Proposal Writing for Business Research Projects
This book helps students with the initial phases of their business research project, offering a clear step-by-step approach from defining aims and research questions through to conducting literature reviews and writing a methodology.
Features to aid learning include chapter objectives, plentiful real-life examples to demonstrate good practice, exercises to apply the concepts and further reading for proactive investigation.
A self-contained guide to every stage of writing an effective business research proposal, this text should be recommended reading for all advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students studying Business Research Methods and embarking on a research project of their own.
PART ONE: Selecting and presenting your topic. 1: Selecting your topic. 2: Writing your front matter. PART TWO: Academic writing. 3: Structuring your proposal. 4: Academic writing style. 5: Using evidence. 6: Paragraph writing. 7: Argumentation. PART THREE: Writing the rest of your proposal. 8: Writing the rest of your introduction. 9: Literature reviews. 10: Conceptual frameworks. 11: Writing your methodology/method section. 12: Producing a schedule. 13: Referencing. PART FOUR: Beyond your proposal. 14: Time and stress management. 15: Your supervisory relationship. 16: Next steps in your research.