This study focuses on the issues of external validity, coverage error and nonresponse error in IS survey research. Data from the empirical papers in 5 years of issues from three "A rated" IS journals are presented and analyzed. Recommendations are made based on the analyses, basic scientific principles and the authors' experience and judgment.
King, William R. and He, Jun
"External Validity in IS Survey Research,"
Communications of the Association for Information Systems:
Vol. 16, Article 45.
Available at: http://aisel.aisnet.org/cais/vol16/iss1/45