This new edition of the best-selling Case Study Research has been carefully revised, updated, and expanded while retaining virtually all of the features and coverage of the Second Edition.Robert Yin's comprehensive presentation covers all aspects of the case study method--from problem definition, design, and data collection, to data analysis and composition and reporting. Providing a complete portal to the world of case study research, the Fifth Edition of Robert K. Yin’s bestselling text offers comprehensive coverage of the design and use of the case study method as a valid research tool.The book offers a clear definition of the case study method as well as discussion of design and analysis techniques. According to its design, case studies in business research can be divided into three … Case studies are a popular research method in business area. Case study resear ch: design and methods, 4th ed., by Robert Yin, Thousand Oaks, CA, Sage, 2009, 240 pp ., £24.99 (paperback), ISBN: 978-1-412-96099-1. The case study has been especially used in social science, psychology, anthropology and ecology. The case study research design have evolved over the past few years as a useful tool for investigating trends and specific situations in many scientific disciplines. Case studies aim to analyze specific issues within the boundaries of a specific environment, situation or organization.