Case Analysis Essay

Case Analysis Rubric

Criteria Unacceptable Minimal Fair Good Excellent Weight
Case Description and Identification of Major Issues No brief case description or identification of major issues is given. description is minimal, insufficiently capturing important case details. Failure to identify and fully articulate major issues Case description id unnecessarily long or too short and needs more detail. Major issues are identified but not fully articulated. Case description is concise and most major issues are identified and articulated well. Case description is concise and contains thoughtful examination. All major issues are identified and articulated well.  
Score 0 10 15 20 25 25
Connections to Course Readings, Material, and Research In analyzing the case, no course content is used to support the issues or conclusions. In analyzing the case, course content is mentioned but not used to support the issues or conclusions. In analyzing the case, key course content is used to offer some support for the issues or conclusions. In analyzing the case, key course content provides more important linkages between the material covered and the issues; also supports the conclusions. In analyzing the case, key course content is used critically and creatively to support the issues and conclusions.  
Score 0 8 11 13 15 15
Depth and Scope of Analysis Analysis failed to provide basic operational and strategic scope of the case. Analysis is superficial, missing major components of the strategic and/or operational aspects of the case. Analysis takes into account both strategic and operational aspects, but is not balanced in its approach. Analysis is detailed and documents both strategic and operational aspects in a balanced way. Analysis is detailed, providing an insightful review of both strategic and operational aspects of the case.  
Score 0 10 15 20 25 25
Solutions and Strategies Little or no actions are suggested to the issues. Noor weak solution is presented. Superficial and/or ill-fitting strategies or solutions are provided. Solutions and/or strategies need some improvements to be implementable. Appropriate, well thought out solutions to most issues are provided. Solutions would most likely be implementable. Well documented, reasoned, and excellent strategies are provided to issues; and proposed solutions are implementable.  
Score 0 12 14 18 20 20
Writing Clarity and Quality Grammar and spelling mistakes are num3erous. Not concise. Style may be inappropriate (e.g. too casual) for the assignment. Some spelling and grammatical errors are apparent. in style. While generally concise, the paper could be tightened up a bit. Few spelling or grammatical errors are spotted. Concise and professional. Minimum spelling and grammatical errors are committed. Concise and professional. Writing follows a logical flow. No spelling or grammatical errors are present.  
Score 0 4 6 8 10 10
APA Formatting No citations are listed. Plagiarism is evident. Most references are cited using APA style although there are many errors. All resources and references are cited using APA style but there are some errors. All resources and references are cited using APA style with a few . All resources and references are correctly cited using APA style.  
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          TOTAL 100