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Fall-2011 August drive

MBA SEMESTER III MB0034 Research Methodology- 4 Credits (Book ID: B0800 ) Assignment Set- 1 (60 Marks) Note: Each question carries 10 Marks. Answer all the questions 1. a. How do you evolve research design for exploratory research? Briefly analyse. [5 marks]

b. Briefly explain Independent dependent and extraneous variables in a research design. [5 Marks]

2. Select any topic for research and explain how you will use both secondary and primary sources to gather the required information. [10 marks]

3. a. Distinguish between Doubles sampling and multiphase sampling. [5 marks] b. What is replicated or interpenetrating sampling? [ 5 marks]

4. What are the differences between observation and interviewing as methods of data collection? Give two specific examples of situations where either observation or interviewing would be more appropriate. [10 marks] 5. a. Analyze the case study and descriptive approach to research. [5 marks]. b. Distinguish between research methods & research Methodology. [5 Marks] 6. What are the differences between observation and interviewing as methods of data collection? Give two specific examples of situations where either observation or interviewing would be more appropriate. [10 marks].

Fall-2011 August drive

MBA SEMESTER III MB0050 Research Methodology- 4 Credits (Book ID: B0800 ) Assignment Set- 1 (60 Marks) Note: Each question carries 10 Marks. Answer all the questions 1. a. Differentiate between nominal, ordinal, interval and ratio scales, with an example of each. [ 5marks] b. What are the purposes of measurement in social science research? [ 5 marks] 2. a. Explain the role of Graphs and Diagrams? [5 Marks]

b. What are the Types and General rules for graphical representation of data? [5 Marks] 3. Explain the important concepts in Research design? [10 Marks]

4. A. Differentiate between Census survey and Sample Survey. [5 Marks] b. Analyze multi-stage and sequential sampling. [5 Marks]

5. What is questionnaire? Discuss the main points that you will take into account while drafting a questionnaire? 6. a. Explain the General characteristics of observation. [10 marks]. [ 5 marks]

b. What is the Utility of Observation in Business Research? [ 5 marks]