Examples of a positivist approach to qualitative research include Yin's (2002) and Benbasat et al's (1987) work on case study research. See also the ISWorld Section on Quantitative, Positivist Research edited by Straub, Gefen and Boudreau (2004).
Dr. Richard J. Ney
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When working on a complex subject like our "suicide" project, it is important that we are able to grasp every detail people are telling us about. For this reason we use a qualitative research design. A good research tool, like , is an essential part of conducting reliable research.