Level ofSpecialization: Community and Organizational
Major contentof Sociological practice: Organizational development; Applied Social Research
Description ofcompetency: Assisting organizations with research strategies from conceptualization stage, through operationalization, data gathering, analysis, and application. Construction of survey questionnaires, interview schedules, and interpretation of resulting data. When applicable, encouragement of use of triangulated research strategies including a variety of quantitative and qualitative research techniques.