It’s that time of year, the beginning, the time when we make resolutions to spend more time with friends, to work out more, to eat healthier, to just be better. I decided that this year I would extend this idea of making resolutions to my surveys. After just spending a few moments thinking about it,…
The problem with surveys is they are like peaches; either they are really good or they aren’t worth eating (doing). The problem starts with the fact that the only reason you do a survey is to get information on which you can rely on for your decision-making. If you cut corners or put forth less…
In all likelihood, you have used a Likert scale (or something you’ve called a Likert scale) in a survey before. It might surprise you to learn that Likert scales are a very specific type of survey question, and what you have been calling “Likert” may be something entirely different. Not to worry — researchers that…
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