Data analysis is _ when patterns in the collected data guide the data analysis or suggest revisions to
the preliminary data analysis plan.
The primary benefit of
Which of the following is an example of a business decision maker?
A. Politician's election consultant
B. Church pastor
C. Manager of a non-profit program
D. Business manager of a consumer goods product
E. All of the above
The process of ensuring the accuracy of data and their conversion from raw form into classified forms
appropriate for analysis is called _.
B. data entry
C. data preparation
D. data measurement
E. quality control
All of the
_ statistics considers subjective probability estimates while _ statistics considers only objective
A. Classical, Bayesian
B. Inductive, deductive
C. Bayesian, classical
D. Descriptive, exploratory
E. Exploratory, descriptive
Measurement in research consists of assigning numbers to _ in compliance with a set of rules.
E. all of the above
A _ is a scheme for assigning numbers of symbols to represent aspects
Which of the following terms refers to a learned, stable predisposition to respond to oneself, other
persons, objects, or issues in a consistently favorable or unfavorable way?
C. Personality trait
Which term below refers to the individual participant or object on which a measurement is taken?
B. Target population
C. Population element
D. Sampling frame
A _ is the total collection of elements about which
A short presentation to a small group where statistics constitute much of the content is called a _.
When making an oral presentation, the speaker should _.
A. vary the
Which type of research includes an array of interpretative techniques which seek to describe, decode,
translate, and otherwise come to terms with the meaning of certain phenomena?
Research design strategy encompasses all of the components below except _.
A. data collection design
B. sampling design
C. instrument development
D. data analysis
E. all of the above are part of the design strategy
Which type of stud
All of the following are contained in a research report except _.
B. analysis of findings
E. all of the above are part of a research report
All of the following tend to be short reports e
Which term below refers to a study involving the manipulation of one or more variables to determine the
effect on another variable?
A. Ex post facto
C. Monitoring study
D. Communication study
E. Descriptive study
All of the following questions must be answered prior to designing a questionnaire except _.
A. What type of scale is needed to perform the desired analysis to answer the management question?
B. What data collection mode will be used?
When observation employs standardized procedures, trained observers, schedules for recording, and
other devices that reflect the scientific procedures of other primary data methods, it is said to be _
The problem or opportunity that requires a business decision is called the _.
A. research question
B. management-research-question hierarchy
C. management dilemma
D. management question
E. investigative question
The process of statin
A communication approach to data collection involves _.
A. observing behavior
B. recording trace evidence
C. surveying people
D. data mining
E. linguistic behavior analysis
Surveys are used in _ research studies.
Which term below refers to norms or standards of behavior that guide moral choices about research
The goal of ethics in research is to _.
A. to ensure that no on
Statistical techniques that focus upon and bring out the structure of simultaneous relationships among
three or more variables are called _ analysis.
Which of the f
Which of the following hypotheses is best examined with a correlation analysis?
A. Men differ from women on average yearly clothing expenditures
B. Income level is related to average yearly clothing expenditures
C. Clothing expenditures
Direct observation of phenomena, empirically testable hypotheses, and the ability to rule out rival
hypotheses are all essential tenets of the _.
A. experiential method
B. scientific method
C. intuitive process
D. strategic management p
Ms Amany Adel, a 42 year old sales representative, is admitted to the hospital for
liver transplant. She has severe edema. Although Ms Amany has other symptoms as a
consequence of liver failure you are required to explain the edema problem
The possible re