Purpose of Assignment
The Individual Assignment takes students through multiple studies that research opposing ends of the spectrum: qualitative vs. quantitative descriptive vs. inferential. It gives students the chance to look at the strengths and weaknesses of each. Each of the designs and methods have different purposes and areas in which they are more suited and students will have this opportunity to see how they fit into different industries and purposes.
Use thetwo research studies attached: one in which the business problem is researched using a qualitative design and the other using a quantitative design.
Develop a 1300-word analysis of the research provided and include the following:
Summarize each of the research studies briefly.
Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of each design approach.
Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of each sampling approach.
Identify the specific situations in which you might choose each of the data collection instruments.
Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of statistical analysis use to describe the data.
Discuss whether the identified sampling method and data collection approach are appropriate for your own business industry or functional area.
Cite the attached readings:
Identifying knowledge demands and professional skill sets for employment within the aviation security environment: a qualitative inquiry of aviation security professionalsand A quantitative model for aviation safety risk assessment
Format the assignment consistent with APA guidelines.