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    What are the limitations of using case studies?

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    The limitations of case studies are mostly based in the type of methodology which case studies use, which is descriptive and not statistical. The case study explores the meanings behind the subject using documents and first person accounts, interviews, and limited statistics to "explain" the problem studied.. Case studies are also limited by their size, usually a single subject or a few subjects. This is not always representative of the group or other parameters that may need to be established. It is more like a single snapshot of a single event. Famous case studies are often limited to things like court cases, events like the ...

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    A discussion on the limitations of using case studies. The use of case study, extrapolation to other situations, the MOVE Crisis are included for a total of 346 words with three references.

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