Qualitative Studies in Information Systems: A Critical Review and Some Guiding Principles

Suprateek Sarker, Xiao Xiao, Tanya Beaulieu

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    Abstract

    The authors discuss a review of qualitative papers on information systems (IS) published in various journals between 2001 and 2012. They explain trends related to qualitative research in the chosen journals and the key anatomical components of a qualitative research manuscript, including the research focus component, data collection and the contribution component. They also describe several principles that may provide holistic guidance to both researchers and evaluators.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalMIS Quarterly
    Volume37
    Issue number4
    Pages (from-to)iii-xviii
    Number of pages16
    ISSN0276-7783
    Publication statusPublished - Dec 2013

    Keywords

    • Management Information Systsems
    • Research
    • Qualitative Research
    • Information Storage & Retrieval Systems
    • Management
    • Methodology
    • Acquisition of Data

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