Those of us who have experienced it know it's the boss asking question after question about
insignificant aspects of our responsibilities, doing parts of other peoples' jobs and not allowing actions to be taken without his approval.
For example, if poorly educated respondents (education = X) have trouble answering a question about
drug attitude (Y), then data are missing at random since it is the trouble answering the question and not the drug attitude per se that is accounting for the missing data.
The questionnaire also replicated the question about
the person or persons who helped students during the transition to middle school.
One hundred sixty-one participants gave 293 codable responses to the question about specific help; 103 gave 120 responses to what was not helpful, whereas 58 said explicitly that everything was helpful or the equivalent; 150 gave 152 suggestions for improvement; and 154 indicated 158 follow-through actions, whereas 27 said they had not followed through.
Although 78% of the participants were satisfied overall, analysis of Question 7 showed that 64% answering the question about what was not helpful reported shortcomings.
It was Demmitt's final answer - and ultimate decision to bypass his last lifeline - that cost the Loyola Law School student much of his $125,000 prize money when he missed a question about
composers of requiem Masses.
When reporters declare to politicians or other celebrities that "many people" are saying something provocative or asking some embarrassing personal question about
them, what they really mean is "we are saying or asking those provocative things because it's our job to think up hot-button questions," I can't figure out why celebrities don't regularly respond to such queries with, "I haven't heard anyone except you guys say or ask that.
Here, for example, was Bush's answer to the question about whether negotiations on establishing a free-trade agreement with Mexico would receive "Fast Track" authority from Congress, meaning Congress would not tinker with the fine print: "That's a slow ball, and the answer is yes.
Instead of asking a pointed question about a specific program, perhaps a question informed by a little reporting, the journalist simply inquires vaguely about the domestic agenda, thereby throwing open the window to an amorphous, buzzing swarm of fly-by-night Bush proposals for the homefront: "I want, as you know, a crime bill.
Up to now if a human resource manager had a detailed question about
HR management compliance or policy in her state - good luck
A student in the 2004 MST cohort had a question about
how students independently implement the writing process.
Although participants may have considered real-life experiences, none of the 68 written responses to the question about
the coin/die game indicated real-life representations as a consideration in the problem utilizing a less social context.