Research Database


This 6-page paper is a research proposal and literature review focusing on a study concerning compassion fatigue among general hospital nurses. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Policy Review Proposal/NALs

This 10 page policy review proposal addresses the potential of non-traditional adult learners (NALs) to address the urgent need of the American business community for 22 million highly educated employees with an associate's degree or higher. Bibliography lists 12 sources.


This 4-page paper provides an example of a proposal presented to the city of Anytown, TX for a recycling program. Included are budgetary and comparison discussions. Bibliography lists 3 sources.


This 4-page paper compares two revenue-generating methods, discusses the pros and cons, and determines which is the best. The proposals discussed are the London Congestion Charge, and California Wildfires. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Nursing Overtime, Staffing, Unit Occupancy/HCAIs

This 4 page paper provides the second half of a. research proposal addressed in 854187, khnurovertime. Two research articles that are the relevant to the proposed study are discussed. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

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.

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.

Interdisciplinary Social Action: A Review of Four Dissertations

This is a 4 page paper that provides an overview of interdisciplinarity in social work. The particular example of Black churches responding to the AIDS epidemic is utilized. Bibliography lists 4 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.

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.

Corruption Within The Justice System

This 9 page research paper offers a research project proposal that investigates corruption within the criminal justice system, with a particular focus on US police departments. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

New Health Care Management System

A 10 page paper that explains why a health information management System is needed in hospitals today. The paper is like a proposal. The introduction explains the types of electronic systems needed. It discusses possible decision making models, it justifies the process used to request an upgrade or new system, presents a planning timeline, and develops a chart for key stakeholders and what they might say pro and con. Bibliography lists 9 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.

Nursing Residency Programs and Other Issues

A 4 page paper. This paper briefly explains one of the IOM's recommendations for nursing education, specifically residency programs. The paper identifies agencies that support this proposal and how it has been implemented. The next section discusses federalism and offers example of policies passed at two levels of government and to what degree the federal government should be involved in health care policymaking, Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Fund Raising Ideas for Senior Center

In a paper of three pages, the author writes a proposal for funding a senior center. The author of this paper gives ideas for how to best raise money to build a new center. There are three sources cited in this paper.

Assessing English Language Proficiency

A 3 page paper that presents a research proposal. A community college has implemented a new ESL curriculum and wants to know how effective it is in helping ESL students gain oral English language skills. The paper includes a description of the phenomenon, problem statement, research question, and research design. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Evaluating an ESL Program

This 3 page research paper offers a proposal pertaining to evaluating a new ESL curriculum instituted at a community college. The proposed study has a qualitative design. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Livescribe Eco Smartpen And College Disabilities

A 7 page paper that explains why a certain Smartpen will help students with auditory processing problems. The pens are described, the term learning disability is explained, disability laws that apply to colleges are reported, and the proposal to a company to donate these pens is presented with justification. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Integrity Management System - Proposal for Introduction in the Engineering Construction Industry

This 4 page paper is an introduction and proposal for research to create and implement a new integrity management system for construction and engineering firms. The paper includes an introduction and an outline methodology as well as an expected output.

Using Health Information Systems

A 4 page paper that responds to five issues relative to a research proposal that focuses on a smoking cessation program in a mental health hospital. This part introduces the use of health information systems. Issues are: the benefits and limitations of the technology, resource considerations that can help or hinder, outcome of the change and how to measure them, different stakeholders, and how to measure the leader's accountability. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Health Policy Proposal Brief

A 5 page paper that reflects a proposal. Sections include statement of the problem, the recommendation from an IOM report (nurse residencies), background on the problem, existing conditions, impact of recommendation on different stakeholders, current solutions, status of health policy, conclusions. Statistical data included. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Global Issues, Impact on Language Learning

This 6 page research paper investigated websites of organizations concerned with global issues such as poverty, the environment and women's issues. Six issues are investigated with a brief summation mission, questions, impact on language learning and the writer/tutor's perception of the issue. The paper closes with a proposal for further investigation on women's rights. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

Smoking Cessation In Mental Hospital

A 4 page paper. The literature clearly concludes that smoking cessation programs in mental health institutions are needed. This is a research proposal that includes draft of problem statement, Context/literature review, draft of methods section with population, treatments, grouping, justification for research design, and comments about evidence-based practice models. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Effects Of Birth Order Research Proposal

3 page paper. The research results on the effects of birth order on achievement and personality have been contradictory. The topic has been studied more over 140 years and still no consensus. This research proposals includes: introduction, statement of purpose, rationale, hypotheses, methods including participants procedures, materials, instruments and statistical type to be used. Three relevant research studies are identified. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

California Nurse Patient Ratios in Patient Safety

This 4 page proposal for a nursing practicum pertain to the California law that mandates nurse-to-patient ratios. The writer describes how the practicum will investigate this topic. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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