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Differences between primary and secondary data; advantages, disadvantages

Part A: Review the advantages and disadvantages of three principles of primary data collection methods (Interviews, Questionnaires, Observational studies) and briefly explain when to use each Part B: What are some of the differences between primary and secondary data? What are some disadvantages of using newspaper articles or

Person-Organization Fit

Please help with these discussion questions, we will be discussing these in class. This idea of person-organization fit, the idea that employees are more successful (and happy) in organizations where their personal values are in line with the organization's values, has gotten a lot of research attention over the last two deca

Choose a technical or electronic product in your home or office

Conduct a search on the Internet for technical instructions explaining how the device works. Examine the verbiage, details, clarity, and conciseness of the instructions. Explain in approximately 350 words whether the instructions are clear, concise, and easy to comprehend. Defend your answer. When documenting informatio

Census vs. sampling

In what type of situation is conducting a census more likely than sampling? When is sampling more appropriate than taking a census? Please provide a quality answer backed up with external sources.

Brand management is emphasized

The manager of a consumer products firm said, "We use the brand manager position to train future executives." Do you think the brand manager position is a good training ground? Why or why not?

Displaying data graphically in a Venn diagram

Deliverable Length: 2 page memo with Diagram and Table Details: Market segmentation is known as the process of dividing up a market for goods or services into smaller groups. For example, a market may be segmented into geographics (location), demographics (income, age, gender, etc.), and psychographics (personality, lifest

Scales of measurement and examples.

Scales of measurement are commonly broken down into four types, nominal, ordinal, interval, and ratio. Define each of the following four scales of measurement. In each of the following four cases, describe an example that in some broader sense may apply to your job situation or personal life. For example, state a level of measur

Discussing an Informal Learning Experience

Task: Write a paper describing a single, informal learning experience you have had. You may include a time when you learned to fear something, love something, hate something, or to accomplish a task. You may describe, for instance, how you became afraid of heights, why a particular food or smell moves you emotionally, or why you

Critical and Creative Thinking Review Questions

Answer one question per week be sure to answer every part of each question. Complete the Critical and Creative review questions due as indicated below: Week 2 It is generally assumed that most people who are blind or deaf would prefer to be sighted or hearing. Imagine that you are Helen Keller and describe onl

Methods of initial assessment

Can you help me get started with this assignment? Some methods of initial assessment appear to be more useful than others. If you were starting your own business, which initial assessment methods would you use and why? (Staffing Organizations) 200-300 words APA.

Traded Corporation

Urgent Help is needed!!! Find a publicly traded corporation that has their financial statements available through their annual report on the company Web site from the Internet to obtain this information. In about 50-100 words, Begin collecting financial data related to income, balance sheet, cash flow, ratio, and s

Affirmative action refers to a policy or a program

Affirmative action refers to a policy or a program that tries to respond to instances of past discrimination by implementing proactive measures to ensure equal opportunity today. Assess and explain the three ways through which affirmative action can arise within a workplace.

Fair Pay legislation

Are you in favor of fair-pay type legislation to equalize the pay between men and women? Why or why not? If you were to make a case for your position, what job evaluation principles would you apply and why? What internal and external equity principles would you use to explain your position? Justify your chosen position by analys

Important variables to correlate job satisfaction & performance

This table shows some of the more important variables that have been shown to correlate with job satisfaction and the degree to which they correlate (weak, moderately, or strong). Anything in here surprise you? For example, there's a moderate negative correlation between heart disease and job satisfaction, meaning that as job sa

Hypothesis and statistical variables

A scatter diagram is a chart A. In which the dependent variable is scaled along the vertical axis. B. In which the independent variable is scaled along the horizontal axis. C. That portrays the relationship between two variables. D. All of the above. In correlation analysis A. We consider several independent variabl

Discussion questions - Customer Benefits, Product, Value & Kano Method

When you shop do you buy product features or customer benefits? Does your choice decision depend of the product category? Can you ever really know the actual reason why you selected a particular product? Do you agree with the staple "Yourself to an Order" concept or is it a lot of bunk? If you could only pick one concept fo


1. What if anything would you change or expand upon in your response at this point in the course? How closely aligned are the company's and operations strategies? 2. What are the top three things will you take away from this class and use them to look at your company's operation? Please rank your top priority as your ch

Case Study Analysis

In 550-600 words. Visit at least two different fast-food restaurants that make hamburgers. For example, in the United States McDonald's, Wendy's, and Burger King are good choices. For some of you fastfood junkies, this will not be difficult; vegans may have to take a friend for product testing. Observe the basic operational

Article Summary

Please see attached. Review the characteristics of effective summaries, research strategies, and APA formatting. Summarize a short, online article of your choice. 1. A summary is a compressed version of a much longer document or speech. 2. You can summarize chapters, books, speeches, reports, and material from the Inte

Resume & Application Letter

Create a résumé for online distribution & write a 200- to 300-word job-application letter to accompany the résumé. The job you are looking for is Photojournalist.

Advantages of In-house HRD program vs. purchasing HR programs, advantages of on-site and off-site training program, maximizing sessions' effectiveness, hazing and its role in socialization, two socialization programs for new employees.

1. What are the advantages of designing an HRD program in-house versus purchasing programs from vendors? 2. What are the advantages of holding a training program on-site? Off-site? 3. How do you feel about attending training sessions or classes scheduled early in the morning? After lunch? What can a trainer do to maximize the

Forecasting, Weighted Averages: Various Questions

1. With exponential smoothing, does a higher alpha make the forecast MORE or LESS responsive to changes? 2. With a weighted moving average forecast, to which period is the heaviest weight applied? 3. Distinguish between the following: seasonal variation, cycles, trends, and random variation. 4. Distinguish