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# ACC8000 - Research in Accounting Practice- Assignment

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University of Southern Queensland

Research in Accounting Practice (ACC8000)

ACC8000 -  In Research in Accounting Practice- Assignment, is the process and activity of recording a business entity's day-to-day financial operations. Accounting practice is required to produce a company's legally required annual financial statements.

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Research in Accounting PracticeAssignment 1Student Name: Student ID:Subject Name: Research in Accounting Practice Subject ID: ACC8000Date Due:Professor Name:Page | 1
Question 1Briefly explain the worldview that is linked with quantitative research.(5 marks)Various authors have defined quantitative research differently. In accounting field, it is a numerical depiction and strategy for explaining the trend via which this observation reflects. Cohen (1980) has defined quantitative research as method used through experience. Quantitative method is in general based of mathematically and can be analysed using statistics. Quantitative method can be used in study of science subjects like physics, biology, geology and so on. In the study of statistics, quantitative research plays a very vital role in which research can be elucidate through numerical data (Creswell). Quantitative research always been compared and place opposite side to qualitative research due to vary in its characteristics. Question 2Briefly explain the worldview that is linked with qualitative research.(5 marks)Worldview for Qualitative research is subjectivist. Qualitative method is very different from that of quantitative method, which is not based on numerical and are therefore cannot be examined byusing statistics. Qualitative methods are also used to study and understand some trend. This method is used considering various methods like case studies, interviews, ethnographic research and so on. As per authors many variables might get materialize through qualitative method. Qualitative research has characteristics of producing more depth rather than breadth outcome compare to quantitative research method. Page | 2

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