Expert Interviews
 
Design Thinking
 

Description

Gathering data from experts

Goal

Consider experts’ knowledge to the very first idea and research alternatives

Type

Qualitative method

Example of use

Ethnographic field work

Steps

  1. 1.Prepare interview guideline by formulating questions based on hypothesis

  2. 2.Locate and contact experts of interest

  3. 3.Carry out semi-structured or in-depth open interviews and – if possible – record the interview, make notes

  4. 4.Transcribe the interview, analyze it in relation to questions and hypothesis, write down the analysis results

References

  1. Bogner, A. 2009. Interviewing experts. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke.

  2. Bogner, A. 2005. Das Experteninterview, Theorie, Methoden, Anwendung: VS, Verl. für Sozialwiss., 2005, Wiesbaden.

  3. Gläser, J.; Laudel, G. 2009. Experteninterviews und qualitative Inhaltsanalyse, als Instrument rekonstruierender Untersuchungen. VS, Verl. für Sozialwiss., Wiesbaden.

  4. Mayring, P. 2010. Qualitative Inhaltsanalyse: Grundlagen und Techniken. Beltz, Weinheim und Basel.

Expert Interviews

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