Getting It Done

There are multiple challenges inherent in planning data collection for a needs assessment study. You must obtain permission from your client to gain access to data sources, and your client must sometimes obtain that access for you. You must identify the most critical questions to be answered, and you must ascertain how much data gathering will provide the needed data. Nevertheless, it is important to remember that this is not a research study—it is a study regarding actions that must be taken.

Now, it’s time to look in on Chris Martin to see how things are going at Whitewater Outfitters. Help Chris with step 4 of the needs assessment ...

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