How would the quality initiative in the research report change if it had used the tracer methodology instead? How important is the selection of a problem-solving framework to the design, implementation, and results of a quality initiative?

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How would the quality initiative in the research report change if it had used the tracer methodology instead?
How important is the selection of a problem-solving framework to the design, implementation, and results of a quality initiative?