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Nine types of recommendations, guidelines and policies: an exploratory test of a proposed typology of physical activity promotion documents

Peter Gelius, Sven Messing, Karim Abu-Omar
2019 Archives of Public Health  
We used a selection of eleven physical activity documents to perform an exploratory test of the functions and utility of the typology.  ...  "recommendations") may be used to label substantially different contents, while identical topics may hide behind different monikers (e.g. "guidelines" and "strategy").  ...  This article attempts to address this gap by proposing a theory-based typology and by conducting an exploratory test of its utility using a set of select documents.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13690-019-0381-x pmid:31827791 pmcid:PMC6886183 fatcat:og3mr3tkuvdyvgzgwjquhmlc3i

On the nature and types of anomalies: a review of deviations in data

Ralph Foorthuis
2021 International Journal of Data Science and Analytics  
By means of an extensive literature review this study therefore offers the first theoretically principled and domain-independent typology of data anomalies and presents a full overview of anomaly types  ...  The typology facilitates the evaluation of the functional capabilities of anomaly detection algorithms, contributes to explainable data science, and provides insights into relevant topics such as local  ...  Preliminary versions of the typology were presented in [69] and the poster of [6] . Feel free to contact the author if anomaly (sub)types are deemed missing.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s41060-021-00265-1 pmid:34368422 pmcid:PMC8331998 fatcat:6ksa7kns6zgrdjbxzmoht5lcri

On the Nature and Types of Anomalies: A Review of Deviations in Data [article]

Ralph Foorthuis
2021 arXiv   pre-print
By means of an extensive literature review this study therefore offers the first theoretically principled and domain-independent typology of data anomalies, and presents a full overview of anomaly types  ...  The typology facilitates the evaluation of the functional capabilities of anomaly detection algorithms, contributes to explainable data science, and provides insights into relevant topics such as local  ...  Preliminary versions of the typology have been employed for evaluating AD algorithms [6, 69, 70, 297] .  ... 
arXiv:2007.15634v3 fatcat:ghetwk2l7ja75bp3y3qoqukeqi

Assessing Improvement Opportunities and Risks of Supply Chain Transformation Projects [chapter]

Alessandro Brun, Maria Caridi
2008 Supply Chain  
Data Cost accounting and work-study method Tangible Step 1: preliminary analysis In the first phase, after a preliminary analysis of the organisation, an information requirements analysis is carried  ...  Section 4 presents a case study focused on the first 3 steps of the methodology (namely, 1. Preliminary analysis, 2.  ...  An Internet enabled supply chain may have justin-time delivery, precise inventory visibility, and up-to-the-minute distribution-tracking capabilities.  ... 
doi:10.5772/5355 fatcat:g4ioabhovjenplcvie2pc4kf2y

Sustainability and Risk Disclosure: An Exploratory Study on Sustainability Reports

Elisa Truant, Laura Corazza, Simone Scagnelli
2017 Sustainability  
Therefore, this study aims at addressing such issues from an exploratory perspective.  ...  between their level of risk disclosure and other relevant variables.  ...  Furthermore, in the preliminary stage of the study, we applied descriptive statistics to address the relevant features of our sample.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su9040636 fatcat:nft252p3wnhi7cgbux64jlmuee

Mobile App for Science Education: Designing the Learning Approach

Rita Tavares, Rui Marques Vieira, Luís Pedro
2021 Education Sciences  
This adequacy was revealed through the teachers' conceptions about the potential impact of the conceptualized mobile app (i) to provide a comprehensive and practical Science Education learning; and (ii  ...  The paper aims to contribute to the design of an innovative learning approach in Science Education and to share it with other researchers since it can be expanded to other educational software.  ...  The funders had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, or in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/educsci11020079 fatcat:2x3jtvo6fvc5hn2zmkbiruwkei

Collaborative Capability in Coworking Spaces: Convenience Sharing or Community Building?

Marcelo Castilho, Carlos Quandt
2017 Technology Innovation Management Review  
ISPIM (ispim-innovation.com) -the International Society for Professional Innovation Management -is a network of researchers, industrialists, consultants, and public bodies who share an interest in innovation  ...  The preliminary selection of websites was based on the combination of at least one of three criteria: i) the ones that had the most relevance in terms of size or economic impact; ii) the ones that pioneered  ...  Code creation: utilizes a ten-code system proposed by Quandt and Castilho (2017) in the context of the relationship between collaboration and innovativeness in a case study of an innovative organization  ... 
doi:10.22215/timreview/1126 fatcat:ypu6q32cvjdqhkwol4eut6a2k4

Situation Complexity: Delineating Situational Factors Affecting Individual Communicative Action in Problem Solving

Arina Anis Azlan, Samsudin A. Rahim
2017 Jurnal Komunikasi Malaysian Journal of Communication  
Previous studies have examined three key antecedent factors that determine an individual's participation in communicative action: problem recognition, involvement recognition, and constraint recognition  ...  Of late, the study of the individual problem solving process has become an important focus; more specifically, the communicative behaviour of individuals and the factors that influence these communicative  ...  Herzik's (1983) typology was used by DiLeo and Lech (1998) in their study in order to "examine the typology by applying it to the gubernatorial agendas of the 1990's and by testing his claim of a relationship  ... 
doi:10.17576/jkmjc-2017-3301-17 fatcat:cv43sficbrbnlj5pttey4cds7e

Knowledge Integration for Low Carbon Transition: The Case of Energy Retrofit

Maurizio Sibilla, Esra Kurul
2018 European Journal of Sustainable Development  
The methodological approach is structured as follows: 1) Collecting case studies; 2) Identifying main topics; 3) Coding list of concepts; 4) Defining relationships; and 5) Updating the conceptual framework  ...  The methodology is applied to 10 case studies in order to explore the relationships between Energy Retrofit and built environment transformation processes.  ...  Identifying main topics. A textual report was used to present each case study. Specifically, for each case study one and only one relevant topic was identified.  ... 
doi:10.14207/ejsd.2018.v7n3p493-506 fatcat:fnwd5livfnhs3bctlrzdyas3wi

Relationship between ecology fieldwork and student attitudes toward environmental protection

R. Fernández Manzanal, L.M. Rodríguez Barreiro, M. Casal Jiménez
1999 Journal of Research in Science Teaching  
Before further research was conducted, an exploratory study was carried out consisting of an initial diagnosis of the pupils' ideas; fieldwork materials were prepared and an ecology unit for the study  ...  The study combined qualitative and quantitative research methods.  ...  The themes or topics were: water (Topic I), dead organisms (Topic II), analysis of the area or surroundings of the ecosystem (Topic III), observation of debris associated with human presence (Topic IV)  ... 
doi:10.1002/(sici)1098-2736(199904)36:4<431::aid-tea3>3.3.co;2-0 fatcat:npia7xdgkjhmjkutykmyddoyxi

Relationship between ecology fieldwork and student attitudes toward environmental protection

R. Fern�ndez Manzanal, L.M. Rodr�guez Barreiro, M. Casal Jim�nez
1999 Journal of Research in Science Teaching  
Before further research was conducted, an exploratory study was carried out consisting of an initial diagnosis of the pupils' ideas; fieldwork materials were prepared and an ecology unit for the study  ...  The study combined qualitative and quantitative research methods.  ...  The themes or topics were: water (Topic I), dead organisms (Topic II), analysis of the area or surroundings of the ecosystem (Topic III), observation of debris associated with human presence (Topic IV)  ... 
doi:10.1002/(sici)1098-2736(199904)36:4<431::aid-tea3>3.0.co;2-9 fatcat:eumsujbd4bc5jey2lxl4ees4re

Conceptions of environmental education in Mexican primary education: teachers' views and curriculum aims

Ana Ilse Benavides-Lahnstein
2018 Environmental Education Research  
Overall, an exploratory case study is majorly fitting when a topic has been scarcely investigated, and when further guidance is desirable for future research in the field, especially when various research  ...  Overall, this is a research study based on constructivist grounds and focused on an exploratory multiple case study of EE in Mexican primary education.  ...  Block II, Topic 1.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13504622.2018.1553235 fatcat:w6axepfdojb3donpwxgy6uibc4

Towards defining HR Systems: Preliminary Insights from Romanian Business Context

Carmen Claudia Aruştei
2015 Procedia Economics and Finance  
Therefore international rese Unfortunatly we cannot say the same thing about Rom practitioners, it isn't supported enought among academ systems and investigating them features and typologies variables  ...  Starting 1990's, the international literature on organizatio link topic, many researchers trying o demonstrate it and l HRM concept as a selection of individual practices, after organizational performance  ...  Acknowledgements This paper is partially supported by the Sectorial Operational Programme Human Resources Development (SOP HRD) financed from the European Social Fund and by the Romanian Government under  ... 
doi:10.1016/s2212-5671(15)01443-4 fatcat:niu7kyipvvbdzeoc5t6haxfnwy

What Is a Case Study and What Is It Good for?

JOHN GERRING
2004 American Political Science Review  
A "case study," I argue, is best defined as an intensive study of a single unit with an aim to generalize across a larger set of units.  ...  In the end, the perceived hostility between case study and non-case study research is largely unjustified and, perhaps, deserves to be regarded as a misconception.  ...  A more complicated descriptive case study might assert a classificatory relationship among A, B, and C, such that A falls into a certain typological relationship with B and C.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0003055404001182 fatcat:fn7xg5bsxvbl7l53s6mufzi2h4

AN EXPLORATORY STUDY ON R&D PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT PRACTICES: A SURVEY OF ITALIAN R&D-INTENSIVE FIRMS

VITTORIO CHIESA, FEDERICO FRATTINI, VALENTINA LAZZAROTTI, RAFFAELLA MANZINI
2009 International Journal of Innovation Management  
in our preliminary exploratory case studies [see, e.g., Frattini et al., 2006; .  ...  Empirical literature on the issue has developed as well and several case studies have been carried out on the topic.  ... 
doi:10.1142/s1363919609002182 fatcat:vnzmwnciyne65gnvd5bczyghla
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