Documented study of a specific real-life situation or imagined scenario, used as a training tool in business and organization.
Students are required to analyze the prescribed cases and present their interpretations or solutions, supported by the line of reasoning employed and assumptions made.
The Case study must be submitted in the format given below. The report not in the prescribed format will not be accepted.
Number of words for each section is clearly mentioned in the format. Submit the report accordingly.
If any section is not applicable, kindly mention it below the particular section.
Marks split up for each section of the Case study is clearly given below for your reference
Font Style – Times New Roman, Font Size – 12, Alignment – Justify
Case study Evaluation Criteria
CRITERIA MARKS SPLIT UP OVERALL WEIGTAGE
Determine the main objective of the case study 5 50
Select the best approach 10
Select a problem 5
Set the scope for readers 5
Focus on issues and solutions 10
Recommend solutions 5
Provide a clear conclusion 5
Reference – the references related to the topic 5
TOTAL SCORE 50 50
CASE STUDY FORMAT
Determine the main objective of the case study – 100 to 150 words You may be writing a case study to fulfil an academic requirement. An academic assignment typically will come with a specific objective and instructions.
Select the best approach. — 100 to 150 words Choose an analytical approach to increase awareness. In the preliminary stages of solving management problems, An analytical case study primarily focuses on what has occurred and why.
Select a problem-– 100 to 150 words the goal is to make solution recommendations, Conduct research for your case study. Examine the facts, dynamics, communications, and all relevant aspects of the particular situation. Research might involve reviewing written documents or looking up relevant statistics.
Set the Scope for Readers – 100 to 150 words Explain the aim of the case study in the opening paragraph. The goal may be to understand the challenges of an organization or to solve interdepartmental conflicts. Provide an industry or company overview. Certain facts or challenges may be common in the particular industry. For example, employee turnover or attrition rate may be a common problem in the software industry, requiring HR policies and HR empowering teams. Explain relevant factors to readers. Outline relevant theories and knowledge. Case studies for academic programs typically require reference to theories and information presented in class. Refer to these theories and explain their relevance to solving the real-life issues in the case. For example, a theory may be required that training employees in too large a group leads to less individualized attention and inadequate skills mastery.
Focus on Issues and Solutions – 100 to 150 words: Identify all relevant issues. If many issues exist, focus on the most important ones. Some issues may be caused by underlying problems. For example, conflicts between team members may be due to unclear workplace policies or employee responsibilities
Recommend solutions. – 100 words List the most effective solutions first and explain how they will solve core issues. Address the challenges that might accompany suggested solutions. For example, cross-cultural conflicts in an organization might require additional training for managers, which may require funds or an extensive search for topic experts.
Provide a Clear Conclusion – 200 to 250 words: Write a conclusion that summarizes the main issues and solutions. Emphasize the most effective recommendations. Include a reference to relevant management theories. Explain in a few sentences how these theories support your conclusions.
Reference – The references related to the topic. Include a list of references. Cite sources for all statistics, definitions, facts and other research.