Assignment 2: See Attached Worksheet
Assignment 1: Statistics Concepts (below)
Purpose of Assignment
The purpose of this assignment is to provide students the opportunity to demonstrate mastery of their ability to apply statistical concepts to business situations to inform data-driven decision-making. The project is a 3-week project with part 1 in Week 3 part 2 in Week 4 and part 3 in Week 5. In Week 3 students identify the organization problem research variable methods for collecting data and show mastery of validity and reliability as applied to data-collection methods.
Resources:Week 3 Videos; Week 3 Readings;Statistic Lab
Tutorial help on Exceland Word functions can be found on the MicrosoftOffice website. There are also additional tutorials via the web offering support for Office products.
Assignment Steps
Identifya business problem or opportunity at a company where you work or with which you are familiar. This will be a business problem you use for the individual assignments in Weeks 3-5. It should be a problem/opportunity for which gathering and analyzing some type of data would help you understand the problem/opportunity better.
Identifya research variable within the problem/opportunity that could be measured with some type of data collection.
Considermethods for collecting a suitable sample of either qualitative or quantitative data for the variable.
Considerhow you will know if the data collection method would be valid and reliable.
Developa 1050-word analysis to describe a company problem and variable including the following in your submission:
Identify the name and description of the selected company.
Describe the problem at that company.
Identify one research variable from that problem. Describe the methods you would use for collecting a suitable sample of either qualitative or quantitative data for the variable (Note: do not actually collect any data).
Analyze how you will know if the data collection method would generate valid and reliable data (Note: do not actually collect any data).
Formatyour assignment consistent with APA guidelines.