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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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As a type of descriptive study, case studies recounting particular library experiences or initiatives occupy a low position in the EBL hierarchy of evidence, because they are anecdotal, not generalizable, and prone to various types of bias, including positive outcome bias [8].
Some case studies use real-life examples, particularly if written in the first person.
Clinical case studies or case reports are a type of research that presents an interesting clinical condition of a patient (Flippin, 2010).
Case studies typically are divided under the following headings: Title, Abstract, Introduction, Case Report, Results, Discussion, Conclusions, Acknowledgements, References.
I next address case studies and focus groups, which are strategies that are less established in qualitative sociology than interviews and ethnographies.
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.
Case Studies in Dental Hygiene is designed for dental hygiene students.
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.