Week 1 report | statistics for research methods Ii

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The table below shows the productivity scores of 12 employees in a company. The researcher wants to know if the scores vary according to age group (Group 1: 21-30 years, Group 2: 31-40 years, and Group 3: 31-40 years) and gender.

Productivity ScoresAge Group Gender75Group 1Male69Group 1Male81Group 1Female72Group 1Female88Group 2Male92Group 2Male68Group 2Female77Group 2Female56Group 3Male83Group 3Male76Group 3Female65Group 3Female

Tasks:

  • Defend the type of ANOVA you will apply to respond to the researcher’s question.
  • Create suitable null and alternative hypotheses.
  • Perform the analysis using Minitab. Copy and paste the results to your response document.
  • Justify your conclusions on the difference in average productivity scores between age groups, between males and females and the interaction effect between age group and gender.

Submission Details:

  • Submit a 3–4 page Microsoft Word document, using APA style.
  • The relevant Minitab output should be copied to this document.
  • Name your document BUS7205_W2_Project_LastName_FirstInitial.doc.
  • Submit your document to the Submissions Areaby the due date assigned.