Review questions

Reflect on your understanding by working through these review questions.

  1. What is theoretical sampling and how might it be used in a research study?
  2. How should grounded theory researchers decide when to stop collecting and analysing data?
  3. Give an example from the chapter that involves constant comparison. What are the stages of constant comparison and how does the example illustrate these?
  4. What types of coding are proposed by Glaser and Strauss?
  5. What criticisms of grounded theory as a method have been made?