conveyance the salary could go down. Hence a transparent HR intervention is required tomake people understand all these small things and come to a conclusion.(b) Just by looking into a year data for a particular city we cannot conclude that women’sare safer drivers. This can be because we have analyzed data for only one city we have gota biased data. The same study should be done by collecting data from different cities. This
Q.2 a. Present the following information in a suitable tabular formsupplying the figures not directly given.In 1989, out of 2,000 workers in a factory, 1550 were members of atrade union. The number of women workers employed was 250, outof which 200 did not belong to any trade union.In 1990, the number of union workers was 1725 of which 1600 weremen.The number of non-union workers was 380, among whom 155 werewomen. [5 marks]
Answer 2 a.
YearSexMember of TUNon Member of TUTotal1989F50200250M15002501750
Total 1989 15504502000
Total 1990 17253802105
b. What are the characteristics of a good measure of centraltendency? [5 Marks]
The characteristics of a good measure of central tendency are:
Present mass data in a concise form: The mass data is condensed to make the datareadable and to use it for further analysis.
Facilitate comparison: It is difficult to compare two different sets of mass data. Butwe can compare those two after computing the averages of individual data sets.While comparing, the same measure of average should be used. It leads to incorrectconclusions when the mean salary of employees is compared with the median salaryof the employees.
Establish relationship between data sets: The average can be used to drawinferences about the unknown relationships between the data sets. Computing theaverages of the data sets is helpful for estimating the average of population.