Tag Archives: Case Method

Biz Ed ‘Oscars’ Celebrate Leading Case Writers

Film actors weren’t the only superstars lauded this week. The 2014 Case Centre Awards, an annual event known as the “Oscars” of business education, honored the professors who have written the most effective case studies. …

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Match Your Personality With B-School Teaching Style

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com Many MBA applicants make the same wrong assumption: No matter which top business school you attend, its teaching style will be more or …

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The Case Method: Alive and Thriving or On its Way Out?

The case method approach has come under increased scrutiny of late. Established by Harvard Business School more than a century ago, it is still widely used at top MBA programs worldwide.  Harvard relies on the …

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Advice from Harvard’s MBA Admissions Director

Don’t try to stand out, do make sure you understand—and are excited about—the case method approach to learning, and stay curious are three of the main pieces of advice Harvard Business School’s Dee Leopold offers …

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A Case Competition, Defined

Most b-school applicants have already familiarized themselves with the near-ubiquitious case study approach that is the cornerstone of such MBA programs as Harvard Business School, UM Ross School of Business and UV Darden School of …

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B-School Students Agog over Gaga

This post originally appeared on the U.S. News–Strictly Business blog. Whether the discussion centers on the growth and adaptation of KFC in China, customer service amid chaos in the Indian hotel industry, or JetBlue’s …

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