Write a three- to five-page Report to the Board of Directors addressing the following questions.
What management questions are you hoping to resolve and how did the data help? What decisions did you make? What are the strengths and weaknesses of this market research project? What trade-offs have been made? Explain any sampling bias? What issues would you address in future surveys and studies? Faced with declining attendance (subscription and single ticket), a large deficit and a “sluggish” economy, you along with three executives of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO) ponder the results of an audience survey. Background information and Survey questionnaire can be found at the end of Chapter 18 CASE III-I The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Additional survey information (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.You are in charge of preparing a memo for the Board of Directors analyzing how to best build ticket sales for the remaining four months of the season. Given the scenario, your role and the information provided by the key players involved, it is time for you to make a decision. If you are finished reviewing this scenario, close this window and return to this week’s You Decide item, in your course window, to complete the activity for this scenario.