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Using the large database of survey responses (this is your sample), you will begin testing hypotheses. Complete the following:

5. We will call a "desk body" a person whose intrinsic job satisfaction level is higher than their extrinsic job satisfaction level. We will call a "social body" a person whose extrinsic job satisfaction level is higher than their intrinsic job satisfaction level. We believe that there are equal desk bodies and social bodies in the work force.

a. State an appropriate null hypothesis and its alternative hypothesis.
b. In our database, what percent of the employees are desk bodies? Are social bodies?
c. What did you do with the employees who had equal intrinsics and extrinsics?
d. What do you suggest as a good test statistic?

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Using the large database of survey responses (this is your sample), you will begin testing hypotheses. Complete the following:

5. We will call a "desk body" a person whose intrinsic job satisfaction level is higher than their extrinsic job satisfaction level. We will call a "social body" a person whose extrinsic job satisfaction level is higher than their intrinsic job satisfaction level. We believe that there are equal desk bodies and social bodies in the work force.

a. State an appropriate null hypothesis and its alternative hypothesis.
b. In our database, what percent of the employees are desk bodies? Are social bodies?
c. What did you do with the employees who had equal intrinsics and extrinsics?
d. What do you suggest as a good test statistic?

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5. We will call a "desk body" a person whose intrinsic job satisfaction level is higher than their extrinsic job satisfaction level. We will call a "social body" a person whose extrinsic job satisfaction level is higher than their intrinsic job satisfaction level. We believe that there are equal desk bodies and social bodies in the work force.

a. State an appropriate null hypothesis and its alternative hypothesis.
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