Preparing to Conduct Business Research Part 3 Essay

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Preparing to Conduct Business Research: Part 3
Angela Lopez, Brittney Krause, Barbara Lee, Brandi Weiler, Cherie Greene
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September 3, 2012
Dean Gualco
Preparing to Conduct Business Research: Part 3 INTRODUCTION
With many of the organizations around problems, dilemmas, and opportunities will rise that will bring up questions, research and conclusions. First identifying the problem and planning to work towards resolving the organizations predicament. After the problem has been identified then the leaders need to design a research study that will facilitate collecting, measuring, and the analyzing of the data that is relevant to the organization, its staff and its productivity. Now that the company has designed the
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(The relationship between) Research focus should be narrow and not broad-based. (The relationship between) A good example is “What can be done to prevent substance abuse?” or is it too large of a question to be answered. (Danya International, 2003) A good focused question consists of “What is the relationship between specific early childhood experiences and subsequent substance-abusing behaviors?” (Danya International, 2003) * Will motivated workers be more productive? * Will additional staff increase the organizations productivity? * Will wage increases motivate the workers?
HYPOTHESES
A hypothesis is a statement of prediction. A proposition is a statement about certain concepts that can be judged true or false. When a proposition begins to be tested, it is known as a hypothesis. (Cooper & Schindler, 2011). A hypotheses act as a tentative and conjectural nature between two or more variables within a research. There are many types of hypotheses. Descriptive hypotheses are one of the most common hypotheses. The existence, the size, the form, or the distribution of some variable is stated in descriptive hypotheses (Cooper & Schindler, 2011). There are many important functions of the hypotheses. For starters, it acts as a path for the study. It also differentiates the facts relevant and those that are not. There are three qualifications that make hypotheses
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