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.

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  • Hunger in America: 1965-1969 (Sequel)
    Hunger in America: 1965-1969 (Sequel) $0.00 Add To Cart More Info
    Abstract:In 1967 Senators Robert Kennedy and Joseph Clark focused national attention on hunger in America with their unscheduled and widely publicized tour of black homes in the Mississippi Delta. This case examines existing...
  • 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...
  • C-5A (A) $3.95 Add To Cart More Info
    Abstract:When the first C-5A rolled out of its hangar in 1968, the giant transport plane was hailed by President Johnson as "a long leap forward in the effective military might of America." This case tells the saga of the...
  • C-5A (B) $3.95 Add To Cart More Info
    Abstract:When the first C-5A rolled out of its hangar in 1968, the giant transport plane was hailed by President Johnson as "a long leap forward in the effective military might of America." This case tells the saga of the...
  • Hunger in America: 1965-1969 (A Chronology of Events)
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    Abstract:In 1967 Senators Robert Kennedy and Joseph Clark focused national attention on hunger in America with their unscheduled and widely publicized tour of black homes in the Mississippi Delta. This case examines existing...
  • Jerome Miller and the Department of Youth Services (A) $3.95 Add To Cart More Info
    Abstract:In his first two years as Massachusetts Commissioner of Youth Services, Jerome Miller initiated a number of reform measures in an effort to provide more humane treatment for the young persons in his department's...
  • Jerome Miller and the Department of Youth Services (B) $3.95 Add To Cart More Info
    Abstract:In his first two years as Massachusetts Commissioner of Youth Services, Jerome Miller initiated a number of reform measures in an effort to provide more humane treatment for the young persons in his department's...
  • Jerome Miller and the Department of Youth Services (B) (Sequel) $2.45 Add To Cart More Info
    Abstract:In his first two years as Massachusetts Commissioner of Youth Services, Jerome Miller initiated a number of reform measures in an effort to provide more humane treatment for the young persons in his department's...
  • The Coming of the Cold War
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    Abstract:In February 1947, the Truman administration received a pair of urgent requests: to replace Britain as the supporter of the Greek government, which was beleaguered by Soviet-backed leftist guerillas; and to bolster...
  • Bureau of Security and Consular Affairs $3.95 Add To Cart More Info
    Abstract:Robert Hermann, acting administrator of the State Department's Bureau of Security and Consular Affairs (1966-67), wants to liberalize the regulations governing visitor visas. He must decide whether and how to...
  • Bureau of Security and Consular Affairs (Sequel)
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    Abstract:Robert Hermann, acting administrator of the State Department's Bureau of Security and Consular Affairs (1966-67), wants to liberalize the regulations governing visitor visas. He must decide whether and how to...
  • California Legal Services, Inc. (A)
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    Abstract:This four-part case examines the efforts of California Legal Services (CLS) to provide legal aid to the poor in the late 1960s. Part A traces the origins of the legal services program. This section also presents...
  • California Legal Services, Inc. (B)
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    Abstract:This four-part case examines the efforts of California Legal Services (CLS) to provide legal aid to the poor in the late 1960s. Part A traces the origins of the legal services program. This section also presents...
  • California Legal Services, Inc. (C)
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    Abstract:This four-part case examines the efforts of California Legal Services (CLS) to provide legal aid to the poor in the late 1960s. Part A traces the origins of the legal services program. This section also presents...
  • California Legal Services, Inc. (D)
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    Abstract:This four-part case examines the efforts of California Legal Services (CLS) to provide legal aid to the poor in the late 1960s. Part A traces the origins of the legal services program. This section also presents...
  • Congressman Aspin and Defense Budget Cuts $3.95 Add To Cart More Info
    Abstract:This case studies the efforts of Les Aspin, freshman congressman from Wisconsin, to cut defense spending. It opens with a brief outline of the problems inherent in any challenge to the defense budget, and then...
  • Congressman Aspin and Defense Budget Cuts (Sequel) $2.45 Add To Cart More Info
    Abstract:This case studies the efforts of Les Aspin, freshman congressman from Wisconsin, to cut defense spending. It opens with a brief outline of the problems inherent in any challenge to the defense budget, and then...
  • Hunger in America: 1965-1969
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    Abstract:In 1967 Senators Robert Kennedy and Joseph Clark focused national attention on hunger in America with their unscheduled and widely publicized tour of black homes in the Mississippi Delta. This case examines existing...
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