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作者 Nishishiba, Masami, author
書名 Research methods and statistics for public and nonprofit administrators : a practical guide / Masami Nishishiba, Matthew Jones, Mariah Kraner
出版項 Los Angeles : SAGE, [2014]
國際標準書號 9781452203522 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1452203520 (pbk. : alk. paper)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 歐美所圖書館3F西文書區  001.4 N633 2014    在架上  -  30500101491804
說明 xxi, 367 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Section I. Research design and data collection -- When a practitioner becomes a researcher -- Research alignment -- Identifying the focus of the research : research objective and research question -- Research design -- Sample selection -- Data collection -- Section II. Data analysis -- Quantitative data preparation and descriptive statistics -- Hypothesis testing and statistical significance : logic of inferential statistics -- Comparing means between two groups -- Comparing means of more than two groups : analysis of variance (ANOVA) -- Bivariate correlation -- Chi-square analysis -- Regression analysis -- Qualitative data analysis -- Section III. Summing up : putting the pieces together -- Writing reports -- Using research methods for continuous improvement : program evaluation and performance measurement -- Appendix A : Additional SPSS and Excel instructions -- Appendix B : Emily's survey form -- Glossary -- Index -- About the authors
"Research Methods and Statistics for Public and Nonprofit Administrators: A Practical Guide is a comprehensive, easy-to-read, core text that thoroughly prepares readers to apply research methods and data analysis to the professional environments of public and non-profit administration. The authors expertly incorporate original case examples to demonstrate concepts using "real actors," facing specific scenarios, in which research methods must be applied. This unique approach--presented in language accessible to both students new to research as well as current practitioners--guides the reader in fully understanding the research options detailed throughout the text." -- Publisher website
主題 Public administration -- Research -- Methodology
Nonprofit organizations -- Management
Alt Author Jones, Matthew, author
Kraner, Mariah, author
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