Conducting Survey Research by John Fogli; Linda HerkenhoffCreating a powerful and impactful survey is no easy feat; even experienced survey researchers struggle to eliminate bias and create robust questionnaire designs. Through case studies, real-life examples, and multiple data visualization graphics, Conducting Survey Research offers a unique how to guide on creating a survey. Throughout its seven chapters, the text enables readers to build relevant, unbiased, and purposeful survey questions. The text highlights common mistakes in survey research (e.g., using the appropriate sample size and survey administration mode), and demonstrates how to interpret survey data and report findings. While numerous online survey platforms exist, the text reviews features of some of the most popular ones to help readers decide which best meet their needs. The world of survey research is extensive. While this text offers a great introduction to the survey research world, it only covers the tip of the iceberg. For those interested in delving deeper into the topic, JAF Associates offers onsite, on-demand, instructor-led, and self-paced learning modules covering the content of this text, and more.
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Publication Date: 2018-03-28
Handbook of Market Research by Christian Homburg (Editor); Martin Klarmann (Editor); Arnd Vomberg (Editor)In this handbook, internationally renowned scholars outline the current state-of-the-art of quantitative and qualitative market research. They discuss focal approaches to market research and guide students and practitioners in their real-life applications. Aspects covered include topics on data-related issues, methods, and applications. Data-related topics comprise chapters on experimental design, survey research methods, international market research, panel data fusion, and endogeneity. Method-oriented chapters look at a wide variety of data analysis methods relevant for market research, including chapters on regression, structural equation modeling (SEM), conjoint analysis, and text analysis. Application chapters focus on specific topics relevant for market research such as customer satisfaction, customer retention modeling, return on marketing, and return on price promotions. Each chapter is written by an expert in the field. The presentation of the material seeks to improve the intuitive and technical understanding of the methods covered.
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Publication Date: 2021-12-03
Survey &Questionarie Design: Collecting Primary Data to Answer Research Questions by Bourke, Jane; Kirby, Ann; Doran, JustinPresents practice-oriented guidance on survey and questionnaire design, as well as exercises and video presentations, to assist you in your research. It is based on lecture notes and hand-outs used by the authors in the various classes they have taught over the past number of years. Within the research process, you may wish to collect primary data using a survey. Surveys have a number of different steps that need to be addressed. Designing surveys requires you to: Set objectives for information collection; Design your research around those objectives; Prepare a reliable survey instrument; Manage and code the instrument; Analyse data; Report results. Sections 1 and 2 of this ebook are devoted primarily to the construction of the research question and its importance in influencing the design of the survey. Sections 3, 4, 5 and 6 concentrate on the development of the questionnaire or survey instrument. Section 7 ensures that the survey instrument is valid and reliable. Finally, Section 8 considers the layout of your survey questionnaire.