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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As put by Tracy (2013), the main source of controversy in the discussion regarding the establishment of standards or criteria for evaluating the rigor and overall quality of qualitative research is the fact that such criteria are constructed and not given.
Qualitative research falls in to five main designs, namely, Phenomenology, Ethnography, Grounded Theory (Glaser and Strauss 1967), Historical method and Case study (Borbasi and Jackson 2012; Burns and Grove 2009).
This work could be a valuable primary or supplemental text in qualitative research ethics, as well as a resource for professors or researchers as they continually address ethical issues as they arise in the course of conducting qualitative research.
Although there are a variety of forms of data collected in qualitative research (e.
From within the universe, 38 dissertations research samplings in each of which qualitative research design has been used have built up the sampling.
The analytical focus of this paper is qualitative research in the academic field rather than commercial research, although this discussion is also useful for the latter.
Within the fields of exercise science and sports medicine, qualitative research methods are being included more frequently in studies designed to evaluate programmes.
The book follows a clear structure, moving through explanations of the theoretical and practical application of qualitative research with ease; gently walking the reader through some of the more contentious aspects of the genre.
Because qualitative research includes numerous approaches that are based on different foundational assumptions (Fossey, Harvey, McDermott, & Davidson, 2002; Lincoln & Guba, 2000; Schwandt, 2000), authors have argued that it is impossible to establish uniform standards for the evaluation of such research (Howe & Eisenhart, 1990; Rolfe, 2006; Smith & Deemer, 2000).
Also presented are strategies for navigating the handbook, caveats and assumptions, and specific tools for searching for and retrieving qualitative research reports.

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