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RES 320 Week 1 DQ 1

RES 320 Week 1 DQ 2

RES 320 Week 1 Individual Assignment Business

RES 320 Week 2 DQ 1

RES 320 Week 2 DQ 2

RES 320 Week 2 Individual Assignment From the Reading

RES 320 Week 2 Team Assignment Research Report

RES 320 Week 3 DQ 1

RES 320 Week 3 DQ 2

RES 320 Week 3 Individual Assignment Experimentation Critique

RES 320 Week 3 Team Assignment Research Report

RES 320 Week 4 DQ 1

RES 320 Week 4 DQ 2

RES 320 Week 4 Individual Assignment Scaling Study

RES 320 Week 4 Team Assignment Research Report

RES 320 Week 5 Final Team Assignment Research

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RES 320 Final Exam Guide

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Answer the Following True/False and Multiple Choice Question

1 Researchers who have strong opinions about the subject of a study are likely to do a better job of conducting the research.

2 Research may be used as a diagnostic tool to provide information about what is happening in the environment.

3 Basic research is research that:

A. Addresses simple issues that are basic, in which research is not really needed.

B. Attempts to expand the limits of knowledge for a discipline.

C. Is conducted to make a decision about a specific real -life problem.

D. All of the above.

4 Information that is not relevant to the decision at hand is called “incomplete.”

5 Information can be evaluated using which of the following characteristics?

A. Timeliness

B. REPEATABILITY

C. quality

D. All of the above.

E. A & C above.

6 A company’s private data network, which offers information that is available only inside that organization, is called:

A. Electronic data interchange (EDI).

B. THE World Wide Web.

C. An Internet.

D. An Intranet.

E. Electronic mail.

7 Experiments hold the greatest potential for establishing cause-and-effect relationships.

8 An ethical researcher would inform respondents of deceptions used in a research project after the project was completed.

9 In exploratory research, the term pilot studies refer to a collective group of diverse techniques that will be conducted on a small scale.

10 A term for research procedures that test some sort of stimulus as a proxy for a new, revised, or remarketed product or service.

A. Experience survey

B. Situational analysis

C. Thematic apperception test

D. Concept test

11 Secondary data are gathered and recorded by someone prior to (and for purposes other than) the current needs of researchers.

12 Two major drawbacks of secondary data are determining the accuracy of the data and finding data that fit the specifications of the project.

13 The American Petroleum Institute is an example of:

A. A commercial source of secondary data.

B. One company that produces the National CREST Report.

C. A trade association.

D. A government source of secondary data.

14 Concerning data distributed by media, researcher should be aware that:

A. Data are copyrighted and thus of limited use.

B. They generally refer to product flows through retail outlets.

C. Data may cover only limited aspects of a topic.

D. Government regulations severely limit some forms of data.

E. All of the above.

15 When an interviewer’s presence influences a respondent to say he or she does not have cockroaches in his or her home (when he or she does), a social desirability bias has occurred.

16 High-cost, low standardization of questioning and limited geographic dispersion are disadvantages characteristic of ____________ surveys.

A. Telephone

B. Personal interview

C. Mail

D. None of the above.

17 The term mystery shopper is a form of scientifically contrived observations.

18 A distortion of measurement resulting from the cognitive behavior or actions of the witnessing observer is called observer bias.

19 At the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry, floor tiles around the hatching-chick exhibit must be replaced every six weeks, while tiles in other areas need not be replaced for years. This is an example of:

A. Response latency.

B. Physiological reactions.

C. Physical trace evidence.

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RES 320 Week 1 Individual Assignment Business Research Applications Paper

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Resource: Assigned readings, Electronic Reserve Readings, the Internet, and other resources

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper. In this paper be sure to address:

Describe how research is used in your organization or an organization with which you are familiar and how it can be used more effectively.

Detail current research and the areas in which you think more research is needed.

Format your paper according to APA standards.

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RES 320 Week 2 Individual Assignment From the Reading

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Resources: Business Research Methods

Write a 150-word response to each of the following questions:

Chapter 5: Discussion Questions 2 and 3

Chapter 7: Discussion Questions 1, 2, and 5

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RES 320 Week 2 Team Assignment Research Report and Presentation Part 2 Progress Report

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Resources: University Material, Project Overview, or another topic approved by the faculty member

Discuss the structure for your research project, specifically addressing the role that might be played by qualitative research, quantitative research, secondary data, and survey research. Once decisions are reached about the approach and techniques to be used, the Learning Teamshould work on a sampling plan for the project.

Consider the population in which you are interested.

What type of sampling plan is needed to select a representative sample? Consider the costs of the different sampling plans.

Learning Team Deliverable (Label Week 2 – Sampling Plan (Post in Learning Team for Instructor to Grade)

List the advantages and disadvantages of the various types of sampling plans

Select one of these for the project.

Collaborate with your Learning Team for this assignment which is due in Week Five.

Report your progress in a 100 to 150 word APA formatted progress overview.

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RES 320 Week 3 Individual Assignment Experimentation Critique

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Resource: University Library

Find a research report that uses experimentation.

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word critique on that experiment.

Describe the independent and dependent variables used in the study.

Comment on the sampling used to gather subjects, as well as on the reliability and validity of the study.

Only journal articles reporting actual experimentation are appropriate for this assignment—magazine or newspaper articles, opinion pieces, and commentaries are not appropriate. Here are some tips for selecting an appropriate article:

If using the ProQuest database, check the box next to “Scholarly journals, including peer-reviewed."

Look for an abstract at the beginning of the article.

Make sure the article includes a description of the independent and dependent variables and the sampling plan.

Format yourpaper according to APA standards.

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RES 320 Week 3 Team Assignment Research Report and Presentation Part 3 Progress Report

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The Learning Team should focus on questions that will be part of a survey used to research the topic. Consider the various types of questions you could ask on this survey:

Learning Team Deliverable (Label Week 3 – Research Questions (Post in Learning Team for Instructor to Grade)

What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of the various types of questions, given your research methods, population, and sample?

Select a type of question most appropriate to your purposes and choose a response scale.

Develop five to ten questions that are representative of the survey you are proposing.

Collaborate with your team for this assignment that is due in Week Five.

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RES 320 Week 4 Individual Assignment Scaling Study

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Resources: Assigned readings, Electronic Reserve Readings, the Internet, and other sources

Develop a short questionnaire of 5 to 10 questions and distribute it to at least ten people.

Use at least two different types of questions in the survey.

Analyze the responses and comment on the validity and reliability of your questionnaire.

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you describe your results from this short study.

Format your paper according to APA standards.

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RES 320 Week 4 Team Assignment Research Report and Presentation Part 4 Progress Report

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Resource: University Material, Project Overview

Learning Team Deliverable (Label Week 4 – Summaries of Research Articles (Post in Learning Team for Instructor to Grade)

Present the summaries of the 8 to 10 articles that are pertinent to the research topic selected

Assemble the final report and presentation.

Prepare the research proposal on your topic, along with the hypothetical results.

Determine who the audience is for the report and oral presentation. In most cases, this is the upper management of the company.

Collaborate with your Learning Team on this project, which is due in Week Five.

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RES 320 Week 5 Final Team Assignment Research Report and Presentation

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Resource: University Material, Project Overview

(One Team Member Post in Assignments Link)

Part 1

Find and summarize 8 to 10 articles that are pertinent to the research topic selected.

Show how these secondary sources relate to the research topic.

Part 2

Address the role that might be played by qualitative research, quantitative research, secondary data, and survey research. Once decisions are reached about the approach and techniques to be used, the Learning Team should:

Work on a sampling plan for the project.

Consider the population in which you are interested.

What type of sampling plan is needed to select a representative sample? Consider the costs of the different sampling plans.

List the advantages and disadvantages of the various types of sampling plans

Select one of these for the project.

Part 3

The Learning Team should focus on questions that will be part of a survey used to research the topic. Consider the various types of questions you could ask on this survey:

What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of the various types of questions, given your research methods, population, and sample?

Select a type of question most appropriate to your purposes and choose a response scale.

Develop five to ten questions that are representative of the survey you are proposing.

Part 4

Assemble the final report and presentation.

Prepare the research proposal on your topic, along with the hypothetical results.

Determine who the audience is for the report and presentation. In most cases, this is the upper management of the company.

Format consistent with APA guidelines.

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