The CASE Association have recently announced the winner of the 2019 CASE/Emerald Best Case Award.
Quality of the case based on:
- Engaging writing style
- Timelessness and significance of the subject matter
- A challenging problem or analysis
Quality of the instructors’ manual/teaching note as a critical component of the case, even though not a ‘published’ component based on:
- Research contribution
- Method by which it elevates the case to meaningful status
- Practical pedagogical guidance offered to instructors
- Contributions to the field
Three finalists for the Emerald Best Case Award:
- “Traci Lynn Jewelry: an entrepreneur maximizing shining opportunities” by Caroline E. Glackin (Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA).
- “Guess who’s coming to deliver? Tough decisions about race in the workplace” by Katina Williams Thompson and Susan Dustin (Both of Illinois State University College of Business, Normal, Illinois, USA).
- “Startup on a budget: winning new customers without breaking the bank” by Heidi M.J. Bertels (CUNY College of Staten Island, Staten Island, New York, USA).
The winner of the Emerald Best Case Award and the $1,000 prize was:
“Startup on a budget: winning new customers without breaking the bank” by Heidi M.J. Bertels (CUNY College of Staten Island, Staten Island, New York, USA).