Preparing to Conduct Business Research Part 3
Angela Lopez, Brittney Krause, Barbara Lee, Brandi Weiler, Cherie Greene
September 3, 2012
Preparing to Conduct Business Research: Part 3 INTRODUCTION
With many of the organizations around problems, dilemmas, and opportunities will rise that will bring up questions, research and conclusions. First identifying the problem and planning to work towards resolving the organizations predicament. After the problem has been identified then the leaders need to design a research study that will facilitate collecting, measuring, and the analyzing of the data that is relevant to the organization, its staff and its productivity. Now that the company has designed the …show more content…
When discussing management problems within an organization, hypotheses can be used for research purposes. Based on the variables given, some examples of hypotheses are” Expanding organizations among new territories will prevent further issues. When an organization moves into a new territory it will affect the legal aspect of the business. Moving the company into a new territory will benefit the financial growth of the organization. These hypotheses show purpose and can be tested for results.
VARIABLES TO BE CONSIDERED
Within any organization there are consistently new and changing issues that the organization must face. In an attempt to overcome these issues and learn from them for future knowledge many organizations have turned to business research methods. “Casual studies seek to discover the effect that a variable(s) has on another (or others) or why certain outcomes are obtained” (Cooper & Schindler, 2011). With any issue there will be many variables to take into consideration. “The relationships that occur between two variables may be symmetrical, reciprocal, or asymmetrical. Of the greatest interest to the research analyst are asymmetrical relationships” (Cooper & Schindler, 2011). If for example, the issue at hand was how best to go about expanding an organization into new territories, one variables would be the competition in the new territory. The organization would need to conduct research to see if this would be a beneficial move