Welcome to the BUS 625: Practical Economics library guide. This guide was created to assist you in writing a case study, as well as locating resources through databases. If you have any questions or need assistance, reach out to librarian Alexis Becker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A case study examines a person's or business's specific challenge or goal, and how they solved for it.
Examining case studies further, a case study research paper examines a person, place, event, phenomenon, or other type of subject of analysis in order to extrapolate key themes and results that help predict future trends, illuminate previously hidden issues that can be applied to practice, and/or provide a means for understanding an important research problem with greater clarity. A case study research paper usually examines a single subject of analysis, but case study papers can also be designed as a comparative investigation that shows relationships between two or more subjects. The methods used to study a case can rest within a quantitative, qualitative, or mixed-method investigative paradigm.
Keep in mind, most case studies are written in such a way that the reader takes the place of the manager whose responsibility it is to make decisions to help solve the problem.
This guide was created for Tracy Dice's BUS 625: Practical Economics class, Fall 2020.
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