Service Research Methodology: From Case Study Research to Case Theory

Evert Gummesson


In this essay Prof. Evert Gummesson, Professor Emeritus at the Stockholm Business School (SBS) and pioneer in the studies in the fields of service, presented the use of case studies in academic research from a European perspective. The article was built through the perspective of service research that evolved to a strategic paradigm more recently. The essay stresses the importance and the proper use of case studies in academic research.


Services Research; Case Study Research; Research Methods.


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