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Measurement Made Accessible
A Research Approach Using Qualitative, Quantitative and Quality Improvement Methods



September 1999 | 224 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Through examples and exercises, this handy student guide teaches methods for sampling, data gathering, developing questionnaires, reliability and validity, and quantitative and qualitative measurement. In addition, the book explains the use of quality improvement tools and techniques in measurement. It will be invaluable on any graduate statistics course, and particularly for those in business administration and management.

`The author uses plenty of examples and the text is well written and easy to understand. The exercises at the end of each chapter are particularly useful' - David J Solomon, Michigan State University

 
Introduction
 
Qualitative Research
 
Quantitative Research
 
Sampling
 
Data Gathering
 
Measuring Instruments and Developing Questionnaires
 
Testing, Table of Specifications and Item Analysis
 
Reliability, Validity and Bias
 
Research Design
 
Measurement for Quality
 
Computer Analysis and the Final Document

"This book covers the most important topics involved in statistical research. It is informative, and topics are presented in a way that is easy to understand." 

J.L. Madrigal
Department of Statistics, Brigham Young University

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