RES 341 Individual Assignment Exercises From the E-Text

RES 341 Individual Assignment Exercises From the E-Text

RES 341 Individual Assignment Exercises From the E-Text

Individual Assignment: Exercises From the E-Text

Resource: Applied Statistics in Business and Economics

Prepare answers to the following exercises from Applied Statistics in Business and Economics:

  • Chapter 5: Exercises 5.62

Note. Methods of computation could include the usage of Microsoft® Excel®, SPSS, Lotus, SAS®, Minitab®, or by hand computation.


Individual Assignment: Survey Paper

Develop and write a problem statement using the business problem selected in Week Two, which can be addressed with survey research.

Write a 10- to 13-question survey to collect primary data regarding your selected problem statement. You will not administer this survey as part of this assignment. Your survey questions will address solving the problem statement.

Your survey questions MUST be a mixture of categorical (nominal and ordinal) and quantitative (interval and ratio) variables in your survey. Please DO NOT USE OPEN ENDED QUESTIONS. YOU MUST PROVIDE THE RESPONDENT WITH CHOICE FOR AN ANSWER. OPEN ENDED QUESTIONS WILL CAUSE A REDUCTION IN GRADE. IN ADDITION, YOU ARE TO ONLY USE “YES/NO”ANSWERS FOR 2 QUESTIONS.

Learning Team Assignment: Research Process Paper

Resources: Data sets available on your student website

Identify a research issue, opportunity, or problem from one of the data sets available on your student website. The data should consist of at least 30 or more observations of ratio or interval scale data from one of the provided data sets. This issue or problem will serve as the basis for this and subsequent Learning Team assignments, so be sure to obtain instructor approval before completing your Research Process Paper.

Prepare a 900- to 1200-word paper describing your selected research issue or problem.

Include a definition of your selection using quantifiable measures.

Include the following steps of the business research process that must follow for addressing or finding a solution to your selected issue or problem:

  • Purpose of the research
  • Describe the research problem.
  • Explain why the research problem is important.
  • Problem definition
  • Explain what question you are answering by your research.
  • Research hypothesis
  • Explain three possible outcomes that may result from this research.
  • Define operational definitions for each variable.
  • Identify the variables to be tested.
  • Define the level of measurement for each variable.
  • Define the measurement scale for each variable.

Discuss briefly the remaining steps in the research process you will follow to complete your final project in Week Four.