Since 2016 we have revealed an annual list of our top bestselling case authors. Faculty whose cases sell the most copies during the previous academic year appear in the list.
The Top 50 in 2020/21
This year's authors represent 19 schools, from 9 countries, across 3 continents.
The late Debapratim Purkayastha of ICFAI Business School (IBS), who sadly passed away from COVID-19 in May 2021, remains at no. 1 for a sixth successive year. ESSEC Business School’s Ashok Som is the biggest mover in 2020/21, climbing 26 places to no. 11. Meanwhile, the highest new entries are both from ICFAI Business School. Indu Perepu enters the list at no. 2 and Syeda Maseeha Qumer at no. 3.
Harvard Business School remain the most successful school with nine authors in the top 50, but ICFAI Business School (IBS) and INSEAD are hot on their heels with seven authors each. Furthermore, ICFAI hold the top three spots for the first time, while INSEAD have four authors in the top 10.
Previous bestselling case authors
Browse through our previous bestselling authors lists.