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survey

a research tool which is used to elicit information about respondents' attitudes, opinions and preferences. In MARKETING RESEARCH, surveys are employed to discover more about potential consumers' views and perceptions of existing and proposed new products, and more specifically about the buying intentions of customers.

Surveys may also be used to discover employees' views on aspects of company policy and to assess employees' MOTIVATION, ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT etc.

See MARKETING INTELLIGENCE.

survey

The process by which land is located with reference to commonly agreed upon landmarks or other points of reference, and then measured out for all of its boundaries, including distances and direction-and-degree of turns. Surveys will typically note any indicia of property lines, even if inaccurate, including fence lines and marks left by prior surveyors. A topographic survey will also include land contours. An as-built survey will include all improvements upon the property with their placement and dimensions.
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The pre-course survey t-test comparison for the personally responsible citizen showed no statistically significant difference, t(105) = 1.
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Grachek: With "Shared Visions/New Pathways," the Joint Commission is making a paradigm shift in the accreditation process from one that focuses on survey preparation to one that focuses on ongoing standards compliance and systems improvement.
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First, mills that responded to the survey indicated they experienced an increase in incremental capacity achieved through improved reliability," he said.
In theory, it is possible to use the Current Population Survey data to calculate high-school graduation rates excluding GED recipients.
The new survey also found that embedded Linux is continuing to attract attention but adoption rates have only slightly increased from the previous survey.
The revised survey process was designed to be outcome-oriented focusing on the resident and quality of care delivered.
In fact, the new survey reveals that galaxies never come in any cosmic package larger than about 250 million light-years in length, the size of a few superclusters.
The results, which are based on about 1,400 completed interviews, are from an ongoing survey of adult Americans who have bank accounts.
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The survey polled approximately 4,000 financial managers, including CFMA members and managers from the Engineering News Record's list of U.