Qualitative research

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Qualitative research

Traditional analysis of firm-specific prospects for future earnings. It may be based on data collected by the analysts, there is no formal quantitative framework used to generate projections.

Qualitative Research

Economic and/or market research into areas not directly related to mathematical data. Qualitative research is based on the assumption that economic actors, being human beings, are susceptible to acting on factors that may not directly correlate with facts. Qualitative research may look into management practices or brand recognition when recommending investment decisions to clients or brokers. See also: Assurance, Panic selling, Quantitative research.
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Qualitative Methods in Tourism Research: Theory and Practice
In their classic Naturalistic Inquiry, Lincoln and Guba (1985) described characteristics for evaluating the trustworthiness of qualitative methods, which are the equivalents of validity and reliability criteria for research.
Qualitative Methods in Africana Studies: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Examining Africana Phenomena.
Qualitative methods help build knowledge about and expertise on the client's business, industry and marketplace.
RDT tool provides the most comprehensive decision support system, using both quantitative and qualitative methods.
In recent years, there has been increased use and acceptance of qualitative methods in pharmacy practice research as a single approach or combination with quantitative methods.
Chapter in part four contains discussion on bridging the two strategies (quantitative and qualitative) and concluding in two final chapters on using the Internet as a place to conduct research and on writing a research report, touching on both quantitative and qualitative methods together.
In "Beyond Borders at SLA" (page 11), Marydee Ojala explores the international scope of the special libraries body, and Emil Levine's "Libraries in the Digital Age: Qualitative Methods and Altmetrics in Assessments" (page 10) covers a LIDA conference in Croatia, in which the focus was on complementary qualitative methods.
Michell (2012) attributes the contempt psychometricians feel for qualitative methods to the horror caused by the plausibility of the existence of non-quantitative psychological attributes, as if it were reality itself that excluded this possibility.
Student research ranged from qualitative methods, including a community diversity study, to quantitative projects, including analysis of Pennsylvania inpatient admissions data.
A variety of qualitative methods were employed to examine the engagement of their pedagogical content knowledge.
12) covers basic concepts, from modeling and qualitative methods of analysis to functions, numeric integration, and more.

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