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Robert K. Yin revised draft, 10/1/04 1 CASE STUDY METHODS Robert K. Yin COSMOS Corporation By now, the case study method has attained routine status as a viable method for
so, you can consider a holistic single case study (Yin, 2003). Pamela Baxter and Susan Jack 550 Single Case with Embedded Units If you were interested in looking at the same issue, but now were intrigued by the
1 Introduction The case study is but one of several ways of doing social science research. Other ways include experiments, surveys, histories, and the analysis of ar
The Case Study 2 The Case Study This note is based on the first chapter in Robert K. Yin's book “The Case Study Method”. A case study can be both a single case or multiple cases.
5 Yin, Robert K. (2003). Case Study Research: Design and Methods.Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications. What is the Process for Conducting a Case Study? The process for conducting case study research follows the same general process as is
• Yin, R.K (2003) Case Study Research, Design and Methods, Newburu Park, Sage. Title: Microsoft PowerPoint - CaseStudych_4_5.ppt Author: vaataja Created Date:
The essence of Case Study Research Design and Methods can be found within the first chapter where Yin vigorously builds the case for case study research.
Yin, in . Case Study Research Design and Methods (2003, p. 13), defines case study research as “an empirical inquiry that investigates a contemporary phenomenon within its real-life context, especially when the boundaries between phenomenon and context are not clearly
1 Case Studies February 11, 2004 Definition of a case study •A research strategy that focusees on exploration of a complex phenomenon and related context
Study Questions Yin, Case Study Research, 2nd ed. Political Science 5335 Problems in Research Methodology Southwest Texas State University Patricia M. Shields
summaries of the case study method (Yin, 2006, 2009b, and 2011a). 4 PART I. STARTING POINTS To maintain its brevity, the refresher gives less attention to the reporting phase of case studies, although a few words of advice are still offered with regard to presenting
2 Methods in Case Study Analysis by Linda T. Kohn, Ph.D. Preface This technical report is based on a panel discussion conducted at the 1996 meeting of the
Robert Yin tried to define a case study, as part of his defense of the method, as an attempt to examine: (a) a contemporary phenomenon in its real life context, especially when; (b) the boundaries between phenomenon and context are not clearly evident. 2
the case; and the collective case study is the study of a number of cases in order to inquire into a particular phenomenon. Stake recognizes that there are many other
94 Rezensionen times invites the reader to flip through the pages, but it is a helpful tool kit on how to proceed in conducting a case study. There is a similar effect in chapter 4 where the
Whatiscasestudyreseach?Yin(1994)p.13definesacasestudythus: A case study is an empirical inquiry that: • Investigates a contemporary phenomena within its real life
2. The case-study approach For example, individual health workers may respond differently to the same set of incentives; and patients vary in their response to treatment advice.
Agenda Case study defined Case study example Types of case studies Why are case studies useful? Advantaggges and disadvantages of the case study approach
Unfortunately, case study research designshavenotbeencodified.Thefollow - ing chapter therefore expands on the ... 2004). ACSR = Applications of Case Study Research (Yin, 2003). The number denotes the chapter number in the book. ABSTRACT
Yin (1994) defined a case study as “an empirical inquiry that investigates a contemporary phenomenon within its real-life context, especially when the boundaries between phenomenon and context are not clearly
1 Robert Yin, Case Study Research: Design and Methods, Second Edition, Applied Social Research Methods Series Volume 5 (London: Sage Publications, 1994), p. 3. Tip: Case studies are multi-perspectival analyses. This means that the researcher considers not
According to Yin (2009), case study is the preferred method of inquiry when the focus of the study is to address a descriptive question
viii CASE STUDY RESEARCH are apt to think first of the randomized-assignment-to-treatmentsmodel coming to us from agricultural experimentation stations, psychological labo
RESEARCH ARTICLE Open Access Using case study within a sequential explanatory design to evaluate the impact of specialist and advanced practice roles on clinical outcomes: the
The Case of Evaluating Comprehensive Reforms ADDING NEW DIMENSIONS TO CASE STUDY EVALUATIONS: THE CASE OF EVALUATING COMPREHENSIVE REFORMS Robert K. Yin, Ph.D.
multiple site, collective case study design young novices, mature -aged novices, interstate and overseas qualified teachers RQ1: what are the perspectives of teachers in relation to the
idence. Table 2 summarizes some recent re- search using theory building from case studies. Building Theory from Case Study Research
Furthermore, Yin also explained that a case study provides a logical sequence whereby empirical data are correlated to the preliminary research questions, and eventually, to its conclusion. Overall a case study design is an action plan for
Case Survey Method further analysis. In the decentralization study, the questions covered the relevant characteristics of decentralization, divided
67 A middle ground or mainstream position is occupied by Robert Yin, who pioneered in bringing case study methods into the methodological mainstream by redefining them in terms of a
Case study: definition (Yin) Empirical inquiry that – investigates a contemporary phenomenon in depth and within its real life context, (especially
Yin (1989:19) notes that using a case study for explanatory pursuits is more powerful than using it merely for exploratory (or descriptive) purpose. According to Yin (1989:16) the case study analyst’s objective should be to oppose competing explanations for the same set of
2. The Role of Theory in Case Study My second topic is the place of theory in case study. There is disagreement in the literature about this.
Yin’s (1994) approach is on theory-building through using case studies for three purposes: ... The case study design (method, approach) lacks defined steps because of its purpose; methods should be adaptive and responsive to the case and surrounding circumstances.
FIELD METHODSMeyer / CASE STUDY METHODOLOGY A Case in Case Study Methodology CHRISTINE BENEDICHTE MEYER Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration
Chapter 6 6-3 6.1 Introduction The high level case study methodology (Yin 2003) was followed for this case study; the methodology is shown in Figure 6-1.
Page 4 of 7 Encyclopedia of Case Study Research: Pattern Matching Yin's Approach to Pattern Matching Robert Yin discussed pattern matching as the most desirable analytic strategy in case study research. He identified two main types of pattern matching in theory-
multiple case study followed Yin’s (2003) and Merriam’s (1988) design and methods. The case study method and design is well-suited to this study because of its ability to answer the research questions appropriately. “The case study is
of the case study (Yin, 2003). In analytic generalisation, generalisability is established by the process as: an existing theory is employed as a framework with which to collate the empirical results of the case study; then,
reﬂect on case study crisis (Yin, 1981a). As such, perceptions of case studies as atheoretical, area-speciﬁc, one-time and not following methodological procedures are
Yin, 2003, Case Study Research: Design and Methods, Figure 1.1. Case Studies vs. Grounded Theory Case study research must have a theoretical dimension otherwise it will be of little value for wider generalization. 3 ways theory is used in case study design:
Yin (1989, p. 23) characterizes case study research as empirical inquiry that: ... Case study research, while an appropriate research approach for studying the development of Z39.50, was not without limitations and problems.
n1 CASE STUDY RESEARCH . and 5, which apparently continue to provide wen-appreciated guidance to case study investigators. In particular, Chapter 2 clarifies the strengths of
case study as a research method 4 Yin (1984) cautions researchers against any attempt to separate these categories or to conceive them as a hierarchy.
NURSERESEARCHER 2010, 17, 3 41 issues in research Clarifying case study research: examples from practice Dympna Casey and Catherine Houghton explore the use of
Source: Adapted from Yin (2003:50) Case Study Research 3rd ed Figure 5 indicates that the initial step in designing the study must consist of theory development and then show that case selection and the definition of specific
According to Yin there are there types of case study research exploratory, descriptive, and explanatory. Researchers in business related subjects sometimes limit case studies to the exploratory use. For example ...
Encyclopedia of Case Study Research Explanation Building Contributors: Alan Belk Editors: Albert J. Mills & Gabrielle Durepos & Eiden Wiebe Book Title: Encyclopedia of Case Study Research
comparative analysis (QCA) has been proposed as a case study method that has quantitat ive rigor, yet treating each case holistically and preserving its full causal complexity. ... Yin, R. (2009) Case Study Research: Design and Methods. Fourth Edition. SAGE Publications . CA.
one smaller (mentoring dyads), this is not an embedded multi-case study design (Yin, 2009, p. 59) as the mentoring cases are not part of a community case; however they may share some common data. This design choice allows