Tackling questions based on case study

Dear students

You already know that as per new pattern , questions based on case study can be asked in exam .These type of questions are introduced  to check students ability to understand and apply his/her knowledge to given situation .

  • Do not fear the questions based on case study.  If you are well prepared and have through understanding of chapter, those questions will not be difficult
  • Case study questions are lengthy but answers to them are generally short.
  • Read Case study carefully, do not jump to conclusion without reading entire case study
  • Before reading case study, read the question given under it. It will save your precious time of reading long case study again and again.
  • Practice Case study questions from sample papers and previous year papers

Example of case study question (question 20 From CBSE Sample paper -2016)

Q20  Joseph Bros. was a firm manufacturing jute lamp shades. It uses left over jute pieces from various jute factories to manufacture economical lamp shades which are supplied to various hotels in nearby towns. It employs men and women from nearby villages as workers for creating good lamp shade designs.Joseph Bros., is not able to meet its targets. Namish, the supervisor of the company, was told to analyse the reasons for the poor performance. Namish found following problems and suggested certain solutions in the working of the business. The number of workers employed was less than what was required for the work. As a result, the existing workers were overburdened. The firm decided to search for new workers and it asked the present employees to introduce candidates or recommend their friends and relatives to the firm. This enabled the firm in "putting people to jobs" and assured attainment of objectives according to plans.
a) Identify the functions of management being performed by the firm in the above situation.
b) Name the concept and its source used by the firm to attract more workers for the firm.
c) State any two values being followed by Jacob Bros. (4 Marks )

(a) Staffing and Controlling
(b) Recruitment, External Source of Recruitment (Recommendations of employees)
Values being followed by Joseph Bros. :(any other suitable value.)
(i) Creating employment opportunities.
(ii) Utilizing resources efficiently by using leftover clothes.

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