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6) The process of stating the basic dilemma and then developing other questions by progressively breaking down the original question into more specific ones is called the _____. A. research question B. management-research question hierarchy C. management dilemma D. management question
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User: 6) The process of stating the basic dilemma and then developing other questions by progressively breaking down the original question into more specific ones is called the _____. A. research question B. management-research question hierarchy C. management dilemma D. management question

Weegy: The process of stating the basic dilemma and then developing other questions by progressively breaking down the original question into more specific ones is called the management-research question hierarchy.
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User: ) The fundamental weakness in the research process is _____. A. incorrectly defining the research question B. identifying a flawed sampling frame C. misdefining the target population D. failing to identify all relevant secondary information

Weegy: The fundamental weakness in the research process is A. incorrectly defining the research question
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User: 8) Which type of management question asks what do we want to achieve? A. Choice of purpose B. Evaluation of solutions C. Troubleshooting D. Control

Weegy: A. Choice of purpose
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User: 9) In the Southeast, the potato chip market share held by the Lays brand is 46%. This is an example of _____. A. a research question B. a descriptive hypothesis C. a relational hypothesis D. an explanatory hypothesis

Weegy: C. a relational hypothesis
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User: 10) An increase in hours of television viewing leads to increases in the sales of snack foods. This is an example of a _____. A. research question B. descriptive hypothesis C. correlational hypothesis D. causal hypothesis

Weegy: An increase in hours of television viewing leads to increases in the sales of snack foods. This is an example of a correlational hypothesis.
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User: 11) To be categorized as a customer, an individual must have a history of shopping at the establishment at least twice before the start of the study with expenditures of more than $10. This is an example of _____. A. a hypothetical construct B. a conceptual scheme C. an operational definition D. a dictionary definition

Weegy: This is an example of an operational definition.

An operational definition, also called functional definition,defines something (e.g. a variable, term, or object) in terms of the specific process or set of validation tests used to determine its presence and quantity. That is, one defines something in terms of the operations that count as measuring it.

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User: 11) To be categorized as a customer, an individual must have a history of shopping at the establishment at least twice before the start of the study with expenditures of more than $10. This is an example of _____. A. a hypothetical construct B. a conceptual scheme C. an operational definition D. a dictionary definition

Weegy: This is an example of an operational definition.

An operational definition, also called functional definition,defines something (e.g. a variable, term, or object) in terms of the specific process or set of validation tests used to determine its presence and quantity. That is, one defines something in terms of the operations that count as measuring it.

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User: 12) James is entering data on client gender. Because the values entered reflect male or female, this variable is _____. A. discrete B. dichotomous C. continuous D. ratio-scaled

Weegy: James is entering data on client gender. Because the values entered reflect male or female, this variable is dichotomous.
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User: 13) Which variable in an experiment is the variable expected to be affected by the manipulation? A. Dependent variable B. Extraneous variable C. Moderating variable D. Independent variable

Weegy: Independent variable
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User: 14) Qualitative research seeks to _____ theory while quantitative research _____ it. A. examine; interprets B. build; tests C. test; understands D. apply; builds

Weegy: Qualitative research seeks to BUILD theory while quantitative research TEST it.
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User: 15) Which of the following is true of quantitative research? A. It uses a nonprobability sampling method B. Results are generalizable C. Data analysis is ongoing during the project D. Sample sizes are generally small

Weegy: C. Data analysis is ongoing during the project. is true of quantitative research.
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User: 16) The use of a control group in experimentation _____. A. provides for the manipulation of the independent variable B. serves as a comparison to assess the manipulation C. minimizes the cost of experimentation D. allows for discovery of the average effect of the independent variable in different situations

Weegy: The use of a control group in experimentation: B. serves as a comparison to assess the manipulation.
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User: 17) What is the first step in conducting an experiment? A. Specify the level(s) of the treatment B. Choose the experimental design C. Control the experimental environment D. Select relevant variables

User: 18) Data originating from studies that are conducted by others and created for a purpose different from the purpose of the study for which the data are being reviewed are called _____ data. A. primary B. secondary C. quantitative D. statistical

Weegy: B. secondary
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User: 19) The goal of a formal study is to _____. A. discover future research tasks B. expand understanding of a topic C. test hypotheses D. provide insight

User: 20) A _____ scale is a scale that scores an object or property without making a direct comparison to another object or property. A. ranking B. rating C. categorization D. sorting

Weegy: B. rating.

A RATING scale is a scale that scores an object or property without making a direct comparison to another object or property.




User: 21) What type of data is produced by simple category scales? A. Nominal B. Ordinal C. Interval D. Ratio

Weegy: A. Nominal data is produced by simple category scales.
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User: 22) _____ is the extent to which a measurement tool actually measures what we wish to measure. A. Reliability B. Validity C. Practicality D. Significance

Weegy: Validity is the extent to which a measurement tool actually measures what we wish to measure.



User: 23) The list of elements in a population from which the sample is drawn is known as the _____. A. sampling frame B. population extent C. database D. sampling base

Weegy: A. Sampling frame.
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User: 24) The process of ensuring the accuracy of data and their conversion from raw form into classified forms appropriate for analysis is called _____. A. coding B. data entry C. data preparation D. data measurement

Weegy: B. data entry
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User: 25) _____ involves assigning numbers or other symbols to answers so that the responses can be grouped into a limited number of categories. A. Editing B. Data entry C. Coding D. Measurement

Weegy: C. Coding involves assigning numbers or other symbols to answers so that the responses can be grouped into a limited number of categories.
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The goal of a formal study is to test hypotheses.

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