Research Database

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.

If God Exists Why Is There So Much Evil

An 8 page paper that provides a brief model/proposal of a dissertation that will ask this question: If God exists, why is there so much evil in the world? This essay includes the background to the study, statement of the problem, purpose of the study, why we should discuss the issue of evil, and the proposed methodology. Bibliography lists 6 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.

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.

Dissertation Defense - Alignment of Learning Organization Characteristics and Readiness for Change in Kuwaiti Distribution Firms

This 9 page paper is a 24 slide PowerPoint presentation regarding a dissertation undertaken to assess the alignment of learning organization characteristics with readiness for change characteristics in distribution firms located in Kuwait. The aim of the study, research questions, important literature, methodology and results are all presented.

Sample Marketing Plan

This 6 page paper offers a sample marketing plan. The hypothetical company, Zulu, has designed an innovative fishing tackle box and is now writing a marketing plan. Headings include: Product Line Description; Business Description; Short-term and long-term Market regions; Target Market and description of consumer; Market Conditions; Market Size; Product Positioning; Pricing Issues; Packaging Issues; Distribution; Market Channels and short- and long-term objectives; Advertising, including sample text for print ad, description of TV and Web ads; Other Promotional Activities; Expected Results, including evaluation plan. Sample can be used as basis for other products. No Bibliography.

A Dissertation Plan and Statistics Questions

This 12 page paper is written in two parts. The first part is a proposal for a dissertation or project examining how implementation of e-Commerce for Singapore Stockbroking Firms could take place. The proposal includes a literature review and a methodology as well as an outline of why this is a valuable subject. The second part of the paper answers specific questions regarding the use of statistics and statistical testing methods. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

The Implementation of Electronic Patient Records and Electronic Health Records ; A Dissertation Proposal

This 5 page paper is a research proposal outline for a dissertation at PhD level. The research includes secondary research proposal as well as an outlining of the primary research to be conducted observing the implication of EPR and EHR systems in UK hospitals. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

The Effect of Rousseaeau's Sexual Equality in our society.

A 21 paper on Topic: The Effect of Rousseaeau's Sexual Equality in our society. This includes a A DISSERTATION ON THE ORIGIN AND FOUNDATION OF THE INEQUALITY OF MANKIND.

How The Low-Cost Airlines Influence The Strategy Of Traditional Airlines

This 10 page paper looks at how low cost airlines can and have influences the strategies of the entire airline industry. The paper is a proposal for a dissertation with an outline of methodology and a lengthy literature review that shows the student how this is seen in both he US and the EU and may be applied with primary research. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

The Potential Contribution Of RFID in the Supply Chain

Radio Frequency Identification has been cited as having a great deal of potential to create value in the supply chain. This 10 page paper is a dissertation proposal to study how this technology may create value. The paper includes a lengthy literature review as well as objectives and methodology. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

The Impact of China on Global Supply; A Research Proposal

This 18 page paper considers how and why China may have a significant impact on world trade. China is not a member of the World Trade Organization and is activity participating in world trade. This country is projected at becoming the largest economy and also has a massive potential capacity to increase the supply of goods. This paper undertakes a literature review to assess the development and level of the potential increase and outlines a methodology for primary research for a dissertation. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

Peacekeeping in Africa: A View of ECOWAS Activities, Past and Present

This 60 page paper outlines a dissertation on the issue of peacekeeping in Africa. Specifically, this paper outlines the view of ECOWAS, including a focus on past, present and future activities. Bibliography lists 25 sources.

Research Proposal: Airline Industry Profitability and Risk Management

A 73 page paper discussing risk management and its effects on profitability in the airline industry. The paper is a dissertation proposal, providing a brief literature review; discussion of the literature review method of study; qualitative analysis; and a plan for assessment of the information gained from the literature review-based study. Bibliography lists 45 sources.

Can EVA or CVA be a Superior Method of Share Valuation

This 7 page paper is a proposal for a project or dissertation to investigate is the use of economic value-added or cash value added may be a less volatile and more reliable method of assessing the performance of a company rather than only the performance of a share. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

Career Anchors; A Discussion of Findings

This 21 page paper is written as a discussion section in a dissertation that examines the presence and type of career anchors seen in the Nigerian IT industry. The paper examines the students results form quantitative and qualitative research and compares these to the empirical research and current models.

The success of the AKP Party in Turkey has been due to their success in communicating that they are a moderate unified party despite their religious foundation.

This 10 page paper is an outline for a project or dissertation that examines how and why the AKP (Truth and Justice Party) in Turkey have become so popular. The paper outlines the area of research with primary and secondary research questions and then undertakes a brief literature review to indicate the direction of the the proposed research. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

Motivating Employees in Organizations That Have Downsized

This 28 page is written in the style of a dissertation. The paper investigates the way in which downsizing will impact on employees that survive in order to assess strategies which may be used to maintain or increase employee motivation levels. The paper presents an introduction, justification for the study, methodology, literature review and simulated primary research results. The primary research in the paper focuses on downsizing in the UK. The bibliography cites 25 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.

How Can Employers Reduce Unnecessary Absenteeism in their Employee Base?

This 75 page paper is a dissertation style paper investigating the ways in which employers may be able to reduce unnecessary absenteeism in the employees. The paper starts by giving a comprehensive introduction and justifying the reason for the research. A comprehensive literature review is then presented, looking at influences on absenteeism including motivational theories and the concept of employee equity. Primary research using self completed questionnaires is emulated and results along with recommendations are presented. The bibliography cites 39 sources.

Re-Hospitalization/African American Women with Hypertension

A 15 page research paper that outlines the first chapter on a study dissertation that addresses the influence of affordability on medication adherence among hypertensive African American women. The paper describe the nature of the problem, purpose of the study, the conceptual framework, operational definitions, assumptions, limitations, scope and delimitations. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

Investigating the Reasons for the High Level of Unemployment among Graduates in Nigeria

This 38 page paper is an in-depth look at the potential reasons for the high level of unemployment in university graduates in Nigeria. The paper is written in the style of a dissertation, including an introduction, aims and methods and a lengthy literature review, examining the economic theories as well as the trends and patterns of unemployment seen in Nigeria. The paper also presents a detailed methodology for primary research. The bibliography cites 36 sources.

Contemporary American Movies and their Relationship to American Culture

A seven page paper which looks at the ways in which contemporary American films reflect or satirise modern American culture, including tutorial notes to assist the student in using the paper as the basis for a longer dissertation. Bibliography lists 9 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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Bibliography

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