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During the modules of this course, you have built your Methodology section piece by piece. In the methodology you have reflected on the means by which you will research your selected organization. In the SLPs, you have covered various methods to analyze data, and you have produced analysis of your Background data for your selected firm. In this section you will reflect on your progress toward completing the Methodology Section and Background section of your Dissertation. Discuss how you will continue to improve these sections in the Dissertation road ahead.

Module 5 – Background

Comparing Models to Assess the Research Problem

Required Reading

EvaSys. (2018). How to effectively carry out a qualitative data analysis. Retrieved from https://www.evasys.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/How_to_Effectivele_Carry_Out_a_Qualitative_Analysis.pdf

Reporting and discussing your findings. (2018). Retrieved May 10, 2018, from the Monash University website at https://www.monash.edu/rlo/graduate-research-writing/write-the-thesis/writing-the-thesis-chapters/reporting-and-discussing-your-findings

Data presentation and analysis. (2018). Retrieved May 10, 2018 from the Planning Tank website at https://planningtank.com/planning-techniques/data-presentation-and-analysis

Research data management system project: Best practices in research data management. (2018). New England Collaborative Data Management Curriculum. Retrieved May 10, 2018.

Rowley, J. (2002). Using case studies in research. Management Research News, 25(1), 16-27. Retrieved May 10, 2018. Available in the Trident Online Library. (Search by title and author’s last name.)

Stockberger, D. (2016). Introductory statistics: Concepts, models, and applications. Missouri State. Retrieved from http://www.psychstat.missouristate.edu/introbook/sbk19.htm

Brown, N., Lave, B., Romey, J., Schatz, M., & Shingledecker, M. (2018) Beginning Excel. OpenOregon, Creative Commons License. Retrieved from https://openoregon.pressbooks.pub/beginningexcel/ and https://openoregon.pressbooks.pub/beginningexcel/front-matter/introduction/

Book II: Chapters 1–4 and
Book V: Chapter 1 in:
Harvey, G. (2016). Excel 2016 All-in-One For Dummies. John Wiley & Sons. Available in the Trident Online Library: Follow these instructions for Finding Skillsoft Books. Enter 112925 in the search bar.

Video Material

ExcellsFun. (2012, October 19). Excel data analysis: Sort, filter, PivotTable, formulas (25 examples): HCC Professional Day 2012 [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5WiYh2jmG8

Gibbs, G. R. (2015, March 4). Quality in qualitative research [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1YfaSmDQbw

Curry, L. (2015, June 23). Fundamentals of qualitative research methods: Data analysis (module 5) [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opp5tH4uD-w

Russell, D. (2014, October 24). Introduction to quantitative data analysis [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5XR3Ari7-0

McGinn, J., Kaniasty, E., Mistry, D., Soucy, K., & Snyder, C. (2012). Delivering results: How do you report user research findings? New Hampshire Usability Professional’s Association Meeting. Retrieved from https://www.slideshare.net/bobthomas/delivering-results-how-do-you-report-user-research-findings

Sampling and Data

Gibbs, G. R. (2012, October 24). Social surveys. Part 1 of 2 on surveys and sampling [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-lEVzKyqhQ&t=6s

Gibbs, G. R. (2012, October 24). Sampling. Part 2 of 2 on surveys and sampling [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owN9hLq-Eac

Gibbs, G. R. (2014, March 11). Crosstabulations and their interpetation. Part 1 of 2 on crosstabulations and chi-square [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6bqHNVd-Kw

Gibbs, G. R. (2014, March 11). The chi-square statistic and reporting results. Part 2 of 2 on crosstabulations and chi-square [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmaL62bDsf8&t=5s

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