The Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship & Free Enterprise is offering $10,000 in prize money for the best student-written decision cases related to the intersection of entrepreneurial activity and public policy. This might include organizational examples in a variety of industries in which public policy (on a national, state or municipal level) has influenced the launching, sustaining or discontinuation of a business entity.
This year's competition will be held October 6 - 8, 2016 at the NACRA Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada. The deadline for submissions to NACRA.net website is June 6, 2016.
Cases must be accompanied by an instructor's manual and should be submitted to the NACRA annual meeting to be reviewed. a case may be authored by one to four undergraduate or graduate students who are either presently in school or have graduated within the last year. Cases and instructor's manuals should be submitted to the NACRA.net website. In order to access the instructions to authors, click on "2016 Meeting" and then "Instructions to Authors."
The cases shall be reviewed by NACRA members who will select the best cases to be considered for the award and a three-person committee appointed by the President-Elect of NACRA shall oversee judging of the winning case. A maximum of six cases adjudged by the initial reviewers to be of a quality suitable to be presented to the judges will be invited to present their cases and instructor's manual at a forum set up by NACRA during their annual meeting. Each case submitted should have a faculty sponsor who will guide the students in developing the case according to the format for cases and instructor's manuals established by NACRA; however, the faculty sponsor must not be involved in the writing of the cases Contact Dr. Marlene Reed, [email protected], for more information.