Research Paper I. The Scientific Method Scientists see the world from a different perspective. Scientists observe the... environment and the surroundings and ask questions. Once questions are formulated the next step for a scientist is to try and come up with answers. This method of inquiry and analysis is called the scientific method. As previously mentioned the scientific method starts by asking questions and then trying to find answers. "Scientists use the scientific method to construct an accurate representation...
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CORRELATION ANALYSIS (V. Imp) Meaning: -- If two quantities vary in such a way that movement in one are accompanied by movement in other,... these quantities are correlated. For example, there exits some relationship between age of husband and age of wife, price of commodity and amount demanded etc. The degree of relationship between variables under consideration is measured through correlation analysis. The measure of correlation called correlation coefficient. Thus, Correlation analysis refers...
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Correlation Research Method PS300-02 Research Methods I... Kaplan University Laura Owens February 12th, 2012 As we read this essay, we should get a better understanding of when it is appropriate to use the correlational research method; supplying an example that illustrates the use of correlational method, from a credible...
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Learning outcome: Discuss how and why particular research method are used at the biological level of analysis. The biological level of... analysis in psychology refers to the study of how human behaviour, thoughts and emotions can be affected and affect the biological factors/ physiology of human body. Laboratory experiments, case studies and correlation studies are the three main research methods applied in supporting the principles of the biological of analysis in psychology. First, laboratory...
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Correlation BSHS/382 October 3, 2013 Vanessa Byrd Correlation Correlations measure the... relationship between two variables. Establishing correlations allows researchers to make predictions that increase the knowledge base. Different methods that establish correlations are used in different situations. Each method has advantages and disadvantages that provide researchers information that is used to understand, rank, and visually illustrate how variables are related. The Pearson’s...
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Correlation as a Measure of Association Summary Monique Reed BSHS/435 March 09, 2015 Dora Barker Correlation as a Measure of... Association Summary Correlation as a measure of association summary that involves testing relationships between two variables. The focus for the test will be based on the strengths of the association and the direction. According to Leedy and Ormrod, (2010) “A correlation exist if, when one variable increase, another variable either increases or decrease in a somewhat predictable...
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there are many research methods available that can help psychologists to achieve those goals. The last goal, establishing cause... and effect relationships, can only be achieved by research using the experimental method. Research of Pychology: * Basic research—explores theories, general scientific understanding (meets first three goals of psychology—describe, explain, and predict) * Applied research—addresses real-world problems (meets fourth goal—change) Research methods: Naturalistic Observation...
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Correlation Correlation Co-efficient Definition: A measure of the strength of linear association between... two variables. Correlation will always between -1.0 and +1.0. If the correlation is positive, we have a positive relationship. If it is negative, the relationship is negative. Correlation Correlation can be easily understood as co relation. To define. correlation is the average relationship between two or more variables. When the change in one variable makes or causes a change in...
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Sociologists use many different designs and methods to study society and social behavior. Most sociological research involves... ethnography , or “field work” designed to depict the characteristics of a population as fully as possible. Three popular social research designs (models) are Cross‐sectional , in which scientists study a number of individuals of different ages who have the same trait or characteristic of interest at a single time Longitudinal , in which scientists study the same...
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Correlation analysis: The correlation analysis refers to the techniques used in measuring the closeness of the relationship... between the variables. The degree of relationship between the variables under consideration is measured through the correlation analysis. And the measure of correlation called as correlation coefficient or correlation index summarizes in one figure the direction and degree of correlation. Thus correlation is a statistical device which helps us in analyzing the covariation...
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Difference between Variable & Absorption Costing When it comes to managerial accounting, the way that information is... presented can affect decision-making for a business. In a manufacturing environment, companies can use absorption costing or variable costing when accounting for the costs of products produced. While these methods are similar, they have some key differences that can impact the company. Absorption Costing * Absorption costing, also known as full costing is a method by which...
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The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of commonly used statistical data in the measurement of corporate performance by examining various models... and methods. Corporate performance can be defined as fundamental measures of organizational aptitude used to assess the “health” of the organization and to provide focused direction to operations while supporting managers. In order to measure the company’s intangible assets such as customer relationships, internal processes, and employee learning...
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Assignment on: Paul Tillich’s Theological Method of Correlation Submitted to: Dr. Samuel George Submitted by: Sunil K. Rajan,... M. Div. – III ------------------------------------------------- Date: November 10, 2011 1.0. Introduction Paul Tillich (1886-1965) was a major figure in twentieth-century theology. After holding several academic posts in Germany, he and his family moved to the United States in November 1933. He subsequently held teaching positions at Union Theological Seminary, Harvard...
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within this study as gratitude provides as an effective interventional tool in promoting pro-social behavior (Emmons & McCullough, 2003). Keywords:... gratitude, loneliness, well-being, relationship, social connections The Correlation between Gratitude and Loneliness Gratitude is defined as the positive emotion an individual feels when another person has deliberately given, or attempted to give, something of value (Bartlett, Condon, Cruz, Baumann & Desteno, 2012). Often gratitude...
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Research Methods Checkpoint Research Methods Checkpoint: BEH225 Week One For this Checkpoint, I completed Appendix B:... Research Methods Matrix, and prepared a recommendation to be presented to the Psychologist explaining the rationale behind my choice. SCENARIO: A psychologist is planning to conduct a study that would examine pathological liars and the quality of their romantic relationships. You have been asked to provide the psychologist with a recommendation for which research method should...
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The Phrase “comparative method” refers to the method of comparing different societies or groups within the same... society to show whether and why they are similar or different in certain respects. Both Montesquieu and Auguste Comte, often regarded as the founders of sociology, used or recommended ‘comparison’ to establish and explain both differences and similarities between societies. The comparative method was for long considered the method par excellence of sociology. According to Andre Beteille...
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The Spearman Correlation Coefficient remains one of the most important nonparametric measures of statistical dependence between... two variables. The Spearman Correlation Coefficient facilitates the assessment of two variables using a monotonic function. This representation is only possible if the variables are perfect monotones of each other and if there are no repeated data values. This enables one to obtain a perfect Spearman correlation of either +1 or -1. The Spearman correlation coefficient nonparametric...
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Assignment One Research Method Social science research is carried out based... on the measurements, due to the negligence of the researchers, such as inappropriate wording in questionnaires, improper investigation forms, the poor survey environment, or respondents' personality, mood, level of education, age, gender and other individual psychological factors, all these will cause bias in the results. Thus, after the data is collected and...
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THE CORRELATION BETWEEN VOCABULARY AND NARRATIVE WRITING OF TENTH GRADE STUDENT AT SMA NEGERI 5 BATAM IN ACADEMIC YEAR... 2013/2014 YOVITA WANDA HERAWATI English Department Student of Universitas Putera Batam FRANGKY SILITONGA, S.Pd. M.S.I English Department Lecturer of Universitas Putera Batam ABSTRAK Jurnal ini tentang korelasi antara kosakata dan menulis narasi di SMA Negeri 5. Subyek penelitian ini adalah siswa di SMA Negeri 5 Batam dari kelas sepuluh (X) pada tahun akademik 2013/2014...
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"The Scientific Method is the process by which scientists, collectively and over time, endeavor to construct an accurate representation of the... world. The scientific method attempts to minimize the influence of bias or prejudice in the experimenter when testing a hypothesis or a theory". Funny thing about the scientific method, the more research I did from web site to web site it became apparent to me that there are many views to actually how many steps there are in the process. For the purpose...
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Quantitative methods have their strengths and weaknesses. Discuss. Quantitative methods, like all social research... methods, have their own set of strengths and weaknesses. This essay will attempt to critically assess those characteristics and draw a comparison between quantitative methods and qualitative methods. The quantitative versus qualitative debate is an interesting topic in Sociological studies. In Miles and Huberman's 1994 book Qualitative Data Analysis, quantitative researcher Fred Kerlinger...
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What is Correlational Research? The correlation research method is appropriate when researchers want to study and “assess... relationships among naturally occurring variables.” Assessment means making predictions about the nature of the relationships being studied. It also means describing the relations and assigning them a “correlation coefficient” that describes the direction and magnitude of the movement of variables to one another. There are many types of correlational research. The commonality...
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investigated with the goal of finding an answer or solution. 4. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK (Variables clearly identified and labeled)- A... theoretical framework is a conceptual model of how one theorizes or makes logical sense of the relationships among the several factors that have been identified as important to the problem. It is a logically developed, described and elaborated network of associations among the variables( dependent/criterion , independent/predictor, moderating , intervening) deemed relevant...
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transparent price discovery and price risk management. MCX ranks No. 1 in silver, No. 2 in gold, and No. 3 in crude oil. This document contains the... correlation between change in prices of Gold, Silver and OIL with respect to each other. Over the last 50 years or so, gold and oil have generally moved together in terms of price, with a positive price correlation. The price of oil is poised to rise steadily as the supply/demand imbalance increases and the dollar declines, even if there are no supply disruptions...
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CORRELATION OF ANXIETY IN SOCIAL SITUATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER Abstract The study examined how individuals... with autism often fail to successfully relate with others in social situations. Undergraduate Students of the University of Western Australia’s School of Psychology (N=472) participated in an online survey which included the Autism Quotient test (AQ), the Fear of Negative Evaluation Questionnaire (FNE) and the Social Interaction Anxiety Scale (SIAS). The purpose...
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teaching methods in college differ between the U.S. and China? There are a lot of differences in the cultural and customs... between U.S. and China. The teaching methods in college are real different in this two country because of this. I have study in the college in China last year, and I am studying in the college in the U.S. now. I have experienced the different teaching methods. Some of the teaching methods are same, but a great many of them are different. In my opinion, the teaching methods in college...
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Is There A Relationship Between Body Temperature and Heart Rate? Statement of Research Question: This study sets out to determine whether... there exists a difference in the average body temperature between males and females. Furthermore, the study aims to determine whether an increase in heart rate corresponds with an increase in body temperature. Data Collection: The data was obtained from the article “What's Normal? -- Temperature, Gender, and Heart Rate” (Shoemaker, Allen 1996) as found in...
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founder of the psychoanalytic school of thought is Sigmund Freud. He believed that many psychological problems result from the conflicts that occur... between "acceptable" behavior and "unacceptable" unconscious sexual or aggressive motives. His theory was called Psychoanalysis. Freud relied more on deductive reasoning rather than on rigorous research methods, hence making his approach non-scientific. Also, he laid emphasis on the importance of unconscious processes and unresolved past conflicts. Behaviorist:...
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University of Phoenix Material Appendix B Research Methods List the advantages and disadvantages of the following research... methods: Research Method Advantages Disadvantages Case Study 1. Case study in psychology refers to the use of a descriptive research approach to obtain an in-depth analysis of a person, group, or phenomenon. A variety of techniques may be employed including personal interviews, direct-observation, psychometric tests, and archival records. . Such detail not normally...
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CHAPTER 13 CORRELATION AND REGRESSION ANALYSIS OUTLINE 4.1 Definition of Correlation Analysis 4.2 Scatter... Diagram and Types of Relationships 4.3 Correlation Coefficient 4.4 Interpretation of Correlation Coefficient 4.5 Definition of Regression Analysis 4.6 Dependent and Independent Variables 4.7 Simple Linear Regression: Least Squares Method 4.8 Using the simple Linear Regression equation 4.9 Cautionary Notes and Limitations OBJECTIVES By the end...
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RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN REWARDS AND EMPLOYEE MOTIVATION The study examined the influence of rewards (payment, promotion, recognition and... benefits) on employee work motivation. Subjects for the study consisted of one hundred and sixty seven employees of commercial banks of Kohat, Pakistan. Data for the study were gathered through the administration of questionnaire. The data collected was subjected to appropriate statistical analysis using “Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient and Analysis...
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Types of research methods and disciplines A dissertation is an extended piece of writing based on comprehensive reading and research, written... by an academic scholar at an undergraduate, masters or post graduate level. In some cases, a dissertation is referred to an academic research document written at PhD level, while a Thesis may be one which is written by an academic at Masters or Undergraduate level. However the opposite is also true in other cases. Etymology The word ‘dissertation’ was derived...
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Hypothesis on the Correlation Between Per Capita Income and Violent Crime Rate I am investigating a hypothesis that there is a... direct correlation between a state’s income level and their violent crime rate, specifically the higher the income, the lower the occurrence of violent crime. I believe this is an important topic to study because if we can find a way to automatically increase one poor situation in a country (such as a high crime rate) by increasing another poor situation (such as low...
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Psychology Research Methods • The general investigative purpose of a psychology study (why the researcher has decided to conduct an... investigation) is called its aim. • A hypothesis is a precise and testable statement of what the researcher predicts will be the outcome of the study. In an experiment this is called the experimental hypothesis. • In a correlational study the hypothesis is called a research hypothesis, and it will predict a relationship between two variables. • A research...
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Research Methods • Definition of Research Research is an ORGANIZED and SYSTEMATIC way of FINDING ANSWERS to QUESTIONS. SYSTEMATIC because... there is a definite set of procedures and steps which you will follow. There are certain things in the research process which are always done in order to get the most accurate results. Definition ORGANIZED in that there is a structure or method in going about doing research. It is a planned procedure, not a spontaneous one. It is focused and limited to a...
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assess the advantages of three different methods used in psychological research Psychological research has many advantages... within society, helping us to better understand many different aspects of the world around us; this essay will be looking at three different research methods to ascertain the advantages of using methods within psychology. First of all we will identify which methods we are going to examine then we will assess the advantages of using these methods through the eyes of the relevant...
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The Relationship between Self-Esteem and Procrastination Psyc 1013 – Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology... ABSTRACT The study investigated the relationship between self-esteem and procrastination. A questionnaire was administered to a total of thirty (30) students from all faculties of the University of The West Indies Cave Hill Campus, who agreed to participate in the study. The responses obtained were recorded and the analyses were acquired through the entry of data into SPSS...
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Sarojnee Devi Haulder PTLLS Level 4 Practical Question 5 EXPLAIN DIFFERENT METHODS OF FEEDBACK Learning is an active process.... To learn, we need to plan what we're going to do; attempt to do it and then receive feedback on our work. We then use this feedback to improve the work we have just done; or, more often in education, to ensure that the next work we do embraces what we have learned. Feedback also affects how we feel about our work, and inevitably also about ourselves; feedback thus also...
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Understanding the Pearson Correlation Coefficient (r) The Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient (r) assesses the degree... that quantitative variables are linearly related in a sample. Each individual or case must have scores on two quantitative variables (i.e., continuous variables measured on the interval or ratio scales). The significance test for r evaluates whether there is a linear relationship between the two variables in the population. The appropriate correlation coefficient depends on...
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how he would act in a number of different situations. But since there are infinitely many possible situations, of infinite variety, a full... understanding of a man's dispositions does not seem to be possible.’ (Popper, 1972). One of the most challenging and complicated studies in psychology is the study of personality. In fact, personality is so complicated that it has several definitions. The study of personality is a laborious process due to two reasons, different individuals have distinct profiles...
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relationship between Organizational & Colleagues support and burnout of nurses in hospitals and geriatric may improve staff’s productivity .... the purpose of this research will be to examine the relationship between organizational support & Staff support and burnout. To examine the differences between different nursing staffs in hospitals and geriatric institutes regarding the examined variables (Organization’ssupport, Colleague’s support and Burnout) . hypotheses: H1 – Negative correlation will be...
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The two important research methods are experimental and correlational. Many researchers use both methods to find outcome of their... research. They may explore different avenues of an approach to gain the results they want. We will be describing the two methods and finding out which one is best. The definition of the experimental method is a scientific method message to confirm cause-and-effect relationships by introducing independent variables and observing their effects on dependent. “An example...
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Correlation and regression are techniques which are used to see whether a relationship exists between two or more... different sets of data Learning Objectives: To identify, by diagram, whether a possible relationship exists between two variables; To quantify the strength of association between variables using the correlation coefficient; To show how a relationship can be expressed as an equation; To identify linear equations when written and when graphed; To examine regression...
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14: Correlation Introduction | Scatter Plot | The Correlational Coefficient | Hypothesis Test | Assumptions | An Additional Example... Introduction Correlation quantifies the extent to which two quantitative variables, X and Y, “go together.” W hen high values of X are associated with high values of Y, a positive correlation exists. W hen high values of X are associated with low values of Y, a negative correlation exists. Illustrative data set. W e use the data set bicycle.sav to illustrate correlational...
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Are the movements in the same or opposite direction? 2) Could changes in one phenomenon or variable be causing or be caused by movements in... the other variable? This is an important relationship called a Causal Relationship. 3) Could apparently related movements come about purely by chance? 4) Could movements in one factor or variable be as a result of combined movements in several other factors or variables? 5) What is the use of this knowledge anyway? Very frequently, the manager or analyst...
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outcomes. Two hypotheses are tested which examined the associations between emotional stability and substance risk. Emotional stability, a... domain of personality that has received little research attention, was found to be a predictor of substance risk. The slight, positive statistically significant correlation becomes somewhat smaller when controlling for GPA. Thus, we conclude that GPA partially explains the relationship between emotional stability and substance risk. Overall, the results suggest...
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The Correlation between Income and Mortality of Taiwan I. Introduction After decades of efforts, Taiwan has transformed from a... less-developed country to a developing country. The average income per capita also increased to $429,593 NTD in 1993 from $16,401 in 1960. It is an increase of as much as 26 times, especially between 1960 and 1980 where the government created the economic miracle by promoting a series of construction such as the Ten Major Construction Projects and reform such as the establishment...
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Descriptive Method The meaning of the Descriptive Method in research is to develop, test and evaluate research instruments... and methods. It explores phenomena in real life situations and uses a survey method. Common data gathering methods used are questionnaire, interview, and observation. THE BASIC 3 TYPES OF DESCIPTIVE RESEARCH METHOD There are three main types of descriptive methods: observational methods, case-study methods and survey methods. This article will briefly describe each of these...
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The study investigated the relationship between broken homes and academic achievement of students. Three research hypotheses were formulated to... guide the study. The study was correlational because the study sought to establish the extent of relationship between broken homes and academic achievement. The statistical method used in analyzing the data was the Pearson product moment correlation coefficient (r). Reliable and validated questionnaires which were designed to elicit information on the hypotheses...
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Main research Methods and Measurement in Health care Introduction: Quality improvement is an important concern for any organization... toward the continuous success of its business. Healthcare, in particular, is an area that highly demands continuous improvement. For the purpose of quality improvement, information on the services has to be obtained. Research and the evaluation are largely applied and are considered as excellent information providers for the purposes of quality improvement and...
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Research Methods Kelli Willett... WGU Research is an important part of both anthropology and sociology. There are 5 main methods of research used by sociologists including participant observation, conducting experiments, conducting surveys, secondary analysis and conducting case studies. In case study research, the surveyor studies an individual or small group...
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SUMMARY OF THE RESEARCH PROPOSAL | Relationship Between Economic Growth & Inflation In China | | | Table of Contents 1. Research... Problem 1 1.1 Problem Statement 1 1.2 Significance of the problem 1 1.3 Research Sub-questions 1 2 Research Objectives 2 3. Research plan 2 3.1 Hypothesis 2 3.2 Variables 2 3.3 Data Collection 3 3.4 Methods of Analysis 3 5. Bibliography i 1. Research Problem 1.1 Problem Statement China’s economy has been growing rapidly during the past...
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Correlation between Sitting preference in Class and Academic performance: A behavioral study Submitted To: Professor Dr.... A.I. Mahbub Uddin Ahmed Chairman Department of Sociology University of Dhaka Submitted By: Tanvir Ahmed Khan Tanu BBA 18th (A) ZR-06 Institute of Business Administration (IBA) University of Dhaka Table of Contents Abstract ….…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………........0 1. Introduction 4 1.1 Objective of the Study 5 1.2 Key Definitions...
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practices.” (Kotler et al. 2007, pg.345) List and describe in detail the four major variables used for segmenting markets. For each of the... four major variables list and describe three groups within that variable. Provide examples of your choice to illustrate your answer. (p.265) --Problem recognition, info search, evaluation, purchase, post purchase: role of marketing in these 1. Geographic: dividing market into different geographical units Groups: nations, regions, states, municipalities, cities,...
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THE CORRELATION BETWEEN THE STUDENTS’ LEARNING HOURS AND THEIR ENGLISH SCORES By: Yelly A. Barlian Abstract The research... investigated the relationship between the student’s learning hours and their English scores and how strong the relationship was. The participants consisted of 22 students of Product Design Dept. from a private Art and Design tertiary school in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. The instruments used in this study were the variables of English mid-term test score and a questionnaire...
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SPEARMAN’S RANK CORRELATION BY NILOY MAJUMDAR Table of Contents 1. INTRODUCTION 2. BIVARIATE DATA 3.... ASSOCIATION AND CORRELATION 4. DEFINITION AND CALCULATION 5. RELATED QUANTITIES 6. INTERPRETATION 7. EXAMPLE 8. PEARSON’S PRODUCT-MOMENT CORRELATION COEFFICIENT 9. DETERMINING SIGNIFICANCE 10. CORRESPONDENCE ANALYSIS BASED ON SPEARMAN’S rho 11. REFERENCES 1. Introduction Rank correlation is used quite...
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Global International Economics Empirical Study of the Correlation between Trade Balance and its Determinants Prepared by:... IBM Petra Christian University Surabaya - Indonesia Rony Kristianto – 34405005 Andrean Chris Taneka – 34405037 Tan Hendri Tejo Martono – 34405041 Heradi Taruatmaja Dirautama – 34405048 Daniel Azwin Hanafi – 34405050 International Business Program Faculty of Economics Petra Christian University 1. Background In this increasingly borderless world, a country’s...
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Scientific Method Matrix Research is a primary component of sociology. Valid and relevant sociological research is dependent upon a... commitment to applying the scientific method in a systematic and organized way in order to ensure maximum objectivity and consistency in research. Complete the following matrix based on a social problem of your choice. The matrix will serve as a guide for creating a preliminary plan for the basic steps of the scientific method. Scientific Method Matrix |Social...
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will try to explain the relationship between the oil prices, gold prices and stock market in the United State using yearly time series data.... Since the gold and oil prices are raising their influence on stock market is also increasing and we will see how fluctuations in oil prices and gold prices impact the stock market in the United States. So here oil prices and gold prices will be our explanatory variable and stock market index will be our explained variable. In this study we will use multiple...
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the researcher used Quantitative data collection methods. Using qualitative data collection method, it rely on random sampling... and structured data collection instruments that fit diverse experiences into predetermined response categories. They produce results that are easy to summarize, compare, and generalize. Quantitative research is concerned with testing hypotheses derived from theory and/or being able to estimate the size of a phenomenon of interest. Depending on the research question, participants...
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