Case Study: Become familiar with case substance What are the facts? What is happening? Is all relevant information available to you?

Case Study Rubric

 

   
Become familiar with case substance What are the facts? What is happening? Is all relevant information available to you?  
Determine central issues What decisions need to be made? Who is responsible for making decisions? What factors, issues, and consequences need to be taken into account?  
Identify objectives and goals to be achieved Which outcomes are possible? Which are desirable? Which objectives are most important to whom?

 

25 points

 
Ascertain resources and constraints Which forces support and oppose which

actions? Which resources can be marshaled in support

of actions? What are the major obstacles?

 
Ascertain the nature of conflicts What is the substance of conflicts? Can conflicting positions and plans be reconciled?  
Identify dynamics of behavior Who is exercising leadership? Are there interpersonal conflicts? Are the persons involved effective in support of their respective positions?

 

30 points

 

 
Determine major alternatives   Are there ideas and strategies that have not

been presented? Is compromise possible? Are the alternatives complementary or

mutually exclusive?

     

 

Assess consequences

of likely decisions

and actions

  What actions are likely to result from the

decisions made?

What unintended consequences might emerge?

What are the short and long term conse­quences for the individuals and the institutions?

Consider

appropriate

strategies and

priorities

 

 

 

 

 

45 points

What are the most effective ways of

achieving and implementing the objectives

and decisions?

Are there intermediate steps or stages?

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