Chapter 5 Data and Case Study Research in Accounting and Finance
Published: September 2016
Component type: chapter
Published in: Research Methods for Accounting and Finance
Parent DOI: 10.23912/978-1-910158-88-3-3090
This chapter represents the first stage in the gathering of data for research projects and introduces some of the factors that influence the choice of data collection methods. Different areas of accounting and finance research have different traditions for conducting research, which will have a direct impact on the researcher’s choice of data collection method. The chapter then proceeds with case study approach to collecting data, an approach that utilises a wide range of data sources and techniques. The chapter discusses the strength, difficulties and practicalities of using that approach in a research project.
- Roza Sagitova, Heriot-Watt University (Author)
- Darren Jubb, Heriot-Watt University (Author)
- Anees Farrukh, Heriot-Watt University (Author) http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8116-4717
- Angeliki Papachroni, Heriot-Watt University (Author)
- Sean Lochrie, Heriot-Watt University (Author)
For the source title:
- Audrey Paterson, Heriot-Watt University, UK (Editor) http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9307-5471
- David Leung, Coventry University, UK (Editor)
- William (Bill) Jackson, Heriot-Watt University, UK (Editor) http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8384-3032
- Robert MacIntosh, Heriot-Watt University, UK (Editor) http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7333-0201
- Kevin D O'Gorman, Heriot-Watt University, UK (Editor) http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6239-6619
Sagitova, Jubb, Farrukh, Papachroni & Lochrie, 2016
Sagitova, R., Jubb, D., Farrukh, A., Papachroni, A. & Lochrie, S. (2016) "Chapter 5 Data and Case Study Research in Accounting and Finance" In: Paterson, A., Leung, D., Jackson, W.(., MacIntosh, R. & O'Gorman, K.D. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/978-1-910158-88-3-3238
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