Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here This comprehensive text brings together in one volume both consideration of the core methods available for undertaking qualitative data collection and analysis, and discussion of common challenges faced by all researchers in conducting qualitative research. Qualitative Organizational Research: Core Methods and Common Challenges contains 27 chapters, each written by an expert in the area. The first part of the volume considers common challenges in the design and execution of qualitative research, examining key contemporary debates in each area as well as providing practical advice for those undertaking organizational research. The second part of the volume looks at contemporary uses of core qualitative methods in organizational research, outlining each method and illustrating practical application through empirical examples. Written by internationally renowned experts in qualitative research methods, this text is an accessible and essential resource for students and researchers in the areas of organization studies, business and management research, and organizational psychology. Key features: • Coverage of all the key topics in qualitative research • Chapters written by experts drawing on their personal experiences of using methods • Introductory chapters outlining the context for qualitative research and the philosophies which underpin it Gillian Symon is Reader in Organizational Psychology at Birkbeck, University of London. Catherine Cassell is Professor of Organizational Psychology at Manchester Business School.

Grounded Theory: A Theory Building Approach

Grounded theory: A theory building approach
Graham J.J. Kenealy

Grounded Theory and Organizational Research

Grounded theory is a systematic approach to data collection and analysis that was discovered by Glaser and Strauss in the 1960s. The discovery of this method was first presented to the academic community in their book The Discovery of Grounded Theory (1967), which still remains the primary point of reference for those undertaking grounded theory research. While already very popular in many fields of research, this very powerful method is rapidly increasing in popularity in the field of organizational and management research and for many this means reverting back to grounded theory in its original form, adopting the idea that the method only produces scientifically valid and ...

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