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Coverage: 1971 to present (Some full text)
The most comprehensive ABI/INFORM™ database, this comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.
Scroll down to the Document Type box, tick Case Study, and then enter your search terms.
Coverage: Full text (Abstracts available from 1988)
Provides full-text access to around 200 journals and reviews from a further 300 in the fields of management, accounting and finance, public policy, engineering, tourism and computer science.
From the drop-down menu on the search box pick Case Studies and then enter your search terms. The University has access to the Emerging Markets Case Studies and the CASE Journal.
Kanopy offers a broad collection of streaming videos from producers such as BBC Active, Media Education Foundation, Ronin Films, and more. Films include theatrical releases, documentaries, training films, and art cinema. Users can create their own accounts to comment on videos, manage playlists, create clips and review viewing history. Some titles visible in Kanopy are not part of our current collection. If you need a film for research or teaching purposes that is not immediately available, please complete the request form.
MarketLine Advantage provides access to an extensive collection of company, industry and country profiles, with information on 30,000 companies, 3,500 industry profiles and over 110 country profiles. Updated on a daily basis, it is a dynamic access point to the world of market intelligence.
Pick Case Studies from the drop-down menu and then enter your search terms.
Coverage: 1971 to present (Some full text)
Includes ABI/INFORM Dateline, ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/Inform Trade & Industry and CBCA Business. The ABI/INFORM Collection provide comprehensive in-depth coverage for thousands of publications and the latest business and financial information for researchers at all levels. CBCA Business focuses on business periodicals covering Canada and Canadian issues.
Coverage: Full text (1996 to 2019)
SAGE Business Cases is the first discipline-wide digital collection tailored to library needs. These cases bring business to life, inspiring researchers to develop their own best practices and prepare for professional success.
In depth case studies. Teaching notes are also available by creating a profile and entering University of Waikato code (available through your subject administrator or liaison librarian).
WARC provides the latest evidence, expertise and guidance to make marketers more effective. This database gives access to thousands of award-winning case studies revealing the strategies of leading brands; articles and best practice guides that explain the 'how' and 'why' of marketing challenges; market intelligence trend reports, ad forecasts and spending, plus brand and company profiles and industry news.
Thousands of award winning advertising effectiveness case studies revealing the strategies of leading brands, best practice guides that explain the 'how' and 'why' of advertising and marketing challenges, and market intelligence, including trends, reports, adspend and forecasts, company profiles and event reports.

Books

This practical, easy-to-understand book sets a path to successfully building a culture for sustainability in today's global marketplace, providing "best practice" case studies from industries and sectors including manufacturing, business-to-business, hospitality, consumer products, telecommunications, and professional services.
Demonstrates how businesses, driven to remain competitive by changes in their industries, learned to work smarter using ABC/PM in today's tough business environment. Noteworthy commentary from experts in the field including Ashok Vadgama and Alan Stratton helps you understand ABC/PM and how to execute its sound strategies.
This book describes a new approach for teaching with case studies, which was developed and applied successfully at TUM School of Management. In this approach, student teams write and solve their own case study on a topic concerning current and future businesses.
A collection of case studies illustrating successful brand management strategies as well as common errors of unsuccessful brands. This premier reference work takes a global perspective on branding, providing unique insights for academicians and industrial experts in replicating the successful strategies in different markets.
An updated look at how corporate restructuring really works. From hedge funds to financial fraud to subprime busts, this second edition offers a rare look at some of the most innovative and controversial restructurings ever.
This collection brings together expert entrepreneurship scholars to provide a collection of global case studies around entrepreneurial firms worldwide.
Growing Local reports the findings from a coordinated series of case studies designed to develop a deeper, more nuanced understanding of how local food products reach consumers and how local food supply chains compare with mainstream supermarket supply chains.
Consists of cases of direct observation and personal involvement in a wide variety of communication challenges in international management settings; and discusses them in terms of management theories. Volume 1 contains case studies concerning different aspects of international management and intercultural communication in business, marketing and politics.
Research shows that half of the people currently in leadership positions will fail. Why they fail and what can be done to prevent failure are the main subjects of this book.
Invitation to Research suggestions allow readers to take the case a step further, to investigate what has happened since the case was written, both to the company and even to some of the individuals involved. Learning Insights help marketing professionals see how certain practices--both errors and successes--cross company lines and are prone to be either traps for the unwary or success models.
This book explores three broad themes: Environmental Sustainability, Social Sustainability and Economic Sustainability. The authors critically explore these themes and provide insight into their linkages with one another to demonstrate the substantial efforts currently underway to address the sustainability of our planet.
Describes leaders who have either accomplished amazing feats or brought destruction. The opening chapter explains the latest theories of leadership. Each leader snapshot adds an important "reality check" to the theories and models described in most introductory leadership textbooks, making this a key text for students taking leadership courses.
Brings together for the first time a dedicated collection of social marketing case studies and vignettes from around the world.
Fascinating insights into modern strategic management from an Islamic perspective While strategic management is a cornerstone of any MBA program, it's almost always taught from conventional theories and typically American case studies.
Readers will find perspectives from leadership, project management, change management, innovation management, human resource management, counseling, restructuring, entrepreneurship and sports.
How should firms’ control systems be designed and used to formulate and implement strategies that will contribute to competitive advantage and sustained high performance? This book offers some thought-provoking suggestions.
This book presents the latest technologies and operational methods available to support sustainable freight transport practices. It highlights market requirements, cutting edge applications, and case studies from innovators in the logistics services industry.
Presenting an updated overview of transformational entrepreneurship, this book explores how critical concepts can be contextualised for different regions and countries, underlining the fact that no one system fits all.
Covering the entire world of business from heavy industry to the financial houses of Wall Street, this book shines a spotlight on 100 of the most infamous cases of misconduct and malfeasance in corporate history.

Journals

Harvard Business Review is a cornerstone business journal that has practical applications for HR professionals. This is a great resource to find case studies and expert insights on business practices.
Hundreds of case studies available through the HBR standard subscription. Click on search within this publication - then add a space, then the word AND and then the words case study, then another AND and then your search terms.
Coverage: Feb 2003 (Vol. 1, no. 1) - Sep 2012 (Vol. 10, no. 3)
Coverage: 2011 (Vol. 7, no. 6) - present
Coverage: 2011 - present; Annual Advances in Business Cases (2007 - 2010)

Websites

Competitive Advantage New Zealand (CANZ) is an integrated programme of research devoted to understanding how New Zealand enterprises can develop competitive advantage that is world class. Several of the company histories written as part of the project’s research have been released for publication. They may be downloaded as PDF files and reproduced with acknowledgement and without fee.
Some of the case studies featured on LearningEdge highlight the decision-making process in a business or management setting. Other cases are descriptive or demonstrative in nature, showcasing something that has happened or is happening in a particular business or management environment.
Learn business studies theory online with extensive revision pages, download free case studies from real world companies and associated lesson materials and worksheets for teachers and students.
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