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A must-have reference resource for qualitative management researchers, this dictionary contains over 90 entries covering the fundamentals of qualitative methodologies; covering both analysis and implementation. Each entry gives an introduction to the topic, lists the key relevant features, gives a worked example, a concise summary and a selection of further reading suggestions. It is suitable for researchers and academics who need a handy and quick point of reference.

Intraclass Correlation Coefficient
Intraclass correlation coefficient
Introduction

Most of the correlation measures are measures of interclass correlation: measures of the relationship between two or more variables based on a number of observations of the corresponding values of these variables. However, in many instances, observations of a particular variable are taken in groups, or subsamples, that are later combined to form one aggregate sample. For example, where a number of interviewers were sent out to collect data on the planned vacation expenditures of five families. The interviews made by each interviewer form a subsample, all of these five subsamples being combined later into one large sample to arrive at the overall results of the survey. Now, if a random sampling procedure has been employed, the data obtained from ...

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