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‘This book provides a fresh and stimulating approach to causal analysis in the social sciences. International experts provide not just the philosophical arguments for a case-based approach to research but also detailed chapters on: ‘why-to’, ‘when-to’ and ‘how-to’. Traditional distinctions between qualitative and quantitative are rejected in favour of a case-based approach which is applicable across the social sciences and beyond’ - Professor Angela Dale, The University of Manchester

25. Case Studies and the Configurational Analysis of Organizational Phenomena
25. Case studies and the configurational analysis of organizational phenomena
Peer C.Fiss

Within the organization and management literatures, the case study has traditionally occupied a somewhat peculiar position. On the one hand, case studies have a long and distinguished history in the study of organizations. ...

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