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- Find a business research article that used secondary data and describe the source of the secondary data used. Describe why you chose the source you did. Do you believe this to be the best secondary source available? Why or why not?
- Suppose you are the research director for your state's tourism bureau. Begin by assessing your state's information needs.
What information will you collect in a survey from tourists who visit your state?
What do you think is the best way to collect the information (personal surveys, online surveys, etc.) and why? How effective would it be to conduct a survey at a local mall? Explain your rationale.
What other avenues for conducting surveys will you explore and why?
Next, conduct an Internet search on information needs of a neighboring state. How might a survey you create for that state be different from one you create for your home state?

Organizations use a variety of communication techniques not available in the past. New communication technologies include e-mail, voice mail, fax machines, and cell phones. While these technologies greatly enhance the speed of communication, they cannot convey the nonverbal cues that make up a significant portion of the message.
- Describe contemporary communication technologies' impact on the roles of the communicator, the receiver, perceptual screens, and the message in interpersonal communication.
- How have communication technologies changed the way people within organizations communicate?
- What are the benefits and challenges associated with using contemporary communication technologies?

Interpersonal communication is important for the quality of working relationships in organizations. Managers who are sensitive and responsive when communicating with employees encourage the development of trusting, loyal, relationships.
Address the following questions.
- Who is the best communicator you know? Why do you consider that person to be so? Who is the best listener you have ever known? Describe what that person does that makes him or her so good at listening.
- What methods have these individuals used in overcoming barriers to communication that are physical? Status based? Cultural? Linguistic?
- How might the characteristics of communication you identified in these individuals be used in the supervisor-subordinate relationship?

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• Find a business research article that used secondary data and describe the source of the secondary data used. Describe why you chose the source you did. Do you believe this to be the best secondary source available? Why or why not?

In using business research articles, the findings can range from several platforms that incorporate secondary research already conducted with an analysis for a more assessments of findings. The secondary data research is where the usage of experimental methods and data collection gathering provides an ending result based on qualitative or quantitative output. In doing so, the author's article have the direct reference in using the primary research of experimental methods and data collection into the now current research article as secondary research findings. Some key business articles examples entails the Tourism Business (2014) and Covey (2014) on Travel Leaders position in the industry that reference the primary research in asserting a summation and conclusion of data.

Try and aim in identifying key areas where the author's business article details the source as in Tourism Business (2014) that uses primary Facebook own statistical research findings to justify current article assessment. The key is in how an author's current article uses the primary research within the article to "forming a new addition in agreement to the primary research findings" or "rejecting the primary research findings and thus a new final conclusion to the proposed hypotheses." In the strategy to provide a clear conclusion an opportunity in framing the data research into a formidable presentation of analysis that delivers either further understanding or conclusion to initial (primary research) findings as in the Covey (2014).

Keep points to consider in the final selection of a business article by using the Tourism Business (2014) as an example:

a) Describe why you chose the source you did? - try and consider the selection of an article on the basis of the actual subject topic preference, i.e. tourism industry.
b) Do you believe this to be the best secondary source available? - try and highlight the true reasoning for using the best secondary source as a means for an authority on the main research study objective, i.e. the Tourism Business advertising through social media utilizes certain sites platforms accordingly.
c) Or why not? - Again the pursuit to decipher from limited research to actual primary research where data collections either are in agreement by the author or in disagreement.

Keep in mind; the business article is in deciphering key areas of focus that reinforces pertinent data collection that supports the fundamental argument as proposed in the article.

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Dissertation: Research design, data collection strategies

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A well-defined research problem points to a method of investigation. For each method, an appropriate data collection technique should be employed. Consider the dissertation problem and its relation to the research methodology and data collection methods employed in the study. Is there an appropriate relation between each element? Use appropriate references about data collection methods to address the following questions:

What were the data collection methods used for the study? Justify why they were or were not appropriate.
Was the research design consistent with the methods chosen?
What additional items could the author have said about the data collection strategies?
Do you think the data needed to answer the research question(s) could have been collected differently - why or why not? What other methods would you recommend and why? If not, why not? This includes the data collection methods as well as how the methods were conducted or implemented.
Add any additional comments for evaluation not addressed above.
For all the questions above, remember to explain how you came to your conclusions. Support your answers with explanation or evidence drawn from the dissertation and from course readings.

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