American Intellectual Union (AIU)

Unit1 – Individual Project
In each of the assignments in this course, you will be dealing with the following scenario: American Intellectual Union (AIU) has assembled a team of researchers in the United States
and around the world to study job satisfaction. Congratulations, you have been selected to participate in this massive global undertaking.
The study will require that you examine data, analyze the results, and share the results with groups of other researchers. Job satisfaction is important to companies large and small,
and understanding it provides managers with insights into human behavior that can be used to strengthen the company’s bottom line.
The data set for the study is a sample of a survey conducted on the population of the American Intellectual Union (AIU). This session’s unique data set may be found in the LEARNING
MATERIALS and it contains the following nine sections of data that will be used throughout our course:
Gender
Age
Department
Position
Tenure
Overall Job Satisfaction
Intrinsic Job Satisfaction: Satisfaction with the actual performance of the job
Extrinsic Job Sa??sfac??on: external to the job, for example, office loca??on, your work colleagues, your own office (cubicle/hard walled office, etc),
Benefits: Health insurance, pension plan, vacation, sick days, etc.
In the first assignment you are to complete the following:
You will need to examine two of the nine sections of data:
one section of qualitative data (choose either Gender or Position)
one section of quantitative data (choose either Intrinsic or Extrinsic)
Each section should include all data points listed in the column for the variable. The requirements include:
Identify the data you selected.
Explain why the data was selected.
Explain what was learned by examining these sets of data.
Your analysis should include using Microsoft Excel to obtain information about the data through the use of three measures of central tendency (mean, median, mode).
Your analysis should also include the use of two measures of variability (standard devia??on and variance). Some measures are appropriate for qualita??ve data, and some are
appropriate for quantitative data.
If a measure is not applicable, then explain why.
You will have to also provide one chart/graph for each of the results of the two processed sections of data (2 total), such as a pie or bar chart or a histogram. (A table is not a
chart/graph.) Ensure that you label the chart/graph clearly.
You will then need to discuss what you additionally learned from the results of this process.
Explain why charts/graphs are important in conveying information in a visual format and why standard deviation and variation are important.
You will need to combine all of the items above into one comprehensive report. This report must be completed in Microso?? Word and should contain:
This assignment will be assessed using the rubric provided here.
Load the Data Analysis Toolpak by following these instructions.
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Please submit your assignment as a Word document in APA format using the attached Template. Do NOT change the font, page breaks or margins. Using the template without
deleting the headings ensures that you cover each segment of the assignment.
**********A NEW SET OF DATA IS USED EACH SESSION**********
If you are taking this class for a second time, submission of past work involving the data sets will result in a zero for the assignment. Your answers will be wrong since you are working
with a different set of numbers.
If you procure old assignments from students or websites and use the data for your assignment, you will receive a zero because it is considered an egregious violation of the University’s
academic integrity policy. The case will be referred to the Office of Academic Affairs and become part of your collegiate record. In certain circumstances, you may be awarded an F for
the course.
The only way to succeed in this course is to complete the assignments using the current, dataset accessible through the link in Unit 1 on the assignment list. If you have a question or
need clarification, please contact your instructor.
**********A NEW SET OF DATA IS USED EACH SESSION**********
For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials. (More)
Reading Assignment: Elementary Statistics, chapter 1

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