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Table 7 Example of a checklist for rating a case study proposal[8]

From: The case study approach

Communication Clarity: Does the proposal read well?
  Integrity: Do its pieces fit together?
  Attractiveness: Does it pique the reader's interest?
Content The case: Is the case adequately defined?
  The issues: Are major research questions identified?
  Data Resource: Are sufficient data sources identified?
Method Case Selection: Is the selection plan reasonable?
  Data Gathering: Are data-gathering activities outlined?
  Validation: Is the need and opportunity for triangulation indicated?
Practicality Access: Are arrangements for start-up anticipated?
  Confidentiality: Is there sensitivity to the protection of people?
  Cost: Are time and resource estimates reasonable?