This book describes the grounded theory approach for organization and management researchers needing to fully understand the possibilities and challenges of this method. This book is particularly useful for graduate students involved in quantitative studies of organizational and managerial life, and for academics teaching research methods courses in management and organization studies.
I began this book by considering the persistence of grounded theory in studies of organization and management. What accounts for that persistence? I believe there are several relevant considerations. As I noted then, organization and management researchers are by and large schooled in ...