The John L. Alford Case Library offers a large collection of case studies set mainly in the public sector in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. With nearly 200 cases from all levels of government, we are sure to have a case to suit your needs.
Accessing the collection
Once you have found a case that suits your needs, download the case document. It’s as simple as that.
With the exception of Teaching Notes, all material in the John L. Alford Case Library is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License, except for logos, trademarks, photographs, third party material and other content marked as supplied by third parties. No licence is given in relation to third party material.
Under this licence you can:
- use for non-commercial purposes (e.g. educational purposes, personal use)
- distribute verbatim copies only
- license to others.
Under this licence you cannot:
- use for commercial purposes (e.g. for-profit uses, advertising)
- adapt or modify the material
- distribute (e.g. publish, display, publicly perform or communicate the work).
If you wish to use any material from the John L. Alford Case Library for commercial purposes, you must contact the Library Administrator at email@example.com.
The John L. Alford Case Library collection is also available through The Case Centre (www.thecasecentre.org).
For information on the Case Library, including accessing Teaching Notes, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the John L. Alford Case Library
The John L. Alford Case Library brings together carefully constructed ‘stories’ about public sector challenges, dilemmas, successes and failures.
Developing new case studies
We are always looking for interesting new cases to stimulate discussion about recent or current events in the public sector. Topic areas include leadership, policy development, regulation, budgeting, intergovernmental relations, service delivery management, strategic communication and ethics.
Teaching with case studies
The John L. Alford Case Library is a resource for instructors using the interactive teaching approach known as the case method.