# Statistics: Analysis of Variance – #19

Question: Managers at all levels of an organization need adequate information to perform their respective task. One study investigated the effect the source has on the dissemination of information. In this particular study the sources of information were superior, peer and subordinate. In each case, a measure of dissemination was obtained, with higher values indicating greater dissemination of information. Using $$\alpha =0.05$$ and the following data, test whether the source of information significantly affects dissemination. What is your conclusion, and what does it suggest about the use and dissemination of information?

 Superior Peer Subordinate 8 6 6 5 6 5 4 7 7 6 5 4 6 3 3 7 4 5 5 7 7 5 6 5