Case Focus: The Journal of Business & Management Teaching Cases

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Case Focus offers a journal publication outlet for high-quality, peer reviewed teaching cases, with a focus on management and business situations in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.

African and Middle Eastern case writers

Issue 2 | August 2021

Reference no. 2634-3827-2

Issue 2 of Case Focus includes nine peer-reviewed cases:

  • Charmaleena: Succeeding Against All Odds
  • FalconViz: Financing and Scale-up Challenges and Strategies in Saudi Arabia
  • Headhunters: SMEs and the Digital Disruption of the Recruitment Industry
  • HedgeGuard LLC: A Growing Company Facing a Bottleneck
  • Introducing a Sustainable Business Model in Africa: The Case of BioDrive in Morocco
  • Powerjet: An Uncertainty of Legacy
  • Safaricom: CEO Succession Planning
  • Silulo Ulutho Technologies: Scaling a Social Enterprise in South Africa
  • Syphax Airlines: Is it Best ‘to Raise’ or ‘to Fold’ the Bet?

Call for cases

Cases

Cases are welcomed on all areas of business, management and government that are set in the MEA region. Cases must have been written for teaching purposes and be accompanied by a teaching note.

Cases can be based on published sources or field research. Fictional cases, or those from generalised experience, are not accepted.

Authors

Cases and their accompanying teaching notes must be copyrighted to an organisation located in the MEA region.

Authors must be a business or management teacher. Cases can be written by a team of two or more authors. Students and research assistants can be part of a writing team, but it must be led by a faculty member.

Read our full submission requirements

Submit to Case Focus

Submissions for Issue 3 closed on 21 October 2021. Submissions for Issue 4 will open on 3 January 2022.

Once you have checked that your case and teaching note meet our submission requirements it's quick and easy to submit via our online form.

Benefits of submitting

Peer-review: all cases that meet the submission requirements will be double-blind reviewed. Feedback from the reviewers will be provided to authors to improve the quality of their cases and teaching notes.

Worldwide distribution: cases accepted to the journal for publication will be distributed and promoted to a global audience.

Retain your copyright: unlike other journals Case Focus does not require the authors or authoring organisation to sign over the copyright of cases that are published.

Earn a royalty: cases accepted to the journal for publication will be eligible for a royalty payment on any sales. The authoring school must be a member of The Case Centre to be eligible to receive royalties. 

Find out more about our submission process

Editorial and review boards

Editorial board

The Case Focus editorial board comprises a distinguished group of management and business educators and specialists. Find out about the editorial board

Review board

Cases that meet the submission requirements will be double-blind reviewed. We are looking for enthusiastic reviewers, who are passionate about cases. Find out how to become a reviewer

Key dates

  Issue 3 Issue 4
Submissions open 2 November 2020 3 January 2022
Submission deadline 21 October 2021 9 September 2022
Successful authors notified January 2022 November 2022
Case Focus published 30 June 2022 30 June 2023

Get in touch

If you have any queries about Case Focus please do get in touch:

Hazel Walker
Hazel Walker
Case Focus Handling Editor
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+44 (0)1234 756418
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Case writing webinar

Thursday 13 January 2022  10h-11h (GMT)

Are you based in the Middle East and African (MEA) region and new to case writing?

Sign up to this free webinar, which is only open to those who are located in the MEA region, and learn all about becoming a case author.

Case writing webinar

Thursday 13 January 2022  10h-11h (GMT)

Are you based in the Middle East and African (MEA) region and new to case writing?

Sign up to this free webinar, which is only open to those who are located in the MEA region, and learn all about becoming a case author.

A guide to case writing

In this introductory guide to writing cases we'll discuss choosing a format, explore how to inspire classroom discussion and discover how to publish your case.

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A guide to case writing

In this introductory guide to writing cases we'll discuss choosing a format, explore how to inspire classroom discussion and discover how to publish your case.

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