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QNT 565 Week 1 Individual Assignment Business Research Case Study QNT 565 Week 1 DQ 1 QNT 565 Week 1 DQ 2 QNT 565 Week 2 Learning Team Assignment Research Proposal Part I QNT 565 Week 2 Learning Team Reflection & Peer review QNT 565 Week 2 DQ 1 QNT 565 Week 2 DQ 2 QNT 565 Week 2 DQ 3 QNT 565 Week 3 Individual Assignment Observation Case Study QNT 565 Week 3 Learning Team Reflection QNT 565 Week 3 DQ 1 QNT 565 Week 3 DQ 2 QNT 565 Week 3 DQ 3 QNT 565 Week 4 Learning Team Assignment Research Proposal Part II QNT 565 Week 4 Learning Team Reflection


QNT 565 Week 4 DQ 1 QNT 565 Week 4 DQ 2 QNT 565 Week 4 DQ 3 QNT 565 Week 5 Individual Assignment Week Five Calculations QNT 565 Week 5 Individual Assignment Week Five Case Study Review QNT 565 Week 5 Learning Team Reflection QNT 565 Week 5 DQ 1 QNT 565 Week 5 DQ 2 QNT 565 Week 5 DQ 3 QNT 565 Week 6 Learning Team Assignment Week Six Case Study Review QNT 565 Week 6 Calculations ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Final Exam Guide 1

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1) Which of the following measures is used to assess the strength of relationships in cross-classification tables?


2) As a measure of dispersion, compared to the range, an advantage of the standard deviation is 3) Inducements offered to participate as encouragement to participate in research that are disproportionate to the task are considered 4) Which type of non-probability sampling technique is most useful when individuals with the desired characteristics experiences, or attitudes are difficult to identify or reach? 5) A study is one that 6) Allison is editing a data set and finds that a response of 7 has been entered for a question that requests a response between 1 and 5. What should Allison do? 7) Five homes were recently sold in Oxnard Acres. Four of the homes sold for $400,000 while the fifth home sold for $2.5million. Which measure of central tendency best represents a typical home price in Oxnard Acres? 8) In the southeast, the potato chip market share held by the Lays brand is 46%, this is an example of 9) Suppose you cross tabulate consumption rates with income and find no apparent relationship. When age is introduced you find that there is a relationship between consumption and income within age groups. This is an example of a(n)‌‌.. variable at work 10) 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? 11) Companies such as Unilever and Proctor and Gamble conduct research to clarify ambiguous ideas that may be potential business opportunities. What type of research is this?


12) An increase in hours of television viewing leads to increase in the sales of snack foods. This is an example of a 13) When political researchers assess opinions towards President Bush’s plan for social security reform, a(n)…….. study is used. However, when political researchers want to assess the change in opinion towards the war in Iraq from initial deployment of troops to the election in Iraq, a(n) ….. study should be used 14) Find the sample correlation coefficient for the following data 15) A population consists of the following data : 7,11,12,18,20,22,25. The population variance is 16) If the hypothesis presented is tested using a .05 alpha level and the resulting p value is .01. Which of the following interpretations of the results is most appropriate? 17) The …… is used to test the statistical significance of the observed association in cross-tabulation 18) The null hypothesis is typically rejected when 19) Which of the following involves a test of two-independent samples? 20) An experimental study is one that 21) The product moment correlation coefficient between brand loyalty and attitude towards the brand is .65 with a p value of .01. what does the sign of the correlation coefficient signify? 22) Jeremy is using an ANOVA to examine the alternative hypothesis that brand loyalty is higher among frequent fliers of Jet Blue than the reported brand loyalty of frequent fliers on United US Airways and Delta. If the P value is less than .05 and F ratio is greater than 1, Which of the following interpretations is correct? 23) Paired comparison scale result in….. data


24) The …….. is a parametric test to determine the statistical significance between the sample distribution mean and a population parameter 25) Which term below refers to the descriptors of variables computed from sample data used to estimate those same variables in the population? 26) Consider the following data: 6,7,17,51,3,17,23 and 69. The range and the median are 27) Which term below refers to a controlled, randomized procedure that assure that each population element is given a known nonzero chance of selection into study’s sample? 28) Management would like to determine the feasibility of conducting research on a new set of stainless steel cookware recently introduced on a home shopping network. Which of the following statements is not a consideration? 29) What type of data is produced by simple category scales? 30) Scott’s Lawn Care has hired Henry Associates to find out whether home improvement warehouse stores communication the benefit of various brands of lawn care products differently than smaller stores. Henry Association needs to know what is communicated to consumers in the actual settings to the stores and wants to ensure that the message isn’t filtered. Only behavioral data is required. Which type of data collection method is most appropriate in this situation? ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Final Exam Guide 2

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Week One: The Purpose of Business Research Objective:Determine the significance, scope, magnitude and feasibility of finding a solution to the situation, risk management, or opportunity. 1. Which of the following questions is considered when discussing the management dilemma? A. How can management eliminate negative symptoms? B. What does the manager need to know to choose the best alternative from the available sources of action? C. What is the recommended course of action? D. What symptoms cause management concern? E. What should be asked or observed to obtain the information the manager needs? Objective:Determine the significance, scope, magnitude and feasibility of finding a solution to the situation, risk management, or opportunity. 2. The fundamental weakness in the research process is: A. incorrectly defining the research question B. identifying a flawed sampling frame C. misdefining the target population


D. failing to identify all relevant secondary information E. skipping the exploratory phase Objective: Identify ethical issues involved in business research. 3. Which of the following is an example of findings nondisclosure? A. Dean and Deluca doesn't want Whole Foods to know about it is conducting research on organic wines. B. Whole Foods is studying a potential new location near a large condo complex. C. Bayer seeks to disclose that Vioxx is no more effective than aspirin. D. Vioxx seeks to hide results suggesting that it is equivalent to aspirin in reducing the pain of arthritis. Objective: Identify ethical issues involved in business research. 4. The right of interviewers, surveyors, experimenters, observers, and participants to be protected from threat of physical or psychological harm is the right to: A. quality B. security C. freedom D. safety E. happiness


Objective: Develop the purpose of the research, research questions, and hypotheses. 5. BankChoice is concerned about stagnating profits and asks, "How can profitability be improved?" This is an example of: A. a management question B. a research question C. an investigative question D. a measurement question E. a management dilemma Week Two: Types of Research Design Objective:Differentiate between qualitative and quantitative methods of research. 6. Which of the following is true of quantitative research? A. It uses a nonprobability sampling method. B. Results are generalizable. C. Data analysis is ongoing during the project. D. Sample sizes are generally small. E. It uses multiple data collection methods. Objective: Differentiate between qualitative and quantitative methods of research.


7. Qualitative methods that encourage participants to reveal hidden or suppressed attitudes, ideas, emotions, and motives are called _____ techniques. A. deceptive B. unstructured C. projective D. focus group E. semistructured Objective: Explain commonly used qualitative research designs and quantitative research designs. 8. American Airlines is conducting a qualitative study on preferences of business travelers who fly frequently. Before inviting an individual to participate, the researcher on the project wants to ensure that all participants travel for business more than pleasure and meet the American Airlines' definition of frequent flier. What is the best way for the researcher to ensure that participants will meet these criteria? A. Use a recruitment screener prior to inviting individuals to participate. B. Delete interviews after the study ends from those who don't meet the qualifications. C. Draw a sample from a list of people with an American Airlines affinity credit card. D. Draw a sample from a list of people with an affinity credit card associated with any airline. E. Contact a travel agency for a list of prospects. Objective: Select the appropriate type of research design in a given business situation.


9. InZone Research will survey fans attending one of the Final Four games to assess preferences for pricing and products offered at concession stands. What type of study is this an example of? A. Formal B. Cross-sectional C. Longitudinal D. Monitoring E. Ex post facto

Objective: Select the appropriate type of research design in a given business situation. 10. Jack is participating in a research study. The interviewer asks Jack to say the first word that comes to mind when he hears a product's benefits. What type of projective technique is this an example of? A. Thematic apperception test B. Sentence completion C. Brand mapping D. Laddering E. Word association Week Three: Measurement and Data Collection


Objective: Differentiate among the four levels of measurement and how they are used in data collection for research. 11. What type of data is produced by constant-sum scales? A. Nominal B. Ordinal C. Interval D. Ratio Objective: Differentiate among the four levels of measurement and how they are used in data collection for research. 12. Which of the following types of data are collected using a classification question? A. Gender B. Purchase behavior C. Attitude toward the brand D. Personality E. Behavioral intent Objective: Develop the data collection instruments. 13. A survey of preferences among frequent air travelers will be conducted at airports nationwide. Prior to asking target questions regarding respondent preferences, which of the following should occur? A. Screen questions should ensure that participants are frequent air travelers. B. Socio-economic questions should be asked. C. Questions about terrorist concerns should be asked.


D. Branching questions can distinguish between frequent air travelers and less frequent travelers. E. Free-response questions should be asked. Objective: Differentiate among sampling methods and their application in business research. 14. Which type of nonprobability sampling technique involves choosing participants arbitrarily for their unique characteristics, experiences, attitudes, or perceptions? A. Random sampling B. Purposive sampling C. Convenience sampling D. Snowball sampling E. Quota sampling

Objective: Differentiate among sampling methods and their application in business research. 15. Which term below refers to a controlled procedure that assures that each population element is given a known nonzero chance of selection into the sample? A. Nonprobability sampling B. Random selection C. Systematic selection


D. Judgment sampling E. Statistical selection Week Four: Descriptive Data Analysis Approaches Objective: Prepare collected data for analysis. 16. If the mean and median of a population are the same, then its distribution is: A. normal B. skewed C. symmetric D. uniform Objective: Differentiate between descriptive statistics and inferential statistics. 17. Which is a correct statement concerning the median? A. In a left-skewed distribution, we expect that the median will exceed the mean. B. The sum of the deviations around the median is zero. C. The median is an observed data value in any data set. D. The median is halfway between Q1 and Q3 on a boxplot. Objective: Calculate central tendency and dispersion. 18. The median of 600, 800, 1000, 1200 is: A. 800 B. 1000 C. 900 D. 950


Objective: Calculate the correlation between two variables. 19. The _____ is a measure of the association between two variables after controlling or adjusting for the effects of one or more additional variables. A. regression analysis B. partial correlation coefficient C. ANOVA D. product moment correlation E. gamma Objective: Calculate the correlation between two variables. 20. What does r2 measure? A. The proportion of variation in one variable that is explained by the other B. The proportion of error variation C. The proportion of variation in Y related to the variation of the categories of X D. The proportion of variation in Y due to the variation within each of the categories of X E. The significance of the relationship between X and Y

Week Five: Inferential Data Analysis Approaches Objective: Differentiate between parametric tests and nonparametric tests.


21. _____ tests are hypothesis testing procedures that assume that the variables of interest are measured on at least an interval scale. A. parameter B. parametric C. nonparametric D. significance E. metric Objective: Determine the data analysis approach for a data set. 22. A statistical technique that describes two or more variables simultaneously and results in tables that reflect the joint distribution of two or more variables that have a limited number of categories or distinct values is: A. a t test B. an ANOVA C. a factor analysis D. a cross-tabulation E. a regression Objective: Apply the steps in testing a research hypothesis. 23. The hypothesis that the number of hours worked is related to student grade point average is a _____ hypothesis. A. null B. one-tailed test C. two-tailed test D. test of proportions E. test of means


Objective: Compare the means of two or more groups. 24. Which of the following best explains how the F ratio examines differences among groups? A. The variability attributable to a treatment is compared to the variability arising from random error. B. The probability of making a type I error is compared to the probability of making a type II error. C. The critical F is compared to the critical t. D. The standard deviation for each group is subtracted from the mean of all groups. 25. ANOVA can be used as a parametric test of: A. one sample B. two-related samples C. two-unrelated samples D. k-independent samples Week Six: Research Findings Objective: Interpret data analysis results to reach conclusions. 26. A readability analysis of a research report scored a 10 on Gunning's Fog Index. Which of the following statements is the best interpretation of this score? A. People over the age of 10 should be able to read the report comfortably. B. People with less than a 10th-grade education will be comfortable reading the report.


C. A person with a 10th–grade education or higher will be able to read the report comfortably. D. 10% of the report is difficult to read. E. The report is unreadable to most people on a scale of 1 to 10. Objective: Interpret data analysis results to reach conclusions. 27. Three randomly-chosen Colorado students were asked how many times they went rock climbing last month. Their replies were 5, 6, and 7. The coefficient of variation is: A. 16.7% B. 13.6% C. 20.0% D. 35.7% Objective: Make a recommendation about a problem or project based upon data analysis results and conclusions drawn. 28. Nasta Corporation conducted a foreign language survey among college students at 5 public universities. Results showed a significant relationship between language proficiency and magazine readership. Based on this finding, Nasta Corporation can make which recommendation to university officials? A. Recommend students take at least one foreign language. B. Taking a foreign language will not improve students’ reading. C. Additional research is needed to determine which magazines are read by college students. D. Results are inclusive. Objective: Make a recommendation about a problem or project based upon data analysis results and conclusions drawn.


29. The Human Resources Department at Trident Corporation conducted a job satisfaction survey among its employees.Results show a significant negative relationship between job satisfaction and pay category.Human Resources should recommend what action to management? A. The results are inclusive. B. Conduct additional research by pay category to determine specific areas of satisfaction/dissatisfaction. C. Based on the results, job satisfaction is comparable to industry norms and therefore no further action is required. D. Increase pay levels for all employees to obtain comparable level of satisfaction among pay categories. Objective: Make a recommendation about a problem or project based upon data analysis results and conclusions drawn. 30. A team of MBA student examined parked cars in four different suburban shopping malls.One hundred and twenty vehicles were examined at each location.Results show a significant relation between vehicle type and mall location. The team should include which recommendation in the research report? A. It would be difficult to make any recommendation as the sample size is too small. B. Further research is needed to determine which stores in the mall. C. The results are inconclusive. D. Store advertising will be a function to consumer demographics. ----------------------------------------------------------


QNT 565 Week 1 DQ 1

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Week 1 DQ 1 What is the difference between a research question and a hypothesis? Provide an example of a research question and then provide the null and alternate hypothesis for that example. ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Week 1 DQ 2

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Week 1 DQ 2 What is the goal of ethics in research? List at least one obligation of the participant, the researcher, and the sponsor. Are you aware of any research where ethical standards were compromised? ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Week 1 Individual Assignment Business Research Case Study

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Use the University Library or external sources to locate a business research case study. You may also use a case from your place of business. Write a paper of no more than 700 words in which you identifythe significance, scope, magnitude, or feasibility of the situation, as well as the dilemma facing management. Use the Management-Research Question Hierarchy detailed in the Business Research Methods textbook to state the management question(s), investigative question(s), and measurement question(s).


Provide the purpose of the research, the research question(s), and hypotheses. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Post to both assignments and to your team forum for peer review. ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Week 2 DQ 1

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Week 2 DQ 1 What ethical risks are involved in observation research? Explain the risks associated with the use of unobstructive measures? Can you provide an example? ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Week 2 DQ 2

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Week 2 DQ 2 Compare the advantages and disadvantages of survey research to those of observation. Under what circumstances could you make a case for using observation research? Can you make generalizations about individuals from observations? Why or why not? Can you give specific examples? ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Week 2 DQ 3

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Week 2 DQ 3 How does data in qualitative research differ from data in quantitative research? Describe a business situation and a research question. Identify which research design is the most


appropriate to investigate the situation and why. Is the research design quantitative or qualitative? ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Week 2 Learning Team Assignment Research Proposal Part I

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Resources: Appendix A in Business Research Methods, University of Phoenix Material: RFP Business Situation Example A carefully crafted research proposal is a necessary component to conducting good research. Read Appendix A in Business Research Methods on how to create a Request for Proposal (RFP). Review Exhibit A-8 "Proposal for MindWriter CompleteCare Satisfaction Research" of Business Research Methods. Complete an RFP based on one of the options below. This RFP is part of a bigger research proposal project. A situation at your place of work The business situation described in the University


of Phoenix Material: RFP Business Situation Example. Write a paper of no more than 1,750 words in which you formulate the research questions, the ethical considerations related to the research, and the appropriate hypotheses. Describe the management dilemma and identify the research problem and purpose. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Week 2 Learning Team Reflection & Peer review

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Discuss this week’s objectives with your team. Conduct peer review (using rubric in course materials forum) of all team members’ week 1 case studies. Your discussion should include your choice for RFP (see below), the topics you feel comfortable with, any topics you struggled with, and how the weekly topics relate to application in your field. Prepare a 350- to 700- word paper detailing the findings of your discussion. ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Week 3 DQ 1


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Week 3 DQ 1 As part of its bankruptcy restructuring, on June 3, 2009 General Motors (GM) launched a new ad campaign that revealed glimmers of a streamlined GM: fewer brands (Cadillac, Buick, Chevrolet, and GMC) and fewer models within each brand. What research would you have done to determine which vehicle models GM should retain and which it should drop? What would you have measured and with what type of measurement scale: nominal, ordinal, interval, or ratio? What group(s) would most likely represent the target population? Have you experiences a similar dilemma/situation that required research? ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Week 3 DQ 2

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Week 3 DQ 2 Provide a simple definition of a nonprobability sampling and provide an example of each type of nonprobability sampling. ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Week 3 DQ 3

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Week 3 DQ 3 Jake and 10 other consumers were invited to participate in a focus group to discuss their experience with using the iPhone. Develop a set of questions the focus group moderator might ask to gain a better understanding of their experience. What strategies do you use in writing the questions to ensure you get reliable and valid responses from the interviewees? ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Week 3 Individual Assignment Observation Case Study


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Choose one of the following assignment options. Each option requires you to apply research principles presented in Weeks One and Two. Option 1: Pedestrian Traffic Case Study Resources: UOP Material: Week Three Observation Case Study Read the Pedestrian Traffic Case Study in the UOP Material: Week Three Observation Case Study. Write a paper of no more than 700 words in which you respond to the questions listed in the UOP Material: Week Three Observation Case Study. OR Prepare a 7-10 slide MicrosoftÂŽ PowerPointÂŽ presentation, including speaker notes, in which you respond to the questions listed. Format your paper or presentation consistent with APA guidelines. Option 2: Yahoo!: Consumer Direct Case Study Resources: UOP Material: Week Three Observation Case Study, "Yahoo!: Consumer Direct Marries Purchase Metrics to Banner Ads" case study in Business Research Methods


Read "Yahoo!: Consumer Direct Marries Purchase Metrics to Banner Ads" in Case Index of Business Research Methods, then read the Yahoo!: Consumer Direct Case Study in the UOP Material: Week Three Observation Case Study. Write a paper of no more than 700 words in which you respond to the questions listed in the UOP Material: Week Three Observation Case Study. OR Prepare a 7-10 slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation, including speaker notes, in which you respond to the questions listed. Format your paper or presentation consistent with APA guidelines. Post to both assignments and to your team forum for peer review. ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Week 3 Learning Team Reflection

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Discuss this week’s objectives with your team. Your discussion should include the topics you feel comfortable with, any topics you struggled with, and how the weekly topics relate to


application in your field, as well as how your team is performing as a team (use team self-evaluation form (found in “tools for teams”)). Prepare a 350- to 700-word paper detailing the findings of your discussion and a team self-evaluation form (found in “tools for teams”). ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Week 4 DQ 1

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Week 4 DQ 1 Based on your readings in the text, how do you feel that descriptive statistics, probability concepts, and normal distribution concepts can be used by managers to make better business decisions? How does your organization use these statistics concepts as it conducts business research and makes decisions? ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Week 4 DQ 2


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Week 4 DQ 2 If we have student scores of 4.0, 3.7, 3.7, 3.7, 1.0 the average would be 3.2 while the median and the mode would both be 3.7. Is one of them really in the middle? How dispersed is this list? That is, how much do the scores vary from the middle? Now, look at a routine you do everyday at work. Which matters most, the average time it takes to complete it, the most frequent amount of time? How would you go about finding the middle on the process? H2ow much does the time spent vary? ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Week 4 DQ 3

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Week 4 DQ 3


Describe a situation in which a correlation analysis or regression analysis could contribute to a better decision. The situation can be from your work, of general interest, or one you experienced in your private life ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Week 4 Learning Team Assignment Research Proposal Part II

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Resources: Research Proposal Part I from Week Two Continue with the Research Proposal your Learning Team developed in Week Two. Write a paper of no more than 750 words in which you explain why you selected qualitative or quantities research, and how the sampling frame you select will provide you with the appropriate target audience. Develop the data collection instrument and explain how it will allow you to obtain the results you want. Develop an alternative research design for addressing the problem presented. At the end of this assignment, you will be able to present to management two ways of capturing data to address the research problem.


Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Week 4 Learning Team Reflection

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Discuss this week’s objectives with your team. Conduct peer review (using rubric in course materials forum) of all team members’ week 3 case studies. Your discussion should include the topics you feel comfortable with, any topics you struggled with, and how the weekly topics relate to application in your field. Prepare a 350- to 700- word paper detailing the findings of your discussion. ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Week 5 calculations (New)

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Part I Locate a website that lists available rentals in your area or the nearest metro area. Enter a zip code which will bring up all rentals. Create a Microsoft® Excel® spreadsheet in which you list the rent charged for the first 30 rentals and include the following: • Calculate the mean, median, mode, and standard deviation of rents. • Describe the typical rent. • Explain if the measures of central tendency agree with this. • Sort and standardize the data. • Identify any outliers or unusual data values • Explain whether the data could come from a normal population Part II Use 2010 Census data for your state for 20 different counties (unless your state has less than 20, then use however many it has). Create an Excel spreadsheet to calculate the following descriptive statistics for the overall population and by gender: • Calculate the mean, median, mode, and standard deviation of both the overall population and the percentages by gender. • Describe the average population • Explain whether the distribution across counties by each gender is skewed or normally distributed • Sort and standardize the data if skewed • Identify any outliers


Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment as an Excel document. ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Week 5 DQ 1

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Week 5 DQ 1 How does a researcher determine what statistical test to conduct? What is the purpose of a statistical hypothesis? ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Week 5 DQ 2

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Week 5 DQ 2 What is a significance level? How does a researcher choose a significance level? ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Week 5 DQ 3

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Week 5 DQ 3 Describe a research situation in which inferential statistical analysis can be used. Explain what method should be used and why. Please first pose the problem verbally, and then using statistical formalism (hypothesis testing, regression, or whatever the proper choice is). You need not carry the calculations. ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Week 5 Individual Assignment Week Five Calculations

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Resources: UOPMaterial:Week Five Calculations Read the scenarios in the UOP Material: Week Five Calculations document, and answer the accompanying questions. Submit your responses to the questions listed in the UOPMaterial:Week Five Calculations. ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Week 5 Individual Assignment Week Five Case Study Review

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Resources: "Yahoo! Consumer Direct Marries Purchase Metrics to Banner Ads" case study in Business Research Methods Review "Yahoo! Consumer Direct Marries Purchase Metrics to Banner Ads" in Case Index of Business Research Methods. Answer the following questions in 350–700 words:


What are the various measurements collected in Consumer Direct? Describe them. What analysis would be appropriate for the data collected through Consumer Direct? Submit your responses to the questions. ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Week 5 Learning Team Reflection

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Discuss this week’s objectives with your team. Your discussion should include the topics you feel comfortable with, any topics you struggled with, and how the weekly topics relate to application in your field, as well as how your team is performing as a team (use team self-evaluation form (found in “tools for teams”)). Prepare a 350- to 700-word paper detailing the findings of your discussion and a team self-evaluation form (found in “tools for teams”). ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Week 6 calculations (New)


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Select 20 stocks on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and document whether each went up or down during the preceding 5-day period (Monday - Friday). So you will present a table with five days of the week and how many went up and how many went down on each day. Perform the following calculations using Microsoft® Excel®: • Perform steps in testing a research hypothesis about days of the week. • Use a chi-square test to determine if these data indicate that trading on some days is better or worse (more or less likely to earn a positive return) than on other days. (Note: This is just for the week studied. You would not be able to draw conclusions about that specific day for any other week in any other month/year.) • Determine how to present the results. Develop a 350 - 400 word conclusion in which you include the following: • Determine what conclusions we might draw from the results. • Explain how the results might (or might not) influence one's decision to trade any given stock during the week. Format the assignment consistent with APA guidelines.


Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. NOTE: Submit BOTH the Excel Worksheet and the APA formatted paper. ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Week 6 Calculations

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Resources: UOP Material:Week Six Calculations Read the scenarios in the UOPMaterial: Week Six Calculations document, and answer the accompanying questions. Submit your responses to the questions listed in the UOPMaterial:Week Five Calculations. ---------------------------------------------------------QNT 565 Week 6 Learning Team Assignment Week Six Case Study Review

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Resources: "AgriComp" case study from Business Research Methods Read the "AgriComp" case study in Case Index of Business Research Methods. Follow the 6-Step Statistical Testing Procedure and apply it to the case. Answer the following questions in a paper of no more than 750 words: Describe the variables that were presented. What level of measurement (nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio) was used? Explain why you think these levels are appropriate. Use the data set to perform a cross tabulation. Considering the results, what does the data reveal? How would you account for any differences from dealers? How do the dealers feel about the program? What recommendations would you make to management? Submit your responses to the questions. ----------------------------------------------------------

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