edited by Barney G. Glaser, Ph.D.
In this reader, it is the ideas and their methodological generation that are important. The articles were selected to show the substantive areas where grounded theory is being used and its spread all over the world. Grounded theory has penetrated the world of health sciences and business where more truth is needed to tackle the problems of important dependent variables. These studies open up substantive areas by providing the readers with information and impactful conceptual perspectives. They are comparative models of various sorts to be used as learning challenges. Each author has taken grounded theory in his or her own direction and made it their own, some simple and direct, others multivariately complex.