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What is the purpose of using case studies?

Explain the purposes of case studies. Please use references. Thank you!

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Case Studies

The business case method is studying actual business situations - written as an in-depth presentation of a company, its market, and its strategic decisions - in order to improve a manager's or a student's problem-solving ability. A case study presents an account of what happened to a business or industry over a period of time. The business case study is to present students with real business issues and challenges them to perform analysis and develop recommendations on how to deal with the issues. The case method is one way to learn the skills required to manage, and to lead.

Cases can be valuable in a course for a number of ...

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The purpose of case studies are discussed.