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Qualitative

Describing economic, market and other research not directly related to mathematical data. Qualitative factors are based on the assumption that economic actors, being human beings, are susceptible to acting on factors that may not directly correlate with facts. Qualitative factors may include management practices or brand recognition when recommending investment decisions to clients or brokers. See also: Assurance, Panic selling, Quantitative research.
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A) Territory of subject or content: the content of this research, has been investigated the qualitative factors affecting the bank's market share of export promotion in Tehran.
In this regard, the influence of the subject being judged on net profit, profitability position, cash amount, ability to repay the debts, expectations and predictions of financial analysts and users of financial statements are other qualitative factors which must be regarded.
Under IFRS, the nonexhaustive list of qualitative factors that might signal asset impairment is conceptually very similar to the lists contained in the ASC.
The combined qualitative factor ([R.sub.ik]), combined quantitative factor ([F.sub.ik]), composite factor ([A.sub.ik] = [W.sub.1] [R.sub.ik] + [W.sub.2] [F.sub.ik]) obtained for [W.sub.1] = 0.2 and [W.sub.2] = 0.8 and the distances ([d.sub.j1]) between locating j and l are given as shown in the Figure1, for the example task presented in Sharma, Peer and Alade (2003).
After the publication of the SAB 99, the academic researchers began to study explicitly the qualitative factors (Wright and Wright, 1997; Braun, 2001; Shafer, 2005; Ng and Tan, 2007; Del Corte et al., 2010).
This has resulted in an erosion of the curriculum, programs and qualitative factors that are all components of an effective school system.
Morningstar says its credit rating is based on four key quantitative and qualitative factors:
The city has also discussed the idea of updating its bid process to allow for quantitative factors, such as cost, as well as qualitative factors, such as environmentally conscious design.
In addition to hard numeric data, they should include important qualitative factors when making their case for EMR implementation.
* To provide the opportunity to incorporate qualitative factors with the quantitative solution to determine the final location solution
Whether via tangible elements such as value pricing, convenience or flavor, or more qualitative factors such as brand image or affordable luxury, these brands forge a connection with the consumer.

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