A new approach: the case study method in accounting connect the existing theoretical knowledge and practice the case study method was used for the first time in 1870 at harvard university the method allows a student to be active a new approach: the case study method in accounting economics and management – 4/2014. Role of case study research this paper examines different uses which can be made of case studies and attempts to locate a role for case study methods in researching management accounting practice during the past decade accounting researchers in the uk have become increasingly interested in the nature of management accounting practice.
The overall view expressed in the commentaries of the journal editors about the importance of practice‐relevance in conducting management accounting research and the role of qualitative methods therein, suggests that these two issues are not regarded as ultimately crucial in the research debate. Researchers who hope to see the case study method adopted more widely will have welcomed scapens' paper ‘researching management accounting practice: the role of case study methods.
The role of case study methods in management accounting research: a personal reflection and reply studying management accounting practice from such a perspective requires an understanding of the relationship between the day-to-day social actions which constitute accounting practice and the dimensions o f the social structures which comprise. The relation between methods and overall research aims the role of participants in the research process ethical considerations law, protection, integrity, user and participant benefits and viability researching management accounting practice: the role of the case study methods british accounting review 22, 259-281 seale, c (1999. The role of case study methods in management accounting research: a personal reflection and reply.
In accounting, and business management more generally, case studies are frequently used to understand the nature of accounting and management practices frequently, such studies are criticised as “not generalisable.
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Case studies are being increasingly used as a research method for studying management accounting practice however, little has been written about the nature and role of case study research this paper examines different uses which can be made of case studies and attempts to locate a role for case study methods in researching management accounting practice.