Assignment 1- Research Project
Use the template below to present your research project idea. Responses need to be written in full sentences, not in bullet points. You must attach a letter from your industry partner which should include the following details (I HAVE IT) – (i) company name and address, (ii) name, position and contact number of the owner/manager approving your proposed project, and (iii) student name approved for undertaking research in their organisation. Assignment 1- Research Project. Submit this assignment through Turnitin.
|Report title||What is your report’s title?|
|Industry partner||Who is your industry partner?
Note: If you want to keep your industry partner’s name confidential, just say Company X. Provide an overview of the organisation’s background (industry, number of employees, your connection to the organisation, etc.)
|Research field||What is your research field/discipline?
E.g. Marketing/Human Resource Management/Knowledge management/….
|Overarching problem||What problems is your industry partner facing?
What specific problem will your research project explore and try to resolve?
Why is it important to solve this problem?
|Overarching research aim||What does your research aim to explore/investigate?
Here you have to translate your industry partner’s real problem into a specific research aim, which will guide your project.
|Research questions(s)||What are your research question(s?
Based on the overarching research aim, formulate research questions that will guide your project.
|Literature review: Keywords used for literature search||What keywords will you use?
These keywords should help you find relevant literature in the area of your research problem.
|Literature review: Name 2 relevant articles||Provide full details (in Harvard style) of at least 2 relevant articles/reports you will use for your literature review.
You must only use (peer-reviewed) journal articles. If you are doing a feasibility study, you may cite industry reports published by credible sources.
|Company letter||See details above (read the section ‘Requirements’)|