# RELIABILITY OF MEASURING TECHNIQUE/ RESEARCH INSTRUMENTS USED

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RELIABILITY OF MEASURING TECHNIQUE/ RESEARCH INSTRUMENTS USED

The sampling technique used here us tells the probability sampling technique, this is to reduce bias inherent in studying the entire population. The research used judgmental sampling techniques in selecting the constituents. The researcher ensures that the questions were made simple an understandable. The researcher also made use of simple percentage to make the data obtained information presented in a way that it would be clearly understood. Tables were used to present all information obtained.

A ANALYSIS AND STATISTICAL TECHNOLOGIES

METHOD OF DATA ANALYSIS

The data collected from the respondents were presented in tables and analyzed using simple percentage methods. Percentage were used to answer questions posed in the study

Formular for the use of percentage

Percentage % = f x 100/N

Where F= Total number of frequency

N= Total number of respondent.

CHAPTER FOUR

PRESENTATION AN ANALYSIS OF DATA

INTRODUCTION

This chapter deals with data collection for the purpose of answering the research question posed where presentation and analysis of data collected from respondent.

Few of the questions in the questionnaire were analyzed by percentage method. E.g

R/TR X 100/1

Where R=responses

TR= Total responses

The few questions analysed were gotten from policy holders, management and staff of star paper mill, Aba.

4.1 DATA ANALYSIS

 VIEW OR HEARD OF PURCHASING RESEARCH NO OF RESPONDENTS PERCENTAGES YES 59 100 NO – – Partially – – 59 100

From the table, it is observed that the policy holders and staff all know about purchasing research.

TABLE 4.2.2: Application of purchasing research.

 APPLICATION OF PURCHASING RESEARCH NUMBER OF RESPONENTS PERCENTAGES YES 50 83.3 NO – – Partially 10 16.6 60 100

From the table, it reveals that the company applies purchasing research during purchasing.

QUESTION 3: How regular is purchasing search done within a financial year?

TABLE 4.2.3: Regularity of purchasing research.

 PERIOD NO OF RESPONENTS PERCENTAGE Monthly – – Quarterly 50 100 Every six months – – Annually – – 50 50

From the table, it shows that the company embarks on purchase research quarterly. The major seasons of the year were put into considerations such as Easter, Christmas, idel fiter/ maluli, idel kabir and in the resumption of new terms in schools.

QUESTION 4: Does purchasing research contribute to the company’s profitability?

TABLE 4.2.4: Profitability of the company through purchasing research.

 RESPONSE NO OF RESEARCH PERCENTAGE YES 55 91.6 NO – – Partially 5 8.3 60 100

From the above table, it revealed that purchasing research contributes to the profitability of the company.

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