The Case Centre launches new case journal for the MEA region

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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.

Richard McCracken, Director of The Case Centre and Editor-in-Chief of the journal, said: “We are excited to announce the first journal offered by The Case Centre. Our aim is to encourage more faculty to write cases with a real, authentic regional voice and understanding. I believe that Case Focus will be an important contribution to business and management education in the MEA region.

“We are also delighted to have assembled an editorial board that comprises distinguished management and business educators and specialists from around the world.”

Cases can be submitted to the journal between 1 May 2019 – 31 August 2019. The first issue of Case Focus will be published in June 2020.

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The Case Centre is the independent home of the case method and is dedicated to advancing the case method worldwide, sharing knowledge, wisdom and experience to inspire and transform business education across the globe. It is a not-for-profit organisation and registered the charity.

Case Focus editorial board

  • Richard McCracken, The Case Centre (Editor-in-Chief)
  • Alfons Sauquet Rovira, ESADE
  • Bettina Bastian, Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK)
  • Debapratim Purkayastha, ICFAI Business School (IBS)
  • Haifa Jamalallail, Effat University
  • Hanane El Kouari, Association of African Business Schools (AABS)
  • Howard Thomas, Singapore Management University
  • Isseu Diop Sakho, Université Gaston Berger
  • John Mukum Mbaku, Weber State University
  • Moses Acquaah, Bryan School of Business and Economics, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Rachida Justo, IE University
  • Sherif H. Kamel, School of Business, The American University in Cairo
  • Soumitra Dutta, Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, Cornell University
  • Thami Ghorfi, ESCA School of Management
  • Tim Mescon, AACSB International.