Theory Development

Complete the Theory Development Exercise:
Using only your knowledge and experience, identify a pattern or relationship that is important in your field of business. Explain whether you are using
deductive or inductive reasoning.
Define the constructs and relationships in this pattern you have observed or expect to see.
Define the relationships between the constructs. Which one(s) influence which others, and in which direction(s) does the influence flow?
Derive at least one testable hypothesis from your theory.
Explain how you could use business research to test your hypothesis/hypotheses.
Explain why this theory, if supported by your research, would be useful in your b

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