Project analysis and research approaches to identify research problem

This is an assignment that discusses the structured project analysis and research approaches to identify research problem. The paper also requires a wider strategic project management.

Project analysis and research approaches to identify research problem

Learning objectives
1. Select and use appropriate structured project analysis and research approaches to identify, justify, analyse and diagnose a research problem. Also, develop a research question. 2. Situate a research problem within a wider strategic project management context to demonstrate the significance of the research question.

Mini Research Proposal of  600 words
Submission deadlines:

•Submit a written mini outline for your proposed research. Your outline should include:  1. Working title  2. Secondly, the aims of your research project (and/or the questions it will answer) and a brief outline of the background context. The aims may cover both practical and theoretical outcomes, for example you might aim to suggest modifications to a theory to enhance its value or validity in a particular context. You should also demonstrate the scope of your aims, for example whether they refer to a particular project, an organisation or a whole industry.(200 words)

3. Thirdly, a brief outline of literature sources (200 words). Are there any gaps in existing Project Management academic literature   that your research will fill? What Project Management literature will your research draw on to justify your research context and design decisions? This should be based on key sources drawn from the main articles relevant to your research context. Additionally, purpose to indicate how they influence your research, not just a list of articles or a statement of what you intend to read.Are there any gaps in existing literature that your research will fill?

What literature will your research draw on to justify your research context and design decisions? This should be based on key sources drawn from the main articles and books relevant to your research context and purpose to indicate how they influence your research, not just a list of articles or a statement of what you intend to read.

OPTIONAL

(For grades 70 and above): In addition to this  you can provide a  table in the Appendix summarizing at least 5 sources that your research

Also, draw on to justify your research context and design decisions. The table should have columns for aims/objectives of paper, topics discussed and any areas identified for future research.  Based on this table, you can present the possible area that your research will face based on a gap or suggestion in existing literature. An example is enclosed in the Appendix 1 of this document.

4. A brief outline  of methodological approaches to your research (200 words). This should also include a research paradigm, methodological approach, a consideration of the data gathering method(s) to be used. Also, a general overview of the source of data and sample population. Ensure that the elements are aligned.  Ensure you draw here on relevant research method sources.