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Accounting and Finance: Case Studies and Reports

libguide for accounting and finance resources available from AIT libraries

Introduction to Case Studies

Case Studies are widely used in Accountancy and Finance education. They offer students the opportunity to develop their analytic and writing skills. They are most common used to examine the communication skills and team working ability of the student. 

 

Finding Case Studies

Textbooks 

Books containing case studies can be found by using our catalogue. Here are a some examples for Accounting and Finance :

 

Databases

Some databases allow users to search for case studies under a certain topic. Others allow users to filter or offer to limit their search results to case studies. Two examples are :  

Writing Case Studies

Online guides and help when writing case studies

Emerald publishing has a useful how to guide for case studies access it here  

Cengage has a good introduction to the topic covering definition, Analysis, and writing a Case Study. 

Five Misunderstandings about case study research by Bent Flyvbjerg

The Real Life Guide to Accounting Research Edited by Chrotopher Humphrey 

The Case Centre for Educators