methods study

methods study

[′meth·ədz ‚stəd·ē]
(industrial engineering)
An analysis of the methods in use, of the means and potentials for their improvement, and of reducing costs.
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To validate the methods study sites have been selected in forest with very different characteristics (Tropical, Temperate, Boreal and Mediterranean).
This mixed methods study explored the characteristics of women referred to a specialist PIMH service and the therapeutic interventions that PIMH clinicians use.
In sequential designs, the intent is to have one phase of the mixed methods study build on the other, whereas in the convergent designs the intent is to merge the phases in order that the quantitative and qualitative results can be compared.
HIV testing and care in Canadian Aboriginal youth: A community based mixed methods study.
From January to September 2012, CHILDREN AT RISK conducted a mixed methods study that included a survey with a random sample of school districts.
This will require the performance of two different types of studies; a Comparison of Methods Study to estimate inaccuracy (bias) and a Replication Study to estimate imprecision.
A quasi-experimental, mixed methods study was carried out at the three pilot sites to compare the outcomes for 47 serious and persistent offenders.
That is, a mixed method way of thinking seeks not so much convergence as insight; the point is not a well-fitting model or curve but rather the generation of important understandings and discernments through the juxtaposition of different lenses, perspectives, and stances; in a good mixed methods study, difference is constitutive and fundamentally generative.
O'Cathain, Murphy and Nicholl (2008) developed a set of quality criteria guidelines for reporting mixed methods studies in health services research: the Good Reporting of a Mixed Methods Study (GRAMMS).
In market research, these methods study sensory feedback, cognitive and emotional stimuli of consumers to products or services.
The main purpose of this paper is using the elementary and analytic methods study this problem, and give an interesting asymptotic formula for it.
Modern Engineering Methods Study Pioneering Aircraft Design on the Centennial of the First Recognized Airplane Flight in Europe