The Importance Of Quantitative Research

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The collecting, in addition to, the development of quantitative research data brings important safety considerations for researchers. According to Bryman (2006), Quantitative research often require researchers to meet participant’s person to person and discuss personal safety aspects of their areas of work and can require them to work alone at times. From design through analysis and write-up, ensuring the safety of researchers is a crucial consideration that shortens the research process. It’s important to understand what quantitative research in safety is. Bryman (2006) further explains that Quantitative research is an official and prescribed objective within a systematic process where statistical figures are used to achieve facts. The…show more content…
Quantitative research normally comes at a later point in a research project, at a phase when the scope of the project is well understood, and is more closely associated with what is considered the conventional scientific standard. Quantitative research results in the collecting of numbers, which can then be subject to statistical analysis in order to come to results. A key aspect of this type of research is for the researcher to remain detached from the research expressively and to exclude researcher bias (Bryman,…show more content…
In cross-sectional research, participants are assessed at one point in time, while longitudinal research involves participants being assessed at numerous points in time. Therefore, cross-sectional-research provides a single evaluation of the participants, while an assessment of change in participants can be viewed over time is possible thanks to longitudinal research (Bryman, 2006). Qualitative research commonly results in the narrative descriptions as opposed to the numerical and statistical of quantitative research. Values created by qualitative research are based on a scale or grade. While still being valuable, this type of data has less statistical impact than that resulting from quantitative research (Creswell, 2006). There have been numerous efforts to find a more durable combination between the two styles of research in recent years, but many social scientists tend to gravitate to one side or the other, therefore, the debate
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