Leadership

The teaching cases in this section are designed to provoke critical thinking on various domestic and international leadership challenges. Students will find themselves in the shoes of leaders from many positions—whether it be in the nonprofit or public sectors—and will have to navigate the complex reality of what it means to be an effective leader.

  • Teaching Case - Maryam Hassan

    Maryam Hassan

    Free

    Publication Date: March 8, 2021

    Maryam and Sameer, brother and sister, were searching for an apartment in Hitech City, Hyderabad. Recent college graduates who were now starting jobs with high-profile technology firms, they wanted to lease an apartment together. The case...

  • Teaching Case - Shahana Patel

    Shahana Patel

    Free

    Publication Date: March 8, 2021

    Shahana had just received a job offer from a trendy global startup in India, but she was getting married in five months and wanted to negotiate for a short leave for the wedding and a transfer to the company’s Hong Kong office to be with...

  • Teaching Case - Priya Iman

    Priya Iman

    Free

    Publication Date: March 8, 2021

    Priya, a graduate student of public policy, was offered internships from two units within the International Development Fund. One offered a good salary, took advantage of her past work experience but was longer than she wanted; the other,...

  • Teaching Case - Angel Torres Sequel

    Angel Torres Sequel

    Free

    Publication Date: March 8, 2021

    The Angel case was developed from accounts by students and managers about challenges and opportunities in early career employment opportunities for students in technology and engineering jobs, particularly those from less privileged and...

  • Teaching Case - Angel Torres

    Angel Torres

    Free

    Publication Date: March 8, 2021

    The Angel case was developed from accounts by students and managers about challenges and opportunities in early career employment opportunities for students in technology and engineering jobs, particularly those from less privileged and...

  • Teaching Case - “I-We” Self-Advocacy: Negotiating in Early Career

    Self-Advocating in Early Career

    $2.50

    Publication Date: March 8, 2021

    Many people early in their careers find self-advocacy awkward or may even perceive it as impossible. They don’t know what is reasonable for them to request or propose, they are unsure how to go about it, who their...