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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.

Single-Case Multiple-Baseline Designs
Single-case multiple-baseline designs
Introduction

Multiple-baseline designs can be used to investigate non-reversible treatment effects in studies conducted on single or small groups. They are particularly suited to management research where the objective is to evaluate the effect of a treatment or programme on the behaviour of a single or small group of subjects (companies or individuals).

Key Features
  • Multiple-baseline designs can be used on single cases or small groups to evaluate changes in a measured behaviour.
  • Causal relationships can be demonstrated using a stringent experimental design as opposed to large-sample randomized group designs.
  • Multiple-baseline designs can highlight subtle and inconsistent changes that can easily be missed in statistical analysis.
  • Results are described using graphical means that are well-suited to the identification of complex relationships.
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