Number of Survey Questions

If you are conducting a survey in only one dimension, there may be only a few questions, but for a survey dealing with eight or more dimensions, the number of questions becomes a time consideration.

For example, assume you have identified ten dimensions you want to survey. You also have six questions of employee demographic information and a concluding essay question. You want the average employee to complete the survey in fifty minutes, so you can schedule sixty minutes for the survey with ten minutes for those who may require additional time.

The only method for knowing exactly how long it will take a typical employee to answer your questions is to have the questions answered by a group of employees and then calculate ...

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