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How does the adoption of a particular methodology affect the researcher's choice of methods for data collection and analysis? Which methods might you choose to complete a dissertation, bearing in mind the Self-Determination Theory and the Goal Theory According to Pinder?

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Experimental research or quantitative research is the methodology of choice in applied social research. This type of research allows the researcher more control. Controlled experiments allow the researcher to measure the causal relationship between the dependent and independent variable by applying the variable to one group, but not the other group.

Qualitative research allows the researcher to gather information from individuals or from an event. These types of research, unlike experimental research that involves aspects of control and randomization, often gather ...

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This solution discusses the importance of methodology affects data collection.