Guides to Business Subjects

No. 2 - Case Studies

This is one of a series of research guides produced by the Thomas J. Long Business Library at the University of California, Berkeley.

The following is a guide to selected case studies sources. Unless otherwise noted, books are located in the Thomas J. Long Business Library.

UC Berkeley faculty, registered students, and staff who are off campus may use items marked * by using The Library's proxy server.

Last updated 06/2010.

Electronic Sources Business schools, a top source for case studies, generally do not sell case studies to libraries but instead sell them directly to the public. Most case studies available for purchase through business schools cost around 10 dollars and can be downloaded directly from the schools' websites.

Business Source Complete
Click on "Case Study" under the Document Type menu and search by company, industry, executive, etc. Harvard Business School Case studies are indexed, but do not have full-text. However, case studies that appear in Harvard Business Review are available in Business Source Complete.

Comprehensive teaching materials catalog
Harvard Business School Publishing.
Case studies are available from Harvard Business School Publishing online for a fee, generally between $5-$10.

European Case Clearing House
Case studies with an international flavor are available from Babson College for a small fee.

Stanford Graduate Business School
Case studies available for a very small fee.

Print Sources Search OskiCat for case studies by doing a keyword search for "case studies" (in quotes) with another keyword. To browse by subject heading, construct your subject heading as (subject) -- case studies. Examples of subject headings include strategic planning -- case studies, management -- case studies, entrepreneurship -- case studies, high technology industries -- case studies, internet marketing -- case studies, etc.

OskiCat shows over 3000 books that include cases studies in Business Library's holdings. Below is a small sampling of some of these titles.

International Business/Diversity Case Studies

Cultural critique and the global corporation
Edited by Purnima Bose and Laura E. Lyons, afterword by Christopher Newfield.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2010.
GN450.8 .C85 2010

International entrepreneurship : starting, developing, and managing a global venture
Hisrich, Robert D.
Los Angeles : SAGE, 2010.
HB615 .H576 2010

Business Ethics Case Studies

Business ethics : a case study approach
Henn, Steven K.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2009.
HF5387 .H4645 2009

Case studies in business ethics
Edited by Al Gini, Alexei M. Marcoux
Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson Prentice Hall, 2009.
HF5387 .C36 2009

Moral issues in business
Shaw, William H.
Belmont, CA : Wadsworth Cengage Learning, 2010.
HF5387 .S473 2010

Strategic Planning Case Studies

Strategic management : competitiveness and globalization : cases
Michael A. Hitt, R. Duane Ireland, Robert E. Hoskisson.
Mason, OH : South-Western Cengage Learning, 2009.
HD30.28 .H586 2009

Strategic management : concepts and cases
David, Fred R.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Education, 2009.
HD30.28 .D385 2009

Winning moves : cases in strategic management
Marcus, Alfred Allen
Lombard, Ill. : Marsh Publications, 2009.
HD30.28 .M35275 2009

Organizational Behavior/Management Case Studies

Management cases
Peter F. Drucker ; revised and updated by Joseph A. Maciariello.
New York, NY : Collins Business, 2009.
HD70.U5 D69 2009

Organizational theory, design, and change
Jones, Gareth R.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, 2010.
HD58.7 .J62 2010

Profiles in performance : business intelligence journeys and the roadmap for change
Dresner, Howard.
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, 2010.
HD58.7 .D764 2010

Export Marketing Case Studies

Global marketing management
Edited by John A. Quelch, Christopher A. Bartlett ; Joel Steckel, consulting editor
HF1416 .G56 1999

International marketing cases
Jain, Subhash C., 1942-
HF1416 .J35 2001

International marketing strategy : analysis, development and implementation
Isobel Doole and Robin Lowe
HF1416 .D66 1999

E-commerce Case Studies

Cases in e-commerce
Jeffrey F. Rayport, Bernard J. Jaworski
HF5548.32 .R387 2002

E-commerce : real issues and cases
Michael C. Knapp
HF5548.32 .K595 2003

Innovation and diffusion of software technology : mapping strategies of bringing Internet-based software applications to market using storytelling research methods
Arch G. Woodside and Hugh Pattinson.
Oxford : Elsevier, 2007.
TK5105.888 .P38 2007

Public Policy/Industrial Policy case studies

Comparing public policies : issues and choices in six industrialized countries
Adolino, Jessica R., Blake, Charles H.
HD3611 .A34 2001

Creating regional wealth in the innovation economy : models, perspectives, and best practices
Jeff Saperstein, Daniel Rouach
HC79 .H53S27 2002

Handbook of global economic policy
edited by Stuart S. Nagel
HD87 .H363 2000