Population and sample | Accounting homework help

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☐ Describe the population, including the estimated size and relevant characteristics. 

☐ Explain why the population is appropriate, given the study problem, purpose, and research questions. 

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☐ Describe the sample that will be (proposal) or was (manuscript) obtained. 

☐ Explain why the sample is appropriate, given the study problem, purpose, and research questions.

☐ Explain the type of sampling used and why it is appropriate for the dissertation proposal methodology and design. For qualitative studies, evidence must be presented that saturation will be (proposal) or was (manuscript) reached. For quantitative studies, a power analysis must be reported to include the parameters (e.g., effect size, alpha, beta, and number of groups) included, and evidence must be presented that the minimum required sample size will be (proposal) or was (manuscript) reached.

☐ Describe how the participants will be (proposal) or were (manuscript) recruited (e.g., email lists from professional organizations, flyers) and/or the data will be (proposal) or were (manuscript) obtained (e.g., archived data, public records) with sufficient detail so the study could be replicated.