"... a partial, historical, clinical study of a situation which has confronted a practicing administrator or managerial group. Presented to students, it provides data - substantive and process - essential to an analysis of a specific situation, for the framing of alternative action programmes and for their implementation, recognizing the complexity and the ambiguity of the practical world." As quoted defining Case by Carl Christensen has become the basic of learning for the management students.
For any learner, the major motivating element in the case method is the process of grappling with a situation faced by another manager, hence Kazian Global programs use case studies of reputed Indian and international companies, which help the student, understand the complexities in various businesses political, legal and social environment.
In the managerial context, knowledge is, firstly, situation-specific concerning policies of those - both external and internal - who influence managers' actions, and, secondly, concepts, approaches and techniques expounded in the literature or by colleagues, or from other sources. A manager needs to acquire such knowledge, not merely as words but so as to be able to appropriately interpret it for improved decision making. In the case method, knowledge is acquired while grappling with a real-life situation and not in isolation of its context.