Business and Government Relations

By emphasizing discussion of real-world examples, the case method is an ideal solution for training public leaders. The cases in our “Government” categories focus in particular on the workings and interactions of government agencies and entities at the local, national, and international level.

  • Teaching Case - Business Lobbying in the Bay State: The Massachusetts High Technology Council (Sequel)
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    Abstract:This case traces the establishment of the Massachusetts High Technology Council (MHTC). In 1977, a handful of chief executive officers of relatively small high-tech companies formed an independent lobbying group in...
  • Teaching Case - Automobile Insurance
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    Abstract:This case includes both conceptual materials on insurance and a description and assessment of a landmark regulatory decision that set auto insurance rates in Massachusetts. A series of essays describes the operation...
  • Teaching Case - The New York City Crisis
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    Abstract:In February of 1975, New York City found itself on the verge of insolvency when its $260 million bond issue was cancelled after the underwriters withdrew from the sale. The case explores how the city's financial...
  • Classic Case - Steel Seizure (A): Summary Case
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    Abstract:In 1952, with steel deemed a necessity for national defense, the US faced the prospect of a national steelworkers' strike. This three-part case examines the Truman administration's response to the threatened strike...
  • Classic Case - Steel Seizure (A): Supplement
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    Abstract:In 1952, with steel deemed a necessity for national defense, the US faced the prospect of a national steelworkers' strike. This three-part case examines the Truman administration's response to the threatened strike...
  • Classic Case - Steel Seizure (B)
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    Abstract:In 1952, with steel deemed a necessity for national defense, the US faced the prospect of a national steelworkers' strike. This three-part case examines the Truman administration's response to the threatened strike...
  • Classic Case - Steel Seizure (C)
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    Abstract:In 1952, with steel deemed a necessity for national defense, the US faced the prospect of a national steelworkers' strike. This three-part case examines the Truman administration's response to the threatened strike...
  • Classic Case - Steel Seizure (C): Supplement
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    Abstract:In 1952, with steel deemed a necessity for national defense, the US faced the prospect of a national steelworkers' strike. This three-part case examines the Truman administration's response to the threatened strike...
  • Classic Case - Contracting For Human Services (A)
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    Abstract:John Calhoun was appointed commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services in 1976. At that point the agency was still in administrative turmoil, as it had switched from state--run training schools to...
  • Classic Case - Contracting For Human Services (B)
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    Abstract:John Calhoun was appointed commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services in 1976. At that point the agency was still in administrative turmoil, as it had switched from state--run training schools to...
  • Classic Case - A Failing Agency: The Federal Trade Commission
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    Abstract:In January 1969, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) was jolted by the publication of a report by Ralph Nader that branded the agency and its staff as inadequate and incompetent, and its action to curb unfair...
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