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The influence of language on research results

Abu-Shanab, Emad and Md. Nor, Khalil (2013) The influence of language on research results. Management Research and Practice, 4 (2). pp. 37-48. ISSN 2067-2462

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Abstract

Research results are our tool for approaching reality and truth. Validity and reliability of research instruments is the gate to reach generalizable results. The validity and reliability of an instrument are important aspects that allow for using the instrument in future research. This study tried to investigate if language influences the results of a survey applied to students in two languages (Arabic and English). The study utilized responses from (239) students from a Jordanian public university. Results indicated a significant difference between the means of the Arabic and English language surveys used. Results and conclusions are reported.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions:Management
ID Code:40852
Deposited By: Liza Porijo
Deposited On:20 Aug 2014 16:15
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