Journal of Case Studies
(formerly Annual Advances in Business Cases)

Letter from the Editor

Journal Mission
Journal of Case Studies was established by the Society for Case Research to provide a continual flow of effective up-to-date cases to promote excellence in case teaching.

Publication Process
The process for publishing in this journal begins by presenting a case and teaching note for review and discussion at the annual SCR Summer Case Writers Workshop held in June or July. After the Workshop, authors are encouraged to revise and resubmit their cases and teaching notes based on feedback received at the Workshop. Submissions are then double-blind peer reviewed and subject to additional revisions and reviews prior to publication in May. Based on this process, acceptance rates have typically ranged from 25 to 30 percent as noted in Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities.

No part of an SCR published case or teaching note may be reproduced by any means or used in any form without written permission of the Society for Case Research.

Types of Cases Accepted
Journal of Case Studies publishes both decision-based and descriptive cases. Decision-based cases place students in the role of a decision-maker and ask them to make recommendations to effectively handle or deal with the situation described. Descriptive cases provide a description of a real situation and then challenge students to analyze, assess, and evaluate the situation.

Journal of Case Studies prefers to publish field-researched cases but accepts cases for publication based on substantial research from secondary sources. Fictional or synthesized cases are not considered for review or publication. Cases that have been published elsewhere or are under consideration for another publication are not eligible for publication in Journal of Case Studies.

Leigh W. Cellucci
Department of Health Services & Information Management
College of Allied Health Sciences
4340H Health Sciences Building
Mailstop 668
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858-4353
(252) 744-6072

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