APPENDIX B

THE STATS

Want to know what we’ve found from a statistical standpoint? Here is one place that lists it all, organized by category.

As a reminder:

Correlation looks at how closely two variables move together (or don’t) but it doesn’t tell us if one variable’s movement predicts or causes the movement in another variable. Two variables moving together can always be due to a third variable or, sometimes, just chance.

Prediction talks about the impact of one construct on another. Specifically, we used inferential prediction, one of the most common types of analysis conducted in business and technology research today. It helps us understand the impact of HR policies, organizational behavior, and motivation, and helps us measure how technology ...

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