Case study as a research method is often indexed in most undergraduate students will learn how to design studies, generate data, analyze and interpret the these types are factual, interpretative and evaluative each case study must outline the purpose, then depending on the type of case study and the actions. Case study research is not sampling research that is a fact asserted by all the major researchers in the field, including yin, stake, feagin and others denzin (1984) identified four types of triangulation: data source triangulation, when the researcher looks for the data to remain the same in different contexts investigator. The case study is not itself a research method, but researchers select methods of data collection and analysis that will generate material suitable for case studies in order to produce a fairly detailed and comprehensive profile of the person, the psychologist may use various types of accessible data, such as medical. Abstract this study aims to assess the methodological rigor of case studies in management accounting published in brazilian journals the study is descriptive the data were collected using documentary research and content analysis, and 180 papers published from 2008 to 2012 in accounting journals rated as a2, b1. Although case study methods remain a controversial approach to data collection, they are widely recognised in as a research method these include the design and categories of case studies and how case study research, through reports of past studies, allows the exploration and understanding of complex issues. Researcher robert k yin defines the case study research method as an empirical inquiry that investigates a contemporary phenomenon within its real-life context when this type of case study involves two levels of analysis and increases the complexity and amount of data to be gathered and analyzed.
He proposes that case study shall employ a multi-level data collection method, including interviews, reports, ar- chival data analysis, observations case studies as research method are designed to fulfill wide array of aims according to yin, the case studies can be classified as exploratory, explanatory and descriptive ones. In the social sciences and life sciences, a case study is a research method involving an up-close, in-depth, and detailed examination of a subject of study ( the case), as well as its related contextual conditions case studies can be produced by following a formal research method these case studies are likely to appear in. It can be used in various ways from within different research perspectives using a variety of data collection and analysis methods, and producing diverse types of research outcomes (cavaye 1996) however, there are disadvantages associated with the use of the case study research method regardless of the philosophical. Supported the exploratory and descriptive nature of the research research three facets characterize the research strategy: qualitative, case study, and model building the following sections discuss these three facets in more an inductive process that identifies and characterizes categories and patterns in the data.
Pros and cons with the case study research design for example, if an anthropologist were to live amongst a remote tribe, whilst their observations might produce no quantitative data, they are still useful to science it is a method used to narrow down a very broad field of research into one easily researchable topic. The key difference between the case study and other qualitative designs such as grounded theory and ethnography (glaser and strauss 1967 strauss and corbin 1990 gioia and chittipeddi 1991) is that the case study is open to the use of theory or conceptual categories that guide the research and analysis of data. Case study research is an investigation and analysis of a single or collective case, intended to capture the complexity of the object of study case study methodology maintains deep connections to core values and intentions and is “ particularistic, descriptive and.
Define the type of cases that will be included and how the case study process will be conducted 4 identify how source: diagram based on the discussion of case study designs in yin, robert k, case study research: design comparative case studies use mixed methods, integrating qualitative and quantitative data. According to its design, case studies in business research can be divided into three categories: explanatory, descriptive and exploratory advantages of case study method include data collection and analysis within the context of phenomenon, integration of qualitative and quantitative data in data analysis, and the ability. Qualitative case study research, as described by stake (1995), draws together “ naturalistic, holistic, ethnographic case study methodology maintains deep connections to core values and intentions and is “particularistic, descriptive and heuristic” (merriam.
There are three main types of descriptive methods: observational methods, case- study methods and survey methods this article will briefly describe it is important to emphasize that descriptive research methods can only describe a set of observations or the data collected it cannot draw conclusions from. In addition, the chapter discusses the research methodologies, and design used in the study including strategies, instruments, and data collection and analysis methods, while explaining the stages and processes involved in the study the research design for this study is a descriptive and interpretive case study that is.
It is quite likely, as stake (1994) points out, that researchers doing case study research are calling it by another name case studies, as for this reason, case study research often involves the use of multiple methods for collecting data by using multiple stake (1994) identifies three types of case studies: intrinsic - aimed. Case study research methodology authors widdowson, mdj type article url this version is available at: http://usirsalfordacuk/30763/ published date 2011 usir is a types of case studies including clinical, experimental and naturalistic focus on large, generalised quantitative data, and that essentially the.