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Methods Of  Case  Study  Research    Paulino  Silva
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Methods Of  Case  Study  Research    Paulino  Silva
Methods Of  Case  Study  Research    Paulino  Silva
Methods Of  Case  Study  Research    Paulino  Silva
Methods Of  Case  Study  Research    Paulino  Silva
Methods Of  Case  Study  Research    Paulino  Silva
Methods Of  Case  Study  Research    Paulino  Silva
Methods Of  Case  Study  Research    Paulino  Silva
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Methods Of Case Study Research Paulino Silva

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This presentation highlights qualitative research, and more specifically case study research.

This presentation highlights qualitative research, and more specifically case study research.

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  • 1. METHODS OF CASE STUDY RESEARCH
    Paulino Silva
    Management Accounting Researcher, Consultant and Lecturer
    paulino@iol.pt
  • 2. SUMMARY
    When to use case study research?
    Types of accounting case study
    Differences in case study research
    Main steps in a case study
    Main difficulties of case study research
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  • 3. WHEN TO USE CASE STUDY RESEARCH?
    Source: Case Study Research: Design and Methods - Fourth Edition, 2009, Robert K. Yin
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  • 4. FORM OF RESEARCH QUESTION IN CASE STUDY
    WHY?
    HOW?
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  • 5. TYPES OF ACCOUNTING CASE STUDY
    Descriptive case studies
    Used to describe accounting systems, techniques a procedures used in practice
    Illustrative case studies
    Used to illustrate new and possibly innovative practices developed by particular companies
    Exploratory case studies
    Used to explore the reasons for peculiar accounting practices
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  • 6. TYPES OF ACCOUNTING CASE STUDY
    Explanatory case studies
    Try to explain the reasons for observed accounting practices
    Experimental case studies
    Used to examine the difficulties involved in implementing new proposals of accounting procedures and techniques and to evaluate their benefits
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  • 7. DIFFERENCES IN CASE STUDY RESEARCH
    Source: Research Method & Methodology in Finance & Accounting – 2nd Edition, 2007, Bob Ryan, Robert W Scapens, Michael Theobald, Thomson.
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  • 8. MAIN STEPS IN A CASE STUDY
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  • 9. MAIN DIFFICULTIES IN CASE STUDY RESEARCH
    Drawing boundaries around the subject matter of the case;
    The nature of the social reality which is being researched;
    Ethics of the researcher’s relationship with his or her subjects.
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  • 10. “Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts.”
    Albert Einstein
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