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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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Software engineers and computer scientists at Lund University in Sweden and the University of Hertfordshire in England share their experience of adapting case study methodology from other fields and applying it to software engineering.
The title should be accurate description of the case study followed by the words--"a case study", or case studies if more than one patient is presented as in a retrospective analysis.
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The following four terms are used in this research study: (1) the Autism School, (2) attitude, (3) a case study, (4) and students with autism.
In addition, they can access a variety of tools within the case study including reference materials, Web sites, and special lessons to learn more about epidemiology and foodborne diseases.
This show contains many of Shulman's photos of those Case Study homes.
The book follows a case study format with introductory chapters outlining the key concepts, central chapters exploring these concepts through six case studies, and a conclusion that reflects on the ethical dimensions of tectonics.
To date, one case study is complete, six are ongoing, and four are planned.
This case study serves to illustrate the benefits of maintaining all building systems on an ongoing basis to keep them in working order.
Out of the fifteen research papers, five deal with fold-thrust belts and associated intramontane or piggyback basins, three papers focus on foreland basins, three on rift and/or graben/half-graben basins, two concentrate on intracratonic basins, one presents the case study of a divergent continental margin, and one other deals with a fore-arc basin.
Embedded Case Study Methods: Integrating Quantitative and Qualitative Knowledge.