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survey

a research tool which is used to elicit information about respondents' attitudes, opinions and preferences. In MARKETING RESEARCH, surveys are employed to discover more about potential consumers' views and perceptions of existing and proposed new products, and more specifically about the buying intentions of customers.

Surveys may also be used to discover employees' views on aspects of company policy and to assess employees' MOTIVATION, ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT etc.

See MARKETING INTELLIGENCE.

survey

The process by which land is located with reference to commonly agreed upon landmarks or other points of reference, and then measured out for all of its boundaries, including distances and direction-and-degree of turns. Surveys will typically note any indicia of property lines, even if inaccurate, including fence lines and marks left by prior surveyors. A topographic survey will also include land contours. An as-built survey will include all improvements upon the property with their placement and dimensions.
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More than 1,000 remote surveys were completed in the pilot and scaling up phase by the Direct Access to Technical Experts (DATE) units based in the Maritime Operational Centre in Hvik, alongside units in Hamburg, Singapore, Houston and Piraeus.
The current economic expansionary phase, which began in early 2013, can be divided into (1) the upward phase in the January-March 2014 period (March Survey), (2) the stagnation phase between the April-June 2014 period (June Survey) and the April-June 2016 period (June Survey), and (3) the upward phase in the July-September 2016 period (September Survey).
Vice-President Jejomar Binay of United Nationalist Alliance dropped third but is also statistically tied with Roxas - with 18 per cent preference rating in PA's April 18-24 survey. Binay had 16 per cent rating in April 16-20 survey, 19 per cent in April 12-17 survey, 20 per cent in PA's April 5-10 survey, 20 per cent in March 29-April 3 survey, and 22 per cent in March 8-12 survey.
Mways get permission from the original developer of the survey. If you will be using the information gathered for research or publication, the project probably will need to be evaluated by the institutional review board.
Summary reports provide the snapshot view of the results of the survey, while detailed response reports can be used to analyze the user inputs.
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First, a broad, inclusive focus group is convened with all relevant stakeholders: those who commissioned the project, those hired to design the survey instrument, those responsible for the overall study design, those who will be collecting the data and their supervisors, and a small sampling of those who could be described as typical interviewees or study participants.
[3] John Ishiyama and Marijke Breuning, "A Survey of International Studies Programs at Liberal Arts Colleges and Universities in the Midwest: Characteristics and Correlates" International Studies Perspectives 5 (2004): 134.
As one of the largest surveying firms in the area, its services consist of engineering and construction surveys, and land surveying and mapping, using GPS technology.
In addition, the survey also found that when asked in which United States region they would invest, 32% said the northeast, 18% chose the Pacific Coast, and 15% mentioned the southwest.
To investigate the effects of seismic surveys, Miller and his colleagues tagged eight whales with devices that recorded each animal's depth, orientation in the water, movements, and the sounds that it heard or made.
The report also indicates that 11% of youth students surveyed seriously considered suicide during the 12 months before the survey was done.