Using Grounded Theory to study the human aspects of Software Engineering

Rashina Hoda, James Noble, Stuart Marshall

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Abstract

Grounded Theory (GT) is increasingly being used to study the human aspects of Software Engineering. Unfortunately, the Grounded Theory method is still not widely understood in the Software Engineering discipline. We present an overview of the Grounded Theory method and discuss its use.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2nd Workshop on Human Aspects of Software Engineering, HAoSE 2010 - SPLASH 2010 Workshop Summary
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2010
Externally publishedYes
Event2nd Workshop on Human Aspects of Software Engineering, HAoSE 2010 - Systems Programming Languages and Applications: Software for Humanity, SPLASH 2010 - Reno, United States of America
Duration: 17 Oct 201021 Oct 2010

Conference

Conference2nd Workshop on Human Aspects of Software Engineering, HAoSE 2010 - Systems Programming Languages and Applications: Software for Humanity, SPLASH 2010
CountryUnited States of America
CityReno
Period17/10/1021/10/10

Keywords

  • Grounded Theory
  • Human aspects
  • Software Engineering

Cite this

Hoda, R., Noble, J., & Marshall, S. (2010). Using Grounded Theory to study the human aspects of Software Engineering. In 2nd Workshop on Human Aspects of Software Engineering, HAoSE 2010 - SPLASH 2010 Workshop Summary https://doi.org/10.1145/1938595.1938605