34. Quality Assurance for Business Surveys

  1. Brenda G. Cox2,
  2. David A. Binder3,
  3. B. Nanjamma Chinnappa3,
  4. Anders Christianson4,
  5. Michael J. Colledge5 and
  6. Phillip S. Kott6
  1. Greg Griffiths and
  2. Susan Linacre

Published Online: 17 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118150504.ch34

Business Survey Methods

Business Survey Methods

How to Cite

Griffiths, G. and Linacre, S. (1995) Quality Assurance for Business Surveys, in Business Survey Methods (eds B. G. Cox, D. A. Binder, B. N. Chinnappa, A. Christianson, M. J. Colledge and P. S. Kott), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118150504.ch34

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.

  2. 3

    Statistics Canada

  3. 4

    Statistics Sweden

  4. 5

    Australian Bureau of Statistics

  5. 6

    U. S. National Agricultural Statistics Service

Author Information

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 16 FEB 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471598527

Online ISBN: 9781118150504

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Keywords:

  • quality assurance;
  • business surveys;
  • user requirements;
  • questionnaire design;
  • gestation period

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Establishing User Requirements

  • Concepts, Item Definitions, and Questionnaire Design

  • Frame Creation, Maintenance, and Monitoring

  • Data Collection and Processing

  • Editing

  • Outlier Detection and Treatment

  • Analysis and Dissemination

  • Management of the Survey Process

  • Concluding Remarks