Tuesday, 14 April 2015
The Coding Manual for Qualitative Researchers, 2nd Edition,
Johnny Saldana, Sage, 2013, page 36
Saldana's first attribute is being organised. He robustly rejectes the idea that some people have it and some don't - he says that everyone cal learn and discipline themselves to be organised. Claiming that even a small-scale qualitative study's word-count can run from tens of thousands to several hundred thousands, he says being organised is the only way to make it work. He adds:
Data and label all incoming data and keep multiple digital and hard copies as backups.
Now that one I do have in hand!