- Administrative Error
The results of improper
Administration (business)or execution of the research task are administrative errors. Such errors can be caused by carelessness, confusion, neglect, omission or some other blunder. [William G. Zikmund (2003), Business Research Methods, 7E. ISBN 0-03-035084-0.] Four types of administrative error are:
A category of administrative error that occurs because of incorrect data entry,incorrect
computer programmingor other error during data analysis.
Sample Selection Error
An administrative error caused by improper selection of a sample.
Admnistrative error caused by failure of an interviewer to record responses correctly.
The practice of filling in fake answers or falsifying questionnaires while working as an interviewer.
* [http://www.zikmund.swcollege.com Business Research Methods]
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