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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
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.
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
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
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 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
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
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
nuances that you might encounter when customizing your own case study (refer to Yin, 2009a, to obtain a full rendition of the entire method). Besides discussing case study design, data collection, and analysis, the refresher
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 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
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
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
Whatiscasestudyreseach?Yin(1994)p.13definesacasestudythus: A case study is an empirical inquiry that: • Investigates a contemporary phenomena within its real life
Agenda Case study defined Case study example Types of case studies Why are case studies useful? Advantaggges and disadvantages of the case study approach
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
idence. Table 2 summarizes some recent re- search using theory building from case studies. Building Theory from Case Study Research
The Case of Evaluating Comprehensive Reforms ADDING NEW DIMENSIONS TO CASE STUDY EVALUATIONS: THE CASE OF EVALUATING COMPREHENSIVE REFORMS Robert K. Yin, Ph.D.
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.
2(14) A case study is expected to capture the complexity of a single case, and the methodology which enables this has developed within the social sciences.
tiple-case study (Yin, 2003, chap. 1, pp. 20–22). For nine different cases, the investi-gators first provided definitive evidence that important research findings had indeed been put into practical use in every case.
Lijun Yin Scalable Enhancement and Optimization Case Study: Scalable Edge Enhancement Introduction • Edge enhancement is a post processing for displaying radiologic
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 ...
Case Survey Method further analysis. In the decentralization study, the questions covered the relevant characteristics of decentralization, divided
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
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.
How to Conduct Case Study Research? 13 2. Select the cases and determine data gathering and analysis techniques Geddes, Barbara. 1990. "How the Cases You Choose Affect the
FIELD METHODSMeyer / CASE STUDY METHODOLOGY A Case in Case Study Methodology CHRISTINE BENEDICHTE MEYER Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration
Case study: definition (Yin) Empirical inquiry that – investigates a contemporary phenomenon in depth and within its real life context, (especially
Robert K. Yin, 1994--Second Edition Case Study Research: Design and Method, Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, California . Title: Overview of Case Study Author: Kenneth Harling Created Date:
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
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
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.
Yin (Case Study Research – Design and Methods, Sage, 2003) lists six different types of structure: 1. Linear analytic: this is a very common approach, and adopts the viewpoint of the researcher, dealing with issue/problem being studied, literature review, methods used,
Case study 6-4 and writing up the individual case study reports. The analyse and conclude phase involves drawing cross-case conclusions, modifying the developed theory,
4 Size of the Case Study We tend to think of a case study as small, but the size of the instance can vary greatly. Sometimes the case is larger rather
study, particularly in the context of conducting health services research. Doolin has, for example, noted that in the context of undertaking interpretative case studies,
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,
(Merriam, 1988; Yin, 2009). Case Study Approaches in Education Often researchers attempt to define case study research based on what they perceive as the design’s uniqueness. However, case studies should not be de-fined by the methods employed but, rather, by the
The Case Study Crisis: Some Answers Robert K. Yin Administrative Science Quarterly ,Vol. 26, No. 1. (Mar., 1981), pp. 58-65. Stable URL: http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0001-8392%28198103%2926%3A1%3C58%3ATCSCSA%3E2.0.CO%3B2-H
The logic of embedded case study analysis follows Yin’s (2003) rationale that inferences from multiple case studies reflect a “replication logic.” Such a logic generalizes to theory rather than to a population. That is, analysis of multiple cases
Yin R (1994, 2003) „Case Study Research Design and Methods‟ second and third edition Applied Social Research Methods Series, Volume 5, Sage Publications. Title: The use of the case study method in theory testing: the example of steel trading and electronic markets
1281 Designing a Case Study Protocol for Application in IS research Dr. Hilangwa Maimbo Standard Bank of South Africa Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa
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
Using a Protocol Template for Case Study Planning EASE 2008 “From our perspective, the term case study was frequently used improperly. Case studies lacked hypotheses and/or a real
6 Yin (1991, 2009) sees the possible contribution of case study very differently from Eisenhardt (1989). According to him, case studies share many features with laboratory