Business Research Problem/Opportunity Analysis

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Business, Business Analysis
Year 3
Business Research Problem/Opportunity Analysis
This is a research project, which I can help locate some relevant information to further research and to apply the potential business questions to the Management Research Question Hierarchy. I also uploaded an article to use as an exemplar for application of the business research princples. Let's take a closer look.

Business Research Problem/Opportunity Analysis

Examine a business problem/opportunity confronting a healthcare organization that could be addressed through the application of business research principles by performing the following:

• Create a problem/opportunity statement.

• Develop constructs of the problem/opportunity

• Develop an operational definition from the constructs

• Identify the unit of measure within each of the constructs.

• Outline the business research process for addressing or finding a solution to your selected problem/opportunity by using the Management Research Question Hierarchy.


Bid Credits: 5Deadline: May 31, 2006, 3:54 pm EDT

"The research question should drive the methodology... How often do we do the opposite? We take as a given whatever methodology we are comfortable with or skilled in using and then adjust our research questions to fit. And how many opportunities for learning we let pass by doing that" - J. Richard Hackman (1992) 1. Problem: Medical Errors & Patient Safety

The very critical issues of medical errors and patient safety have received a great deal of attention. In November 2000, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a report estimating that as many as 98,000 patients die as the result of medical errors in hospitals each year. A major Federal initiative has been launched to reduce medical errors and improve patient safety in federally funded health care programs, and by example and partnership, in...
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