descriptive method

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International Journal of Transformations in Business Management http://www.ijtbm.com/ (IJTBM) 2012, Vol. No. 1, Issue No. 6, Apr-Jun ISSN: 2231-6868 MEANING OF THE TERM- DESCRIPTIVE SURVEY RESEARCH METHOD NEERU SALARIA INTRODUCTION According to Best and Kahn (2007), “The term descriptive research has often been used incorrectly to describe three types of investigation that are different. Perhaps their superficial similarities have obscured their difference. Each of them employs the process of disciplined inquiry through the gathering and analysis of empirical data, and each attempts to develop knowledge. To be done competently, each requires the expertise of the careful and systematic investigator. A brief explanation may serve to put…show more content…
It is a smaller representation of a larger whole. A good sample not only needs to be representative, it needs also to be adequate or of sufficient size to allow confidence in the stability of its characteristics. In present study, the sample consisted of 200 secondary school principals under different managements of Mahender garh Division of haryana. SAMPLING Sampling is the process by which a relatively small number of individuals or measures of individuals, objects or events is chosen and analysed in order to find out something about the entire population from which it was chosen. Sampling procedures provides generalizations on the basis of relatively small preparations of the population. According to Francis G. Cornell (1960), “Sampling is a technical and statistical problem of importance in most questionnaire investigations and in many other descriptive-survey studies. The literature on application of sampling theory to practical survey problems has appeared primarily since 1940, with leadership provided in the areas of opinion-polling, market, research and cans operations.” International Journal of Transformations in Business Management International Journal of Transformations in Business Management http://www.ijtbm.com/ (IJTBM) 2012, Vol. No. 1, Issue No. 6, Apr-Jun ISSN: 2231-6868 Kulbir Singh Sindhu (2005) states that sampling is the process of drawing a sample from the population. For this purpose, the population is divided into
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