From these descriptive findings, we extended our cross-case analysis
to "build an explanation" (Yin, 2009, p.
However, cross-case analysis
showed that this could be explained as an overlapping of different policies.
Aggregative synthesis would rely on a technique like cross-case analysis
to accomplish the goal of study aggregation (Yin, 2003).
The major themes emerging in this cross-case analysis
include innovation and replication, relationship with government, interagency collaborations, types of emergencies, volunteerism, and relief-oriented medical services.
Using a cross-case analysis
with multiple case studies provides a way to strengthen the results of the study.
Pattern coding was particularly important for this multiple-case study, as it led to the development of key themes, which laid the groundwork for cross-case analysis
Innovative programs and practices emerging from the implementation of welfare reform: A cross-case analysis
Qualitative case study design was used to construct individual portraits and a cross-case analysis
of four teachers in multiage classrooms serving students in grades 3 through 5.
The analysis of cases provides descriptive within-case analysis and cross-case analysis
where cases are compared and patterns explored.
The cross-case analysis
found a consistent and predictable five-stage cycle which describes the trajectory of management fads: creation, narrative evolution, time lag, narrative devolution, and dissonance resolution.
Results of the cross-case analysis
are presented, including factors supporting and posing challenges to implementation.
Following the within-case analysis, the themes and sub-themes of the focus group cases were compared in the cross-case analysis
Networks for innovation in sustainable tourism; case studies and cross-case analysis
Qualitative cross-case analysis
indicated that the teachers used motivational and skill-building strategies to promote academic success.
of these roles over the 18-month institute revealed four patterns of teacher leadership.