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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.

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.

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.

The Influence of Advertising on Consumer Behavior - A Research Proposal

This 12 page paper is a research proposal to examine the impact that adverting can have on a consumer behavior and intent to purchase a product or service. The proposal gives an introduction, a problem statement, looks at the reason the research is important, presents a literature review and proposes a mixed methodology. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

Community College Prospectus

A 12 page paper, which is a dissertation prospectus. The topic is sustainability. The paper includes an introduction, problem statement significance of the study, problem statement, research questions, literature review, and method. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Mining Dissertation Literature Reviews

A 3 page paper. Mining is the act of reviewing a literature review and noting authors and topics they write about. This has been accomplished with the following two dissertations. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Green Logistics - Freight

This 25 page paper looks at the subject of green logistics, considering how and why firms adopt strategies which reduce polluting emissions, what motivates the change and the barriers to adopting green transport polices. The paper is written in the style of a dissertation, with an introduction to the problem, hypothesis statement, in depth literature review and simulated primary research. The bibliography cites 14 sources.

Reflection on Modules in a HR Course

This 10 page paper reflects of five different models that formed part of a HRM course. Modules covered issues international HRM, strategic HRM motivation, leadership and management, team working, and a dissertation.

The Influence of Performance Appraisal on Organizational Commitment - Introduction, Literature Review and Methodology

This 31 page paper is the introduction, literature review and methodology section of a dissertation to examine the impact of performance appraisals on an employee's commitment to their organization. The literature review includes an examination of the concept of organizational commitment, how commitment may be gained and measured as well as different types of appraisals and how they impact on employees. The methodology proposed a mixed methodology approach, using quantitative and qualitative research. The bibliography cites 33 sources.

Introduction a Methodology for a Research Project Examining the Implementation of TQM in Nigerian Firms

This 16 page paper is the first part of a dissertation to examine the barriers and challenges for implementing TQM in Nigerian firms. The introduction provide information about TQM and the project aims and objectives, along with justification for the research. The second section is the methodology, proposes the use of qualitative research with a case study approach. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

The Influence Of Performance Appraisal On Organizational Commitment

This 66 page paper is a full length dissertation style paper with the aim of assessing whether or not there is a relationship between employees organizational commitment and performance appraisals. The paper includes an introduction, literature review, research methodology, simulated results and a discussion on the findings. The bibliography cites 34 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.

Memo: EHRs

This 5 page memorandum consists of a research proposal to the head of nursing agency that pertains to making the shift from a paper filing system to electronic records. Bibliography lists 6 sources.


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.

Proposal for Setting up a Home Care Nursing Agency

This 26 page paper is a proposal for setting up a new business providing home nursing care. The proposal starts with a description of the business and individuals who will be involved in the start-up, including their qualifications and expertise that will support the new venture. The proposal then undertakes an environmental scan looking at the political, economic, social, technological legal influences that will affect the organization; the existing competition is also assessed. The general strategy is outlined, and an implementation plan presented along with financial projections. The paper ends by looking at the risk management plan. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

Activity in the Elderly: A Research Proposal

An 18 page paper which presents a research proposal investigating the elderly as it involves activity. Activity is deemed to be any given involvement, whether it be social or physical, which can serve to benefit the elderly. The proposal discusses how activity fits into the lives of the elderly, the various types of activities that the elderly are involved in, and generally approaches the subject from an ethnographic position. The research proposal presented illustrates the need for the research, a literature review, and a methodology discussion. Bibliography lists 17 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.

HIV Prevention for Youth in Rural Areas

A 10 page project proposal that includes a short abstract/project summary. This project proposal addresses an urgent public need, which is the rising incidence of HIV infection among American adolescents living in rural environments. This proposal outlines the parameters of the problem; substantiates the need for the project through a review of relevant literature and then proposes an nurse-led intervention for rural youth that is based on a program developed by Murry, et al (2005), the Strong African American Families Program, which involves rural parents and focuses on developing their knowledge and parenting skills so that they can effectively and meaningfully interact with their 11-year-old children in a manner that directs them toward a healthy future. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Effectiveness of Sex Education in Teen HIV Prevention

A 14 page research paper that offers a research study proposal. The hypothesis for the proposed study is that a sex education program that significantly affects the attitudes and norms of participant adolescents and creates positive cognition toward abstinence and delayed sexual behavior can be termed to be effective, as this result can logically be assumed to have a positive effect on the incidence of HIV among adolescents/young adults. The proposal outlines the parameters of the problem and provides background information on the issues, which states the purpose of the proposed study. A literature review provides context, as it summarizes previous research on this topic. The proposed methodology, data collection and analysis are then summarized. Samples of a parental/guardian consent form and a participant asset form are also included. The proposal also includes a 1 page abstract. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

Market Reseach Proposal

This 10 page paper looks at a fictitious proposal to assess the value created by the sponsoring of an event. Sponsorship is used widely as a marketing and PR tool; however it is not always clear if these sponsorships add value to the brand or impact on the brand and product perceptions. This paper presents a proposal to investigate the role and influence of sponsorship in a brand. The paper uses the example of McDonalds, but the proposal could equally apply to other companies. The paper outlines the problem, presents a brief literature review and a methodology for qualitative and quantitative reseach. The paper also includes costing and a time plan with Gantt chart. The bibliography cites 7 sources

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.

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Chapter One:  Hypothesis

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Chapter Two:  Literature Review

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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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