Grounded Theory and Organizational Research

@article{Martin1986GroundedTA,
  title={Grounded Theory and Organizational Research},
  author={Patricia . Yancey Martin and Barry A. Turner},
  journal={The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science},
  year={1986},
  volume={22},
  pages={141 - 157}
}
Grounded theory is an inductive, theory discovery methodology that allows the researcher to develop a theoretical account of the general features of a topic while simultaneously grounding the account in empirical observations or data (Glaser & Strauss, 1967). This article explicates the utility of a grounded theory approach to research on work organizations. Following a general introduction to the grounded theory method, the authors'review of the organizational literature using grounded theory… 

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