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Time and Money
Different methods require different amounts of time and money. Large scale surveys will take more money and time than a small scale survey. Access to resources may also determine which methods they use
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Requirements of funding bodies
Any business may require the research results to be in a certain form e.g. quantative data. This means they will have to use a meethod which can do this
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Personal Skills and Characteristics
This may effect their ability to use different methods e.g participant observation requires good mixing skills
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Subject Matter
It may be harder for a study to take place for a certain group or subject by one method than the other e.g. Karen Sharpes prostitution study
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Research Opportunity
the opportunity to carry out this research occurs sometimes unexpectedly which means that some methods may not be able to be used as they need preparation.
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Any business may require the research results to be in a certain form e.g. quantative data. This means they will have to use a meethod which can do this

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Requirements of funding bodies

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This may effect their ability to use different methods e.g participant observation requires good mixing skills

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It may be harder for a study to take place for a certain group or subject by one method than the other e.g. Karen Sharpes prostitution study

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the opportunity to carry out this research occurs sometimes unexpectedly which means that some methods may not be able to be used as they need preparation.

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