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.

Grounded Theory's Research Practices

Chapter 4 introduces the research operations that are at the heart of the grounded theory approach. The assignment of meaning through the activities of naming and comparing is one of the foundational operations, and it is explained. This discussion is followed by the second foundational operation, ...

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