The goal of this study was to comprehend how case studies are used to analyze strategy as practice perspective phenomena inside organizations. Through a narrative review, associated with a systematic analysis of the literature, we revisited papers published in high index management journals that have presented the case study as method to analyze phenomena from the strategy as practice perspective. We understand that the case study method was used appropriate to analyze in-depth phenomena concerning the perspective of strategy as practice. Both, the method, and the strategy as practice perspective look at the phenomena in their singularity. This study contributes to reveal that the case study method has the power to study reality in the field of research, such as dynamic social process, micro activities (routines), individual behavior, interactions, and processes.


strategy as practice, case study, theoretical review, qualitative research

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Rosalia Lavarda is a Ph.D. Full professor at Federal University of Santa Catarina. Please direct correspondence to rblavarda@gmail.com.

Christiane Bellucci is a PhD Full Professor at Oxford Business College, Oxford, UK. Please direct correspondence to bellucci.christiane@oxfordbusinesscollege.ac.uk.

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