Traditionally it played a supportive and administrative role within organizations, however the increasing complexity in business environment and rapid development of it has empowered it to play a strategic role that leverages and sustains organisational strategy furthermore, alignment or fit between it strategy and. Business case studies by topic - strategy below is a list of case studies taken from the strategy section of business case studies choose your sub topic from the list of arrowed links below the strategy heading by topic by edition by company by industry. Challenges of strategy implementation: a case study of kenya pipeline company limited the researcher was motivated to undertake this study by the desire and with a general objective to establish challenges of strategy implementation at kpc strategy implementation is seen as the continuation of. Augustín rey, a celebrated european businessman and the new presidente of the century-old retailer emilia, drove an suv full of teenagers into the spanish city of león to show them the revolution firsthand a few hours earlier he had been visiting close friends, camilo and maría veiga, in their home near the provincial. Curata decided to use ourselves as guinea pigs for an abm strategy case study we decided on trade industries as an ideal customer and got to work. Instance, a researcher conducting an exploratory case study on individual's reading process may ask general questions, such as, “does a student use any strategies when he reads a text” and “if so, how often” these general questions are meant to open up the door for further examination of the phenomenon observed.
Many manufacturers want to improve their product design however, most manufacturers cannot readily produce a good design, even though they recognize the importance of design the case of ikea was. Comparing case studies published in the three highest-ranking journals with the other seven, we reveal strategies that may be useful for rectifying the rigor problem in case study research key words: case studies, case study research, validity, reliability published as gibbert, m, ruigrok, w, & wicki, b 2008 what passes. Show all authors acknowledgements: strategic planning is one of the most misunderstood and maligned managerial tools most organizations have tried it and many claim to do it, but relatively few companies actually succeed in achieving success through strategic planning the experience of countrywide financial. Tive technique, the case research strategy, in studies of information systems it provides some suggestions about how to conduct and evaluate case study research a sample of case-based research from selected is jour- nals is categorized according to a set of char- acteristics developed in this paper the arti- cles in the.
This research reviews the literature on case study as a strategic qualitative research methodology although case studies have been criticised by some authors as lacking scientific rigour and do not address generalizability, this research, however, reiterated its appropriateness when dealing with a process or a complex. In most courses in strategic management, students use cases about actual companies to practice strategic analysis and to gain some experience in the tasks of crafting and implementing strategy a case sets forth, in a factual manner, the events and organizational circumstances surrounding a particular managerial. Case study as a research strategy often emerges as an obvious option for stu- dents and other new researchers who are seeking to undertake a modest scale research project based on their workplace or the comparison of a limited number of organisations the most challenging aspect of the application of case study.
Scand j caring sci 199711(1):3-4 the case study as a research strategy fridlund b(1) author information: (1)centre for health promotion research, halmstad university, sweden a research strategy seldom used in the caring sciences is the case study a case study is an empirical in-depth inquiry about an individual,. Second, we offer a case study of sothebyscom to illustrate how a well-known, but not typically technologically adventurous, company can utilize e-services to expand its offerings and streamline its services finally, we offer a profiling technique for analyzing the benefits and challenges of e-services for particular industries. Repositioning is conscious adaptation to a changing environment, representing a fundamental shift in the firm's value proposition (turner, 2003) repositioning as a pure play is largely neglected in the strategy literature, while empirical studies are rare this paper explores the concept and process of strategic repositioning,. Strategic management of complex projects: a case study using system dynamics james m lyneis,a kenneth g coopera and sharon a elsa james m lyneis works in the business dynamics practice of pa consulting group and is a senior lecturer at mit prior to joining pa in 1978, he was an assistant professor at.
From a general methodological point of view the status of the case study as a type of research is not quite clear there are some ambiguities as to the object and the way we look at it, the research methods that are used, and the results to be obtained one piece of background of its unclear status is that the. The use of qualitative content analysis in case study research florian kohlbacher abstract: this paper aims at exploring and discussing the possibilities of applying qualitative content analysis as a (text) interpretation method in case study research first, case study research as a research strategy.
Article aims to clarify some misconceptions and ambiguities of the case study as it is used in modern social science disciplines, and to define it as a research strategy of its own, clearly distinguished from and complementary to the quantitative or large scale survey type of research, the experiment, and (other) qualitative. The case study is but one of several ways of doing social science research other ways include experiments, surveys, histories, and the analysis of ar- chival information (as in economic studies) each strategy has peculiar ad- vantages and disadvantages, depending upon three conditions: (a) the type of research question.
Another suggestion is that case study should be defined as a research strategy, an empirical inquiry that investigates a phenomenon within its real-life context case study research can mean single and multiple case studies, can include quantitative evidence, relies on multiple sources of evidence, and benefits from the. Marketing spend check cookie | delete cookie if you've applied to our strategy consulting team, you'll be asked to do a case study as part of the interview process we've developed this online tool to help you prepare about the brief simulation start. You need to create content that's unique-enough to create thought-leadership and compel organic sharing, but also make it relevant-enough to improve key marketing and business metrics. Abstract: this research reviews the literature on case study as a strategic qualitative research methodology although case studies have been criticised by some authors as lacking scientific rigour and do not address generalizability, this research, however, reiterated its appropriateness when dealing with a process or a.