After completing this chapter, students will be able to: Distinctly identify the introduction, literature foundation, methods write-up, and results and discussion sections of the written report; identify whether the author's or participants' voices are featured in the essay; identify the core ideas of the essay; identify where, when, and how data were collected;...
The need for organizations to innovate and furthermore to ceaselessly innovate is stressed
throughout the modern management literature on innovation. This need comes from
increasing competition and customer demands and new market areas. Closely linked, but
not synonymous, with innovation is the body of knowledge referred to collectively as
knowledge management. Within this discourse knowledge is considered as a potential key
competitive advantage, by helping to increase innovation within the organization.
Globally, the production quantities of agricultural commodities are increasingly
fluctuating, and crop yields are low in relation to the needs of the world population.
Furthermore, arthropod pests destroy 20-30% of the world’s food supply every year.
They damage agricultural crops and harvested food, as well as transmit diseases to
humans and animals. Stored-product insects infest raw grain, processed cereals,
warehouses, and flour and feed mills. The presence of insects in commodities or
structures leads to quantitative and qualitative losses of grain and processed food....
The presence of the lagged dependent variable Ci(-1) has a dual interpretation. On the
one hand, it reflects relationship banking in the vein of the literature discussed in section 2.1.
Long-term enterprise-bank relations help to reduce information asymmetries; banks would be
more willing to lend again if they have already done so (we consider the banking sector as a
whole as the lending party). On the other hand, a positive association can be interpreted as
evidence of soft budget constraints on the part of the banks in the sense of Berglof and Roland
A third group of experiments explored possible differences
in willingness to pay and willingness to accept. In these experiments, the choices involved
valuations of everyday objects (e.g. a coffee mug). It has been suggested that observed
differences are due to an asymmetry of preferences between losses and gains that might be
exacerbated by age. Finally, both younger and older subjects participated in beauty contest
games, in which strategic thinking plays a central role.
“KNOW THYSELF” and “To thine own self be true,” aphorisms taken
from classic literary works and passed down through many generations
as standard wisdom, remain popular even today. Centuries ago, when
Socrates and Shakespeare penned those now-immortal words, they probably
did not know that they were glimpsing a broader, more exact
science—that of emotional intelligence. Today, emotional intelligence has
blossomed from studies in social behavior to a measurable, predictable
pattern of thought and action that influences decision making and success
This guideline has been developed to advise on the treatment and management of
borderline personality disorder. The guideline recommendations have been developed
by a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, service users, a carer and
guideline methodologists after careful consideration of the best available evidence.
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về y học được đăng trên tạp chí y học Critical Care giúp cho các bạn có thêm kiến thức về ngành y học đề tài: Determinants of fruit and vegetable consumption among children and adolescents: a review of the literature. Part II: qualitative studies...
Chapter 17 - Reading and writing the quantitative research report. After reading this chapter, you should be able to: Construct a literature review that situates your research study in the historical context of research similar to yours; develop a compelling problem statement; find and integrate empirical research reports, theory articles, and literature review articles in your literature review;...
Chapter 13 - Reading and writing the quantitative research report. After reading this chapter, you should be able to: Review and revise your literature review to ensure that the literature review aligns with the designed and tested study; review and revise, if necessary, the problem statement; review and revise, if necessary, the research questions and hypotheses presented in your study;...
There are many books concerned with statistical theory. This is not one of them. This is a practical book. It is aimed
at people who need to understand statistics, but not develop it as a subject. The typical reader might be a postgraduate
student in health, life or social science who has no knowledge of statistics, but needs to use quantitative methods in their
studies. Students who are engaged in qualitative studies will need to read and understand quantitative studies when they
do their literature reviews, this book may be of use to them.
The methodology was designed to be efficient and the use of the different types of quantitative and
qualitative methods aimed to produce sound and reliable results. The literature review should
provide the most fundamental information. The survey, expert interviews and questionnaire help fill
in any gaps in the knowledge from scientific literature and web searches. The interviews and case
studies allow for the most up-to-date research developments to be included, as they may be
There are many books concerned with statistical theory. This is not one of them. This is a practical book. It is aimed at people who need to understand statistics, but not develop it as a subject. The typical reader might be a postgraduate student in health, life or social science who has no knowledge of statistics, but needs to use quantitative methods in their studies. Students who are engaged in qualitative studies will need to read and understand quantitative studies when they do their literature reviews, this book may be of use to them...
Within the literature, the phenomenological studies by Ke and Carr-Chellman (2006)
and Liu (2008) provide by far the richest depictions of distance education students’
attitudes towards interacting with other students; however, by virtue of being a
qualitative methodology that focuses on a small number of subjects, phenomenological
studies are unable to reveal the proportion of students who hold different views and
preferences. By using a mixed methodology to initially survey a...
The authors report on an aggressively interdisciplinary project to survey and integrate the scholarly social-science literature relevant to counterterrorism. They draw on literature from numerous disciplines, both qualitative and quantitative, and then use high-level conceptual models to pull the pieces together. In their