Data collection means and protocol
The directive interview is a frequently used qualitative technique. It helps center the discourse of respondents around different themes predefined by the investigators and recorded in an interview guide. It can complement and deepen knowledge of specific areas related to maintenance directive, which takes place very freely from a question. This type of interview allows complementing the results obtained by a quantitative survey by providing wealth and greater accuracy in the information collected, in regards to the evocative power of quotes and opportunities stimulus and interaction in communication between interviewer and interviewee. Without being able to quantify precisely how much of such judgment or so to live and take property, it often reveals the existence of discourses and representations inscribed deeply in the minds of respondents and can rarely express them through a questionnaire.