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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.
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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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All research, whether qualitative or quantitative, is influenced in some way by the researchers, but this is particularly true in qualitative research because the researchers are an integral part of the research process.
The articles included in this special issue do not total a comprehensive picture of the current state of qualitative research in management.
Even though the determination of data quality for quantitative and qualitative research is different, there are some similarities in the steps one follows when critiquing these two forms of research (Gray & Grove, 2017).
I split Chapter 2 (which amounts to more than half of the entire book) over three classes: pairing the first section on finding a topic and constructing a research question with Mark McCaslin and Karen Wilson's article, "The Five-question Method for Framing a Qualitative Research Study."(8) I paired the second section on data collection questions with Kathryn Anderson and Dana Jack's chapter, "Learning to Listen: Interview Techniques and Analyses," from The Oral History Reader.
Burns and Grove [2009] have provided their opinions that qualitative research is a systematic and subjective approach to highlight and explain daily life experiences, and to further give them proper meaning.
Validity, reliability and generalizability in qualitative research. Journal of Medicine and Primary Care, 4(3), 324-327.
Participants in qualitative research studies are often referred to as co-researchers due to their extensive participation in the development of the research methodologies and their typical interest in exploring the nature of the studied phenomena, along with the research team.
Qualitative research explores a subjective, holistic pathway which helps to develop theory (Burns and Grove 2009).
Wiles contends that ethical literacy is the crux of qualitative research ethics.
Purpose: The purpose of the book is to provide a more accessible and innovative approach in the area of qualitative research methods on sociology of sport and physical culture.

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