Grounded Theory Methodology as the Research Strategy for a Developing Country


  • Rahmat M. Samik-Ibrahim



grounded theory methodology, developing country, Internet, research initiative


This contribution discusses an initiative for promoting Grounded Theory Methodology (GTM) in a developing country. First, it will describe the current research activities as well as the common obstacles that researchers might encounter. Second, the methodology will be introduced. Last, it will introduce web pages of on-line articles, article references, mailing list, and other related issues. URN: urn:nbn:de:0114-fqs0001198


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Author Biography

Rahmat M. Samik-Ibrahim

Rahmat M. SAMIK-IBRAHIM is the head of VLSM-TJT, Pamulang, Indonesia, a virtual non-government organization in research and development. He received his B.Sc. in Physics (1984) from the Bandung Institute of Technology, and his M.Sc. in Computer Science (1990) from the University of Indonesia, where he has been employed since 1984. He used to teach a variety of undergraduate courses, such as Quantum Mechanics, Computer Hardware, Computer Architecture and Organization, C Programing Language, Unix/Linux, Computer Networking, etc. He is now, however, a Sociologist convert.




How to Cite

Samik-Ibrahim, R. M. (2000). Grounded Theory Methodology as the Research Strategy for a Developing Country. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 1(1).