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Ballard Integrated Managed Services, Inc. Data Collection
Christopher Pittman, Melanie Grimmer, Heather Jeffers, and Talikka Fells
QNT/351
April 8, 2014
Ronald Ryan

Ballard Integrated Managed Services, Inc. Data Collection This is a written report presenting our findings to the senior management. We will address the Present BIMS situation as an overview—design, purpose, research questions, and hypotheses. We also will describe the instrument used for data collection, identify types of data collected—quantitative, qualitative, or both—and how the data is collected, and identify the level of measurement for each of the variables involved in the study. Next, as a team we will Code the data, explain how the data is coded and evaluate the procedure used, and clean the data by eliminating the data input errors made. Lastly, we will draw conclusions about appropriateness of the data to meet the design of the study.
BIMS situation as an overview—problem, purpose Barbara Tucker the manager for BIMS. Her employer was concerned about her staff’s morale. She felt that it had been weakening over the past several months. Ballard Integrated Managed Services, Inc. (BIMS), provided food and hospitality services on a contractual basis for all patient and staff needs. As general manager of this site for BIMS, Barbara needs to figure out why. The turnover rate seemed somewhat higher than usual, but no new information was emerging from exit interviews. Her department heads and supervisors agreed that something was happening to morale, but they could not tell her why either. This is why we are analyzing and experimenting in order to find a solution to this problem

Instrument used for Data Collection.
The instrument BIMS used for data collection was a survey. The survey BIMS provided the employees to use a scale provided by circling the number…...

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