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Book chapter
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Reference no. 1028BC
Authors: William Ellet
Chapter from: "The Case Study Handbook, Revised Edition: A Student's Guide"
Published by: Harvard Business Publishing
Originally published in: 2018
Version: 10 August 2018
Revision date: 12-Sep-2018

Abstract

This chapter reviews general approaches to providing written answers to case-based questions that are often used in assignments and examinations. Writing a thorough answer usually includes these elements: 1) a position statement (the 'what'); 2) an argument (the 'why'); and an action plan (the 'how'). Detailed examples of each element are provided. This chapter is excerpted from 'The Case Study Handbook, Revised Edition: A Student's Guide'.

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Abstract

This chapter reviews general approaches to providing written answers to case-based questions that are often used in assignments and examinations. Writing a thorough answer usually includes these elements: 1) a position statement (the 'what'); 2) an argument (the 'why'); and an action plan (the 'how'). Detailed examples of each element are provided. This chapter is excerpted from 'The Case Study Handbook, Revised Edition: A Student's Guide'.

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