Better Stories, Not Better Constructs, To Generate Better Theory: A Rejoinder to Eisenhardt

@article{Dyer1991BetterSN,
  title={Better Stories, Not Better Constructs, To Generate Better Theory: A Rejoinder to Eisenhardt},
  author={W. Dyer and Alan L. Wilkins},
  journal={Academy of Management Review},
  year={1991},
  volume={16},
  pages={613-619}
}
In this article the authors discuss an article published in a pervious issue that presented an approach to building better theory through the use of case studies. The authors suggest that the paper does not do enough to support the claim that the methods used surpass pervious methods for conducting case studies. They compare the author's approach with various case studies and discuss the limitations of the author's work. Their main concerns fall into three areas; the in-depth study of a single… Expand
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