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Excellence in PM

  • Marc Helmold
Chapter
Part of the Management for Professionals book series (MANAGPROF)

Abstract

Quantitative research methods are research methods dealing with numbers and anything that is measurable in a systematic way of investigation of phenomena and their relationships. It is used to answer questions on relationships within measurable variables with an intention to explain, predict and control a phenomenon. An entire quantitative study usually ends with confirmation or disconfirmation of the hypothesis tested. Researchers using the quantitative method identify one or a few variables that they intend to use in their research work and proceed with data collection related to those variables.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marc Helmold
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  1. 1.IUBHBerlinGermany

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