Operationalizing Expectations Measurement of expectations will be carried out by way of Likert scale format. The variable, expectation was measured using the Likert scale in the study by Dudensing, Hughes, and Shields (2011). Operationalizing Local Culture Yang used questionnaires which included a five-point likert scale to measure variables in his 2011 tourism and cultural… Continue reading Operationalizing Expectations summary.
Background of Tata Motor Company Tata Motor Company was established in 1945. Since then, Tata Motor company has produced over four million vehicles. The company has thus expanded by a great extent. For example, in India, the company has more than 2000 touch-points and this has ensured that they not only reach the clients but… Continue reading Background of Tata Motor Company.
Plan to provide evidence of instrument validity Instrument validity will be provided by face validity and carrying out construct validity. The survey questions will be compared with the theoretical framework of the study. All aspects of the questionnaires’ questions will relate to the research questions and finally research problem statement. Operationalizing the variables The… Continue reading Plan to provide evidence of instrument validity.
Recruiting Procedures and Demographic Information Recruiting procedures and demographics. Participants of this study will be households from the entire island of Barbados. Selected participants will be representative of the population of Barbados as it relates to the demographics of gender, age, income, employment, and education level. The following is a map of Barbados divided into… Continue reading Procedures and Demographic Information.
Threats to External Validity External validity of a quantitative research design is the extent to which results of a study can be generalized to other populations and different social settings. External validity is compromised when the characteristics of the participants differ from the population under study, and when external factors influence participants to react in… Continue reading Threats to External Validity summary.
Data Analysis Plan Software Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) will be used in this study in analyzing statistical data. SPSS is a statistical software package that can calculate a wide range of statistical problems (University of Wisconsin – Madison, 2011). Restatement of Research Questions and Hypotheses Research Questions RQ1: What is… Continue reading Data Analysis Plan Software
Sample frame inclusion and exclusion criteria. Participants must be responsible adults over 21 years of age and of either gender. The subjects must be of sound mind, able to take part in a CBT program, and capable of making rational business decisions. Power analysis. To aid in calculating sample size, Burkholder (2012) recommended using G*power… Continue reading Sample frame inclusion and exclusion criteria
Threats to Internal Validity Internal validity is concerned with whether changes in the independent variable were responsible for changes in the dependent variable. Threats to internal validity include history (length of the elapsed time between the pretest and posttest); maturation of subjects; mortality of subjects; changes in the measuring instrument; reactivity of measurement, and… Continue reading Threats to Internal Validity summary.
Debriefing and follow-up procedures. This study will be cross-sectional; hence, data will be collected in a single interview. This differs with longitudinal research, where data is collected from the sample on more than one occasion (Creswell, 2009). Pilot Study A pilot study is a small-scale study which can be used in enabling researchers to justify… Continue reading Debriefing and follow-up procedures