Essays Tagged: "Empirical Research"

The subject of this essay is the empirical studies and their role when undertaking a legal research and to what extent they have priviliges in the legal research.

ENTS1.Introduction.................................................................32.Definition of Empirical Research........................................33.Research Design........................ ... .118.2 Ethics..................................................................119. Divorce Law and Empirical studies....................................129.1 Misuse of Statistics..................... ...

(16 pages) 382 2 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

How to write a research proposal

1.You should write a proposal of your theory-oriented (or policy-oriented) empirical research. In any sort of empirical research, your question should be answerable with obser ... ians. Needless to say, you should also use the library to find some relevant books.7.In any sort of empirical research, you should clearly state the unit of analysis (or the unit of observation). The ... of analysis in each example introduced later is either an individual or a country.8.In any sort of empirical research, you should make a comparison between your units of analysis. If your unit of ana ...

(3 pages) 546 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Newspaper 'Habit' and The Internet

the power of "the newspaper habit" on the lives of readers -- a phenomena only recently verified by empirical research. But marketers in the exploding world of new media didn't wait for research. Thou ... people to conserve time and mental effort. By simple logical deduction, it is assumed, and has been empirically confirmed in particular domains, that cognitive processing is quicker for habitual behav ...

(41 pages) 293 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

North American vs European Trends in the research of religion

l dimension of religion, and mourns the excesses of theorization in sociology of religion, choosing empirical research, which he conducts himself. One of his most recent studies was divided over socio ...

(6 pages) 79 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Corporate Governance By Ethical Decision Making - A Comprehensive Framework

a road map providing guidance towards such ethical decision-making. The framework in this article, empirically developed, serves this purpose. This article has heavily drawn upon empirical research t ... lts of factor analysis have shown the presence of 7 steps in ethical decision-making, serving as an empirical base not present in any previous work.Keywords: Corporate Governance, Ethical Decision mak ...

(21 pages) 990 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Emile Durkheim - An Autobiography with APA sources

Durkheim and I was the first French academic sociologist. I developed the methodology of combining empirical research with sociological theory. This is a brief introduction on my life, my work and wh ...

(6 pages) 110 1 4.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

How Can Chinese Shareholding Commercial Banks Create Competitive Advantage and Build Core Competence? A Case Study: Shanghai Pudong Development Bank.

DB has built and needs to rebuild, and CSFs leading to CA and core competence of SPDB.To reflect an empirical research of positivism, based on deductive methodology, this research employs both seconda ... ivism philosophy was adopted to do this study since the whole process of this research reflects the empirical study of positivism. The research adopts the approach of positivism in the way that there ...

(85 pages) 697 0 4.8 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Business Problem: Alarm & Security Technologies, Inc.

t the consumer has agreed to pay based on sales closed.Definition of Constructs AST must use empirical research to realize how to reduce the time that installers are on the job. Empirical testi ...

(2 pages) 52 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Managing Diversity Literature Review

literature for, and against, workplace diversity is then presented. We then look at the results of empirical research conducted to examine the affects of diversity on organisational performance. A nu ... ell (2005) that found a link between minority friendly firms and share performance through rigorous empirical analysis.For example, the senior management at IBM 'insisted that the task force create a ...

(7 pages) 394 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Comments on Bonus Scheme Hypothesis

competing hypothesis (so-called bonus plan hypothesis) and income-smoothing hypothesis, and related empirical research, will be mentioned to support the discussion.Healy (1985, p.106) discussed that ' ... ocks and only half as much as salary.Murphy (1999, cited in Gao & Shrieves 2002) summarizes the empirical and theoretical research on executive compensation and provides a comprehensive and up-to- ...

(7 pages) 77 1 4.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Visitor satisfaction

ment focuses primarily on the disconfirmation model of expectations. While a considerable amount of empirical research supports this theory, Yi (1990) claimed that the desires of the consumer, as the ...

(7 pages) 55 0 3.7 Aug/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Evaluate the knowledge on attitudes that has been offered by the cognitive-experimental perspective.

ces. Yet the influences of individuals' attitude could never summarize all human behavior. In fact, empirical research illustrated that there are other factors, such as situational and contextual infl ...

(6 pages) 61 0 2.3 Dec/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Physics And Philosophy:Do The Philosophical Critic

igation were seen to be less 'pure' than conclusions based on logic.Much of physics is now based on empirical data, and this data is required for any theory to be accepted by the scientific community. ... his data is required for any theory to be accepted by the scientific community. This expansion into empirical research can be seen as the sole reason physics has become more advanced (and therefore mo ...

(17 pages) 44 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Theories of Learning: Three Major Paradigms

efine a paradigm as "a viewpoint shared by several scientists that provides a general framework for empirical research, and is usually more than just one theory" (p. 24). Two of the major paradigms ar ...

(4 pages) 153 0 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

How to Build Brands within Framework of Low Cost Leadership Strategy

e" and internal Supply dimension as "Strength or Core Competence" of a firm. Rational behind it was Empirical research on the profit impact of market share that indicated firms with a high market shar ...

(12 pages) 84 0 3.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Data warehousing development methodologies: A comparative analysis

1995) comparison framework. The analysis highlights a number of issues orareas where conceptual and empirical research may significantly improve developmentpractice.KEY WORDS: data warehousing, system ... n, level of adoption andusage, and level of general influence on practice. While we have no rigorousempirical evidence to support the selection, anecdotal evidence from attendance attrade exhibitions, ...

(15 pages) 108 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Foundations of Psychology

al processes and behavior. There is some tension between scientific psychology (with its program of empirical research) and applied psychology (dealing with a number of areas). Psychologists attempt t ...

(3 pages) 116 0 1.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Title: The importance of empirical patterns in consumer behavior with specific focus on the Double Jeopardy effect and the Duplication of Purchase law.

ABSTRACTIt is widely recognized that empirical research is invaluable to the study of consumptive behavior, as it provides marketing prac ... a to understand and positively influence consumer.(Ehrenberg, 1993) Despite this significance, many empirical studies undertaken in the field of marketing have fallen prey to 'the cult of the isolated ... len prey to 'the cult of the isolated study,' (Hubbard, 1994)(Hunter 2001), or investigations of an empirical nature that tend to focus on singular results, producing theories that are of no practical ...

(12 pages) 30 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Emile Durkheim

Emile Durkheim was the first French academic sociologist. He developed the methodology of combining empirical research with sociological theory. This is a brief introduction on his life, his work and ...

(11 pages) 107 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Are criminals born or made?

hat criminals are made rather than born. The essay will base this argument on relevant theories and empirical research that has been undertaken on this topic.The four main arguments presented are in f ... n of criminal behaviour will be looked at and will describe how it is applied to this debate.Second empirical research by B.F skinner will be discussed and his approach to testing the nature between b ...

(8 pages) 85 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays