1. What do you think of a good research topic? What are the key elements of a good research topic? A good research topic should be of a clear objectives and purpose. It should generate question to discover and find out the underlying problem or understanding a current situation. Therefore the elements of a good research topic is feasibility, are the resources available? How long the research could take and can that be done with a timeline or it needs to be extended. What are the factors that affect the accuracy of the research and what are the variables that need to be considered In order to assure the up to date presentation of results. Is it worthwhile? Is it relevant to what is used for and search about can what values the research will add into the current practices of the organization? 1. Assume that you interested in doing some research on the impact of quality management practices on organizational performance. Write four research questions that may be appropriate. ◘ What are the current quality management practices?
◘ What is the link between the quality practices and organization performance ◘ To how extend the quality practices effect the overall organization? ◘ Are the employees aware of the importance of quality management concept? ◘ What is the impact of quality management on employees behavior? ◘ What are the areas of development addressed by the quality management practices? And how it does tactfully eliminate or change the defined shortfalls. ◘ How do the overall objectives of the company align with quality management practices? ◘ What are the quality management practices standards used in the organization? And does it match ISO 9001:2008 quality standards?
3. What is a research proposal? What are the purposes and key elements of a proposal? Definition:
“It is a document that is typically written by a scientist or academic which describes the ideas for an investigation on a certain topic. The research...