Dissertation Example

Some Example Dissertations can be found below:

Theoretical Framework

A 5 page paper that begins with a specific dissertation’s research question and problem statement. The essay discusses the theoretical framework for a research study and applies it to this particular dissertation. The essay also includes a syllogism and comments on a dissertation rubric. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Mergers and Acquisitions - Could they Benefit the Nigerian Economy?

This 23 page paper is the first part of a dissertation examining the potential of mergers and acquisition strategies to support growth in the Nigerian economy. This paper presents the introduction, which includes the research questions, aims and objectives. The literature review is also included, defining mergers and acquisition, the advantages, disadvantages and challenges that are associated with merger and acquisition activities, and examples of successful and failed merger activity. The bibliography cites 28 sources.

Forecasting at Sheaffer

A Dissertation Proposal This 5 page paper is a proposal for a dissertation where there is an hypothesis that Sheaffer would have had lower costs and better customer services had the forecasting methods been better with higher quality input information. The writer outlines how this may be investigated, with the aims and methods outlined and a brief literature review conducted. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

Reward Management; A Dissertation Proposal

This 22 page paper is a proposal for a dissertation looking at reward management and how this should be undertaken. Included in the proposal are a literary search on motivation theory and the role of profit related pay as well as an outline for further research to complete a dissertation and a discussion on how it will be analysed. The bibliography cites 24 sources.

Dissertation Conclusion

An 8 page conclusion to a student-provided dissertation examining social and financial conditions in the Baltic region of Europe as the countries of the region stand poised for market-based growth and accession to the European Union. The dissertation focuses on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and how it operates; the conclusion cautions against viewing the IMF as a financial savior. No sources listed.

Dissertation Introduction

A 3 page introduction to a student-provided dissertation examining social and financial conditions in the Baltic region of Europe as the countries of the region stand poised for market-based growth and accession to the European Union. The dissertation focuses on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and how it operates; the conclusion cautions against viewing the IMF as a financial savior. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Would You Bend Ethical Rules

A 3 page paper separated into two distinct questions/topics. The first refers to Ariely's example of Jennifer, the accountant. The writer provides a personal example of a friend who covered up misdeeds of the boss and why. The second discusses China's cycle of corruption, what the new president has done, and comments on how to fix it. Examples provided. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Benefits Of Attending Professional Conventions

A 4 page paper that discusses the benefits of attending a professional psychological convention or conference. The ABCT (Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies) is used as an example. The paper concludes with comments regarding a dissertation topic, training parents of autistic children in ABA. Bibliography lists 8 sources.


This 3-page paper provides an example of the beginning of an employee handbook.


This 3-page paper is an example of a grant proposal for purposes of studying and researching a particular family.

Considerations for Developing an E-Commerce Entrance Strategy

This 57 page paper is a comprehensive dissertation style paper that examines the factors which need to be considered by a company proposing begin trading on the internet. The issues discussed in detail include a definition of e-commerce, advantages and disadvantages of e-commerce, security issues, legal factors, trade off’s and the general strategy. Real life examples are used to illustrate the discussion points. The in-depth literature review is then used to develop a strategy for entering this market. The bibliography cites 52 sources.

Effects Of Parent Involvement In Education

A 6 page paper that provides an example of Chapter 1 of a dissertation or thesis. The sections included are: the problem, problem background, literature review, purpose of study, hypotheses, limitations and delimitations, definitions, and the importance of the study. Bibliography lists 10 sources.


This 66-page paper, written in dissertation format, is a thorough analysis of how Dubai Rashid Hospital in the United Arab Emirates is positioned to anticipate change and reform in health care. The paper includes a thorough analysis of health care reforms both in the UAE and throughout the world as well as a literature review regarding policy, examples of a method study and recommendations to the hospital in light of the research Bibliography lists 35 sources.

Jewish Mothers Empowering Jewish Daughters

A 30 page example of a dissertation proposal that would support the hypothesis that Jewish mothers empower their daughters even in light of signficant cultural, historical, social and religious problems. Bibliography lists 28 sources.


This 3-page paper provides an example of an introductory letter to a professor or classmates.


This 4-page paper provides examples of memos to staff regarding various employee situations including resignations, terminations, transfers and promotions.


A 3 page paper. This essay discusses groupthink, which is described as a phenomenon in which people set aside their own opinions, thoughts, ideas and agree with the group. The theory is explained with examples. The paper includes historical examples of groupthink as well as a personal one. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Research using E-Mail

This 3 page paper looks at the issues of external viability and the way in which the use of email may help to support robust research. The characteristics, advantages and disadvantages of using email are considered with the use of research examples utilizing within their methodology cited as examples. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

What Is A Hero

A 5 page paper that discusses what a hero is. The writer comments a hero may be well-known or not known at all. Some examples include of the teachers in Bodega Dreams, the institutional hero of Hard Rock, the mother in The Train from Hate. Definitions and examples are provided. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Managing Innovation and Change

This 12 page paper presents a literature review examining the way in which change and innovation may be implemented and managed in a commercial environment. The process of innovation and strategies or conditions under which innovation is most likely to thrive are discussed, and the way that these changes may be implemented are discussed utilizing models of change. The paper then describes to changes resulting from innovation, one example demonstrating success, one example demonstrating a failure. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

How Can the Recycling of Concrete Waste be increased in the UK?

This 70 page paper is an examination of the potential to increase the level of concrete recycling in the UK. The full length dissertation includes an introduction, aims and rationale. An in-depth literature review is undertaken to assess the need for more recycling, how it may take place and the uses for recycled concrete. The case study of Japan is used as an example of high achievement in recycling of concrete, the approach is assessed for viability in the UK. The paper focuses on the issues from the perspective of the construction industry. The bibliography cites 46 sources.

Formative and Summative Assessments in Education

This is an 8 page paper that provides an overview of formative and summative assessments. Examples of both are given along with example lesson plans. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Comparing Augustinianism and Thomism in Facing a Moral Dilemma

5 pages in length. Gives an example case of a moral dilemma and examines it using both the theology of Augustinianism and that of Thomism. In the moral dilemma examined here, these two theologies will help determine whether we are doing the right or wrong thing, whether we might be tempted to ‘play God’ and if that is the case, whether it is a right or wrong action to take based on the example theology. Bibliography lists 1 source.

Medieval Art

This 7 page paper discusses the historic period of Europe from about the 6th to 14th century. Painting, sculpture and metal work, and examples of each of these areas are discussed. The work of Gentile da Fabriano (c.1370-1427) an Italian Gothic painter serves as the primary example in the painting discussion. Bibliography lists 6 resources.

Healthcare IT System

This 5 page paper is a full slide PowerPoint presentation along with speaker notes, examining the topography and interconnects in a healthcare IT system. The example of a hospital is utilized, and diagrams are presented to demonstrate the way that the hospital IT system fits in with other systems, including insurance firms. The second diagram looks at the architecture the hospital system as a whole in a simplified manner. The last diagram examines a subsystem, using the radiology department as an example. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

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Chapter One:  Hypothesis

The hypothesis section of any thesis or dissertation generally sets up the "problem" to ...
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Chapter Two:  Literature Review

Chapter 2, known as the Literature Review, is where most of a dissertation's sources ...
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Chapter Three:  Methodology

The layout of a dissertation's methodology section varies greatly depending upon the type of ...
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Chapter Four:  Discussion

In Chapter 4, the "Discussion" section, students must perform a critical analysis of their study's ...
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Chapter Five:  Conclusions

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Correct use of the APA style for the in-text citing of sources is often crucial to ...
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