Case Studies are used in many modules to demonstrate management strategies, and to enable students to tackle real-world business issues. Cardiff University Business School uses Harvard Business Publishing to supply the majority of its Case Studies; however there are a number of other providers, with many offering free materials.
Business Source Premier has a number of case studies – when searching, limit your ‘Document Type’ to ‘Case Study’ to find them all.
Emerald Insight has a selection of case studies – using the advanced search, chose ‘Case Studies’ as your ‘Content Type’.
WARC is a marketing database and consists of global case studies, industry research, trends, news and ad-spend data.
The Case Centre not only hosts a range of case studies and supplementary materials, but also has a small range of free business cases covering a number of subjects including healthcare, arts management and technology entrepreneurship.
Business Case Studies offers free case studies across a range of business subject areas.
Business in the Community offers a number of free case studies showing how businesses benefit from using responsible business practices.
The HSE have a number of free case studies demonstrating how businesses manage their health and safety effectively.
LearningEdge, from MIT Sloan, offers a series of free case studies demonstrating entrepreneurship, leadership and ethics, operations management, strategy, sustainability, and system dynamics.
The WBCSD offers a collection of case studies submitted by companies illustrating how they have improved their environmental performance.