Restating the case: How revisiting the development of the case method can help us think differently about the future of the business school

  title={Restating the case: How revisiting the development of the case method can help us think differently about the future of the business school},
  author={Todd Bridgman and Stephen Cummings and Colm McLaughlin},
  journal={Academy of Management Learning and Education},
© Academy of Management Learning & Education. Although supportive of calls for business schools to learn the lessons of history to address contemporary challenges about their legitimacy and impact, we argue that our ability to learn is limited by the histories we have created. Through contrasting the contested development of the case method of teaching at Harvard Business School and the conventional history of its rise, we argue that this history, which promotes a smooth linear evolution, works… 

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