Unformatted text preview: duct centers. The three product
centers (Meva, NWP, and Zickert) all offer own designs, products and service as part of their
range (http://www.nordicwater.se). 3.6 DATA ANALYSIS
After collecting the empirical data, the process of data analysis was performed. The purpose
of this was to find answers to the research questions stated in chapter one. Yin (1994) states
that data analysis involves examining, categorizing, tabulating, or otherwise recombining the
collected data. The author further argues that every investigation should have a general
analytic strategy, which treat evidence fairly, produce compelling analytic conclusions, and
rule out alternative interpretations. In addition, the author states that the analytical strategy
should help the researcher to choose a technique that completes the analysis of the research.
Yin (1994) brings forward two such strategies; firstly, that the theoretical propositions that
initially lead to the case study should be followed and secondly, that a descriptive framework
is developed to organize the case study.
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