MBA-FP6131- ANOVA Testing
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his assessment allows you to demonstrate your proficiency in setting up, running, and interpreting ANOVA, and in communicating your results to stakeholders.
Consider the following scenario:
Management of Kanta Manta are concerned about hours worked and believe that there may be a potential correlation between job performance and marital status affecting the hours worked. Management has engaged you to analyze data to confirm or dispute the assertion.
The Employment Data Excel file and the Code Book for Employment Data document, both linked in the Resources under the Capella Resources heading, provide data on several variables of over 500 employees. Use these documents to complete this assessment.
Follow the steps below to conduct the analysis to predict employee job performance:
- Develop a research question for the problem.
- Formulate hypotheses statements for the main effects (job performance and marital status) and their interaction.
- Conduct factorial analysis—that is, two-way ANOVA—to examine the effect of job performance and marital status on hours work.
- Determine whether the main effects of job performance and marital status are significant. Explain
- Determine whether there is a significant interaction between job performance and marital status on hours worked. Explain
Use a separate Microsoft Word document to capture your results and show your work. Paste your data from any Excel files or other sources into this document, and clearly demonstrate how you arrived at your conclusions.
After completing your analysis, write a short report to discuss your results and provide recommendations. Report your results using the Management Report Template linked in the Resources under the Capella Resources heading. Assume your audience for this report to be members of organizational leadership who have no background in statistics. Use the template as a guideline for structuring your management report in a way that could be easily understood by most business professionals.
Submit both the document showing your work and your report document for this assessment.
Use the following program standards for all assessment submissions in this course:
- Written communication: Written communication should be free of errors that detract from the overall message.
- APA formatting: Your writing should be formatted according to APA (6th edition) style.
- Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point.