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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Contract award notice: Conducting a qualitative study from 2 regions on the personal training account
She presented a qualitative study in which 20 patients with longstanding genital psoriasis sounded off, sharing their perspectives on the disease in one-on-one, semistructured, face-to-face interviews.
These multiple ways to approach organizational phenomenon such as organizational practices while conducting a qualitative study makes it clear that: (a) first, one needs to refine what one understands of "practices" and its assumptions; (b) and, second, this is needed because such assumptions will serve as the guiding points to refine and to present a coherent and transparent research strategy and design.
It is also important to mention the hypothesis, no less relevant, of the pressure on post-graduate programs to publish the work of its students--as well as the illusion that a qualitative study is easier and cheaper to be conducted--as the motivation behind submitting of the so-called qualitative studies that actually do not meet the requirements of academic work.
The author has organized the thirty chapters that make up the main body of his text in seven parts devoted to understanding the landscape of qualitative research, considering primary elements, introducing a qualitative study, collecting data, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
Tubal Ligation in Catholic Hospitals: A Qualitative Study of OB/GYNS' Experiences
A qualitative study on assaults on emergency nurses sponsored by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) found a need to change the culture of acceptance prevalent among hospital administrators and law enforcement, as well as a need to better train nurses on signs of potential trouble.
Burdens and difficulties experienced by caregivers of children and adolescents with schizophrenia-spectrum disorders: A qualitative study.
The research is a qualitative study and the study was conducted with eighteen teacher candidates.
Our first qualitative study is by Gary Weilbacher, Illinois State University, and Jill L.
This qualitative study explored the decisionmaking behaviors on intra-shift staffing decisions from the perspective of nurses who make and are impacted by these decisions.
Presenting the findings of a qualitative study of undergraduate writers at The City University of New York, this article explores student perspectives on models of authorship, the relationships between these models and student experiences of authorship in different writing situations, and proposes the importance of distinguishing between the multiple models and definitions of authorship and the rhetorical contexts associated with each.

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