If case study research is to further develop as a principal qualitative methodological approach, and make a valued contribution to the field of qualitative inquiry, issues related to methodological credibility must be considered researchers are. In case study research key words case study design, case study research introduction case study methodology is becoming increasingly influential in psychotherapy research although therapists tend to write case studies as part of their training, there is a definite need for the training of psychotherapists in case study. The case study approach sarah croweemail author, kathrin cresswell, ann robertson, guro huby, anthony avery and aziz sheikh bmc medical research methodology201111:100 https://doiorg/101186/1471-2288-11-100 © crowe et al licensee biomed central ltd 2011 received: 29 november 2010 accepted. Qualitative case study methodology provides tools for researchers to study complex phenomena within their contexts when the approach is applied correctly, it becomes a valuable method for health science research to develop theory, evaluate programs, and develop interventions the purpose of this. The case study as a type of qualitative research 29 introduction case studies were one of the first types of research to be used in the field of qualitative methodology1 today, they account for a large proportion of the research presented in books and articles in psychology, history, education, and medicine, to list just a few.
Acknowledgements: the writer thanks len coote for several ideas throughout this paper, bina shah for research assistance and other students for their examples and their assistance in the development of many of the ideas presented here remaining errors are the writer's early versions of the paper were presented at the. Case studies deserve a prominent role in business research the case study research strategy can be used for analysing and solving practical business problems, as well as for building and testing business theories however, in order to acquire that prominent role, case studies must be designed and conducted with. Case study methodology as a research method, case study methodology is well established in the social sciences this approach may help to inform practice by illustrating what has worked well, what has been achieved and what have been the issues or dilemmas it is a type of research inquiry that examines a real life.
A third design deals with a “social construction of reality”, which is represented by stake finally, the reason for case study research can also be to identify “ anomalies” a representative scholar of this approach is burawoy each of these four approaches has its. Abstract: over the last forty years, case study research has undergone substantial methodological development this evolution has resulted in a pragmatic, flexible research approach, capable of providing comprehensive in-depth understanding of a diverse range of issues across a number of disciplines.
With the validity of qualitative research currently under scrutiny, this paper by sarah mcgloin considers the contribution of the case study to the evidence base in health care the author argues that case study methodology offers a creative and credible approach to help underpin contemporary practice case study research. The term case study refers to both a method of analysis and a specific research design for examining a problem, both of which are used in most circumstances to generalize across populations this tab focuses on the latter--how to design and organize a research paper in the social sciences that analyzes a specific case. Description of various approaches and methods in case study more useful in qualitative research.