bus 642 week 1 dq’s and excercise problems a+ graded
Ashford BUS 642 (Business Research Methods and Tools)
Develop a hypothesis for a problem at a local business (for example: high employee turnover). Determine if your hypothesis has adequacy for its purpose, is testable and better than its rivals. Then, use the Checklist for Developing a Strong Hypothesis on page 64 as it relates to your hypothesis. Discuss your results. Respond to at least two of your fellow students’ postings.
Week 1 DQ 2 Making Research Decisions
Based on the analysis of the last six months’ sales, your boss notices that sales of beef products are declining in your chain’s restaurants. As beef entrée sales decline, so do profits. Fearing beef sales have declined due to several newspaper stories reporting E.coli contamination discovered at area grocery stores, he suggests a survey of area restaurants to see if the situation is pervasive (page 94, number 5).
What do you think of this research suggestion?
Week 1 Assignment: BUS 642 Week 1 Exercises Problems