Q no 1: Why should a Manager know about research when the job entails managing people, products events, environments and the like?
Q no 2: If the research in the management area can not be 100% scientific, why bother to do it at all? Comment on this statement.
Q no 3: An Article in fortune says: Video conferencing would not take the place of business travel, because it should not. The two have to work together. Can you comment on why this would be so?
Q no 4: Describe the research process and explain the preliminary data collection methods.
Q no 5: “Because literature survey is a time consuming exercise, a good, in-depth interview should suffice to develop a theoretical framework” Discuss the statement.
Q no 6: What are the basic research design issues? Describe them in some detail.
Q no 7: Why is the ratio scale considered to be the most powerful of the four scales?
Q no 8: Describe the difference between attitude rating scales and raking scales and indicate when the two are used?
Q no 9: What is the bias? And how can it be reduced during interviews?
Q no 10: Use of a sample of 5,000 is not necessarily better than one of 500. How would you react to this statement?
Q no 11: What kind of biases do you think could be minimized or avoided during the date analysis stage of research?
Q no 12: What is the purpose of the Research Proposal?