CASE STUDY PRESENTED BY: MALAV DESAI YASHAL SHAH VISHAL JHAMNANI DHAVAL KARIA KIRAN NAYAR
TABLE OF CONTENTS• TYPES OF CASES• WHAT MIGHT YOU BE EXPECTED TO DO WITH A CASE?• ONE APPROACH TO CASE ANALYSIS• GETTING ORIENTED• IDENTIFYING PROBLEMS• PERFORMING ANALYSES• ACTION PLANNING• CONCLUSION
TYPES OF CASES• DECISION CASES: Choosing among a finite set of distinct decision alternatives.• PROBLEM CASES: Diagnose a problem and formulate possible solutions.• EVALUATION CASES: Analyses the underlying reasons.
WHAT MIGHT YOU BE EXPECTED TO DO WITH A CASE?• DISCUSS IT: Come to class prepared to discuss a case – specifically.• WRITE A REPORT OR ESSAY: Explain your logic in written form.• CREATE A PRESENTATION: Create materials to help you explain your analysis
• LEARNING FROM CASE ANALYSIS – Derivation of general principles, ideas, and theories. – Instructor guide students.• ASSIGNMENT QUESTIONS – It requires a deeper exploration of the case. – Identifying important issues at the heart of the case. – Identifying what lessons from the case can be applied more broadly.
ONE APPROACH TO CASE ANALYSIS IDENTIFYING PROBLEMS GETTING ORIENTED ACTION PLANNING PERFORMING ANALYSIS
GETTING ORIENTED• CASE ANALYSIS OVERVIEW – Analyzing a case. – Examination of information.• YOUR FIRST PASS – Gather your material and tools. – Quickly read the opening section. – Flip through the pages. – Read and Re-read the assignment questions. – Defining the problem.
IDENTIFYING PROBLEMS• THE DIGGING PROCESS• READING THE CASE CAREFULLY• BRINGING OUTSIDE CONCEPTS INTO YOUR ANALYSIS• REVISITING YOUR PROBLEM STATEMENT
PERFORMING ANALYSIS• APPLYING JUDGEMENT• QUALITATIVE & QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS• IDENTIFYING USEFUL DATA• MATCHING FRAMEWORKS TO DATA• REVISITING, RIFINING, AND REFLECTING• KNOWING WHEN TO STOP• EDUCATION FOR JUDGEMENT
ACTION PLANNING• IT STATES WHAT WOULD BE OBJECTIELY BEST FOR THE CASE COMPANY.• APPROACH FOR ACTION PLANNING. – IDENTIFY TASKS – ANALYZE AND DELEGATE TASKS – DOUBLE – CHECK WITH SCHEMES ( Space, Cash< Helpers, Equipment, Materials, Expertise, Systems)• DECISION ALTERNATIVES• FIRMING UP RECOMMENDATIONS• REVISITING, REFINING, AND REFLECTING
CONCLUSION• The approach may sometimes lead you to a dead end, in that case use your judgment to try something different way. Solving a case study is just like a detective solving a crime, the more you dig in the more solutions and clues you will get.