Pare (2004) Investigating Information Systems with Positivist Case Research

Abstract

This paper offers a rigorous step-by-step methodology for developing theories and contains specific and detailed guidelines for IS researchers to follow in carrying out positivist case studies. The methodology is largely inspired by the work of Yin [2003], Eisenhardt [1989], Miles and Huberman [1994] and several others who are strong proponents of and have wide experience in this research approach. It also relies on previous key contributions to the positivist case research method in IS [Benbasat et al., 1987; Lee, 1989; Dub{\'{e

Citation Guy Pare (2004). Investigating Information Systems with Positivist Case Research. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, vol. 13 no. 18, pp. 233–264. PDF

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@article{pare2004investigating,
author = {Pare, Guy},
journal = {Communications of the Association for Information Systems},
number = {18},
pages = {233--264},
title = {{Investigating Information Systems with Positivist Case Research}},
volume = {13},
year = {2004}
}

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Keywords:

Case Study Research, INF6001W, case study research, methodology, positivism, rigor

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