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Robert K. Yin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
38Publications
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Published on Jul 1, 2013in Evaluation 1.84
Robert K. Yin1
Estimated H-index: 1
Validity and generalization continue to be challenging aspects in designing and conducting case study evaluations, especially when the number of cases being studied is highly limited (even limited to a single case). To address the challenge, this article highlights current knowledge regarding the use of: (1) rival explanations, triangulation, and logic models in strengthening validity, and (2) analytic generalization and the role of theory in seeking to generalize from case studies. To ground th...
Published on Oct 7, 2010
Robert K. Yin20
Estimated H-index: 20
Part 1. Understanding Qualitative Research. What Is Qualitative Research-and Why Might You Consider Doing Such Research? The Allure of Qualitative Research: A Topical Panorama of Studies. The Distinctiveness of Qualitative Research. The Multifaceted World of Qualitative Research. Building Trustworthiness and Credibility into Qualitative Research. Equipping Yourself to Do Qualitative Research. Competencies in Doing Qualitative Research. Managing Field-Based Research. Practicing. Setting and Maint...
Published on Jan 1, 2010
Robert K. Yin20
Estimated H-index: 20
Esta nova edicao do best-seller Estudo de Caso foi cuidadosamente revisada, atualizada e ampliada, mantendo todos as qualidades e a abrangencia da segunda edicao. Com um texto muito claro, o autor trata de todos os aspectos do estudo de caso, da definicao do problema, do projeto, da coleta e analise de dados a elaboracao do relatorio. Yin tambem demonstra os usos e a importância de estudos de caso em uma grande variedade de campos, incluindo sociologia, psicologia, historia, administracao, plane...
Published on Jan 1, 2009
Robert K. Yin20
Estimated H-index: 20
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Sage Thousand1
Estimated H-index: 1
Published on Apr 5, 2006
Robert K. Yin20
Estimated H-index: 20
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Christopher Clarke2
Estimated H-index: 2
+ 1 AuthorsReginald S. Lee8
Estimated H-index: 8
Published on Apr 19, 2004
Robert K. Yin20
Estimated H-index: 20
Preface Acknowledgments Introduction Section I: Theoretical Perspectives and Case Selection The Epidemic That Never Was: Policy-Making and the Swine Flu Scare - Richard E. Neustadt and Harvey Fineberg Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis - Allison, Graham, and Philip Zelikow Middletown: A Study of Modern American Culture - Robert S. Lynd and Helen Merrell Lynd Yankee City: The Social Life of a Modern Community - W. Lloyd Warner and Paul S. Lunt Implementation: How Great Expec...
Published on Dec 1, 1999in Health Services Research 2.71
Robert K. Yin20
Estimated H-index: 20
OBJECTIVE: To provide guidance on improving the quality of case studies in health services research. DATA SOURCES: Secondary data, drawing from previous case study research. RESEARCH DESIGN: Guidance is provided to two audiences: potential case study investigators (eight items) and reviewers of case study proposals (four additional items). PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: The guidance demonstrates that many operational steps can be undertaken to improve the quality of case studies. These steps have been a ha...
Published on Jan 1, 1993
Robert K. Yin20
Estimated H-index: 20
Theory The Role of Theory in Doing Case Studies What is the Case Study Method? What is the Role of Theory in Doing Case Studies Exploratory Case Studies Case Selection and Screening: Criteria and Procedures Causal Case Studies I: Factor Theories Causal Case Studies II: Explanatory Theories Descriptive Scase Studies Conclusions Descriptive Case Studies A Case Study of a Neighborhood Organization Initiation and Structure of the Organization Revitalization Activities and Their Support Relationship ...
Published on Sep 1, 1988in Knowledge, Technology & Policy
Robert K. Yin20
Estimated H-index: 20
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Gwendolyn B. Moore3
Estimated H-index: 3
Research-funding organizations and research investigators can take several steps to improve the utilization of scientific research. These steps were derived from nine case studies of research projects in the natural hazards field, representing three academic fields of study: physical science, social science, and architecture.
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