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Week 3 DQ 2 - high level of fumes emitted in the workshop...

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1. For the scenario following these instructions, indicate how the researcher should proceed in each case; that is, determine the following, giving reasons: 1. The purpose of the study Compare and identify characteristics of other businesses 2. The type of investigation Correlation Study 3. The extent of researcher interference 4. The study setting noncontrived field study 5. The time horizon for the study is cross sectional, since depending on how many shops are reviewed 6. The unit of analysis store within 60 mile radius Scenario Ms. Joyce Lynn, the owner of a small business (a women’s dress boutique), has invited a consultant to tell her how her business is different from similar small businesses within a 60-mile radius with respect to use of the most modern computer technology, sales volume, profit margin, and staff training. 2. A foreman thinks that the low efficiency of the machine tool operators is directly linked to the
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Unformatted text preview: high level of fumes emitted in the workshop. He would like to prove this to his supervisor through a research study. 1. Would this be a causal or a correlational study? Why? Casual since we need to know if one was the cause for the other 2. Is this an exploratory, descriptive, or hypothesis-testing (analytical or predictive) study? Why? Hypothesis-testing study, the foreman has already came to a hypothesis and is trying to prove that it has merit 3. What kind of a study would this be: field study , lab experiment, or field experiment? Why? Field Study because we can observe it 4. What would be the unit of analysis? Why? Group 5. Would this be a cross-sectional or a longitudinal study? Why? Cross-sectional study...
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