Moses Case Study

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Register to read the introduction… Jethro, Moses’ father-in-law, observed this and suggested a more efficient way to handle the judging and settling of conflicts among the citizens. Jethro evaluated the current “program” which was very inefficient, taxing Moses’ energy from morning to evening. Jethro had conceived of a better system for handling disputes among the Israelites, and outlined the details to Moses. Upon considering Jethro’s idea, “(Moses) chose capable men from all Israel and made them leaders of the people, officials over thousands, hundreds, fifties and tens. They served as judges for the people at all times” (Exodus 18:25-26, NIV). As stated in the scripture, Moses implemented the new program. Upon re-evaluation, Moses likely realized that it was more efficient to relegate some of the responsibilities, making leaders of some of the righteous men of the kingdom and relieving Moses of the menial tasks so he would have more energy for important …show more content…
As instruments of measure, King Nebuchadnezzar, Ashpenaz, the guard, and any other royal officials would observe any differences between the appearances of the two groups. According to Jackson (2009), instrumentation effect may have been a factor due to the subjective nature of the means of measurement. The procedures of the study were clearly stated in the differences of diet between the two groups for a period of ten days. This study was based on what is presently called a between-participants design since different participants are assigned to each group (Jackson, 2009). However, the participants of this study were not randomly assigned. Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah chose to participate as the experimental group. The study would have also been a post-test only control group design (Jackson, 2009). The independent variables that were manipulated were the two types of diet, and the dependent variables would have been the measures of appearance of the experimental group at the end of the ten-day study. However, it was not stated whether the two groups were equal at the beginning of the study; according to Jackson (2009), internal validity of the study may have been compromised by

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