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Theoretical/Conceptual Model

What are the pros and cons of selecting an established theoretical or conceptual model or framework?

What are the pros and cons of creating/developing your own?

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The theoretical framework is the the system of concepts, assumptions, expectations, beliefs, and theories that will frame your research (Robson 2002, p. 63).

If you use an established one, you can build on the knowledge and methods of others.
Pros: it is easier to ...