Diversity in cases

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The Case Centre is committed to increasing the diversity represented in cases created and used by the case community.

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Along with a range of our own initiatives, we actively support and engage with other organisations who are dedicated to this cause.

Hear from The Case Centre's Director

Watch our Director, Richard McCracken as he discusses diversity, equity and inclusion, and the case method.

Resources on DEI and cases

Articles
Practical resources for case teachers and writers

Cases with diverse protagonists and that focus on DEI topics

Case Compendium

The Center for Equity, Gender & Leadership (EGAL) at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business has developed a Case Compendium that includes two sets of cases: those with a diverse protagonist, and those with a DEI focus. 

You can search our database to find the cases that they have identified with:

Curated lists of cases
Reaching Out MBA case collection

The Reaching Out MBA library of quality business cases addresses contemporary Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender issues with sensitivity and sensibility.

Initiatives to increase diversity in cases

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Take the Professor Pledge

The Professor Pledge for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in Business School Cases, an intiative from The Center for Equity, Gender & Leadership (EGAL) at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, is a commitment from professors at business schools globally to utilize and advance case studies with diverse protagonists and cases on topics related to DEI.

Take the Professor Pledge

The Professor Pledge for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in Business School Cases, an intiative from The Center for Equity, Gender & Leadership (EGAL) at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, is a commitment from professors at business schools globally to utilize and advance case studies with diverse protagonists and cases on topics related to DEI.

Watch the webinar

On 26 October 2021 The Case Centre's Director, Richard McCracken hosted a webinar, Talking About Someone Like Me: Implementing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in Cases and Classes. The webinar was led by Genevieve Macfarlane Smith and Kellie McElhaney from the Center for Equity, Gender & Leadership (EGAL) at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.

The session explored DEI case methodology and concepts; the potential pedagogical impact that utilising cases with diverse protagonists and cases on DEI-related topics can have; how to identify DEI-related cases relevant to participants’ courses; common questions, challenges and pitfalls in writing and using DEI-related cases; and a summary of good practices and useful resources.

Case Teaching & Writing Exchange

Our Case Teaching & Writing Exchange on LinkedIn is the perfect discussion group for case teachers and writers.

It’s easy to join, and we’d welcome your contribution to the debates and discussions.

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Case Teaching & Writing Exchange

Our Case Teaching & Writing Exchange on LinkedIn is the perfect discussion group for case teachers and writers.

It’s easy to join, and we’d welcome your contribution to the debates and discussions.

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