Even complicated and confusing topics will be easily developed and covered if you request our help writing an essay. Place an order today!

A large insurance company employs many clerical workers for routine computer-based tasks. The flow of tasks is enormous and never ending, so worker efficacy is crucial to the company’s smooth operation. The director of human resources feels that new working conditions could improve productivity by a few percentage points, more than enough to cover the cost of the changes. What isn’t clear is which new conditions would have the best effect on productivity. An experiment was carried out to test the effects.

The director of human resources has written you a memo asking you to analyze the results (see attached data Module5_ANOVA_Data.xlsx. The relevant part of the memo says:

We took three divisions: (1) claims, (2) data processing, and (3) investments. The way it turned out, we could get 33 clerical people in each division to participate. We picked the people randomly from personnel lists and – even though there were a few refusals so we had to pick other people—we think that the groups are reasonably representative. Then, we had everybody draw numbers from a hat. Number 1 meant that the person went to a flextime schedule, 2 meant a four-day work week, and 3 meant a regular week in an enhance work environment. We ignored the data for the first two weeks while people were getting used to the new setup. Then we measured percentage efficiency gains for everybody over the next four weeks. The efficiency measures are good enough that we think they will be accurate for our purposes. We think we did the study pretty well.

We can’t figure out the results. The averages for the three conditions are patricianly the same, so it seems like it did not make much difference. But I’ve got some supervisors who think that one or another of the new conditions is doing great things for efficiency, and other supervisors who think some conditions is actually hurting efficiency. Are they nuts, or is there something in the results that we haven’t noticed?

Your task: Reanalyze the data and see what you can find about average efficacy gains. Write a memo to the director and explain your finding.

Post your memo by August 5th. You will be able to read classmates posting after you submit yours. 

Read classmates memo and respond at least one of your classmates posting by August 8th. Your reaction should be carefully reviewing memo first and answering following questions.

What is the difference between your memo and a classmate, if any? Any suggestion to improve a classmate report or any parts of your report to revise.

testimonials icon
Unit VII Assignment For this assignment, you will assume the role of a researcher for a nonprofit that examines international juvenile justice syst...
testimonials icon
Please following the direction in the attachment. ...
testimonials icon
Read Luther’s 95 Theses...
testimonials icon
I'm having trouble logging back into my previous account.. so heres a repost of the question from my account sdrika12!! I'm currently...
testimonials icon
A manufacturing company is thinking of launching a new product. The company expects to sell $950,000 of the new product in the...
testimonials icon
An APA formatted Annotated Bibliograph...
testimonials icon
Methodology...
testimonials icon
Requirement:1. You cannot import any module2. The programs must be solved by R...
testimonials icon
Question description 1st.- Think of a long hollow cylinder 3 foot in diameter (filled with ambient air)(say 80 dregrees F) (at sea level) with...
testimonials icon
How does a loyal brand community support the position and branding of a small business How does a loyal brand commu...

Other samples, services and questions:

Calculate Price

When you use PaperHelp, you save one valuable — TIME

You can spend it for more important things than paper writing.

Approx. price
$65
Order a paper. Study better. Sleep tight. Calculate Price!
Created with Sketch.
Calculate Price
Approx. price
$65