4.1 Specify the independent variable (IV) and dependent variable (DV) for the proposed study. (4 marks)
4.2 Formulate the null and alternative hypotheses for the proposed study. (4 marks)
4.3 Based on the outcome of the analysis of the data gathered from the twenty employees in the preliminary
investigation, discuss the strength, direction and significance of the correlation between employee quiet quitting
score and employee performance rating.
4.4 Provide a comprehensive interpretation of the output of the simple linear regression analysis (quote the
relevant statistical figures in the interpretation).
4.5 Proffer a practical recommendation to the management of Mayfair Enterprises on how best to mitigate the
recent decline in employee and organisational outcomes.