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Students Committee Election

CASELET, STATISTICS FOR MANAGEMENT
ET Cases, 3 pages
AUTHOR(S) : R. Muthukumar and Dr. Nagendra V. Chowdary

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Students Committee Election

 

Xavier’s College of Social Sciences, Trivandrum, Kerala, India, is popular for its students committee elections. For many of the illustrious political leaders in Trivandrum this college was their stepping stone of their political career.

In April 2014, the college administration announced election notification for office bearers of the students committee. With support of his classmates and friends Thomas Kurien (Thomas) decided to contest in the forthcoming elections. Thomas, a final year graduation student of Political Science, popular for his achievements in studies, voluntary social services, sports and friendliness gave his nomination for the post of Chairman. He was one of the three candidates for the post. Biju Menon, the close competitor, had strong support from political parties.............

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Students Committee Election

 

Prerequisite Conceptual Understanding

  • • Richard I. Levin and David S. Rubin, “Chapter 10: Analysis of Variance”, Statistics for Management, 7th Edition, Pearson Education, 2008

 

Synopsis

With the milieu of forthcoming elections to be held in another two weeks, in a college in Trivandrum, Kerala, India, the caselet enables a discussion on the concept of Analysis of Variance (ANOVA). Thomas, a strong candidate was confident of his victory with 50.01% of the votes Nevertheless Thomas conducted a survey with a random sample of 300 prospective voters, to assess the possibility of his victory. The caselet provides scope for the students to analyze whether Thomas will emerge successful and correct in being confident about his win or was he being overconfident?

Pedagogical Objectives

  • • To discuss the testing of hypothesis
  • • To understand the ways to select the right test to examine the hypothesis
  • • To understand the concepts of Sample size and level of Significance
  • • To test the hypothesis and to draw inference

 

Assignment Question

  • I. Suppose that you are Thomas, how would you analyze the data and what would be your decision?

 

Teaching Plan

The Teaching Note follows a defined Teaching Plan [Annexure (TN)-I], which guides in conducting the classroom discussion............

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Abstract


With the milieu of forthcoming elections to be held in another two weeks, in a college in Trivandrum, Kerala, India, the caselet enables a discussion on the concept of Analysis of Variance (ANOVA). Thomas Kurien (Thomas), a strong candidate was confident of his victory with 50.01% of the votes. Nevertheless, Thomas conducted a survey with a random sample of 300 prospective voters, to assess the possibility of his victory. The caselet provides scope for the students to analyze whether Thomas will emerge successful and correct in being confident about his win or was he being overconfident?



Pedagogical Objectives

  • To discuss the testing of hypothesis
  • To understand the ways to select the right test to examine the hypothesis
  • To understand the concepts of Sample size and level of Significance
  • To test the hypothesis and to draw inference



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