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Our faculty and research fellows produce a vast array of cases, academic and practitioner articles, book chapters and books that are grounded in real-world practice and informed by the latest academic thinking. Our output is highly sought after by business executives in all sectors of the global economy as well as by business school and university peers across the world.

2022 was yet another record-breaking year for IMD’s research productivity. The number of articles published in FT50 journals – the list of top-tier journals used by the Financial Times to assess research and compile business school rankings – increased to a record high of 23. Global sales of IMD cases hit another all-time high, with selling more than 217,000 cases all over the world. IMD cases won awards in all major international case writing competitions and 12 cases have been featured on The Case Centre bestselling cases list 2022. Six IMD faculty, a high for the institute, also featured in The Case Center Top 50 Bestselling Case Authors of 2021/2022.

Numerous publications by IMD faculty received awards across a variety of disciplines, and several faculty members were recognized in influential thought leadership and teaching lists by organizations such as Thinkers50 and Poets & Quants.

IMD’s knowledge hub, I by IMD, published more than 450 articles by internal and external authors with its engaged audience growing to 354,149 unique users.


“We can call 2022 our strongest year of research to date. We received numerous awards across all major case writing competitions, published seven books and penned a record number of FT50 articles. Global sales of IMD cases also hit a record high.”

Anand Narasimhan, Dean of Research

Another record-breaking year for IMD’s research productivity


Articles published in FT50 journals


Non-FT50 academic articles

217000 +

Global sales of IMD cases


Cases on The Case Centre best-selling lists


New original cases


Books published


I by IMD articles