Non-Parametric Statistics

Human Resources Management and Organisational Behaviour
5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 PL + 15,0 OT

- Maria João da Costa Antunes Inácio

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Provide the students with skills that will allow them to test and make decisions when faced with data that are not compatible with the parametric analysis. Development of skills in the use of SPSS.

I - Introduction. II - Non-parametric tests for parameters of a population. III - Non-parametric tests for comparing two population parameters. IV - Non-parametric tests for comparing two or more populations. V - Non-parametric association measures.

Evaluation Methodology
Written test (40%), presentation and discussion of practical work (40%), practical exercises solved during classes (20%). The student exam waiver if the overall rating is greater than or equal to 10.

- Siegel, S. (2006). Estatísticas Não Paramétrica Para Ciências Do Comportamento. São Paulo: Bookman
- Pereira, A. (2006). SPSS - Guia prático de utilização, Análise de dados para as Ciências Sociais e Psicologia. Lisboa: Edições Sílaba

Method of interaction
Lectures and practical classes including SPSS practice exercises.

Software used in class