Tutor profile: Amanda P.
Subject: Library and Information Science
Please provide a definition for comparative research and its application in everyday life.
Comparative research is a type of research based on surveys that compare two entities, phenomena, or methods with a view two design. It provides a new one that contains the best features of the two compared. In everyday life, it is useful to create an understanding of different points of view. An example of this is comparative politics to create an understanding towards different political views.
Is the contribution margin the amount a business owner pays back to the business after a profit has been discovered?
False, the contribution margin is the part of the selling price of an item left over after variable costs and expenses are paid.
At the start of a project, is it essential to ensure the project is consistent with the stated vision or strategy of senior management, and should discussions take place to address the drivers of change, and any benefits expected?
Yes, absolutely. It is always important to ensure the project is aligned with the goals of upper management. This is an example of the Rational Management Approach which discusses the importance of aligning stakeholder behaviors and management approaches.
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