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?
|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?
|Determine major alternatives||Are there ideas and strategies that have not
been presented? Is compromise possible? Are the alternatives complementary or
of likely decisions
|What actions are likely to result from the
What unintended consequences might emerge?
What are the short and long term consequences for the individuals and the institutions?
|What are the most effective ways of
achieving and implementing the objectives
Are there intermediate steps or stages?