Berkeley Haas Case Series
The Berkeley Haas Case Series is a collection of business case studies created by UC Berkeley faculty
LA-Más is a nonprofit that combines design and architecture with policy experience to promote neighborhood resilience and elevate the voice of working-class communities of color in Northeast Los Angeles.Learn more
Food Forward's volunteers call it 'fruit therapy' to harvest excess fruit from citrus trees throughout Los Angeles knowing it will soon feed food insecure families. Through the nonprofit's 2020 surplus produce programs, the team rescued 62.5 million pounds of nutritious fruits and vegetables.Learn more
The case study describes the work of Deborah Cullinan during her tenure as executive director of Intersection for the Arts and in her new role as executive director of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA). The case begins as Cullinan is conducting a strategic refresh of YBCA, and deciding how to navigate an array of opportunities and challenges.Learn more
The case describes the history of Signature Theatre, started by James Houghton 23 years ago. Signature Theatre is an example of a successful organization with a powerful mission and vision, and one that has stuck to its mission throughout the years.Learn more
The case study describes the work of Theaster Gates to revitalize the South Side of Chicago. As an independent philanthropist and artist, Gates has engaged in 'creative placemaking' to improve the predominantly African American neighborhood.Learn more
The Berkeley-Haas Case Series is a collection of business case studies written by Haas faculty. Our culture and vision at the Haas School of Business naturally offer distinctive qualities to the Series, filling a gap in existing case offerings by drawing upon lessons from UC Berkeley's rich history and prime location in the San Francisco Bay Area. We seek to publish cases that challenge conventional assumptions about business, science, culture, and politics.