Outstanding Case Award at the IMA/MAS Case Conference

To recognize superior case writing, the Section will present a Best Case Award for its Outstanding Case Award at the IMA/MAS Case Conference. The award is sponsored by the IMA.

Eligibility and Selection Process:
Cases submitted to the IMA/MAS Case Conference are eligible for consideration for the Award

Presentation of the Award:
A Plaque(s) will be presented to the winning author(s) at the IMA/MAS Case Conference luncheon. A cash award totaling $1,000 will also be presented to the author(s). The recipient(s) of the award will also present the case at the 2020 MAS Midyear Meeting.


Outstanding Case at the IMA/MAS Case Conference Prior Award Recipients


2019 Robert Rankin and Trish Driskill, “Troubled Waters: An Outsourced Ethical Dilemma”

2018 Gillian Vesty, Albie Brooks, and Michael Taouk, "Lucro Island: Strategic Budgeting."

2017 Matthew Fish, "Customer Profitability Analysis at Picture Frames Unlimited: Where Have All the Profits Gone?"

2016 Outstanding Case at Midyear Meeting Award:Ann Dzuranin and Mike Seng, "Huskie Motor Corporation: Visualizing the Present and Predicting the Future."

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