Case Analysis What Is It

Case Analysis What Is It - PURPOSE: Invented by the Harvard...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
PURPOSE:  Invented by the Harvard Business School, the case method is meant to simulate realistic business  scenarios for future managers who learn problem-solving and decision-making skills. In academic  terms, the case analysis most closely resembles the analytical or argumentative essay because claims  must be supported by evidence, alternatives need to be explored, and the chosen course of action must  be defended appropriately. AUDIENCE:  The case analysis is primarily an academic exercise, so the audience is a critical instructor.  However, as a simulation exercise, the case models typical business dilemmas or crises. Hence,  employers want managerial skills such as the ability to  (1) see the complexity of the issue and (2) explore it in depth (3) analyze the scenario clearly (4) organize the analysis well (5) choose feasible  alternatives and a sensible
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 06/26/2009 for the course BUAD 501 taught by Professor Rizkallah during the Spring '09 term at CSU Fullerton.

Page1 / 2

Case Analysis What Is It - PURPOSE: Invented by the Harvard...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online