INSTRUCTIONS: A case study analysis requires you to investigate an organizational problem, examine the alternative solutions, and propose the most effective solution using supporting evidence. Before you begin writing, follow these guidelines to help you prepare and understand the case study:
- Read and Examine the Case Thoroughly 2. Focus Your Analysis 3. Uncover Possible Solutions 4. Select the Best Solutions 5. Incorporate 5-7 Scholarly Sources
Drafting the Case
Once you have gathered the necessary information, a draft of your analysis should include these sections in addition to a response to each discussion question. The case analysis should be no longer than 3-5 pages in length.
- Identify the key problems and issues in the case study.
- Set the scene: background information, relevant facts, and the most important issues.
- Demonstrate that you have researched the problems in this case study.
- Response to Case Questions
- Determine and discuss specific strategies for accomplishing the proposed solution. 2.
- If applicable, recommend further action to resolve some of the issues 3.
- What should be done and who should do it?
NOTE: Reference list following APA 7th edition format guidelines. Remember, every assignment must include the FCE cover page. See appendix.
*In doing your work, you will be expected to use scholarly (or academic) sources (as opposed to popular or general sources). A scholarly article introduces new knowledge based on original research or experimentation. Books, conference publications, and academic journal articles, regardless of whether they are print-based or electronic, are common types of scholarly materials. Government/State reports for this assignment are acceptable – but must be listed as a source.