Building theories from case study research eisenhardt (1989) 1 1 design: 11 yin, r k (2008) 2 2 rationale: 21 exploring new topic areas: 22 develop theory. The cycle of theory building in management research theory thus become instruments, not answers to enigmas theory-building process in their respective fields examples from the study of strategy. Building theories from case study research created date: 4/10/2001 2:51:09 pm. Building theories from case-study research academy of management review eisenhardt, k m 1989 14 (4): 532-550 view details for web of science id a1989av14400005. Rationale for qualitative research to research design (borg & gall, 1989) as helpful as this has been, by nature quantitative grounded theory study, ethnography, and case study the biography tradition focuses on the life history of an individual.
Theory building in qualitative research: reconsidering the problem of induction in this case, theory is thought of as the conceptual component that links empirically grounded thematic categories revisiting theory building in qualitative research. Grounded theory in entrepreneurship studies abstract in this paper, we discuss building grounded theory from case studies in the domain of entrepreneurship we take a stand to the appropriate definitions of 'grounded theory' and 'case study research,' and the. The book reviews and applies the best literature on case study methods from several disciplines providing strong rationales for adopting case study research methods alone or in mixed-methods chapter 1 building theory from case study research 1. The case study as a research of a complex issue or object and can extend experience or add strength to what is already known through previous research case studies emphasize detailed contextual analysis eisenhardt, k m (1989) building theories from case study research academy of. The role of theory in theory-building qualitative research theoretical tensions or oppositions and use these to develop theory (poole & van de ven, 1989) approaches to using theory in theory-building case study research represent attempts to break away from the 'linear storyline.
There is no longer any question that qualitative inquiry is fundamental to the enterprise of social science research, with a broad reach and a history all it. Building theories from case study research add to my bookmarks export citation type article author(s) eisenhardt, k m date 1989 web address is part of journal title academy of management review preview. Eisenhardt k m 1989 building theories from case study research academy of from imse ie 564 at iowa state. Flyvbjerg, five misunderstandings about case-study research, 91 1 five misunderstandings about case-study research bent flyvbjerg and theory building according to the conventional view, a case and a case study cannot be of value in and of. Although theory building using case study research has been discussed previously in the literature eisenhardt, e m (1989) building theories from case study research academy of management review, 14(4), 532-550 google scholar. Theory building from cases: opportunities and challenges kathleen m eisenhardt of theory building from case studies is that it is one of the best research, theory building from cases, and naturalistic inquiry.
Building theories from case study research eisenhardt, kathleen m academy of management the academy of management review oct 1989 14, 4 abi/inform global pg 532 reproduced with permission of the copyright owner further reproduction prohibited without permission. F academy ofmanagement review, 1989, vol 14, no 4, 532-550 building theories from case study research kathleen m eisenhardt stanford university. Case study as a research method 1 outline 1 3- building theory from case study research building (n = 96) (eisenhardt, 1989) 2/ natural experiment (n = 27) (yin, 1984) strong emphasis on contextualization 3/ interpretive sensemaking. 1967 eisenhardt, 1989) [the case study method can be employed for a variety of purposes whereas multiple-case designs are desirable when the intent of the research is de-scription, theory building, or theory testing gg integrating case study and survey research. Case studies vs grounded theory case study research must have a theoretical theory testing case studies theory building case studies unable to raise generality of theory eisenhardt, 1989 cheryl chi title. The paper discusses the limitations of the case study design for theory building and explains how grounded theory systemic process adds to the case study design the author reflects upon his experience in conducting research on the articulation research aiming at theory building.
Eisenhardt 1989 building theories from case - download as pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or read online eisenhardt 1989 building theories from case. Case study research design contents table 1 - example case studies (based on eisenhardt 1989: 535) study number and description of cases for both theory building and theory testing in explanatory research, for instance, case studies.