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What does IPA stand for?

IPA stands for Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis

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The goal of this paper is to present interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA) as an effective research method that can be utilized in theoretical and practical management, simultaneously proposing solutions of practical application for the administration of the process of institutionalization of mediation.
Among the topics are research and policy, sampling, doing ethnography, statistical reasoning, narrative analysis and interpretative phenomenological analysis, and when things go wrong.
Procedure Forty-minute interviews were conducted by the researcher (the first author) before and after instruction, using interpretative phenomenological analysis (Smith, 1996) aimed at capturing how the participants made sense of their experiences while acknowledging the role of the researcher's interpretative processes.
QUAL+quan), interpretative phenomenological analysis of six interview transcripts constructed three major clusters representative of clients' experiences: implications for instructions and guidelines; induction of personal contemplation and self-reflection; and positive emotional experience.