Importance Of Data Collection By Questionnaires

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Register to read the introduction… It could be delivered by post or electronic mail, or it could be collected in person. The face to face technique is most appropriate as any difficulty arise on the respondents side can be solved by the researcher. Researcher will also be able to able to provide assistance to any queries or any further clarification can be given. According to Walliman (2005), response rate can be increased with the help of the researcher. In this case the respondents who hesitate or find it difficult to answer can be persuaded and more reliable data could be collected. Nevertheless, it is difficult and time consuming as it requires personal involvement and visits to all the mandatory places. On the other hand Remenyi et al., (2003), mentioned that there is low response rate, when questionnaires are emailed or send by post and it also leads to less motivation. Since the researchers usually have limited resources, questionnaires are best tool for data collection on the primary basis (Saunders et al., 2000). In view of the fact that this research is on a very important but less talked about topic, researcher should go personally to collect the data rather post it or email to the …show more content…
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