The political assessment of confirmability
differs qualitatively from the technical assessment of the candidate's professional qualifications and legal philosophy.
giving respondents time to "open up" Fit: Extent to which the Addressed through credibility, findings fit with substantive confirmability
, and dependency area under investigation measures Understanding: Extent to which Provided executive summaries to the participants believe the participants and asked if these results are representations of were reflective of their their world stories Generality: Extent to which the Interviews were lengthy to allow findings discover multiple time for multiple aspects of aspects of the phenomena supply chain relationships to emerge Control: Extent to which Participants did have control organizations can influence over some of the focal aspects of the theory variables
In fact, CAQDAS facilitates transparency in the dialogue between researcher and textual data, therefore improves confirmability
through external audit (Maxwell 1997).
Last, to ensure dependability and confirmability
, audits were conducted by members of the aforementioned peer debriefing team, a diverse team of four senior faculty colleagues, and one additional qualitative research methodologist.
Ahuvia (2001) suggests that reviewers can better judge the confirmability
or public credibility of a qualitative content analysis if the researcher submits his original data set, codings, and justification for particular codes if necessary along with a manuscript.
Obviously, the goals of confirmability
and compatibility will be in tension, and that tension will be greatest when the White House and the Senate belong to different parties.
Lincoln and Guba's (1985) trustworthiness criteria, which roughly parallel the conventional particulate-deterministic paradigm's criteria of scientific rigor, include criteria for judging credibility, confirmability
, dependability, and transferability.
As part of determining the confirmability
of the Plan, the Bankruptcy Court has approved a process and timeline for determining the cost to resolve asbestos-related property damage and personal injury claims.
Criteria for qualitative research can be identified as credibility, dependability, transferability, and confirmability
The two researchers identified themes in the short-answer portion of the surveys and closely analyzed them to establish credibility and confirmability
Credibility refers to accurate descriptions and interpretations of the participants' views and experiences by the researcher, whilst confirmability
refers to the extent to which the findings can be confirmed by others (Lincoln & Guba 1985).
Trustworthiness of the qualitative data was determined by analyzing the criteria of credibility, reliability, and confirmability
(Davies & Dodd, 2002; Frankel, 1999; Lincoln & Guba, 1985).