Research Methods for Public Administrators
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Elizabeth O'Sullivan;Gary R. Rassel;Maureen Berner
- Publish Date: 2007-06-22
NOTE: This ISBN does not Include CD or DVD
This accessible text offers an abundance of engaging examples and provides step-by-step instructions to illustrate common research methods and techniques, providing students and future administrators withÂ a sound foundation in model building, research design, measurement, and sampling. The book's statistical section focuses on correct use and interpretation of commonly used statistics, including linear regression.
The book's overall aim is to develop effective, efficient research skills among future public administrators so that they will be better policy makers. It accomplishes this not only by providing a solid foundation in technique, but also by developing an awareness of the ethical issues associated with conducting research and reporting findings.