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International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology

April 2016 Volume 7, Number 2

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Applications of Longitudinal Research to Advance Organizational Theory: A Primer

    David Newman, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, United States; Isadore Newman, University of Akron, Akron, OH, United States; John Hitchcock, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, United States

    The purpose of this article is to inform researchers about and encourage the use of longitudinal designs to further understanding of human resource development and organizational theory. This... More

    pp. 1-19

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  2. The Utility of Single Subject Design Research

    Kyle Bennett, Florida International University, United States

    Single subject design (SSD) research is a quantitative approach used to investigate basic and applied research questions. It has been used for decades to examine issues of social importance such as... More

    pp. 20-31

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  3. Mixed Methods Research: What are the Key Issues to Consider?

    Rajashi Ghosh, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, United States

    Mixed methods research (MMR) is increasingly becoming a popular methodological approach in several fields due to the promise it holds for comprehensive understanding of complex problems being... More

    pp. 32-41

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  4. A Brief Introduction to Q Methodology

    Yang Yang, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, United States

    Q methodology is a method to systematically study subjective matters such as thoughts and beliefs on any given topic. Q methodology can be used for both theory building and theory testing. The... More

    pp. 42-53

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  5. A Primer for Conducting Survey Research using MTurk: Tips for the Field

    Silvana Chambers & Kim Nimon, University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX, United States; Paula Anthony-McMann, ETMC Regional Health Care System, Tyler, TX, United States

    This paper presents best practices for conducting survey research using Amazon Mechanical Turk (MTurk). Readers will learn the benefits, limitations, and trade-offs of using MTurk as compared to... More

    pp. 54-73

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  6. A Common Methodology: Using Cluster Analysis to Identify Organizational Culture across Two Workforce Datasets

    Sunny Munn, Ashland University, Ashland, OH, United States

    Organizational structures are comprised of an organizational culture created by the beliefs, values, traditions, policies and processes carried out by the organization. The work-life system in... More

    pp. 74-87

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  7. All-Possible-Subsets for MANOVA and Factorial MANOVAs: Less than a Weekend Project

    Kim Nimon, University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX, United States; Linda Zientek, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX, United States; Amanda Kraha, Indiana University East, Richmond, IN, United States

    Multivariate techniques are increasingly popular as researchers attempt to accurately model a complex world. MANOVA is a multivariate technique used to investigate the dimensions along which groups... More

    pp. 88-112

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