Scenario: A specific department within an organization has a high turnover rate; employees of this department have a shorter average tenure than those of other departments in the company. Skilled workers are leaving and the worker population contains a high percentage of novice workers.
How should a researcher proceed, given this scenario?
Select two strategy items from the list below (1-6) and offer a research approach. Support the rationale for this as a justifiable approach and identify how the results might be affected.
- The purpose of the study
- The extent of researcher interference
- The study setting
- The research strategy
- The time horizon for the study
- The unit of analysis
In your responses, consider your own ideas for approaching the research. How did your classmates’ approached differ? How might the results be different with different approaches?