I have a short case study to analyze. However, I don't know how to defend my answer properly. There is no right or wrong answer, but I need to have a valid argument to the answer. In general, a clear written explanation is enough, but if you want to use graphs, numerical examples, or anything else to strengthen your argument, that is also welcome.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 24, 2018, 8:55 pm ad1c9bdddf
1. Case Study: Control Data
A large computer firm, Control Data, trains mainframe computer operators. About thirty years ago, they were encountering the following problem. Control Data provided the best training for computer operators and needed to train them for their own purposes. However, they lost a significant fraction of their trained operators to their competitors and to other firms who were anxious to have Control Data trained specialists.
Obviously, training workers who then move on to other firms, especially rivals, is not a profitable strategy. Suggest some alternative or complementary strategies that Control Data might have used to deal with the problem. How would your strategy work in the ...
The loss of trained workers to another competitor is indeed a big loss for Control Data as it spends a large amount on the training of these computer operators.
Family Research Methods
In this project I have to focus on critically evaluating the family research information I am doing a report that has to explain how reliability and validity are important factors to consider when reviewing a research article. I am looking for assistance on a peer-reviewed journal article that reports a study concerned with a family-related topic. I have begun the project but wanted to make sure that i was on the right track and had some comparative material to guide me.
The information about the article should have.
A complete citation for the article, formatted following APA guidelines.
â?¢ A 2-3-sentence summary of the purpose of the study, that is, the research question(s).
â?¢ A summary of the research methods used.
â?¢ The results reported in the study.
Critique the study described in the article, answering the following questions:
â?¢ What are the strengths and weaknesses of the research design?
â?¢ How could the study have been improved in regard to the sample selection process, method or design of the study, control of variables, statistical methods used, and so forth?