Theorising from case studies: Towards a pluralist future for international business research

@article{Welch2011TheorisingFC,
  title={Theorising from case studies: Towards a pluralist future for international business research},
  author={Catherine Welch and R. Piekkari and Emmanuella Plakoyiannaki and Eriikka Paavilainen-M{\"a}ntym{\"a}ki},
  journal={Journal of International Business Studies},
  year={2011},
  volume={42},
  pages={740-762}
}
  • Catherine Welch, R. Piekkari, +1 author Eriikka Paavilainen-Mäntymäki
  • Published 2011
  • Economics
  • Journal of International Business Studies
  • The literature on case studies, both in the field of international business (IB) and in the social sciences more generally, has tended to focus on the methods of data production and analysis suited to this research strategy. In contrast, in this paper we investigate methods of theorising from case studies. We seek to understand how case researchers theorise, and how future IB research might utilise case studies for theorising. By means of a qualitative content analysis of case studies published… CONTINUE READING
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