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SAGE Business Cases Real world cases at your fingertips

SAGE Business Cases is designed to engage students in applying core concepts to practice through the use of examples from the global business environment. Offered on SAGE's digital library platform, SAGE Knowledge, these 3,000 cases are integrated with SAGE's journal, book, video, and reference content, allowing for a rich scholarly environment and enhanced discovery. These cases are:

  • Accessible campus-wide, providing easy discovery for students and faculty for the use in courses and research 
  • Critically minded, up-to-date, and developed to elicit discussion and further research
  • Accompanied by instructor-only teaching notes with suggested teaching strategies, target audience, and possible responses to discussion questions that can help facilitate classroom discussion
  • Contemporary and newsworthy. Topics include Marketing, Operations Management, Small Business & Entrepreneurship, International Business, Human Resource Management, and more
  • Offered on SAGE's digital library platform, SAGE Knowledge, these cases are integrated with SAGE's book, video, and reference content, allowing for a rich scholarly environment and enhanced discovery
  • Complementary to other SAGE Business & Management content
  • Designed to suit a range of academic uses: from short vignettes to narrative long form, written using both field research and publicly available sources
  • Available for subscription or purchase

This collection brings together cases selected from a variety of sources, including key university and association partnerships, to meet the needs of business faculty and students internationally.

Partner Institutions

In addition to SAGE’s proprietary and newly commissioned cases, the collection includes cases from a growing list of world-renowned institutions and associations:

  • Yale School of Management, Yale University, USA
  • Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, USA
  • The Berkeley-Haas Case Series, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, USA
  • Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, UK
  • The Eugene D. Fanning Center for Business Communication, Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame, USA
  • Institute of Management Accountants, USA
  • Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Netherlands
  • Human Kinetics, USA
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), USA
  • Wits Business School, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA), India
  • Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management, China
  • Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, Georgetown University, USA
  • Graziadio School of Business and Management, Pepperdine University, USA
  • St. Petersburg State University, Russia
  • NeilsonJournals Publishing, Scotland, UK
  • Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • New in 2019! University of Washington, USA

SAGE Business & Management Advisory Board

  • Donald Anderson, University College, University of Denver
  • Robert Atkin, Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh
  • Ernest Baskin, St. Joseph's University
  • Lourdes Casanova, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University
  • Jean-Anne Stewart, Henley Business School, University of Reading
  • Paul Swiercz, Department of Management, George Washington University
  • Kenneth Thompson Driehaus College of Business, DePaul University
  • Carolyn Wiley, Heller College of Business, Roosevelt University
  • Noah Barsky, Villanova School of Business, Villanova University
  • Mary Barrett, School of Management, Operations and Marketing, University of Wollongong
  • John B. Stark, CSUB School of Business & Public Administration, California State University, Bakersfield
  • Mark Dodds, Sports Management Department, State University of New York, Cortland

Submission Information

The goal of SAGE Business Cases is to continue to build a global case collection that is fully accessible to faculty and students through their academic libraries. These newly commissioned cases will aid teaching and understanding of business and management curriculum and come complete with teaching notes. The collection, which will contain approximately 3,000 cases by 2019, is hosted on the premier library platform SAGE Knowledge.

SAGE is pleased to offer our case authors:

  • Peer review of your case and teaching notes
  • A thorough editorial process, working with you to develop your ideas and prepare cases for successful publication
  • Copyright in your name for ease of use in your classroom
  • Payment when your case is published

This is your opportunity to be a part of the robust, global collection of authoritative business cases—the first of its kind tailored to library needs.

submit Your Case today! >>

Read our SAGE Business Cases Author Guidelines.

Also, from SAGE Business & Management Advisory Board member, Noah Barsky, read Guide for Contributors: Tips for Writing Cases and Learning Effectively with Case Studies: A Conversation between a Professor and a Former MBA Student (now Business Consultant).

Have questions? Please contact Rachel Taliaferro, Editor, SAGE Business Cases.

Interested in becoming a Content Partner? Please contact Maureen Adams, Executive Editor, SAGE Business Cases.


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