Last Date for Receiving Case Abstracts - Wednesday, July 25, 2012
The case is research based and portraits real life events. It is a description of a particular situation facing an organization and the people within the organization. Cases should ideally have a decision focus. A good case places the reader in a position of having to consider various alternatives and make a decision.
A teaching note relates the situation described in the case to the theoretical constructs in a given field of study. A teaching note indicates the goals and objectives of the case, the courses in which the case can be used, suggestions about using the case in a classroom situation and alternative approaches.
As for a structuring a case, it is recommended to present the case like a story, which has an interesting beginning, suitable background, a middle and a conclusion.