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New from The Case Centre, 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.

Issue 1 | September 2020

Case Focus Journal, issue 1, front cover

The inaugural issue of Case Focus includes five peer-reviewed cases:

  • Between a Rock and a Hard Place: RDRS Mining and Corruption in Africa
  • Grand Cinemas: A Success Story
  • How Can an African Company Stand Out in the Premium Shoe Market? The Benson Shoes Case in Morocco
  • SWVL: Reinventing Urban Mass Transit
  • The Tunisian Start-up SAPHON ENERGY: The Revolution of Wind?


Call for 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.


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

We are currently accepting submissions for for Issue 3.

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 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

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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 2 Issue 3
Submissions open 24 October 2020 2 November 2020
Submission deadline (31 August 2020)
Extended to 1 October 2020
21 October 2021
Successful authors notified January 2021 January 2022
Case Focus published June 2021 June 2022

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