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He also added that a theory must hit a balancing point between comprehensiveness and memorability. Finally, theory construction is social construction, often after the fact (Di Maggio, 1995).
On the other hand, Karl E. Weick (1995), instead of opposing Sutton and Staw’s five-part assumption regarding “what theory is not”, he rather reiterated that those five entities (references, data, variables, diagrams, and hypotheses), in their respective rites, do contribute in the professed process of “theorizing”.