oa South African Journal of Information Management - Development of a case study methodology in the information technology (IT) field in South Africa : a step-by-step approach

Volume 5 Number 4
  • ISSN : 2078-1865
  • E-ISSN: 1560-683X



An important step any researcher should take is establishing a framework in which to conduct research. This article assists with the setup of a case study methodology in information technology (IT) by explaining the different phases that could be followed. Quite a number of approaches are available but established research often argues for its own research. In this article the author therefore discusses the case study and grounded theory approach that can be used to investigate IT in South Africa.

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