problem 1: In its broadest context, illustrate the task of problem definition?
problem 2: What do you mean by the term iceberg principle?
problem 3: Describe a problem in your field of interest and list several variables which might be investigated to resolve this problem.
problem 4: Go to the library, determine business journals and record and assess some hypotheses which have been investigated in the recent years. Recognize the key independent and dependent variables.
problem 5: Assess the statement of the business problem in each of the given conditions:
a) A farm implement manufacturer: Our main objective is to learn the most efficient form of capitalization so that we can maximize the profits.
b) An employee’s credit union: Our problem is to find out the reasons why employees join the credit union, to find out member’s awareness of credit union service, and to measure the attitudes and beliefs regarding how efficiently the credit union is operated.
c) The producer of a television show: We have a problem: The program’s ratings are very low. We require learning how to get better our ratings.
d) A soft-drink manufacturer: the problem is that we don’t know if our bottlers are more satisfied with us than our competitor’s bottlers are with them.
e) A women’s magazine: Our problem is: to document the demographic charges which have occurred in recent decades in the lives of women and to put these modifications in historic perspective; to examine some generations of American women via most of this century, tracking their roles as student, worker, wife, and mother and noting the modifications in timing, sequence, and duration of these roles; to examine at what age and for how long a women enters each of the different stages of her life: school, work and marriage.
problem 6: describe the necessity of defining a research problem? describe in detail.