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Case theory in business and management : reinventing case study research / Evert Gummesson.

By: Gummesson, Evert, 1936-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: HD30.4 .G847 2017Publication: London : Sage, 2017Description: xix, 347 p. : ill.ISBN: 1446210618; 9781446210611; 1446210626; 9781446210628.Subject(s): Business -- Research -- Methodology | Management -- Research -- Methodology
Contents:
pt. I THINK RIGHT -- 1. From Case Study Research to Case Theory -- What Does `Case' Mean? -- The Discovery of Case Theory -- The Reflective Researcher and the Great Philosophers -- Ticket to Methodologyland -- 2. The Business and Management Context -- Business Firms and Financial Organizations -- Government Organizations and NGOs -- Hybrid Organizations and Networks -- Households: Organizations of Citizens and Consumers -- Ethics, Crime and Corruption -- Economic Sciences -- Persona Factors and Researchscapes -- 3. The Complexity Paradigm -- The Mainstream and Paradigm Shifts -- The Positivist Paradigm -- The Complexity Paradigm -- Explicit and Tacit Knowledge -- Both/and, Either/or -- The Research Edifice -- The Scientific Narrative -- Condensation -- Not Reduction -- Context, Parts and the Whole -- Chaos Theory: Change, Risk, Uncertainty and Tipping Points -- Summary -- 4. Knowledge -- or Noledge? -- Causality and Covariation -- Stylized Data --
Human Intelligence -- Artificial Intelligence and Data Big and Small -- Innovation and Entrepreneurship -- T-Shaped Research -- 5. What Should Research and Science Be? -- Genuine Science -- Scientism -- The Bunge Syndrome -- The Dawkins Crusade -- Evidence-based Research -- Feyerabend's Attack on Methods Rigidity -- Pseudoscience -- Fraudulent Science -- The Terrorism of Received Categories and Concepts -- Quantitative and Qualitative Research -- Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Humanities -- and Life Science -- Overriding Category -- Or Just One Property among Many -- On Definitions -- General Definitions, Operational Definitions and Social Constructs -- Generic Definitions and Definitions by Comparison -- Case Theory as the Diamond Standard of Research -- 6. Theory Generation -- and Testing -- Theory Generation and Testing as Iterative Processes -- The Substantive Theory Zone -- The Mid-range Theory Zone -- Generalization in the Grand Theory Zone --
7. Interactive Research -- Network Theory -- Systems Theory -- Stretching Systems beyond Their Critical Thresholds -- pt. II DO RIGHT -- 8. First Focus: The Research Plan -- Problem, Research Questions and Purpose -- Access to Case Data -- Theory Selection -- Analysis, Interpretation and Conclusions -- Reporting -- Time Plan -- 9. Second Focus: Access to Case Theory Data -- Improving Research Methods: Patching or Redesigning? -- How Many Cases, How Much Data and How Long the Projects? -- Data-generation Methods -- Existing Material -- Interviews -- Questionnaire Surveys -- Personal Interviews -- Group Interviews -- Observation -- Management Action Research -- Neuroscience -- Online Research -- Evaluation of Sources -- The Journey in Methodologyland Continues -- 10. Third Focus: Analysis and Interpretation -- Linking Data to Theory and Conclusions -- Recommendations from the Methods Literature -- Yin -- Hermeneutics and Interpretive Research --
Grounded Theory (GT) -- Mulling and Muddling Through -- Software for Analysis and Interpretation -- Constant Comparison -- Conclusion -- or confusion? -- 11. Fourth Focus: Research Quality and Productivity -- Quality Criteria in the Methods Literature -- Quality/Productivity of Published Material -- References -- Where to Publish and Journal Rankings -- Peer Reviews -- Bibliometrics, Scientometrics and Altmetrics -- Nobel Prize Quality -- Quality/Productivity Lessons from Organizations and their Customers -- Comparison with Quality Assessment in the Natural Sciences -- A Quality/Productivity Checklist -- 12. Fifth Focus: Report, Communicate and Defend -- `How to Give a Killer Presentation' -- Target Groups -- PowerPoint Presentations (PPT) -- Written Presentations of Case Theory -- Addressing Practitioners -- Case Theory Ethics -- Defending Case Theory -- The Book Ends but Your Journey in Methodologyland Continues.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

pt. I THINK RIGHT -- 1. From Case Study Research to Case Theory -- What Does `Case' Mean? -- The Discovery of Case Theory -- The Reflective Researcher and the Great Philosophers -- Ticket to Methodologyland -- 2. The Business and Management Context -- Business Firms and Financial Organizations -- Government Organizations and NGOs -- Hybrid Organizations and Networks -- Households: Organizations of Citizens and Consumers -- Ethics, Crime and Corruption -- Economic Sciences -- Persona Factors and Researchscapes -- 3. The Complexity Paradigm -- The Mainstream and Paradigm Shifts -- The Positivist Paradigm -- The Complexity Paradigm -- Explicit and Tacit Knowledge -- Both/and, Either/or -- The Research Edifice -- The Scientific Narrative -- Condensation -- Not Reduction -- Context, Parts and the Whole -- Chaos Theory: Change, Risk, Uncertainty and Tipping Points -- Summary -- 4. Knowledge -- or Noledge? -- Causality and Covariation -- Stylized Data --

Human Intelligence -- Artificial Intelligence and Data Big and Small -- Innovation and Entrepreneurship -- T-Shaped Research -- 5. What Should Research and Science Be? -- Genuine Science -- Scientism -- The Bunge Syndrome -- The Dawkins Crusade -- Evidence-based Research -- Feyerabend's Attack on Methods Rigidity -- Pseudoscience -- Fraudulent Science -- The Terrorism of Received Categories and Concepts -- Quantitative and Qualitative Research -- Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Humanities -- and Life Science -- Overriding Category -- Or Just One Property among Many -- On Definitions -- General Definitions, Operational Definitions and Social Constructs -- Generic Definitions and Definitions by Comparison -- Case Theory as the Diamond Standard of Research -- 6. Theory Generation -- and Testing -- Theory Generation and Testing as Iterative Processes -- The Substantive Theory Zone -- The Mid-range Theory Zone -- Generalization in the Grand Theory Zone --

7. Interactive Research -- Network Theory -- Systems Theory -- Stretching Systems beyond Their Critical Thresholds -- pt. II DO RIGHT -- 8. First Focus: The Research Plan -- Problem, Research Questions and Purpose -- Access to Case Data -- Theory Selection -- Analysis, Interpretation and Conclusions -- Reporting -- Time Plan -- 9. Second Focus: Access to Case Theory Data -- Improving Research Methods: Patching or Redesigning? -- How Many Cases, How Much Data and How Long the Projects? -- Data-generation Methods -- Existing Material -- Interviews -- Questionnaire Surveys -- Personal Interviews -- Group Interviews -- Observation -- Management Action Research -- Neuroscience -- Online Research -- Evaluation of Sources -- The Journey in Methodologyland Continues -- 10. Third Focus: Analysis and Interpretation -- Linking Data to Theory and Conclusions -- Recommendations from the Methods Literature -- Yin -- Hermeneutics and Interpretive Research --

Grounded Theory (GT) -- Mulling and Muddling Through -- Software for Analysis and Interpretation -- Constant Comparison -- Conclusion -- or confusion? -- 11. Fourth Focus: Research Quality and Productivity -- Quality Criteria in the Methods Literature -- Quality/Productivity of Published Material -- References -- Where to Publish and Journal Rankings -- Peer Reviews -- Bibliometrics, Scientometrics and Altmetrics -- Nobel Prize Quality -- Quality/Productivity Lessons from Organizations and their Customers -- Comparison with Quality Assessment in the Natural Sciences -- A Quality/Productivity Checklist -- 12. Fifth Focus: Report, Communicate and Defend -- `How to Give a Killer Presentation' -- Target Groups -- PowerPoint Presentations (PPT) -- Written Presentations of Case Theory -- Addressing Practitioners -- Case Theory Ethics -- Defending Case Theory -- The Book Ends but Your Journey in Methodologyland Continues.

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