Criteria for Evaluation
The jury will evaluate cases and teaching notes based on the following criteria:
- The case should address a rich and current managerial issue or concern.
- The case should contain themes that will afford a rich class discussion.
- The case should provide a historical perspective to the issue at hand, including pertinent information about the background of the company/ decision and pertinent strategic events.
- The case should present a clear decision focus faced by the manager(s) of the company.
- Form: Presentation of content is given equal importance in the evaluation:
- Style of writing: The case should be well-written. An interesting narrative must emerge as one reads the case.
- Clarity and Presentation of data: The case should provide students with an appropriate amount of useful information and data to help them make decisions.
- The case must adhere to the Editorial Guidelines.
- Teaching Note: A good teaching note contains:
- Clear teaching objectives
- Indication of level of analysis (MBA, Executive Education programme)
- Suggested student assignment
- Suggested additional readings or references
- Possible discussion questions
- Potential uses of the case
- Suggested teaching approach
- Audiovisual support material (where applicable)
- Proposed session plan
Note: Equal importance will be given to the case and the teaching note.