Analyzing a Case
When you analyze a case, first skim it to get a broad overview
of the issues and information provided. Then re-read the case
slowly, asking yourself:
- What are the issues raised by this case?
- What does "the literature" say about those issues?
- What process of decision-making/decision analysis will
you use? Why? (What are the key measures/indices? How can they
- What information do you have? What information do you need
- What is your decision? How does it resolve the issues? What
issues does it fail to resolve? How will you handle those weaknesses?
© 1996 A.J.Filipovitch
Revised 2 January 1997