oa Botswana Institute of Administration & Commerce Journal - Towards a critical understanding of the unwillingness of organisations and participants in Botswana to participate/assist in accounting research

Volume 1, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1729-1070



Access to organisations and participation from organisational members in empirical research is often taken for granted. However, the lack of access is often the demise of many a research endeavour. In this paper we analyse this potential pitfall and attempt to generate an understanding of why some researchers in Botswana may encounter it, particularly in accounting research. In so doing we reflect on experiences from different studies. We use grounded theory as methodology.

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