DBIT 405 RESEARCH METHODS.

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2015/2016
EXAMINATION FOR THE DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS INFORMATION
TECHNOLOGY
DBIT 405 RESEARCH METHODS
DATE: AUGUST 2016 TIME: 1½HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Any THREE Questions.

QUESTION ONE
a) Briefly explain the term research [3 Marks]
b) Explain the main Characteristics of Scientific Research [6 Marks]
c) Discuss Steps in conducting business research [5 Marks]
d) Describe the Purpose/ Objectives of research [6 Marks]
QUESTION TWO
a) List and explain two classification of research based on research intention [4 Marks]
b) Describe the following terms as used in research [10 Marks]
a) Primary research
b) Causal Research
c) Case study
d) Experiments
e) Literature Review
c) Discuss how research can be used in decision making [5 Marks]
d) Define the term research proposal [1 Mark]
QUESTION THREE
a) List four components of preliminary section of a research proposal [4 Marks]
b) Differentiate between references and appendices [4 Marks]
c) List Characteristics of a good hypothesis [4 Marks]
d) A research problem refers to some kind of difficulty experienced. State four components of
a research problem [4 Marks]
e) Stating an example for each, explain types of research objectives [4 Marks]
QUESTION FOUR
a) State the role of research hypothesis [5 Marks]
b) Explain the importance of Literature review in a research process [8 Marks]
c) List and explain three categories of research designs [6 Marks]
d) Give an example of The APA system of referencing [1 Mark]
QUESTION FIVE
a) Discuss factors to consider when formulating research questionnaire [10 Marks]
b) Describe the research process [10 Marks]

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