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Research Methods in OB The Scientific Method Theory Hypotheses Research Research Techniques Observational Survey (correlational) Experimental
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Why Does Research Matter? Why Does Good Research Matter?
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The Empirical Research Process 1. State The Problem 2. Design The Study 3. Measure the Variables 4. Analyse the Data 5. Draw Conclusions
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Considerations in Conducting Research Deciding what to research Coming up with a question Making a hypothesis What will happen Theory or explanation Why it will happen
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Example 1 Question Hypothesis Theory Does noise affect employee performance?
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Example 2 Question Hypothesis Theory What employee recruitment source is the best?
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1. State the Problem Major Canadian Airline is experiencing low performance and a high degree of turnover in flight attendant staff. How can we attract and select qualified employees that will remain with the organization?
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(an educated guess about the outcome of the study): Why is turnover such a problem? Hypothesis:
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2011 for the course MGT B23 taught by Professor D.zweig during the Fall '10 term at University of Toronto.

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