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Synthesis | Definition of Synthesis by Merriam-Webster
The purpose of the Qualitative Metasynthesis Project was to clarify, refine, and develop new analytic and interpretive techniques to synthesize qualitative research findings. Studies of HIV-positive women were used to develop these techniques, and studies of women and couples receiving positive prenatal diagnoses were used to evaluate and refine them. To begin the project, we drew from procedures traditionally associated with research synthesis to set inclusion criteria and to search for and retrieve relevant literature, and from available guidelines used to evaluate qualitative studies. We used reflexive accounting practices, such as the maintenance of an audit trail, think/talk aloud and negotiated consensus processes, and peer review, throughout the project. As we developed procedures, a six-member panel of experts evaluated them with purposeful samples of research reports in the study. An additional “test” of our procedures was to use them to complete several research syntheses.
Synthesis Specialised Software Development
- In the mid-1990's people in business were movingtheir focus from reengineering to process redesign. We were involved withorganizations large and small, here in the US and in Europe inproducing software solutions that would enable an organization’s process to bemore effective. We consistently saw that no matter how great the technology or effective theprocess design, the initiatives would not produce results if we did not also workon developing the coordination skills of the teams. From this observationthe concept ofSynthesis was born. Our mission is to bring together the best new thinking about enabling the human element of anorganization to create satisfaction.