Brushing up HBR fundamentals will provide a strong base for investigative reading. Often readers scan through the business case study without having a clear map in mind.
Major HBR cases concerns on a whole industry, a whole organization or some part of organization; profitable or non-profitable organizations. To make a detailed case analysis, student should follow these steps: Case study method guide is provided to students which determine the aspects of problem needed to be considered while analyzing a case study.
It is very important to have a thorough reading and understanding of guidelines provided. However, poor guide reading will lead to misunderstanding of case and failure of analyses.
It is recommended to read guidelines before and after reading the case to understand what is asked and how the questions are to be answered. Therefore, in-depth understanding f case guidelines is very important.
To have a complete understanding of the case, one should focus on case reading.
It is said that case should be read two times. Initially, fast reading without taking notes and underlines should be done. Initial reading is to get a rough idea of what information is provided for the analyses.
Then, a very careful reading should be done at second time reading of the case. This time, highlighting the important point and mark the necessary information provided in the case.
In addition, the quantitative data in case, and its relations with other quantitative or qualitative variables should be given more importance.
Also, manipulating different data and combining with other information available will give a new insight. However, all of the information provided is not reliable and relevant.
When having a fast reading, following points should be noted: Nature of organization Nature if industry in which organization operates. External environment that is effecting organization Problems being faced by management Identification of communication strategies.
Any relevant strategy that can be added. Control and out-of-control situations. When reading the case for second time, following points should be considered: Decisions needed to be made and the responsible Person to make decision. Objectives of the organization and key players in this case. The compatibility of objectives.
Sources and constraints of organization from meeting its objectives.Toivonen Paper in the U.S.: Human Resource Implications of Foreign Corporate Ownership Case Solution, The increasing globalization of many industries has led many U.S.
companies to open facilities abroad. Toivonen Paper in the U.S.A Uploaded by Esam Numan The purpose of this case is to investigate how a non-American company (Toivonen) has adapted to the U.S.
environment. STEP 7: VRIO Analysis of Toivonen Paper in the US Human Resource Implications of Foreign Corporate Ownership: Vrio analysis for Toivonen Paper in the US Human Resource Implications of Foreign Corporate Ownership case study identified the four main attributes which helps the organization to gain a competitive advantages.
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