Submit your response to the M1:
Assignment 3 Dropbox by Week 1, Day 7. Your response should be at
least three pages in length.
Given the hypothesis high employee
satisfaction is correlated with low employee absenteeism, address the
following in your paper this week:
Identify the variables in
this study. What are some extraneous variables that might impact your
research? How would you control for extraneous variables?
Which research design would
you use to study this hypothesis and why?
What data collection
techniques would you use to study this hypothesis and why?
Assuming that you get a
correlation of r = -.70, what does this tell you about the strength and
direction of the correlation between satisfaction and absenteeism?
What are some potential
problems you might encounter, and what strategies would you use to
minimize these problems?
Use APA standards.
For this assignment and all Dropbox
assignments, you are required to cite, at a minimum, the online course
and the textbook for the course. Additional sources are welcome. Scholarly
sources are preferred and can be found through Argosy University online
library resources. Please see the Library and Tutoring Services section
under Course Home to use Argosy University online library resources.
Additional, non-scholarly sources from reputable Web and print sources
are also acceptable. For reputable Web sources, look for .org, .net, or .edu
sites as opposed to .com sites. Avoid Wikipedia.
3 Grading Criteria
Identified the correct variables
and their impact and control of them.
Described the research design
chosen and why.
Noted the data collection
technique and adequately explained why it was chosen.
Explained the correlation
between satisfaction and absenteeism.
Covered the problems and
strategies to overcome them.
Organization, usage and
mechanics: Introduction, transitions, and
conclusion; grammar, spelling, and sentence structure.
APA Elements: In text citations and references, paraphrasing, and
appropriate use of quotations and other elements of style (such as tone,
audience, and word choice).