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    Adam's Equity Theory

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    The employee was still having performance issues, however, the issue is now impacting the entire department. Hollensbe (2000) noted that success in open-goal plans is due to goal settings. The performance plan involved looking at the overall performance model in different sections: calls per hour, random sample method, and performance improvement. The call model showed that the calls per hour could be changed from a per hour model to a per month model. This allowed agents that were struggling with hitting the per hour goal, to have the entire day to hit their goal (or even the week); while allowing the high performers with extra time to work on projects or extra development projects to enhance their job/development skills. Each employee received the same amount of calls a day, equality. The next piece to look at was the sample method. We changed the daily assignment system to send out the same amount of calls a day to each person, with the exception of Fridays as clean up day, to allow for everyone to have the same opportunity to score the same amount of calls, as well as the same type of calls, equality. The last piece of our departmental performance plan was the surveys we polled for call types. We used those to see who felt stronger at certain call types and paired them up for cross training…

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    This data collected met the standards for addressing the researcher paper. Evaluation of Data Analysis and Interpretation Plan Preparing Data for Analysis As a researcher that has to prepare data for analysis, it is imperative to include descriptive statistics that general tendencies in the data. Inferential statistics sample the drawing conclusion. Analysis of the Data The researcher analyzed data to summarize the overall trends or tendencies of data that has been research. The data…

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    In terms of primary data, questionnaires and structured interviews were conducted to obtain quantitative and qualitative data. With questionnaires, I chose to use the simple random sampling method when distributing my questionnaires to obtain the most accurate, valid and unbiased data. Of the 30 questionnaires distributed 30 were obtained. At particular pre-selected time intervals (during school) I distributed questionnaires in sets of three to individuals ranging from twelve years old to the…

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    show all your work to receive credit. Round all answers to two decimal places and place a box around them. 1. (5 points) Describe the differences between a retrospective study, a prospective study, and an experiment. Use complete sentences and no more than half a page. A Retrospective study is to identify the reasons leads to the incident or events that looking back to the history, and it is defined as a study that “examines past events to determine the factors that influenced the events” (Kuzma…

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    Initially, this design will involve drawing a simple random sample of communities from the Gold Coast/Brisbane city area and gathering data on levels of immigrant integration. Subsequently, a simple random sample of households from each of the aforementioned communities will be gathered in order to collect data on fear of crime and terrorism within the community. Furthermore, data will be collected on fear of crime and terrorism using a survey methodology outlined by Chataway and Hart (2016),…

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    Chopsticks Experiment

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    If I were to do this experiment again, I would conduct a second test with random assignment among the subjects. This would change the nature of this study from a sample survey into a real experiment with the possibility to infer cause and effect relationships. In order to create different treatments for participants, I would randomly select more males and females. This time, I would randomly choose them from a larger population to help ensure that the sample population is representative of the…

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    5. a)For this survey a unit would be the individual fulltime college freshmen. The population would be the all college freshmen. The sample would be the 252,082 freshmen that take part in the survey to represent all college freshmen. b) This is an example of a stratified random sample because the population is divided into groups, which in this case the groups would be universities, and then a simple random sample is taking from each university. c) This would be an example of cluster sampling…

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    Citizenship Norms

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    Participants and Procedures Acknowledging that drawing a sample from the general population may be impractical, costly, and time consuming the study will seek to obtain a representative subset (sample) of the population to investigate and make generalizations about the link between the categories of citizenship norms and the utilization of ICTs to politically engage. The population of interest consists of U.S. citizens aged twenty to thirty years old. The group was chosen to avoid any age…

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    Random Sampling Methods

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    Describe the sampling method used in this study The primary objective of conducting research is the ability to come to a conclusion in regard to the entire population from results obtained through sampling. The sampling method used in this study is the simple random sampling. The random sampling method is a sampling procedure that ensures each element in the population will have an equal chance of being included (Zikmund, Babin, Carr, & Griffin, 2013, p. 396). Random sampling is a beneficial…

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    physician workforce to determine the skill needs of the future. Proverbs 22:6 states “Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.” The same principle can be applied to the new hires and the future workforce within the industry as applied to the children receiving instructions in their tender years. Sampling Frame In order to determine the sampling frames necessary, it is essential to establish a complete understanding of the related key…

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