Through the use of critical thinking questions and data-based exercises Exercising Essential Statistics helps students apply the techniques described in Essential Statistics for Public Managers and Policy Analysts, Fourth Edition. This accompanying workbook gives students the opportunity to practice these techniques through hands-on, carefully crafted exercises. Various examples are provided from human resource management, organizational behavior, budgeting, and public policy to illustrate how public administrators interact with and analyze data. To pair this companion workbook with Essential Statistics for Public Managers and Policy Analysts, Fourth Edition use bundle ISBN: 978-1-5063-7366-9. Click here to see more information about the main text.

Research Design

Research Design

Note to students: This chapter includes questions and exercises relating to the textbook introduction to Section II (Research Methods), indicated by SI (Section Introduction).

Q & A

  • What is research methodology? (SI)

    Research methodology is the science of methods for investigating phenomena. Research methods are used in almost ...

locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles