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Management: perspective and practice
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4.10 Using case studies

In section 3.7, you read about some of the challenges encountered in merging Siemens Communications and Nokia. This is an excerpt of a longer case study.

Case studies are another important way for you to develop analytical skills for studying organisational problems. By applying what you are learning to cases, you can also draw out parallels and differences to your own situation.

For the next activity, you will first develop a better understanding of how to use case studies and then will return to the Siemens case study to do a bit more work on organisational culture.

Read the following brief resource on how to read case studies.