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Dissertation Summary

This 5 page paper provides a review of the idea, hypothesis and methodology that was used in research to assess whether or not outsourcing can reduce costs or increase the value to government services.

Introduction for Dissertation to Assess if there is a Correlation between Hedging and Airline Profitability

This 4 page paper is an introduction for a project to assess whether or not there is a positive correlation between airlines which undertake fuel hedging and profit levels. The introduction provides justification for the research to take place and identifies qualitative and quantitative research questions. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

Wal-Mart Research Proposal

A 10 page paper. How does Wal-Mart really operate? This is the central question for this proposal although this proposal offers four questions to be explored in the research. The first section describes the topic and comments on its relationship to organizational behavior. The next section identifies the questions to be explored. The third section is a literature review that discuses aspects of the questions, which affirms they are valid research questions. Finally, the writer reports what he or she expects and hopes to gain from the research. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Marketing Low Cost Airlines in the UK - The Proposal and Literature Review

This 11 page paper is the first of two papers. The paper gives a proposal for research to identify to most effective ways of marketing low cost or budget airline companies in the UK. This first paper starts with a proposal, which includes justification for the research and a methodology. The paper then undertakes a literature review looking at the way marketing takes place. This section uses a case study to look at how one successful company; EasyJet is marketed and how the marketing forms a part of their core strategy and is both supportive and reflective of the company culture. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

Re-Launching pre-established brands: Factors that constitute the successful re launch of brands; A research proposal

This 5 page paper is a proposal for a study to determine which factors will help detainee a successful brand re-launch. The paper outlines the research problem and why it is an important area of study and then proposes a framework that could be used to examine these issues. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

Turk Heavy Transport - An Information Technology Overview

This is a 12 page paper that provides an overview of the information technology used in a particular transport company in the Middle East. Topics addressed including the types of data exchanged, exchange processes, and a proposal for improvements to the infrastructure. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Proposal For Research on How to Increase FDI into Saudi Arabia

This 23 page paper is a research proposal to investigate the strategies that may be adopted to help increased foreign direct investment into Saudi Arabia. The paper presents an introduction as well as aims and objectives, a literature review looking at FDI and determinants for FDI and some background to Saudi Arabia. The paper also induces a methodology. The bibliography cites 22 sources.

Research Proposal to Find Innovation within the Banking Industry

This 10 page paper is a proposal for a research paper to investigate the ways the banking industry may be able to develop innovations that will serve the banks and the customers in the post 2008/9 recession period. The paper focuses on the use of internet banking and the way CRM may be leveraged. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

Business in China - A Research Proposal

This 8 page paper is a research proposal to assess the extent to which traditional western business strategies may be applied in China. The paper presents a research question and justification, background, literature review and a methodology. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

Genocide in the First and Second Gulf War - A Research Proposal

This 4 page paper is a proposal for research to assess whether or not there was genocide committed by the allies in the first and the second gulf wars. The paper gives an introduction, a rationale, a brief literature review and a methodology. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

Research Proposal - Class Size And Achievement

A 9 page paper that presents a research proposal, including hypothetical results. Topics include: introduction, problem statement, hypothesis, definition of terms, literature review, design of study, including participants, procedures, analysis, findings and conclusions. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Advertising to Children - A Research Proposal

This 9 page paper is a research proposal to investigate the way in which cartoons or animations in cartoons influence children’s perceptions of the products they are marketing. The paper gives some background to the research and identifies the target audience, presents a brief literature review and an outline for primary research. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

Autism: Use Of Psychotropics - Proposal

A 5 page paper that presents a proposal for a longer research study. The paper includes an introduction that discusses autism; goals of the study; and a literature review. This review includes facts about the use of psychotropic drugs with autism patients. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Proposal of Research for Operating a Vietnamese restaurant in the U.S

This 16 page paper is a research proposal for a project to research the potential opening and running a Vietnamese restaurant in the US. The paper presents the problem, aims and objectives, a broad literature review looking at Vietnamese restaurants, specific requirements for ethnic food restaurants and general success and failure factors. The paper then goes on to give a methodology for primary research, work plan and annotated bibliography with a table of contents. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

Mobile Brake Mechanic Business II

This 4 page paper looks at several marketing aspects of a proposal for a new firm selling mobile mechanic services specializing in braking systems. The product is described, the branding strategy outlined and the way that the product fits the market place and the target market are considered. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

Employee Training - Expense Or Investment

An 11 page paper that presents a proposal for a study. Sections include introduction, literature review of the topic, research objectives and questions, research methodology and limitations. Bibliography lists 18 sources.

Standardized Tests: Research Proposal

A 8 Page Paper. Controversy has surrounded the practice of using standardized tests to measure student performance for many years. This controversy is especially heated when young elementary age students are concerned. This paper represents a research proposal to determine if the format of standardized tests has an effect on the 3rd and 4th grade student scores. The investigator provides an introduction to the problem, hypothesis, methodology, literature review and discussion. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Police Corruption

There is surprisingly little empirical research available specifically concerned with police corruption. This 8 page paper provides a tutorial for a research proposal on police corruption with the hypothesis that police officers are influenced by both inter-organizational beliefs and by public opinion concerning corruption. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

James Madison/The Tenth Federalist (Federalist papers)

A 2 page explication of Madison's argument in the Tenth Federalist (Federalist Papers) relating to faction and the instability of government under the Articles of Confederation. Included is his proposal to remedy the situation by the construction of a union of states via Adoption of the Constitution. No Bibliography.

Suicide & Religion

The correlation between these two variables is outlined in this 10 page research proposal. After a review of sociological literature, a study is designed which includes the derivation of relevant statistical data as well as questionnaire distribution. Ten sample questions are included as well as an explanation of the methodology employed. Variables are described in detail. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

Jonathan Swift's 'Gulliver's Travels' vs. Conrad's 'Heart Of Darkness'

A 20 page paper comparing Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels and A Modest Proposal with Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness in terms of the way both authors treat the theme of imperialism. The paper concludes that while both authors recognize that imperialism is based in the belief that members of radically foreign cultures are non-human (xenophobia) and both condemn this belief, the methods they use to convey this message are radically different. Bibliography lists 24 sources.

A Research Proposal

This 12 page paper is a reseach proposal for an investigation into the correlation between drugs and crime. The writer considers why, and how, this reseach will be of value and then undertakes a literature review. This takes the first 8 pages, this is followed by an annotated bibliography containing 20 sources.

William P. Galle, Jr. and Beverly H. Nelson - “Business Communication—A Technology Based Approach”

This series of 5 three-page reports (15 pages total) discusses 1996 McGraw-Hill textbook entitled “Business Communication: A Technology-Based Approach.” Various aspects of business communication are discussed such as the audiences involved in business communication, the most appropriate and most effective approaches in both positive and negative communication, presenting a research or program proposal, writing an appropriate report, and making an effective oral presentation are also discussed. No secondary sources.

JROTC Cadets Perceptions and the Impact on Success Rates in the SROTC Programs

This 14 page paper is a research proposal, including literature review, to examine how why many JROTC cadets do not go on to successfully complete the SROTC program. The paper starts with a deception of the problem, provides a theoretical framework for the assessment and ends with the definition of the research questions that will be used. The bibliography cites 22 sources.

White Paper to Support Increased Use of Collaborative Healthcare

This 6 page paper is written as a White Paper designed to advocate and support the implementation of increased collaborative practices for healthcare. The paper starts by identifying relevant problems that exist in health care provision, including lack of resources, increasing demand, and avoidable incidences, and demonstrates how collaborative practices may help to improve performance in all of these areas. The concept and examples of implementation are used to justify the proposal. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

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Chapter One:  Hypothesis

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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

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Chapter Four:  Discussion

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Chapter Five:  Conclusions

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