Roles and Regulations for Conducting a Surveys Research in Social Studies

  • Ashraf Hassan Idris Brama Department of Management Information System & Product Management, Collage of Business & Economics, Qassim University, Buraydah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia
Keywords: Survey; Sampling; Questionnaire; Chi-Square; Reliability


The quality of a survey is of prime importance for accurate, reliable and valid results, Survey teams should implement systematic quality assurance procedures to prevent unacceptable practices and to minimize errors in data collection This paper provides a checklist of good practice in the conduct and reporting of survey research, many researchers seek to publish work that uses questionnaires and surveys. Complexities in the use of surveys and questionnaires and the legal and ethical principles that frame their use are often overlooked, resulting in disappointment for authors who seem unaware of the responsibilities editors and reviewers have in relation to these data collection instruments. meaning a standard at which the results will be regarded as credible. Survey research is sometimes regarded as an easy research approach. However as with any other research approach and method, it is easy to conduct a survey of poor quality rather than one of high quality and real value, its purpose is to assist the novice researcher to produce survey work to a high standard, meaning a standard at which the results will be regarded as credible, and how to calculate sample size and how to select sample. It is not intended to provide a manual of how to conduct a survey, but rather to identify common pitfalls and oversights to be avoided by researchers if their work is to be valid and credible.


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How to Cite
Idris Brama, A. H. (2024). Roles and Regulations for Conducting a Surveys Research in Social Studies. International Journal of Social Science Research and Review, 7(5), 14-23.