Research Database

Request for Proposal

This 4 page paper considers the issues to look at when writing a request for proposal and then presents a fictitious request for proposal (RFP) for a CRM system for a manufacturing firm.

Market Research Proposal

This 3 page paper is a proposal for market research to help a hotel chain determine whether or not they could save money by decreasing the quality of the bedding and the towels. The proposal contains the aims of the study and a methodology is presented.

A Program for School Based Excellence: An Arts Program at Greenwood Primary School

This 12 page proposal relates to the use of an Integrated Visual Arts Education programme, designed to enhance arts education learning at Greenwood Primary School (GWPS). This proposal outlines the arguments for a funding request for this programme for school-based excellence, and demonstrates how the programme has succeeded in meeting many of the needs of the learner population. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

A Plan to Resolve the Health Care Crisis

This 6 page paper provides an expansion on a student's proposal to resolve the health care system by creating a national HMO. Proposals are made for policy changes and new regulations. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Case Study on Tobacco Use

5 pages. This paper is a research proposal to develop policy responses to tobacco use since 1950. This research proposal will be made to a funding organization. The approach will be one that is historical and cross-cultural and will examine how and why policy regarding the use of tobacco is formulated and changes over time in Britain, the United States and Canada. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A New Policy to Ban Alcohol Consumption on a University Campus

This is a 5 page paper discussing the new policy implemented at the University of Colorado Boulder regarding a ban on alcohol at the university stadium. Their proposal consisted of a two year trial which during that time incidents of security problems would be recorded and season ticket holders and students would be polled in regards to their satisfaction of the new policy. The proposal and the trial turned out to be successful as security incidents decreased and attendance was not affected. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A Proposal For A Study In How To Attain Optimal Capital Structure Especially Cash Flow Issues For Fast Emerging Companies

This 6 page paper is a proposal for an project to determine the optimum capital structure for an emerging form with special consideration of cash flow. The paper considers the existing research and then outlines a new research proposal to identify patterns of structure and cash flow. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

Social Security Reform

An 9 page paper that begins by presenting the ratio of contributing workers to the beneficiaries of the program. The writer presents the highlights of the President's reform proposal, along with comments from the literature, including the pros and cons of the proposal. The writer then looks at the system in the UK as comparison. The end of the essay presents ideas for improving Social Security. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Making a “Dream” Movie

This 10 page report discusses making a movie with an unlimited budget, using any actors chosen, establishing a setting and framework for production allowing for unfettered creativity and financing. The idea behind this proposal is an aviation heroine of the first half of the 20th century. In this “fantasy” movie proposal, the title role is played by Jodie Foster with Billy Murray as her leading man. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Development of Social Phobias

The Impact of Self-Esteem and Self-Monitoring on the A Research Proposal: This 10 page paper provides an overview of a research proposal about the impact of self-esteem and self-monitoring in the development of social phobias. This paper argues that diminished self-esteem in correlation within increasing self-monitoring will inevitably lead to the development of social phobias. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

A Project Management Report into the Declining Standards of Customer Services in the Banking Sector

This 7 page paper, written in report format, is the proposal for a study into the way in which falling standards of customer care in the banking industry may be reversed. Proposals for the study include interviews, competitor information and secondary source information. The expected results are given, including adjustment of systems in the current distribution channels and a possible acquisition. The advantages and disadvantages are also considered. The Bibliography cites 13 sources.

Emergency Room Expansion

This 7 page paper presents a proposal to expand an emergency room in an urban city. The proposal focuses on creating a room to hold patients awaiting admissions. A specific three year plan is outlined. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

"The Banks: The Ongoing Battle for Control of Canada's Richest Business": A Review of the 1999 Book By Les Whittington:

A 10 page overview of the book by financial journalist Les Whittington. Describes Whittington's exceptional ability to gather and regurgitate economic facts in a readable and extremely informative manner. Concentrates on the infrastructure of Canadian banks and the recent proposals for mergers. Details Whittington's concerns over these mergers, concerns which were evident as well in the governmental and public response to the proposals. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Satire On Swift's Modest Proposal

This 5 page essay is a satirical replication of Jonathan Swift's A Modest Proposal with the exception that the proposal is to provide the modern city with an end to public drunkenness and a certain number of homeless indigents. An idyllic center for the voluntary euthanasia of elderly alcoholics is proposed.

Conflict Management Proposal

A 4 page paper that discusses a proposal to offer training in conflict management in organizations in Brazil. A recent global study regarding the costs and frequency of conflict is reported. The writer explains why the proposal is good and why it would work. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Proposal for a Travel Guide to Orlando

The 16 page paper is the proposal for a travel guide on Orlando, focusing on Orlando outside of the theme parks. The proposal outlines the target market, the contents of the book, looks at the competition in the market and justifies the expertise of the author. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

Career Counseling For Early Retirees And Layoff

A 15 page paper that begins with a proposal for what a company needs to offer in terms of career counseling and development for an early retirement plan and a layoff plan for middle managers. The psychological impact on employees is included in the discussion. The proposals are specific in terms of what is being offered. Each group is discussed separately in terms of the career guidance plan and the effects on the employee. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Scotch-Brite (3M) Case Study

A 3 page paper. This case is specifically about 3M Canada and a proposal from the plant in Perth, Canada to change its structure to a regional one. The paper explains the scenario and the benefits of approving the proposal. The writer also comments on the parent-subsidiary relationship. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Web Based Learning; A Research Proposal

This 7 page paper is a proposal for a research project into differentiating the personality types best suited for web based learning programmes. The proposals include a literature review and a methodology for gathering and assessment of primary data. The presentation of the results is also discussed. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

Research Proposal for the DOA In Regard to Granting More Government Contracts to Small Businesses

This 5 page paper is a research proposal. A government department wants to award more contracts to small businesses, but does not known how to go about this. The research proposal identified the aims and objectives and then gives a research methodology and identifies the way suitable samples for the primary research will be identified. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

The Role of Leadership in TQM Implementation; A Research Proposal

This 11 page paper is a research proposal into the role of leadership when implementing TQM. The research is outlined, including the main research question and sub questions and justification for the research. A literature review is provided, followed by a methodology utilizing a case study. The proposal also includes a research schedule. The bibliography cites 30 sources.

Improving the Interaction Between Marketing and Sales and the Application in the Case of Fair Trade Chocolate; A Research Proposal

This 16 page paper is a proposal for a project to examine the interaction between marketing and sales and determine ways of using marketing to increase sales. The proposal focuses on a product that is under performing, but meets customer needs and has potential sources of competitive advantage; fair trade chocolate, to use as a research subject for the practical application of theory and research. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

3 Education Research Proposals

This 6 page paper is made up of 3 research proposals with a research outline and a brief methodology. The proposals are to look at rrepresentations of computer-based learning in popular media, to assess representations of schooling on school websites and to examine children's help seeking strategies in an online educational discussion forum. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

Human Resources Development and Change Management; Managing Change in a Downsizing Situation - A Research Proposal

This 4 page paper is a research proposal for a project to identify the most effect way of managing change in an organization undergoing downsizing. The proposal gives an introduction, justifies the purpose of the study presents a short literature review and outlines a methodology. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

Juvenile Offenders

A 7 page project proposal that begins with a Topic Proposal (1 page), which is follows by an annotated bibliography (5 pages), and then offers a brief outline of entire project (1 page). Bibliography lists 15 sources.

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