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Primary research can include observational studies, experimental research, and normative survey research. One way to do an observational study is towatch customers as they look at the shelves where your product is displayed .Points:1 / 1Close ExplanationExplanation:Watching customers browse shelves could be an observational study. Testing a product for chemical composition is an experimental study, not an observational study.Experimental research is often used to conduct research. Which of these statements is most characteristic of experimental research?Informal recordkeeping is all that is needed.The experimenter usually compares two or more samples.No permission from subjects is necessary.Points:1 / 1Close ExplanationExplanation:Experimental research usually compares two or more samples. Subjects should give informed consent (permission) to have their data used and retained. Records must be detailed for good results.Which of these statements about research are accurate? Check all that apply.Interviewers cannot ask participants about opinions.Experimental research requires informed consent from participants in a study.An internal audit includes an observational study of trends and patterns in a business.Points:1 / 1Close ExplanationExplanation:
Internal audits often look for patterns and trends, which is a type of observational study. Experimentersmust get informed consent if they are examining humans. Interviewers may find out about people’s opinions by asking them.Survey instruments, such as studies, use questionnaires, opinion surveys, checklists, and interviews to collect information from participants. Researchers can observe a group or experiment with a variable. They might, for example, watch a group’s behavior in a specific situation or test to see which of two training methods is more effective.3. Characteristics of ReportsReports serve to address the receiver’s needs. Whether a report is informal or formal, or short or long, depends on the reader’s needs. Typically, reports are used to aid in decision making and problem solving. Reports are orderly, objective messages used to convey information.Reports are logically organized. If you give the main idea first and then follow with the supporting evidence, your report isdeductively organized.Points:1 / 1Close ExplanationExplanation:Reports that state the main idea first are deductively organized. Deductive organization adds supporting details following the main idea. Inductive organization starts with the supporting evidence, gradually showing how the evidence adds up to the main idea.Read the scenario about the characteristics of reports, and then answer the question.You work for a marketing firm and are responsible for supervising three interns. One of the interns has no prior experience with business reports and asks you to give him a quick overview of the characteristics of a business report.