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a careful study of some social unit (as a corporation or division within a corporation) that attempts to determine what factors led to its success or failure

a detailed analysis of a person or group from a social or psychological or medical point of view

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In this educational article I will briefly describe how to write up a case study and hope this will spur some from our profession to submit case studies to the Journal.
The majority of the course--roughly two-thirds of it--is spent investigating methodological strategies, including interviews, ethnographies, case studies, focus groups, and unobtrusive research, including document research and content analysis.
The three case studies comprise a curriculum, and together they cover a wide range of outbreak investigation topics.
Case studies open our minds to innovative ideas that even the most seasoned communicators can appreciate.
Indeed, only one of the case studies is a newly industrialized country.
These case studies are supported by a select team of scientists, engineers, and military operators from throughout the international defense community.
This book's focus is on ethical issues in archives management using case studies that put into perspective the principles of the Code of Ethics for Archivists (SAA 1980, revised 1992).
The case studies presented in the volume thus only cover about half of the range of basin types.
asked several machine clothing experts to define troubleshooting and provide case studies that illustrate key aspects of the troubleshooting process.
Between them, the two reveal both the promise and perils of writing case studies of historical murders.
Boston, a leading syndicator of in-depth IT content, has expanded the offerings in its searchable database of IT white papers and case studies from leading IT vendors and analyst groups.
The NICP study used validated measures to collect quantitative and qualitative data and employed varied methods such as objective assessments, video samples, and individual case studies in a nationwide effort to determine the effects of inclusionary outdoor programs on youth.
To provide guidance on improving the quality of case studies in health services research.
The case studies occupy chapters 3-8 and are arranged in chronological order.
The Task Force has developed a set of case studies designed for use in the first three semester hours of tax (which may also be used in an integrated curriculum with a financial accounting module).