Management Problem Research Question.
With this assignment, you begin drafting your Portfolio Project for this course. In preparation for this assignment, please review the instructions for the Portfolio Project, which can be found in the Module 8 folder. Your Critical Thinking Assignment should clearly define your problem or opportunity in a concise and informative manner. Begin using the Portfolio Project Template with this assignment. Note the introduction for Section 1 is not due in this module, but it is required for the Module 6 Critical Thinking Assignment.
For this assignment: Draft the management problem or opportunity for your study subsection: This subsection should be 2 opportunity. Add appropriate subheadings related to your problem, if needed to clarify; these subheading sections should be limited to one paragraph. Draft the purpose of your Investigation subsection: This subsection should be 3 paragraphs to clearly describe the purpose of your investigation. What do you hope to learn from your research? Draft your management question and three research questions: Your questions should be clear and concise and do not require any further explanation in this subsection. Remember to use the specific format indicated in the Portfolio Project Template linked in this module folder. Identify your intended audience: This subsection should be 2 paragraphs to clearly describe the audience that will be interested in your study. Your intended audience should start with the internal and external groups of your target organization or industry. Add associates, professions, and/or individuals who may also benefit from this research. Remember to include academic researchers like yourself. Remember to support your subsections with appropriate citations from your references list. List at least 5 new credible references, other than course material, that support your research efforts. Concentrate on credible references published within the last five years. These can be academic sources, industry sources, government sources, or company-specific sources. At this point, your references list should have at least 5 credible sources listed other than course material.
Terms learnt in class: RCA, Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods, Identifying Research Purpose, Management/Research Questions, and Intended Audience
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