Case Study method

Case Study method - CASE STUDY METHOD 1 READ THE CASE a...

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CASE STUDY METHOD 1) READ THE CASE a. Read first with an open mind b. Read again with more direction and focus c. Make notes d. Write a short general INTRODUCTION e. LEAVE a Space for an Executive Summary 2) CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS – for this company a. What business is this enterprise in? b. What are the critical components for their success? c. What must they get right? d. How can they evaluate if they are getting these right as they go forward? 3) DEFINE THE PROBLEM a. Defining the problem is a key part of case studies b. Problem may be set out in the “Required” section c. What is/are the MAIN PROBLEMS i. Major (life threatening) ii. Minor (anything but major) d. Write a PROBLEM STATEMENT 4) ANALYSIS a. Analysis is directed to solving the Case Problem Data Numbers Managerial tools; regression, financial statements, ratios, relevant costs, etc…… b. CASE FACTS NALYSIS c. The following are NOT Analysis i. Summarizing of case facts ii. Rehashing empty theory iii. Your personal opinions d. Case facts may not fit exactly into the theory
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iv. Ignore redundant facts
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