Hyderabad, Telangana, India, 23rd October 2019: Dr. Debapratim Purkayastha, Dean, ICFAI Business School Case Research Centre is the number one bestselling case author for the fourth consecutive year out of more than 8,000 case authors worldwide. The UK-based, The Case Centre, which is the world’s largest repository of case studies, today revealed the Top 40 Bestselling authors for 2018-19.

Congratulating the authors who made it to this list, The Case Centre, in its Press Release, said, “Making it to the top 40 is an “extraordinary achievement” as there were more than 8,000 case authors worldwide. Debapratim Purkayastha makes it four years at the top of the bestselling case author tree. The ICFAI Business School Dean (Case Research Centre) held on to his number one crown by selling over 21,000 copies in 2018-19. Huge congratulations to him.” Dr.Purkayastha’s cases were sold in over 370 organizations in 57 countries, in The Case Centre alone in 2018-19.

Additionally, Prof. GV Muralidhara, also from ICFAI Business School, was placed in the 21st position in the list.

Regarding the achievement, Dr. Purkayastha, said, “It’s a great honor to feature in this list! My team members at ICFAI Business School are working very hard to get high quality and relevant content for Management Education into classrooms worldwide. I am sure that, in the coming years, you will see more people from ICFAI Business School breaking into this elite list by virtue of the excellent work that is happening in the institution.”

Dr. Debapratim Purkayastha
Dr. Debapratim Purkayastha

Other bestselling authors: The other bestselling authors are from internationally reputed B-schools like Harvard Business School, IMD, INSEAD, etc. The list of top Best-selling case authors is based on total sales (cases bought by B-schools around the world) from the cases for each author in the academic year 2018-2019. The Case Centre started making this list public since 2016.

Top 10 Bestselling authors: 2018-19

Rank Name B-School
1 Debapratim Purkayastha ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad
2 Kamran Kashani IMD Business School, Switzerland
3 David B Yoffie Harvard Business School, USA
4 Robert Simons Harvard Business School, USA
5 Christopher Bartlett Harvard Business School, USA
6 (Joint) W Chan Kim INSEAD, France
Renée Mauborgne INSEAD, France
8 David J Collins Harvard Business School, USA
9 Elizabeth Grasby Ivey Business School, Canada
10 Pierre Chandon INSEAD, France

Source: www.thecasecentre.org/educators/casemethod/bestsellingauthors/2019/intro

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