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Grounded theory method in information systems research: its nature, diversity and opportunities

Birks, David; Fernandez, Walter; Levina, Natalia; Nasirin, Syed

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This article introduces this special issue by exploring the nature and diversity of the Grounded Theory Method (GTM) and the opportunities associated with its use in Information Systems (IS) research. As guest editors for this special issue and as practicing grounded theorists, we feel that the nature of GTMis often misunderstood and its label abused in different ways. Therefore, in this editorial article, we attempt to clarify what we see as the essential characteristics of GTM. We also...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/35254
Source: European Journal of Information Systems
DOI: 10.1057/ejis.2012.48

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