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ERIC Number: EJ914048
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jan
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 18
ISSN: ISSN-1052-0147
Communicating Qualitative Analytical Results Following Grice's Conversational Maxims
Chenail, Jan S.; Chenail, Ronald J.
Qualitative Report, v16 n1 p276-285 Jan 2011
Conducting qualitative research can be seen as a developing communication act through which researchers engage in a variety of conversations. Articulating the results of qualitative data analysis results can be an especially challenging part of this scholarly discussion for qualitative researchers. To help guide investigators through this difficult communicative process, the authors suggest Grice's (1989) Conversational Maxims of Quantity, Quality, Relation, and Manner as general guidelines to follow when formulating and presenting findings in qualitative research products as well as basic assumptions to guide readers when judging the quality of result representations.
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