Writing Cases (fifth edition, 2019): Abstract
The fifth edition of this best seller is a clear and practical guide on how to write good cases quickly. Case writing is identified as a three-phase process with major checks along the way. Key concepts include the Case Origin Grid, the Case Shopping List, action triggers, and the story line and decision frame cuts as well as the class testing of the new case. The development of the Case Plan with its five components constitutes the central planning tool for effective case development. The content of this text has been fully tested in over 50 countries on all continents with thousands of workshop participants from many disciplines.
Writing Cases is only available as a two book set in combination with the authors highly successful Learning with Cases to provide the knowledge essential for an effective writer (see Learning with Cases only).
Also, the serious case writer should be fully familiar with a third book, Teaching with Cases (see Teaching With Cases).
- To help case writers and teachers write good cases quickly
- To help teachers assess cases written by others for their suitability
- Case writers and teachers
Together, the authors count over a hundred years of experience in the field of case-based learning. As students, they learned by the case method. As professors, they wrote hundreds of cases and used this method with more than 50,000 students and executives. They have also trained more than 20,000 teachers around the world using their widely recognized books on case learning, writing and teaching.
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