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
Research performed in detail on a single individual, group, incident or community, as opposed to, for instance, a sample of the whole population.
In the social sciences and life sciences, a case study is a descriptive or explanatory analysis of a person, group or event. An explanatory case study is used to explore causation in order to find underlying principles. Case studies may be prospective or retrospective. Thomas offers the following definition of case study: "Case studies are analyses of persons, events, decisions, periods, projects, policies, institutions, or other systems that are studied holistically by one or more methods. The case that is the subject of the inquiry will be an instance of a class of phenomena that provides an analytical frame — an object — within which the study is conducted and which the case illuminates and explicates." Another suggestion is that case study should be defined as a research strategy, an empirical inquiry that investigates a phenomenon within its real-life context. Case study research can mean single and multiple case studies, can include quantitative evidence, relies on multiple sources of evidence, and benefits from the prior development of theoretical propositions. Case studies should not be confused with qualitative research and they can be based on any mix of quantitative and qualitative evidence. Single-subject research provides the statistical framework for making inferences from quantitative case-study data. This is also supported and well-formulated in: "The case study is a research approach, situated between concrete data taking techniques and methodologic paradigms."
A piece of research or data analysis created for a person, policy, benefit, couple, family, group of people, observation, scientific theory, service or a principle using accurate, mapped, recorded and verifiable data, evidence and fact to demonstrate specific need, behavior, design, eligibility, service provision, response or other specific phenomena.
Case studies are used in various circumstances in life e.g. business, science, service provision, policy creation and for many other purposes.
The numerical value of case study in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of case study in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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Appreciation gives rise to motivation/multiplication. Let's take this as a case study. When Jesus Christ was faced with the task of feeding a multitude. The scripture says that he (Jesus Christ) first and foremost gave thanks to God. And just because he gave thanks to God. God was motivated to multiply the five loaves of bread/two fishes which he already had. Now that's why he (Jesus Christ) miraclously fed/overfed at a time 5,000 men excluding women and children, scripture reference (Mattew 14 and verse 17 through 21). Anyway, that evidently proves, appreciation truly gives rise to motivation which eventually leads to multiplication. Have you been unappreciative to God/your fellow humans all these while? If YES then, you've got to learn to appreciate your fellow humans. But most importantly, do appreciate God all the time/way even in time of scarcity/insufficiency of resources like money/food stuffs. Because if you dare to appreciate him (God) at all times. Then, he will be motivated to multiply whatever you have until you are wholly gratified/satisfied.
A praiseful life is bound to end up a wondrous or wonderful life. Do I really need to prove that to you? O.K listen up and let's take biblical David as a case study. He (David) throughtout his lifetime was praiseful. I mean, he was accustomed to praising God. That's why, nobody ever praised God as he did. Oh! yes, David praised God wildly to the extent that he once danced naked before God while he was in the mood of praise. And just because of that single act. God took him to be a man after his own heart. Not only that, even till now. David is still the most celebrated king of Israel. No wonder, there was and there is still a city in Israel called king David's city. Now, that's just a tip of what a praiseful life can do or achieve. Therefore, this is a call to praise God as much as you can and as long as you live. Because, you should praise God tirelessly and ceaselessly too. For, if you refuse to praise him continually, then it's obvious you are taking him (God) for granted. But, never take God for granted. For, as far as I'm concerned. God is always worthy of our praises. Unless you think otherwise.
Whatever that God calls anyone to do, he equally equips him or her for it. Let's take prophet Jeremiah as a case study. He (Jeremiah) was destined to be a prophet even before he was formed or made in his mother's womb (Jeremiah 1 : 5). And that's why, when he complained that he was not outspoken or eloquent enough for his call and destiny. God neglected his complaints, because he already knew that he has wholly equiped him for the task in question. Now, that is to say, whatever you need to fulfill your God-given destiny is already deposited right inside you. So what else are you still waiting for? Anyway, what you've got to do is just to discover and fulfill your destiny by all means. And believe you me, the very moment your destiny is discovered and fulfilled. You will surely and eventually make a global impact and positive change in your lifetime or rather in the world just like prophet Jeremiah, biblical Joseph, king David, Zig Ziglar, Martin Luther King Jnr., Dr. Myles Munroe, Dr. Uma Ukpai, Chinua Achebe among others. Nevertheless, I so much believe in destiny. I don't know about you or rather what about you?
Anyone who dares to speak/live positively notwithstanding his/her plight/ordeal and as well, he/she is always grateful to God for all things. Then, God will surely sooner or later make him/her a wonder to himself/herself/the world and even to the posterity ahead. Let's take king David as a case study. He (David) spoke/lived positively and all his lifetime he was often praiseful/grateful to God even against all odds. No wonder, God took him to be a man after his own heart and eventually he (God) made him (David) the most celebrated king of Israel. Moreover, even his son Solomon was not left out. As a matter of fact, God also made him (Solomon) a wonder by endowing him with divine wisdom/great insight and that's why he was able to write 3,000 proverbs and 1,005 songs. Above all, he (Solomon) became the richest/wisest king ever according to the scripture. Now, do you long to be a wonder all-round? If Yes, then go ahead and think/speak/live/act positively, also dare to be grateful to God for all things even against all odds. For, God is ever ready/capable to equally make you a wonder to your ownself/generation/the world/posterity ahead.
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- hadisənin öyrənilməsiAzerbaijani
- případová studieCzech
- case, tapaustutkimus, esimerkkitapaus, case studyFinnish
- étude de casFrench
- staidéar ar chás áirithe, staidéar cáis, cás-staidéarIrish
- חקר מקרה, מקרה בוחןHebrew
- caso di studioItalian
- ケーススタディー, 事例研究Japanese
- [[учебный]] [[пример]]Russian
- студија случајаSerbo-Croatian
- olay incelemesiTurkish
- nghiên cứu tình huốngVietnamese
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