Explain Case Studies in HRM

This method is developed in 1800S At the Harvard Law School. The case study is based upon the belief that managerial competence can best be attained through the study, contemplation and discussion of concrete cases.  When the trainees are given cases to analyse, they are asked to identify the problem and recommend tentative solution for it.

The case study is primarily useful as a training technique for supervisors and is specially valuable as a technique of developing discussion-making skills, and for broadening the prospective of the trainee.

In case study method the trainee is expected to master the facts, should acquainted with the content of the case, define the objective sought in dealing with the issues in the  case, identify the problem, develop alternative courses of action, define the controls needed to make the action effective and role play the action to test its effectiveness and find conditions that may limit

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