Harvard Business School Case Studies
Harvard Business Press maintains a searchable database of thousands of business cases that may be purchased in electronic or print format for a reasonable cost. The database provides a detailed description of the cases.
Richard Ivey School of Business Case Studies, University of Western Ontario
Browse a wide range of business cases by theme or search by keyword to access summaries of cases available in this large database. Business cases may be purchased at a reasonable cost.
Business Source Complete database (U of C authentication is required off campus)
To search for business cases in this database, enter keyword(s) that describe the topic you are researching, and select “Case study” as the “Document type” limiter to limit the results to case studies. Click here to see how to search for business case studies in Business Source Complete.
To search the library catalogue for case studies:
Enter the search terms “case studies” and the topic or company you are researching, for example:
“case studies business ethics”
Select the keyword option
Click on “Subject”
Strategic management : A casebook HF5351 .F79 2008 (available in print only in the Business Library Reference collection)
Presents numerous case studies of well-known firms where managers were faced with issues of strategy formulation and implementation, and strategic change.
Emerald Group Publishing (Open access)
To access full text case studies, use the Advanced Search to enter key terms and limit the search to "case study" in the Article Types pull-Down menu.
World Advertising Research Center (WARC)
To search for case studies in WARC:
- Click on the "Find case study" tab at the top of the WARC search screen to perform a search for case studies
- Perform a regular search from the main search page and when the results are displayed, click on the "Cases" tab above the results to see only case studies on your topic