UNIT 5 ASSIGNMENT RESEARCH PROJECT
BY: GRAINNE OCONNOR
HAND IN DATE:
LECTURER: ANN MC DOWELL
Grainne’s Hair Salon at O’Cahan’s place Dungiven. The salon is situated on the outskirts of the town area however in a private residential area, within walking distance from the town’s amenities. The staff team consists of a proprietor/manager and junior staff members who both work part time. The salon offers clients quality service based on many years of regular trade and expanding trade from outer catchment areas .The business provides a high level of modern diverse skills/services in all aspects of hairdressing, thus reflecting in the duration of business for now twenty six years. Our Professional styling / colouring products are made available from e.g. L’Oreal, Wella, and Tigi. The salon uses a range of brands to suit the needs and requirements of the customers, thus providing individual variety to the client’s services. The most popular product is L’Oreal colouring range. As per www.lorealprofessional.co.uk “colour products are most popular with customers as they deliver up to 100% coverage on non- pigmented hair with superb condition and shine.” This is reflected on the demand for the product by present regular customers.
Research means discovery, veal (1997:2). This means researching things that are known that are not known. Research is to preform a methodical study on a specific topic in order to prove a hypothesis or to answer specific questions. This is the goal of any experimental process. (nwrc.moodle.hnc/hnd) The research process needs to be systematic (carried out in a methodical and organized manner) and follow a serious of steps, which includes a rigid standard and protocol. The planning needs to be organised and include performance literature review. Research is the process of finding solution to a problem after thorough study and analysis. The aims of research are to observe, describe and predict. Determination of the cause explains purpose of research - why we conduct research (why it is necessary) diligent and systematic inquiry into a subject in order to discover or revise facts and theories. The concept of research will include gathering materials arranging or card-indexing them, collection of data appropriate to the particular problem. Statistics questionnaires and controlled experimentation recording evidence sorting it out and interpreting it. The main fact is the importance of methodology throughout the process. It will be necessary to observe objectively using the techniques and tools required during the process. Discipline needs to be applied thus evaluating results with confidence and put into action objectively. In this scientific age all of us are in many ways consumers of research results and we are able to judge the adequacy of the methods by which they have been obtained. The knowledge of methodology helps the consumer research results by evaluating thus enables rational decisions. Primary research – A direct source of information or to research a document not emended by a third party thus producing data obtained from original source. (sedulo group,(2013) Secondary- source - Information or research gained from a source such as a client survey questionnaire. The research method is designed to determine most effective efficient way to something. This type of research is carried out with existing data thus results are obtained from numerous forms such as e.g. books, journals, library sources, internet, and literature, (The Times) What are the answers we expect, reasons and logic why we expect these results observations and experimentation? Testing the characterizations based on hypothesis we collect theory and predictions and have a better understanding of phenomenon. By the end of...
Research means discovery, veal (1997:2)
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