Rating scales that may be used in a questionnaire

Why rating scale is used in a questionnaire? It is a closed ended survey question used to represent the respondents feedback in a comparative form for specific particular features/products/services. It give more information that a simple yes or no question. For instance look at the two questions about vanilla ice cream listed below: Scenario 1: …

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The approaches to reasoning for research – Inductive vs Deductive

What are the differences between the approaches? There are two approaches in reasoning for research. Accordingly, the characteristics of the research process shall change. The two approaches are inductive reasoning & deductive reasoning. Inductive approach involves detailed observation of the world, which moves towards more abstract generalisation and ideas. The deductive reasoning on the other …

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Data Analysis Methods useful for HRP

What is the meaning of analysis? By analysis we mean the computation of indices or measures along with searching for patterns of relationships that exist among the data groups. The analysis may be categorized as descriptive analysis and inferential analysis (a.k.a statistical analysis).  Descriptive Statistics Typically descriptive statistics (also known as descriptive analysis) is the …

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