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dc.contributor.authorBirnbaum, Dee-
dc.descriptionThis syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.en_US
dc.description.abstractStudents will learn to: 1. Search on-line data bases for scholarly articles; 2. Identify a body of literature in the social/behavioral sciences that is applicable to the solution of practical business problems and write a critical review of this literature; 3. Identify and delineate a feasible research project from the body of literature in #2; 4. Write a testable hypothesis that follows from #3; 5. Write a comprehensive research proposal that includes methods for collecting and analyzing data using the project outlined in #3; 6. Distinguish among different types of research, e.g. qualitative versus quantitative, applied versus basic, macro-level versus micro-level; 7. Identify and distinguish among the different paradigms that form the basic assumptions underlying different research philosophies; 8. Distinguish between reliability and validity; 9. Distinguish among the different types of reliability and validity; 10. Identify strengths and weaknesses of different research designs and methods; 11. Operationalize (concretize) abstract concepts.en_US
dc.publisherMemphis, Tenn. : Rhodes Collegeen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesCRN Syllabi;29545-
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dc.subjectBusiness Administrationen_US
dc.subject2009 Springen_US
dc.titleBADM 486-02, Senior Seminar - Research Section, Spring 2009en_US
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