ACC8000 - Research in Accounting Practice

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Quantitative research is used for generating results by using data that can be analysed or that can be converted into statistics, and qualitative method is the primary type of research that is used to understand why certain groups are behaving the way they do. This solution is based on research in accounting practice. It will  explain the world view that is linked with quantitative research and the research design.

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1ContentsQuestion no 1..........................................................................................2Question no 2..........................................................................................2Question no 3..........................................................................................2Question no 4..........................................................................................2Question no 5..........................................................................................2Question no 6..........................................................................................3Question no 7..........................................................................................4Question no 8..........................................................................................5Refrences.................................................................................................61|P a g e
2Question no 1Quantitative research is used for generating results by using data that can be analysed or that can beconverted into statistics. It is used for quantification of any aspect like attitude, behaviour, opinion etc.The data can be collected by various methods. It is one of the most prominent method of researchbased accounting and is widely used.Question 2Qualitative method is the primary type of research, that is used to understand why certain groups arebehaving the way they do. It helps in understanding the main reasons behind specific problems, andhelps in development of ideas and methodologies. It is useful in understanding the why of certain issuesand problems.Question 3In case of business of online tutoring, qualitative questions can be formed as –How many students prefer online coaching, to face to face coaching among a group of 100 students?The main idea is to quantify the number of students who will be in favour of the business. This is amethod of research, to underatnd how well our business is performing.Question no 4In case of business of online tutoring, qualitative question can be formed as –Why the students will prefer online tutoring to offline face-to-face classes? The main idea is tounderstand the reasons and develop an insight into the preferences of the people.This is done tounderstand why people will prefer what we are offering[ CITATION Nil17 \l 1033 ].Question no 5a)The study research is qualitative in nature. It is done to understand the perception of CPAs tothe exsisting ethical standards in organisations and examine the current ethical trend inaccountancy. It is qualitative in nature, because it is done to understand the main reason whyCPAs are affected by the ethical standards. Second, it is helping in developing an insight into thesand issue, and is an experiment to understand the main cause.The research based system isfollowed in it to know why so many people are opting for better work environment then highpaying jobs[ CITATION Hal16 \l 1033 ].2|P a g e

After reading all points, on Quantitative research, it can be concluded that solution helped in understanding main reasons behind specific problemsand development of ideas and methodologies.

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