Dissertation Abstract Example

Some Dissertation Abstract Examples can be seen below:

Theoretical Framework

A 5 page paper that begins with a specific dissertation’s research question and problem statement. The essay discusses the theoretical framework for a research study and applies it to this particular dissertation. The essay also includes a syllogism and comments on a dissertation rubric. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Mergers and Acquisitions - Could they Benefit the Nigerian Economy?

This 23 page paper is the first part of a dissertation examining the potential of mergers and acquisition strategies to support growth in the Nigerian economy. This paper presents the introduction, which includes the research questions, aims and objectives. The literature review is also included, defining mergers and acquisition, the advantages, disadvantages and challenges that are associated with merger and acquisition activities, and examples of successful and failed merger activity. The bibliography cites 28 sources.

Abstract for khcalpatrat

This paper is a 1 page abstract that pertains to khcalpatrat.

Forecasting at Sheaffer

A Dissertation Proposal This 5 page paper is a proposal for a dissertation where there is an hypothesis that Sheaffer would have had lower costs and better customer services had the forecasting methods been better with higher quality input information. The writer outlines how this may be investigated, with the aims and methods outlined and a brief literature review conducted. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

Reward Management; A Dissertation Proposal

This 22 page paper is a proposal for a dissertation looking at reward management and how this should be undertaken. Included in the proposal are a literary search on motivation theory and the role of profit related pay as well as an outline for further research to complete a dissertation and a discussion on how it will be analysed. The bibliography cites 24 sources.

Dissertation Introduction

A 3 page introduction to a student-provided dissertation examining social and financial conditions in the Baltic region of Europe as the countries of the region stand poised for market-based growth and accession to the European Union. The dissertation focuses on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and how it operates; the conclusion cautions against viewing the IMF as a financial savior. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Dissertation Conclusion

An 8 page conclusion to a student-provided dissertation examining social and financial conditions in the Baltic region of Europe as the countries of the region stand poised for market-based growth and accession to the European Union. The dissertation focuses on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and how it operates; the conclusion cautions against viewing the IMF as a financial savior. No sources listed.

Medical Futility And Ethics

A 4 page paper including an abstract. The essay begins with a definition and explanation of medical futility, including an example of futility and an example of non-futility. The two ethical approaches explained in this paper are utilitarian ethics and deontological ethics. The writer concludes that this type of medical decision must involve certain ethical principles including non-malfeasance, beneficence, autonomy, and respect for all people. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Virtual Reality and the Role In Architecture: An Abstract

This 2 page paper is an abstract of a paper on virtual reality and the role it plays in architecture. This paper outlines the basic elements that would be presented in an abstract of a study on this issue. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Abstracts for Five 2004 Wall Street Journal Articles

This 5 page paper provides five abstracts --one page each--regarding articles written about money and banking. The article abstracts each contain the main purpose of the article, a summary, the conclusion of the article and insight. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944)

(8 pp) Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky , one of the most important innovators in modern art, played a pivotal role in the development of abstract art; some call him the father of abstract art. Consequently, Kadinsky also influenced abstract expressionism, a painting style of the late 1940s and 1950s in which abstract or nonobjective forms were used to convey emotional content. Abstract Expressionism emphasized spontaneity and often employed bold colors and/or strong value contrasts; the paintings were usually quite large in scale. Because this art often involved energetic physical movement by the artist, it is also referred to as action painting. Bibliography lists 5 sources, including 2 visuals.

Jewish Mothers Empowering Jewish Daughters

A 30 page example of a dissertation proposal that would support the hypothesis that Jewish mothers empower their daughters even in light of signficant cultural, historical, social and religious problems. Bibliography lists 28 sources.

Considerations for Developing an E-Commerce Entrance Strategy

This 57 page paper is a comprehensive dissertation style paper that examines the factors which need to be considered by a company proposing begin trading on the internet. The issues discussed in detail include a definition of e-commerce, advantages and disadvantages of e-commerce, security issues, legal factors, trade off’s and the general strategy. Real life examples are used to illustrate the discussion points. The in-depth literature review is then used to develop a strategy for entering this market. The bibliography cites 52 sources.

Effects Of Parent Involvement In Education

A 6 page paper that provides an example of Chapter 1 of a dissertation or thesis. The sections included are: the problem, problem background, literature review, purpose of study, hypotheses, limitations and delimitations, definitions, and the importance of the study. Bibliography lists 10 sources.


This 66-page paper, written in dissertation format, is a thorough analysis of how Dubai Rashid Hospital in the United Arab Emirates is positioned to anticipate change and reform in health care. The paper includes a thorough analysis of health care reforms both in the UAE and throughout the world as well as a literature review regarding policy, examples of a method study and recommendations to the hospital in light of the research Bibliography lists 35 sources.

Benefits Of Attending Professional Conventions

A 4 page paper that discusses the benefits of attending a professional psychological convention or conference. The ABCT (Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies) is used as an example. The paper concludes with comments regarding a dissertation topic, training parents of autistic children in ABA. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI) in Acute Care: An Abstract

This 1 page paper is an abstract for a larger paper on catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) in acute care hospital setting.

Goldbach's Conjecture: An Abstract

This 1 page paper provides an overview of an abstract of a research paper on the mathematician Christian Goldbach and his prime conjecture.

NonNarrative & Abstract Film / Kenneth Anger's Hollywood Babylon

A 5 page examination of the nonnarrative abstract style of filmmaker Kenneth Anger. No bibliography.


This 3-page paper presents an example of a personal essay of someone who is applying for a license in practical nursing (LPN).

Poverty and Biological Risk

This 8 page paper provides an overview of an abstract created for an article on poverty and biological risk for disease. This paper outlines the basic elements in an article that can be located in any medical database, and relates the findings to work in a specific class on public health. Includes a powerpoint presentation on the abstract. The article is the only source cited in this paper.


This 8 page paper discusses leadership and ethics in corporate America. Examples given, literature reveiwed, abstract provided. Bibliography lists 20 sources.


This 10 page paper gives an in-depth analysis of the situation facing today's students at the hands of the television industry. Affects of television on testing scores, affects on abstract thinking, and on initiative analysis, as well as lowered attention span, are discussed. Examples given, quotes cited from texts of experts in the field. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

The Holocaust: An Abstract

This 3 page paper gives an example of how to write an abstract for a project on the Holocaust. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Sam Shepard - Rebel Maverick With The Write Stuff

A 7 page essay that examines the characteristics of the works of playwright Sam Shepard. Included is a brief history of Shepard's early life, the writers that influenced his work early in his career, and the life experiences that led him to develop his own unique, innovative writing style. Also included are brief abstracts of two of Shepard's works, "True West" and "Fool for Love", used as examples of how he applies his writing and staging techniques. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

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Chapter One:  Hypothesis

The hypothesis section of any thesis or dissertation generally sets up the "problem" to ...
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Chapter Two:  Literature Review

Chapter 2, known as the Literature Review, is where most of a dissertation's sources ...
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Chapter Three:  Methodology

The layout of a dissertation's methodology section varies greatly depending upon the type of ...
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Chapter Four:  Discussion

In Chapter 4, the "Discussion" section, students must perform a critical analysis of their study's ...
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Chapter Five:  Conclusions

Many consider the fifth & final chapter of the dissertation or thesis to be its most important ...
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Correct use of the APA style for the in-text citing of sources is often crucial to ...
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