Assessment 2: Individual Report

You are required to write an individual research report on your research project as a follow upyour presentation. It is standard business practice for researchers / consultants to present theirresearch findings to the client, followed by the submission of a detailed report.Instructions: 1. This is an individualreport based on the research project you presented in your grouppresentation. This report will enable you to demonstrate your understanding of the key issues, theresearch process, your findings, conclusions and recommendations 2. This is an INDIVIDUAL submission and should not be plagiarized within the group. While youdraw on the same literature and process, the only elements of your report that should be ‘similar’would be your brief statement of the research objectives, and any statistical data, diagrams and /or tables used in your group presentation. 3. Your report should be written in a professional manner, from researcher / consultant toclient. The key sections in the report should be: a) Introduction: this should include: I. a statement of the problem II. the aim and objectives of your research project III. a rationale for this study b) Literature Review: The topic chosen should be placed in a pertinent theoretical context.You may also include information on the industry / company from other appropriate sources. c) Research Methods: This should relate to I. What you want to find out – your research questions II. the methods chosen for primary data collection d) Findings: Presenting the primary research findings in a clear and focused manner. e) Discussion and Analysis: This section allows you to discuss and analyse your primaryfindings in relation to what you found in the literature review. f) Conclusions: These should relate to the aim and objectives set out in the introduction. g) Recommendations: in two areas resulting from the conclusions I. directed at the organization II. areas for future research. i) Reflection: You should briefly reflectyour experience of the role of researcher 4. Your report should a) Identify your student number in the document b) Be your own independent work and free from plagiarism, correctly referenced. c) Use Harvard citation and referencing d) Be written in an appropriate style e) Be word processed, in black text using 1.5 spacing and Font: Arial, Calibri or Times NewRoma f) Font size 12 g) Have been spell checked and proof-read