Cases require a nominal fee.

Knowledge@Wharton- Summaries of case studies are in center column; titles may be clicked on for details or cross-reference headings in the right column may be clicked on to access subject-specific cases. Requires registration.

Marketing Professors - Case Studies -Access hundreds of the most recent resources here.
Sign up required for basic membership and limited access.

MBA Depot- provides sample cases as well as resources for finding more cases online.

National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science - SUNY-Buffalo maintains this set of links to other case studies on the web in disciplines ranging from engineering and ethics to sociology and business.

New York Times Small Business Case Studies - in each article, you can watch the owner assess his or her options and then make a decision -- and then you can click on the related blog post to see how other owners analyze the situation.

RAND Corporation - produces many freely available case studies on a variety of topics. Locate them by entering "case study" in the search box.

Small Business Research and Statistics (Industry Canada) - search by phrase "case study" in order to locate cases from Canadian industries.

Stanford Graduate School of Business - includes some free cases.

Thunderbird Case Series (TCS) - official case clearinghouse for international business cases and notes authored by the Thunderbird School of Global Management faculty. Cases require a nominal fee.

UCLA Statistics Case Studies -This is a long and continually growing list of HTML based case-studies. Many of them are based on a previous LaTeX based version prepared by David Draper and George Michailides. Others are based on consulting jobs, and quite a few are taken from the literature."

World Advertising Research Center (WARC) -over 25 000 articles, case studies,research reports and summaries covering all areas of marketing communications(advertising, consumer research, brand management, product categories, media planning, etc.)

World Business Council for Sustainable Development - case studies illustrate how companies work independently, or with different stakeholders, to integrate the challenge of sustainable development into their business activities.



Designer's Log: Case Studies in Instructional Design – open access e-book provides comprehensive look at online instructional design.

Early Childhood Case Studies - series of pre-K-3 case studies were co-created by the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) and Collaborative Communications Group.

Educational Alignment for Young Children: Profiles of Local Innovation– set of case studies focused the alignment of early care and education programs with K-12 education systems.

Ethics Education Library – provides a Case Study Collection of ethics cases searchable by subject area, discipline, and audience level.

Harvard Case Studies in Education - each case study includes a description, length, setting, and topics of the case study discussed. Cases require a nominal fee.

Higher Education Case Studies – full text case studies from the Centre for Recording Achievement.

Journal of Case Studies in Accreditation and Assessment (JCSAA) - publishes original, unpublished case studies related to accreditation and assessment issues in higher education.

Journal of Case Studies in Education– publishes original, unpublished case manuscripts relating educational situations from K-12 and higher education.

Leading in Tough Times Workbook: Case Studies for Higher Education Leaders - case studies focusing on financial, cultural, and ethical issues  on campus.

Quality in Higher Education Case Studies - real-world examples of institutions using quality tools and processes to improve student performance.

SRI International--Case Studies in Education - case studies in education that draw on interview, focus group, document, and observation data.



Case Studies - PSYweb - four examples of patient descriptions with a link to the corresponding diagnosis.

Ethical Issues in the Conduct of Classic Studies in Psychology- three discussions of psychological studies, frequently cited in undergraduate texts, raise ethical questions about the responsible conduct of science.

Ethics Education Library – provides a Case Study Collection of ethics cases searchable by subject area, discipline, and audience level.

Ethics in Mental Health Research - over fifty case studies pertaining to ethics in research,complete and online.

National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science - search for case studies related to psychology.  Case studies and the teaching notes are available, but the answer keys are restricted.

Office of Research Integrity - contains cases in which administrative actions were imposed due to findings of research misconduct.

Pragmatic Case Studies in Psychotherapy - from Rutgers University, a peer reviewed journal of systematic case studies and case study method articles.