The Case Method at the Harvard Business School: Papers by Present and Past Members of the Faculty and Staff

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Contents
Foreword Donald K. Davidvii
Editor's Preface Malcolm P. McNairxi
An Introduction to the Use of Cases Arthur Stone Dewing1
Because Wisdom Can't Be Told Charles I. Gragg6
Tough-Mindedness and the Case Method Malcolm P. McNair15
The Genesis of the Case Method in Business Instruction Melvin T. Copeland25
Some Selected Cases, with Notes on Their Use
I. A Case in Marketing--Florida Foods, Inc. Harry L. Hansen34
II. A Case in Production--Hampton Manufacturing Company Robert W. Merry45
III. A Case in Control--Conmay Company Malcolm P. McNair45
IV. A Broad Economics Case--Dempsey Shoe Company John Lintner51
The Case Method as Seen by Recent Graduates
I. What Is the Case Method? Donald R. Schoen and Philip Sprague76
II. Development of a Student under the Case Method W. Waller Carson Jr.82
III. The Values and Limitations of the Case Method Powell Niland87
IV. Basic Characteristics of the Case Method Albert H. Dunn, 3d 92
The Role of the Instructor in the Case Method Kenneth R. Andrews98
Use of Case Material in the Classroom Robert W. Merry110
Observer's Report on the Role of the Instructor in Case Discussions DeWitt C. Dearborn121
Preparation to Teach a Case Robert W. Merry134
Written Analyses of Cases Thomas J. Raymond139
Development of an Outline for a Course Taught by the Case Method Neil H. Borden164
The Industry Approach to the Teaching of Business Administration by the Case Method John G. McLean178

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