(solution) A researcher was given the assignment of predicting which of

(solution) A researcher was given the assignment of predicting which of

A  researcher was given the assignment of predicting which of three actions would be taken by the 280 employees in the Desota plant that was going to be sold to its employees. The alternatives were to:

    1. Take severance pay ad leave the company.
    2. Stay with the new company and give up severance pay.
    3. Take a transfer to the plant in Chicago.

The researcher gathered data on employee opinions, inspected personnel files and the like, and then did a discriminate analysis. Later, when the results were in, she found the results listed below. How successful was the researcher?s analysis.

Predicted Decision

Actual Decision A B C

A 80 5 12

B 14 60 14

C 10 15 70

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Predicted Decision

Actual Decision A B C

A 80 5 12

B 14 60 14

C 10 15 70