Exam: Scientific Method and Research
Business Research Method
April 29, 2014 Chapter 4
After studying and extracting information from all the relevant work done previously, how does there searcher know which references, articles, and information should be given prominence in the literature survey?
For this question, the answer is the researchers should start looking for the literature survey that straight as the information from the unstructured and structured interviews that is being gathered. Also for the reviewing, the literature on the subject part of this time assistances the researcher to focus more on the interviews more importantly on certain aspects found …show more content…
16. How are multiple methods of data collection and from multiple sources related to reliability and validity of the measures?
Data is collected to measure the correlation of some items with the idea to be saved. Procurement data from multiple sources and complete multiple methods is optional, when data obtained the goodness of data is measured complete test of validity and reliability. Validity is to express how well a technique, tool or process measures a specific concept, and reliability specifies how constancy and consistently the tool taps the variables. The data have to be obtained in a way that lends itself to easy classification and coding. The source of data is extremely dependent on the situations and design of the test and the reliability differs with interval reliability of the source, the validity is related to the design of the test.
17. Explain in your own words MAX, MIN, CON (maximize, minimize, control)
Maximize is the research hypothesis and max the differences between the dependent variables.
Minimize is the error or random of the measurement instruments and that might have high errors of measurement
Control is when the assume cause and impact the relationships between X and Y variables, also let say that A it might be effect on the dependent variable Y.
21. Describe the diﬀerence between attitude rating scales and ranking scales and indicate when the two are used.
The basic difference is that the attitude