You are being invited to participate
in a research study about understand how people, primarily first or second line
leaders, make “every day” decisions in situations where there are limited
resources and there are multiple, often conflicting, demands by Stakeholders. This study is being conducted by Bruce H. Bader, from the College of Technology at Indiana State University with M. Affan Badar as his sponsor. This study is part of a dissertation
are being asked to participate in a survey of managers because you most likely
face these decisions regularly.
are no known risks if you decide to participate in this research study. There
are no costs to you for participating in the study. The information you provide
will be entered into a data base to look for averages. The
questionnaire will take about 10 minutes to complete. The information collected may not benefit you
directly, but the information learned in this study should provide more general
survey is anonymous. Do not write your name on the survey. The web-site
containing this survey will not collect IP addresses of participants. No one will be able to identify you
or your answers, and no one will know whether or not you participated in the
study. Individuals from your organization will not be given any of the
individual results. Individuals from the Institutional Review Board may
inspect these records. Should the data be published, no individual information will
participation in this study is voluntary. Your responses will not be shared
with your supervisor for promotion, retention or pay increase considerations. By completing this survey you are voluntarily
agreeing to participate. You are free to decline to answer any particular
question you do not wish to answer for any reason.
participants who provide an e-mail address will be entered into a drawing for
$10 contributions to the charity of their choice. There will be 10 participants chosen. Send your acceptance of this consent and
choice of charity to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions
about the study, please contact Bruce Bader, email@example.com,edu
920-680-9835 or M.Affan Badar m.affan.Badar@indstate.edu.
If you have any questions about
your rights as a research subject or if you feel you’ve been placed at risk,
you may contact the Indiana State University Institutional Review Board (IRB)
by mail at Indiana State University, Office of Sponsored Programs, Terre Haute, IN, 47809,
by phone at (812) 237-8217, or by
e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do you consent to take this survey?