Ties to do intentionally replicated case studies given robert yin'sbackground (phd in experimental psychology, with a dozen publications in that field), his insistence that the case study method be. Yin, robert k: case study research design and methods sage publications, thousand oaks, 4th ed 2009, pp 240 „congratulations you are reading the best edition of case study research to date. Case study methodology has long been a contested terrain in social sciences research which is characterized by varying, sometimes opposing, approaches espoused by many research methodologists. Providing a complete view of case study research yin's provides a comprehensive review and discussion of the design and its use there are many case studies drawn from a wide variety of academic and applied fields with which a frank and open discussion is provided.
To investigate in which service processes smart glasses can bring benefit we carried out multiple case studies using the case study research design defined by yin [34. This study was designed according to the principles of formative research which is based on the yin's (1984) case study approach and has an iterative nature (reigeluth & frick, 1999. Comparing a single case study with an experiment, yin maintains that single case studies are relevant for critical cases in order test theory, or to analyze cases that may be extreme, typical, revelatory or longitudinal. With over 90,000 copies sold of the previous editions the new third edition of the best-selling case study research has been carefully revised, updated, and expanded while retaining virtually all of the features and coverage of the second edition.
Yin begins the fourth edition of his 6 chapter book by explaining that case study research is a linear, but iterative process this statement is supported by a visual which is displayed on the first page of each chapter. Providing a complete portal to the world of case study research, the fifth edition of robert k yin's bestselling text offers comprehensive coverage of the design and use of the case study method as a valid research tool. 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. A postpositivist approach to case study involves developing a clear case study protocol with careful consideration of validity and potential bias, which might involve an exploratory or pilot phase, and ensures that all elements of the case are measured and adequately described (yin, 2009, 2012.
Case study research can be used to study a range of topics and purposes (simons, 2009 stake, 2006 stewart, 2014) however, the essential requisite for employing case study stems from one's motivation to illuminate understanding of complex phenomena (merriam, 2009 stake, 2006 yin, 2014. Yin (2009) argues that this is one of the differences between case study research and designs like ethnography and grounded theory in practice the degree of formal theorising will vary.
Yin (1994), generalisation of results from case studies, from either single or multiple designs, stems on theory rather than on populations by replicating the case through pattern-matching. Case study methods robert k yin cosmos corporation revised draft january 20, 2004 to appear in the 3rd edition of complementary methods for research in education, american educational research association, washington, dc, forthcoming. The case method supports both theory building (yin, 2009) and theory testing (eisenhardt, 1989) the case study method's support for theory building is particularly useful in areas where existing theoretical and conceptual frameworks are inadequate (chetty, 1996.
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 chival information (as in economic studies. Robert k yin is an american social scientist and president of cosmos corporation, known for his work on case study research as well as on qualitative research over the years, his work on case study research has been frequently cited. Providing a complete portal to the world of case study research, the fourth edition of robert k yin's bestselling text case study research offers comprehensive coverage of the design and use of the case study method as a valid research tool. Providing a complete portal to the world of case study research, the fourth edition of robert k yin's bestselling text case study research offers comprehensive coverage of the design and use of the case study method as a valid research tool.
Ultimately, case study research and applications will guide students in the successful design and use of the case study research method new to this edition. A very extensive summary of robert k yin's famous book case study research: design and methods 4-th edition, 2009 advise: read the book first before this summary. London: sage-yin, rk (2009) case study research: design and methods 4th ed los angeles, calif, sage publications this is the end of the preview sign up to access the rest of the document.