The best way to keep all things in order
The best way to ensure our professionalism
  • Timely
    delivery
  • "No plagiarism"
    guarantee
  • 100% custom
    written papers
  • Professional
    academic writers
  • 24/7 online
    support

Important Facts about Empirical Work You Wouldn’t Like to Miss

This article aims to review tips for an empirical work, as it is an essential part of conducting the research. You are a student or research analyst, then, you have to know the approach and structure, methods and techniques in order to complete your empirical work. You are an entrepreneur, and you want to apply the results of the empirical work for your business purposes, then you need to be sure that it was conducted correctly. Hence, being familiar with simple tips for the correct study is very crucial regardless of your final objective.

 

Empirical work is connected with experience which we gain from the experiment and it involves observation, evaluation, data collection, implications of the results. To conduct an empirical research you should state clearly what is the aim of your research, what is to be investigated, what you are trying to achieve and which impact it might have on the subject you are exploring.

 

Next, perform an extensive literature review, try to figure out what is already know in this field, what the main concerns regarding the area you are investigating are, where a gap in the literature is (to be honest it is very time–consuming, however it will broaden your knowledge, so you won’t conduct the study which has been already investigated couple of years ago). More difficult is that you have to create a hypothesis, and even try to guess possible outcomes of your study. In essence, your hypothesis should be verified with some experiment or observation. In other words, during your study you manipulate data and try to establish effect of one or more variables on a dependent variable (DV) you are testing.

 

For example, you have created a hypothesis that “Individuals are different from each other in the way they are willing and able to help the others”. As the results of your test, observation and data collection you might come to the following implication of the study: “Females more willingly help other people and this is dependent on two kinds of variables...”

 

So, please make sure that you choose right conditions and variables for testing your hypothesis and that correct method of data analysis is selected and that your results are interpreted correctly and presented in the clear manner.

 

Your results should include:

  • Your hypothesis;
  • Use numbers ( e.g. “Female in 2 different situations an average of 2.6 helped more to the people than men did);
  • Elaborate your conclusion, mentioning that “ Only if a female saw a pretty, young girl who was nicely dressed up and was smiling, they tend to help her less on average of 1.5”;
  • Present tables and graphics;
  • Discuss your results and clearly present your findings in the field and the benefits that your results might have towards related subject.

 

Last but not least, don’t plagiarise (as there are numerous systems that might detect your plagiarism), don’t forget about the bibliography as the last point of your research, as it is critical. However, always consider that there are different referencing styles, so please use Referencing Style Guides, which you can easily find on line and follow it (e.g. ‘Harvard System of Referencing’).

 

Good Luck!

 

That’s how the references might look like:

 

Knox, S., Maklan, S. and French, P. (2005) “Corporate Social Responsibility: Exploring Stakeholders Relationships and Programme Reporting across Leading FTSE Companies”, Journal of Business Ethics Vol.61, No.1, pp.7-28.

Baumol, W. (1977) On the Proper Cost Tests for Natural Monopoly in a Multiproduct Industry, The American Economic Review, 67(5), pp. 809-822.

Webb, T. (2005) Ethical Corporation Journal [online]

Available at: http://www.ethicalcorp.com/content.asp?ContentID=5448 [Accessed 16/04/2009].



How to Get Started
US 1 (407) 501-79-93
UK 44 (0) 20 3384-5451
Price Quote
Order Now
Order Now


Custom Paper Format
  • 275 words per page
  • Arial 12 point font
  • Double spaced
  • Title page
  • Paper outline
  • Bibliography page
  • Any format
  • Any topic
  • Any discipline
Free Features
  • FREE Quote
  • FREE Title Page
  • FREE Outline
  • FREE Bibliography
  • FREE Revisions
  • FREE Delivery
  • FREE Paper Consultation
  • FREE Progress Report
Testimonials
  • “ My college paper looks awesome! All my requests All my requests regarding my custom paper were answered properly and very fast - your 24/7 support team works with excellence. Thank you so much for your professional custom writing service that helped me out in writing my English essay at affordable prices. Your writers are the best!"
    (John, US)
  • “I found myself in deadend till I discovered your custom writing website online. The writer you have chosen for me did a great job. My Business term paper was written in a strict accordance with my paper specifications. Thank you guys for quality services you provide online, - I will definitely order custom written papers during my next midterms!”
    (Aaron, US)
Samples
  • Free essay papers samples
    Title: “The Real Treason of Aaron Burr” and two more samples.
     
    .zip, 32,5 kb
     
  • usf
© Caseysnyderdesign.ca. All Rights Reserved.