Define correlation and causation. How are these different?
Applying inferential statistics to research findings allows leaders to leverage secondary research and make generalizations that can be applied to a problem or decision that a leader is grappling with. The ability to gain research insights and apply findings to the leader’s problem or opportunity contributes to more effective and accurate decision- making with potential for reduced risk.
Read the following to prepare for course assignments
Essentials of Business Research: A Guide To Doing Your Research Project
Chapter 9 – Analyzing Quantitative Data
Correlation and Causality (opens in new window)
Pearson's Chi-Square Test (opens in new window)
T-Tests Explained: What They Mean for Survey Analysis (opens in new window)
3. T-Tests are used to compare the means from two different groups. Research and identify a scholarly study related to your subject of interest that performs a t-test as part of the research.
4. Summarize the results of the t-test performed.
5. What does it reveal about the study?