The Final research proposal will consist of the following nine(9) items:
1.A business research topic, Strengthen a. improve initial proposal,
2.A brief literature review of the research topic. Produce 2 to 3 pages on background Information on your research topic.
3.Research questions for the identified problem or opportunity. Strengthen and improve initialn proposal
4.Appropriate research methodologies and techniques to use for the research project, Strengthen and improve initial proposal
5.A project plan using a Gantt Chart and clearly defined milestones (if in a group with clearly defined individual tasks contributions and milestones). Use Microsoft Project or other software to produce the Gantt Chart. Your milestones for H16008 are:
Week 6: Literature Review due.
Week 10: Data Collection and Analysis Report due,
Week 14: Final Business Research (Capstone) Thesis due.
6.Description of the research process. Strengthen and Improve Initial proposal.
7.Description of data collection and analysis methods. Strengthen and improve initial proposal.
8.Description of expected research outcomes. Strengthen and improve initial proposal.
9.A completed Ethics Checklist Complete and sign ethics checklist below and attach with FINAL research project proposal’
Circle your answer:
1)Will the human subject be informed of the nature of their involvement in the collection of data and of features of the research that reasonably might be expected to influence willingness to participate? Yes No
2) Will the human subjects be told that they can discontinue their participation at any time? Yes No
3) Will the human subjects in your study be aware that are the targets of research? Yes NO
4)If the subjects are underage, will their guardians be asked to sign the consent form? Yes No N/A
5) Is the confidentiality of the human subject’s identity positively ensured? Yes No
6)In cases where there is a possibility that the human subject’s identity can be deduced by someone other than the researcher, is the subject,s right to withdraw his/her data respected? Yes No
7)Will the researcher fulfill all the promises made to the human subjects including providing the summary of the findings upon request? Yes No
8)Will all necessary measure be taken to protect the physical safety of the human subjects from dangers such as faulty electrical equipment,poor grounding,lack of oxygen,falls,traffic & industrial accidents, possibility of hearing of vision loss etc? Yes No
9) Will the human subject be debriefed(told the true nature of the study) after the data has been collected? Yes No
10)In cases in which the human subject is dissatisfied or a complaint about the research or procedure,will the researcher explain to the human subject that he or she may express this complaint to the Subject Coordinator ?
11)Does the study involve concealment from and/or deception of the human subject? Yes No
12) Will deception be used in order to obtain agreement to participate? Yes No
13)Will the study involve human subject who are legally or otherwise not in a position to give their valid consent to participate such as children,prison inmates, mental patients? Yes No
14) Will information on your human subjects be obtained from third parties? Yes No
15) Will any coercion be exerted upon subjects to participate? Yes No
16)Will the study involve physical stress to the human subjects such as might result from heat, noise,electric shock,pain, sleep loss,deprivation of food and drink, drugs, alcohol? Yes No
17)Will the study cause any mental discomfort to the human subjects such as fear,anxiety,loss of self-estwwm, shame,guilt,embarrassment etc? Yes No
18)Could publication of the research results possibly interfere with strict confidentiality? Yes No
19)Could publication of the research results possibly harm the human subject either directly or through identification with his/her membership group? Yes No
20)Are there other aspects of teh study that may interfere with teh protection of the well-being of the human subjects? Yes No