BUSI3007 Business Research Methods
Semester 1, 2016-17
Instructor
Dr. Astrophel Choo
Office
: WLB901
Telephone
: 34118014
E-mail
: [email protected]
Textbook
Zikmund, Babin, Carr and Griffin, Business Research Methods, 9th edition
(International Editi
BIOLOGY
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Book 1A (Second Edition) (2014 edition) KH Tam, LP Tong
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Practical Workbook 1A (Second Ed
Chapter 5
IT Infrastructure and
Emerging
Technologies
1
Management Information Systems
Chapter 5 IT Infrastructure and Emerging Technologies
OBJECTIVES
Define IT infrastructure and describe its
components
Identify and describe the stages of IT infrastru
Chapter 6
Foundations of
Business Intelligence:
Databases and
Information
Management
1
Management Information Systems
Chapter 6 Foundations of Business Intelligence: Databases
and Information Management
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Describe basic file organizatio
FIN 2001 Financial Management
1
Lecture 11
Risk and Return
2
Key Concepts and Skills
Know how to calculate expected
returns
Understand the impact of
diversification
Understand the systematic risk
principle
Understand the security market line
Understand th
FIN 2001 Financial Management
1
Lecture 6
Interest Rates and Bond
Valuation
2
Key Concepts and Skills
Know the important bond features and
bond types
Understand bond values and why they
fluctuate
Understand bond ratings and what they
mean
Understand the i
FIN 2001 Financial Management
1
Lecture 5
Discounted Cash Flow Valuation
2
Key Concepts and Skills
Be able to compute the future value of
multiple cash flows
Be able to compute the present value of
multiple cash flows
Be able to compute loan payments
Be a
FIN 2001 Financial Management
1
Lecture 12
Cost of Capital
2
Key Concepts and Skills
Know how to determine a firms cost
of equity capital
Know how to determine a firms cost
of debt
Know how to determine a firms
overall cost of capital
Understand pitfalls
FIN 2001 Financial Management
1
Lecture 7
Equity Markets and Stock
Valuation
2
Key Concepts and Skills
Understand how stock prices depend on
future dividends and dividend growth
Be able to compute stock prices using
the dividend growth model
Understand ho
FIN 2001 Financial Management
1
Lecture 10
Some Lessons from Capital
Market History
2
Key Concepts and Skills
Know how to calculate the return on
an investment
Understand the historical returns on
various types of investments
Understand the historical ris
FIN 2001 Financial Management
1
Lecture 4
Introduction to Valuation: Time
Value of Money
2
Key Concepts and Skills
Be able to compute the future
value of an investment made
today
Be able to compute the present
value of cash to be received at
some future d
TOPIC 3
Answers to Concepts Review and Critical Thinking Questions
1.
a. If inventory is purchased with cash, then there is no change in the current ratio. If
inventory is purchased on credit, then there is a decrease in the current ratio if it was
initia
TOPIC 4
Answers to Assignment
24. The time line is:
0
120
PV
$75,000
To find the PV of a lump sum, we use:
PV = FV / (1 + r)t
PV = $75,000 / (1.0057)120
PV = $37,918.16
25. The time line is:
0
45
PV
$1,000,000
To find the PV of a lump sum, we use:
PV = FV
BUSI3007
BUSINESS RESEARCH METHODS
LECTURE 2: BUSINESS RESEARCH METHODS I
REFERENCE
Business Research Methods, Zikmund, Babin, Carr and Griffin, 9 th
edition (International Edition).
2
Chapter 7 (pg 131 136,139 149), Chapter 8, Chapter 9 (pg 18
4 194).
OV
BUSI3007
BUSINESS RESEARCH METHODS
LECTURE 1: INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS
RESEARCH
REFERENCE
Business Research Methods, Zikmund, Babin, Carr and Griffin, 9 th
edition (International Edition).
2
Chapter 1 (pg 2 7,10 12), Chapter 4 (pg 51 69), Chapter 5
(pg 87
BUSI3007 Business Research Methods
Lecture 11: Multiple Regression Analysis
Question 1
Thompson Photo Works purchased several new, highly sophisticated processing
machines. The production department needed some guidance with respect to
qualifications need
BUSI3007 Business Research Methods
Lecture 10: Correlation and Linear Regression
Question 1
The production department of Celltronics International wants to explore the relationship
between the number of employees who assemble a subassembly and the number
BUSI3007 Business Research Methods
Lecture 9: Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)
Question 1
A computer manufacture is about to unveil a new, faster personal computer. The new
machine clearly is faster, but initial tests indicate there is more variation in the
p
BUSI3007 Business Research Methods
Lecture 8: Hypothesis Testing II
Question 1
A recent study compared the time spent together by single-and dual-earner couples.
According to the records kept by the wives during the study, the mean amount of time
spent to
BUSI3007 Business Research Methods
Lecture 7: Hypothesis Testing I
Question 1
A sample of 36 observations is selected from a normal population with a population
mean of 10 and a population standard deviation of 3. The sample mean is 12.
Conducted the foll
BUSI3007 Business Research Methods
Lecture 7: Hypothesis Testing I
Question 1
A sample of 36 observations is selected from a normal population with a population
mean of 10 and a population standard deviation of 3. The sample mean is 12.
Conducted the foll
BUSI3007 Business Research Methods
Lecture 6: Review of Statistical Theory
Question 1
The number of viewers of American Idol has a mean of 29 million with a standard
deviation of 5 million. Assume this distribution follows a normal distribution. What is
t
BUSI3007 Business Research Methods
Lecture 6: Review of Statistical Theory
Question 1
The number of viewers of American Idol has a mean of 29 million with a standard
deviation of 5 million. Assume this distribution follows a normal distribution. What is
t
BUSI3007 Business Research Methods
Lecture 4 and 5: Measurement, Questionnaire and Sampling
Question 1
Indicate whether the following measures use a nominal, ordinal, interval, or ratio
scale:
a. Prices on the stock market
b. Marital status, classified as
BUSI3007 Business Research Methods
Lecture 4 and 5: Measurement, Questionnaire and Sampling
Question 1
Indicate whether the following measures use a nominal, ordinal, interval, or ratio
scale:
a. Prices on the stock market
These are ratio scales. They hav
BUSI3007 Business Research Methods
Lecture 3: Business Research Methods II
Question 1
Discuss briefly the limitations of observations in general?
Question 2
What are the advantages of observation studies relative to surveys?
Question 3
Outline a research
BUSI3007 Business Research Methods
Lecture 3: Business Research Methods II
Question 1
Discuss briefly the limitations of observations in general?
One disadvantage of the observation technique is that observation can describe the
event that occurred but ca
BUSI3007 Business Research Methods
Lecture 2: Business Research Methods I
Question 1
Define qualitative and quantitative research. Compare and contrast the two
approaches.
Qualitative research is research that addresses research objectives through techniq
BUSI3007 Business Research Methods
Lecture 2: Business Research Methods I
Question 1
Define qualitative and quantitative research. Compare and contrast the two
approaches.
Question 2
List the disadvantages of focus group interviews?
Question 3
A researche
Operation Management: Theory and Practice (Course Code: LOG4000)
Assignment #1
Qu1
a. Operation Management is the direction and control of the operations activities or processes, such as
quality, resource, schedule, and cost. It is the efficient and effec