Case Research Center(CRC)


The IPE Case Research Centre (CRC) is affiliated to Institute of Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad Library department. The CRC is committed to the advancement of learning and teaching in business education and strives to promote leading management thinking through cases.

The objectives of IPE Case Research Centre (CRC)

  • To address a growing demand for research and instructive materials relating to business/li>
  • To establish a repository of context-rich cases drawn from a vast range of industries and disciplinary areas.
  • To document the past and present cases of IPE.
  • To collaborate with other universities to utilize IPE cases.


Writing Case Studies – We aim to encourage all IPEians to contribute atleast a single case / caselet to the centre.

The areas of Case study may include the following but is not limited to…

Business strategy and business process re-engineering Accounting, finance, banking, taxation; mergers & acquisitions Philosophies, theories, governance structures
Corporate culture Business/organizational communication, IT in global business, MIS, e-commerce Composition, tasks, behaviours, effectiveness of Boards
Education and training, organizational learning Business education/teaching, ethics, values, social responsibility Selection, remuneration, motivation of Boards/Executives
Ethical and environmental issues Business law, legal environment of business/development Legal/statutory requirements of Boards
Intellectual assets management Business process [re-]engineering management Values, actions, behaviors of business leaders
Innovation and knowledge management Corporate governance and strategy, MNCs, SMEs and entrepreneurship Strategies for effective stakeholder governance
Internet/intranet Cross-cultural management/marketing, cross-disciplinary business areas Stakeholder accounting/measurement of business actions
Operations strategy Environmental challenges, agribusiness/marketing/economics Ethics of business actions, values/assumptions of business
Outsourcing and strategic alliances FDI, international trade, exporting, marketing Social/societal implications of corporate wealth, power, domination
Modelling techniques Economics, free trade, trade agreements, informal sector Social/societal implications of corporate wealth, power, domination
Performance benchmarking and measurement Hospitality management/industry, travel, transportation, tourism Reconciling employee/business/community rights
Productivity and quality Industrial engineering/management, supply chain/logistics management Government-business relationships and public accountability
Public sector management International business/management, business in transition economies Challenge of ownership and responsibility
Technological change and impact Management/organizational theory, decision sciences
Virtual team working Operations/production/performance/quality/project management

Case study Workshop: CRC will organize an internal Case study workshop and also float an open workshop at IPE for other colleges.
Case writing Competition: CRC will organize case writing competition every academic year.
Publication of IPE volume of case studies: The IPE library department will maintain the IPE volume of documented case studies and also provide access to the faculty members and other members as and when required.

Plan 2017 – 18

  • Internal Case study workshop – 5th May, 2017 (Tentatively)
  • Case writing Competition – date yet to be fixed.
  • Case study workshop for all – date yet to be fixed.

Advisory Committee

  • Prof. R K Mishra, Director, Sr. Prof., IPE.
  • Mr. S N Mantha, Head Centre for Industry and Academia Interface, IPE.
  • Prof. SS Murthy, Dean Academics and Head Placements, IPE.
  • Mr. Satish Kumar, Coordinator-MDP, IPE.


Core Members Area Members
Dr. Shulagna Sarkar – Coordinator General Management– Prof. Narendranath Menon
Dr. A Sridhar Raj – Coordinator Financial Management – Mr. Chandrasekhar
Dr. Meher Karuna – Member Banking Operations – Ms. J Kiranmai
Dr. Deepti Chandra – Member Operations Management – Dr. Sunil Kumar
Mrs. Sunita Murthy – Member Marketing Management – Dr. Prarthana
Human Resource Management – Dr. Anupama Sharma
Information Technology – Mr. A Rakesh
Economics – Dr. Rajesh Gangakhedekar