Business/Case studies

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This department is a Wikiversity content development project where participants create, organize and develop Business case studies.

The Case Method is used to enhance the learning of students. Case method is often utilized by recognized universities, such as Harvard Business School, to simulate real world learning experiences.

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Case studies[edit | edit source]

Here you can find sample case studies and analysis created by students of Wikiversity.

  • Analysis by Ray Shan based on Cases in Contemporary Strategy Analysis, Fifth Edition by Robert M. Grant with the guidance of Dr. Gwendolyn Lee [1]; including the following:
    • Laura Ashley Holdings - The Battle for Survival
    • The U.S. Airline Industry in 2004
    • Eastman-Kodak - Meeting the Digital Challenge
    • Organizing Restructuring within the Royal Dutch-Shell Group
    • Harley-Davidson Inc. in February 2004
    • Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in March 2004 I
    • Wal-Mart Stores Inc. March in 2004 II
    • Ford & the World Automobile Industry
    • Rivalry in Video Games
    • Birds Eye and the UK Frozen Food Industry
    • Euro Disney - From Dream to Nightmare, 1987-1994
    • Richard Branson and the Virgin Group of Companies in 2004
    • General Electric - Life After Jack
    • AES Corporation - Rewriting the Rules of Management
  • A View on the Evolution of MP3 Systems, 1999 - 2010

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