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Grounded Theory

Grounded Theory
A Practical Guide

Third Edition

January 2023 | 288 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

The student-focused guide to grounded theory, this book takes you step by step through the whole research process, from creating a research proposal to sharing your findings.

Packed with tools to help you understand how grounded theory can be applied at each stage of your research project, the book includes:
•Interactive activities and critical thinking questions in every chapter so you can put your knowledge into practice
•Case studies written by a wide variety of researchers so you can learn how to navigate real world research from people who have been in your shoes
•Templates and checklists to help guide your writing and ensure you don’t miss a step in the research process.

Clear, accessible and applied, this book will help you get to grips with the philosophy of grounded theory, understand the nuts and bolts of designing and carrying out your research project, and manage any hurdles along the way.

Explore the accompanying online resources, which include PowerPoint slides, additional templates, and weblinks to videos and journal articles relevant to the key concepts in each chapter.


Preparing For Grounded Theory Research
Introducing Grounded Theory
Philosophical Perspective In Grounded Theory
Quality Grounded Theory Processes And Products
Planning A Successful Grounded Theory Study
Thinking Like A Grounded Theorist
Proposing Your Grounded Theory Research
Managing Yourself And Others In Grounded Theory Research
Producing Grounded Theory
Generating And Collecting Data
Data Analysis In Grounded Theory
From Analysis To Theory
Maximising Grounded Theory Impact

An excellent primer on grounded theory and a must read for all students.

Mr Paul Edward Matthews
Gloucestershire Business School, Gloucestershire University
July 14, 2023

This is a useful book for those researchers who are at the initial level of selection of a topic and an appropriate grounded theory approach for their own studies. It provides essential information on the process of conducting a grounded theory. Apporpriate citations to the original resources of various grounded theory approaches along with some practical examples can be found in this book.

Professor Mojtaba Vaismoradi
Nursing, Nord University
January 19, 2023

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