Help with Statistics
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Help with Excel
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Putting Statistics to Use
What do organizations actually do with research and statistics?
Conduct Your Own Research
Looking to collect statistics or conduct a survey in your organization? These books may be helpful:
Finding Statistics & Data
Statistics relevant to human resource development topics are generated by diverse entities ranging from private firms, to social scientists to government agencies and international organizations. Consequently there is not a single convenient search engine for statistics. Some statistics and data sets are restricted whereas others can be easily found on the free web. There are three recommended ways to find statistics and data in no particular order:
Statistical Insight (ProQuest)
- Search an index of reports, journals, compendia and databases that contain statistics.
- Search a statistical database (most are subject or domain specific)
- Search articles to find out what statistics other researchers use.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Indexing and abstracting (with select full text from 2007) of statistical resources from U.S. state government, business and research institute statistical publications. Tables for U.S. government and business reports.
Access to many statistical series and data sets compiled by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Datasets and statistics on a very wide range of topics
The following are article databases that can be used to find empirical studies that often point to promising sources for statistics and data related to human resource development topics.
EconLit with Full Text (EBSCO)
ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest)
The economic literature is rich in empirical studies on labor supply, costs, compensation and discrimination.
The most comprehensive ABI/INFORM™ database, this comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals, country-and industry-focused reports.
Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
Indexes journals, dissertations and some books in the fields of personality psychology, social psychology, educational psychology and more.
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Business Source Premier is a full-text, scholarly and trade article database covering a wide range of topics including management, marketing, accounting, finance, economics, international business, operations management and management information systems.