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A case co-authored by Professor Michael Lewis has been named as 15th in The Case Centre’s top 40 bestselling cases.

The Case Centre is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that promotes the case method in business education by sharing world-leading knowledge and expertise in case teaching, writing and learning. The Case Centre is a registered charity and has over 900 academic and corporate members from all over the world.

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Case Centre, the organisation has compiled a list of the top 40 bestselling cases worldwide. The figures include sales since The Case Centre was first set up in 1973.

School of Management’s Professor Michael Lewis co-authored the Zara case alongside Kasra Ferdows of Georgetown University and Jose Antonio Dominguez Machuca of Universidad de Sevilla in 2003.

In 2002, Zara, operating out of La Coruna in north-west Spain, was the only retailer in the world that could deliver garments from design to its 507 stores across 33 countries in just 15 days. The Zara case explores the company’s unique fast-response systems for product design, order administration, production, distribution and retailing.

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The School of Management is one of the UK's leading business schools. Currently ranked 1st for Student Experience (Times Higher Education 2015) and 1st for Business Studies (The Times & Sunday Times University Guide 2016), we are a leading centre for management research - placed 8th in the UK in the latest REF2014.

We are one of a select number of international business schools accredited by EQUIS, the European Foundation for Management Development's quality inspectorate and the Bath MBA has been accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) since 1976.

The centrality of research to teaching is an essential feature of all our programmes. The School offers a full range of programmes from undergraduate to postgraduate up to PhD level and post-experience programmes including the world-ranked Bath MBA. The School also provides tailored executive development programmes for middle and senior management.

The School of Management has a faculty of over 100 teaching and research staff, including visiting academics, with a professional support team of around 90 managerial and administrative staff. Research income averages £2 million per annum. There are approximately 2,400 students in total comprising some 150 MBA students, over 500 Master’s students, 250 full- and part-time research students, and over 1500 undergraduates following BSc degrees.