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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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Thus, a full assessment of the impact of high modernism requires a much more diverse and representative set of case examples than those Scott analyzes as well as an approach to causation that allows for factors less extreme than those he implicitly generalizes from the Soviet experience.
Cognitive flexibility theory offers a number of prescriptions to combat this phenomenon, including using multiple knowledge representations (such as analogies, case examples, or lines of argument); explicitly linking abstract concepts to case examples; stressing the interrelated and web-like nature of knowledge (rather than compartmentalizing it); introducing complexity early in small, cognitively manageable units; and promoting knowledge assembly from various previously learned knowledge components (rather than stressing the intact recall of previously memorized information).
At the end of each section we provide a case example in which the respective spirituality played a part in helping a student.
Information about TWA and a case example are provided to assist counselors in understanding how TWA can be applied to retirement career counseling.
Cultural dynamics and chronic illness: diabetes, a case example. Video & Handbook.
Educating students, through discussion and case example, to dispel the common stereotypes and myths regarding gay and lesbian individuals.
Written in plain language to be accessible to students and general readers, this work explores Netflix, the subscription video-on-demand service, as a case example of the international geography of online television distribution around the world.
The core competencies of the Resilient Therapist are outlined, with a case example providing an illustration of how RT can be applied.
Detailed steps are given for the development and use of these "maps." A case example is provided.
Based on her historical/rhetorical analysis of communication of prevailing scientific thinking to the public and how such shifts influence new mothers, Koerber (communication and rhetoric, Texas Tech U.) calls for renewed discourse on breastfeeding as a case example of controversies in health policy and practice.
A clinical case example is used to illustrate the application of these concepts to the therapeutic approach which is called transitional psychotherapy.
A composite case example follows and demonstrates various aspects of the storied approach.
Also provided are chapters on basic information, subtypes, comorbid conditions and differential diagnosis, epidemiology, theories on etiology and maintenance, assessment, diagnosis, clinical evaluation, evidence-based treatment, and case formulation, as well as a case example. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)
Each chapter examines the gender and cultural issues that are relevant to the population and model it describes, and includes a case example. In addition, each chapter describes how the model is integrated with psychiatric services and examines the use of medication in each case.