Case Study Research

Institution: see Organisers & Acknowledgements

Program of study: International Research Workshop

Lecturer: Miriam Wilhelm (Universitet Groningen)


01.10.2012, 14:00 – 17:30
02.10.2012, 14:00 – 17:30

Room: n.s.

Max. number of participants: 20

Semester periods per week: n.s.

Credit Points: 5 CP for participating in the whole IRWS

Language of instruction: English/German (depending on participants)


In this course participants will learn to design, conduct and publish case studies.

After participating in this course students will gain enhanced knowledge on the process of conducting a case study. Students must not possess prior knowledge with actual case study research but they should work on a research question that is in principle suitable for a case study design.

Day 1: Learning about case studies

  • Case study design
  • Case study process
  • Quality criteria for case study research

Day 2: Doing case studies

  • Paper discussion
  • Publishing with case studies

Eisenhardt, K.N. (1989): Building theories from case study research. Academy of Management Review, 14(4): 532-550.

You have to register for the 6th International Research Workshop to participate in this course.