• Attitudes And Experiences Respondents Method Interview
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    Methods As we were interested in attitudes and experiences of our subjects we decided to use a qualitative approach to conduct our study. We wished our respondents to define their attitudes and experiences using their own words and meanings therefore it was considered that quantitative data was not appropriate for such a study. Qualitative study is more in-depth and much less structured than a quantitative approach, generating a greater depth of information (Mason 1996) A semi-structured intervi...
  • Student Drug Use In Scottish University
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    Results Once all our interviews had concluded we re-wrote all the questions that we had asked our four respondents comparing them by using a table. From this it was easier to compare and contrast answers, assisting us in our search for re-occurring themes or major differences. For the purpose of anonymity the sample will be referred to as W, X, Y and Z. Themes and Patterns There were a vast amount of themes and patterns that emerged during our analysis of the four interviews. Firstly, the living...
  • How Do Americans View Each Other
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    How Do Americans View One Another The Persistence of Racial/Ethnic Stereotypes In national surveys, fewer and fewer Americans admit openly to holding racist view sfor instance the view that African Americans are less intelligent than white Americans. Many polls have attempted to measure racial and ethnic stereotyping by presenting declarative statements of negative attributions and asking respondents to agree or disagree with them. Whether they may hold these views or not, many survey respondent...
  • Mcse Analysis Computer Professional
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    Job Task MCSE Analysis: Report to Participants Michael Angelo Southern Illinois University June 1999 Overview and Summary In preparation for new MCSE examinations, between February 19 th and March 16 th of 1999 more than 2, 800 computer professionals completed a survey via the web. The purpose of the survey was a job analysis-a description of the on-the-job activities necessary for positions that MCSEs fill. Both employment tests and certifications must be based on job analyses. Because of the r...
  • Death Penalty Support Individuals Appears
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    Hypothesis 1: Married individuals are more likely to support the death penalty than individuals who were never married. From the evidence this appears to be true. The data shows that 73. 2% of married individuals support the death penalty while only 59. 2% of those who were never married support the death penalty. However, when looking at other groups of single individuals such as those who have been widowed, divorcees, or separated respondents, the results are different. These groups have 70. ...
  • Confidence In Organized Labor
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    INTRODUCTION Statement of problem People have opinions and thoughts about many issues relating to the work force. They wonder what is the best occupation to get in, how much money they can make in certain fields, who the best employers might be. Some of the big concerns people have when thinking about employment is benefits. What can a company provide to the potential employee in terms of insurance, vacations, advancement, and all the extras associated with the perks of certain companies? At the...
  • Psychological Acculturation Respondents Language Pas
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    Most instruments designed to measure acculturation have relied on specific cultural behaviors and preferences as primary indicators of acculturation. In contrast, feelings of belonging and emotional attachment to cultural communities have not been widely used. The Psychological Acculturation Scale (PAS) was developed to assess acculturation from a phenomenological perspective, with items pertaining to the individual's sense of psychological attachment to and belonging within the Anglo-American a...
  • Dissatisfaction Of Employees With Shift Work Time
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    Problem: Mr. Weslow, the personnel manager Omar's Fast Freight is seeking for a solution to the problem of dissatisfaction of the employees with the "shift" mode of working hours. He also intends to learn if workers are drinking on the job. This is a descriptive research intended to describe what is happening and to learn the reasons. It is also exploratory in that it seeks to diagnose a situation, screen alternatives and discover new ideas. Method Mr. Weslow chose the Survey method to collect ...
  • Employee Appraisals Respondents Disagree
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    Appraisals provide companies with vital information needed to evaluate an employee's current or past performance relative to his or her performance standards. An appraisal process therefore involves setting work standards, assessing the employee's actual performance relative to the work standards, and providing feedback to the employee with the aim of motivating that person to eliminate performance deficiencies or to continue to perform above par. (pg 690, Human Resource Management) Deciding wha...
  • Marketing Research On Ice Cream
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    Marketing Research Introduction: Ice Cream is one of the most popular deserts anywhere in the world. A lot of people favor ice cream particularly on a hot summer day. People from all ages and from all walks of life indulge in this delightful and delectable snack. Even health-conscious individuals prefer to eat ice cream because of its nutritious, calcium-rich content. In Assumption College school cafeteria, ice cream is one of the few deserts they offer to students. Although students buy it, it...
  • Analyzing Tax Polls Taxes
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    Taxes have always been a hotly debated policy, but have been receiving more attention recently with the new Bush administration. This attention has spurred new thought and consideration of the issue. It seems that people vary in their reasons for supporting tax cuts, but also generally believe that taxes should be low and paid for by the wealthy. Ideas of limited government, equality of opportunity, and individualism influence Americans' beliefs regarding taxes; because of these beliefs, most Am...
  • Attitudes Towards Suicide Age Degree Respondents
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    The results I found for attitudes towards suicide were what was expected. I ran the significance values for level of education (degree) and for age. However my disk contracted a virus and I lost my data set and was not able to run significance values for my other independent variables (age, income). What I found was that attitudes towards suicide were affected by degree and age. Degree was the most powerful predictor of attitudes towards suicide. I used the Somers? d method because both the dep...