Seeking Qualitative Rigor in Inductive Research: Notes on the Gioia Methodology

Dennis A. Gioia, Kevin Corley, Aimee L. Hamilton

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Abstract

For all its richness and potential for discovery, qualitative research has been critiqued as too often lacking in scholarly rigor. The authors summarize a systematic approach to new concept development and grounded theory articulation that is designed to bring "qualitative rigor" to the conduct and presentation of inductive research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)15-31
Number of pages17
JournalOrganizational Research Methods
Volume16
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

Keywords

  • grounded theory
  • inductive research
  • new concept development
  • qualitative rigor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Decision Sciences(all)
  • Strategy and Management
  • Management of Technology and Innovation

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