Ethics and Quantitative Business Research

Ethics and Quantitative Business Research

Quantitative Research/Social Change and Ethics/Quantitative Business Research

The business environment today is constantly changing with changing demands of employees especially the entry level position employees that are costly demanding for more salaries/wages and improved services (Atmojo, 2015). Many organizations sometimes fail to recognize the signs that are associated to low motivation as a result of unfilled demands due to lack of transformational leadership within the organizational framework. As such the new hires accounts for the highest employee turnover rates within most organizations. The general business problem is organization have a high turnover rate for entry-level employees that are a misguided by leadership. The high turnover rates are costly to the organization since it hurts productivity, as it is difficult to maintain the same level of productivity when the new employees are constantly leaving the organization (Choi et al., 2016). The specific business problem is the lack of the leadership strategies to educate and retain entry-level employees.

Atmojo, M. (2015). The influence of transformational leadership on job satisfaction, organizational commitment, and employee performance. International research journal of business studies5(2).

Choi, S. L., Goh, C. F., Adam, M. B. H., & Tan, O. K. (2016). Transformational leadership, empowerment, and job satisfaction: the mediating role of employee empowerment. Human resources for health14(1), 73.

Quantitative Research and Social Change

It is crucial for you, as an independent scholar, to be able to apply knowledge and skills in these courses—not just to your DBA Doctoral Study, but to the wider world of business research. Promoting positive social change includes seeking opportunities for improvement of human or social conditions by promoting the worth, dignity, and development of individuals, communities, organizations, institutions, cultures, or societies.

To prepare review the articles from Katzenstein and Chrispin (2011) and Santhosh and Baral (2015). Answer in 1-2 pages and consider how the process and results of quantitative business research can shed insights into other areas related to positive social change such as corporate social responsibility. Create an explanation of the relationship between quantitative business research results and positive social change. Describe ways business leaders can benefit both financially and socially from quantitative data analyses. Explain how you can directly apply perspectives on promoting positive social change to professional practice pertaining to your DBA Doctoral Study topic, providing examples from your DBA Doctoral Study prospectus. Be sure to support your work with a minimum of two specific citations from this week’s Learning Resources and at least one additional scholarly source.

Ethics and Quantitative Business Research

When conducting a DBA doctoral research study, independent scholars are required to be as clear as possible in reporting the procedures used to obtain results. Being honest in accounting for their work is essential for researchers. The question arises as to what constitutes unethical behavior when conducting quantitative research. A major area of concern is fabrication of data or results and can lead to danger for others if, for example, critical business decisions are made on the basis of false findings.

To prepare review the articles from Frechtling and Boo (2012) and Greenwood (2016). Answer in 1-2 pages and consider the many ethical decisions you must make as an independent scholar during your DBA doctoral research. Moreover, think about the implications on business practice and key stakeholders if you present incorrect findings to business leaders. Describe an analysis of the role of ethical decision making on the practice of quantitative business research. In your analysis, Explain the impact of using reliable and valid measures on quantitative findings. Describe the negative impact of using inappropriate measurements, including supportive examples. Explain the importance of knowledge of quantitative techniques to the ethical outcomes of quantitative research. Be sure to support your work with a minimum of two specific citations from this week’s Learning Resources and at least one additional scholarly source.

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