MBA5652 Research Methods
Unit 4 Discussion
Consider the five survey questions below from a job satisfaction survey, and indicate the levels of measurement used for each question (nominal, ordinal, interval, or ratio). Briefly explain your rationale for each decision. Double check the work of at least one peer, and discuss any differences.
A. I feel I am being paid a fair amount for the work I do (Fields, 2002).
Disagree very much
Agree very much
B. My primary role within the company is:
C. A reasonable amount I should be expected to contribute annually to the company's health plan is:
0 to $2,000.
$2,001 to $4,000.
$4,001 to $6,000.
$6,001 to $8,000.
$8,001 or greater.
D. Indicate the highest amount you were able to contribute to your 401k in 2017.
Fields, D. L. (2002). Taking the measure of work: A guide to validated scales for organizational research and diagnosis. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Please include the name of the person or question to which you are replying in the subject line. For example, "Tom's response to Susan's comment."