A

A, or Absolute, refers to the perspective of the research target. It is primary, uninfluenced information from the source itself.

R

Relative Information– Read information from perspectives related to the World Bank: e.g., news stories, reports from charities and humanitarian groups.

E

Exploration – Investigate perspectives of people who are knowledgeable about the World Bank: e.g., sources in news articles, from charities, former or current employees

A

The second A, or Analysis, synthesizes all of these perspectives, processing and interpreting the information you’ve collected. Each of these steps will be explained in detail in the chapters that follow.