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PGDM (2010-2012)
Dissertation Guidelines

01. Introductory Remarks
The Final Year PGDM students are expected to write a Dissertation as partial requirement of the course. The objectives of this exercise are as follows: a) To gain a reasonable amount of knowledge and capability about the methods and techniques of research and research report-writing; b) To get specialized knowledge about a specific subject of one’s choice; c) To learn the skills of critical analysis and reflection on the chosen subject or topic and to offer concrete proposals to make further progress in this area or to solve the identified problems. d) To learn the art of professional and scientific way of studying and understanding any issue or problem.

This exercise will definitely give the students the much-needed practical knowledge to carry out the managerial and leadership functions and responsibilities in a scientific way in their professional work and in the work-field.

An Important Note
This report should be a completely personalized one, without blindly copying from any existing source, except for relevant references and quotations. Cut and Paste practice is forbidden. The students may, however, take ideas and information from different sources – books, journals, Internet, etc. Whenever important ideas, information, etc., are taken from other sources these should be duly acknowledged. If these are taken verbatim, these should be presented within quotes. If these are just borrowed, but not used verbatim, the source should be indicated.

Any report, which is not original and personalized, will not be accepted. It is the responsibility of the Guide to ensure that the report is prepared according to this prescription.

02. Different Steps
The following are the different steps:
a) During the fourth Semester, each student, under the guidance of a Faculty member, will undertake a scientific study of a specific field. b) The research study is to be conducted...
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