Research Database

SME’s In Portugal; Research Suggestions

This 4 page paper looks at how a project or dissertation on small to medium sized enterprises in Portugal may be approached. The paper outlines the background research, modes that may be used, how primary research may be undertaken and the different ways that this broad subject may be refined. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

Research Proposal: Airline Industry Profitability and Risk Management

A 73 page paper discussing risk management and its effects on profitability in the airline industry. The paper is a dissertation proposal, providing a brief literature review; discussion of the literature review method of study; qualitative analysis; and a plan for assessment of the information gained from the literature review-based study. Bibliography lists 45 sources.

A Dissertation Plan and Statistics Questions

This 12 page paper is written in two parts. The first part is a proposal for a dissertation or project examining how implementation of e-Commerce for Singapore Stockbroking Firms could take place. The proposal includes a literature review and a methodology as well as an outline of why this is a valuable subject. The second part of the paper answers specific questions regarding the use of statistics and statistical testing methods. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

Can EVA or CVA be a Superior Method of Share Valuation

This 7 page paper is a proposal for a project or dissertation to investigate is the use of economic value-added or cash value added may be a less volatile and more reliable method of assessing the performance of a company rather than only the performance of a share. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

Career Anchors; A Discussion of Findings

This 21 page paper is written as a discussion section in a dissertation that examines the presence and type of career anchors seen in the Nigerian IT industry. The paper examines the students results form quantitative and qualitative research and compares these to the empirical research and current models.

The success of the AKP Party in Turkey has been due to their success in communicating that they are a moderate unified party despite their religious foundation.

This 10 page paper is an outline for a project or dissertation that examines how and why the AKP (Truth and Justice Party) in Turkey have become so popular. The paper outlines the area of research with primary and secondary research questions and then undertakes a brief literature review to indicate the direction of the the proposed research. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

Currency Stabilisation in Russia

This 5 page paper is an outline for a dissertation on the way in which the Russia has tried to stabilise its' currency. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

The Impact of Technology on the Insurance Industry

This 45 page paper provides an overview of the insurance industry in Britain, with a focus on how changes in technology have affected the industry. Four sections demonstrate the impact of technology on the organization, the impact on management and technology’s impact on the employee. Finally, the dissertation concludes with a look at how technology has impacted society as a whole, with some attention to the insurance industry. Included in the analysis is the use of tools such as Porter's Five Forces model. 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.

Connection Between Child Sexual Abuse & Dissociative Identity Disorder

A 65 page dissertation that outlines the history and causative factors related to dissociative identity disorder (DID) with a focus on childhood sexual trauma. This research study focuses on the treatment of sexual adjustment as an outcome of the research provided. Bibliography lists 43 sources.

Low Self-esteem and Diminished Social Skills as Strong Causal Factors for Drug Abuse in Adolescents

This 60 page paper considers the impact of low self-esteem and poor social skills as determinants of a propensity for drug abuse in adolescents. This model research dissertation proposal outlines a study of adolescent drug abusers and possible indicators for their behavior, and includes consideration of external factors influencing socialization and self-esteem development, including parental drug and alcohol use and childhood sexual abuse. Bibliography lists 94 sources.

The FCC and the First Amendment: Regulation of the Airwaves

This 20 page paper outlines a dissertation based on the hypothesis that the regulation of radio and television is not serving the greater public good and is unnecessary restriction of free speech based on a public interest standard. This paper also outlines the primary reasoning behind FCC regulations and the distinction made between freedom of speech claims and the arguments that exist for this type of regulation. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

IP Telephony; A Project Proposal

This 4 page paper is an outline for a dissertation looking at the current status of IP telephony and the future potential in order to project the way in which this technology may be used in the future. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

Commercial Banking Loan and Guarantee Facilities and Credit Risk Management

This 6 page paper is a research project or dissertation proposal to examine the way in which loan and guarantee facilities are managed in terms of their risk. The aim of the project is to identify the best risk management practices and adjust existing models where necessary. The proposal includes the aims and objectives, a brief literary review, methodology, required resources and a short research plan. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

Restoration of the Spirit as the Primary Element in the Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa in Female Patients

This 150 page paper outlines a dissertation on the restoration of the spirit as the primary element in the treatment of patients with anorexia nervosa. This paper considers the overall problem of eating disorders in general and the impact that alternative treatment options, including natural health perspectives, have on the development of successful treatment for anorexia nervosa. Bibliography lists 30 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.

AN ANALYSIS OF THE IMPACT OF CHANGE ON THE EFFICIENCY OF RASHID HOSPITAL

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.

The Impact of Substance Abuse on Parenting

This 18 page paper is a proposal, literature review and methodology with a pilot study for a dissertation looking at the impact of substance abuse, such as drug addiction or alcohol abuse, on parenting, specifically the way in which substance abuse can impair parent - child communications directly and indirectly. The paper considers prenatal substance abuse and the way it may impact a child’s development and communisations abilities, then the abuse of substances after birth and the direct interference it may cause. The bibliography cites 13 sources.

Annotated Bibliography

This 41 page paper is an in-depth annotated bibliography prepared for a dissertation investigating low cost airlines in Ireland and the UK and potential future strategies. The bibliography lists 55 sources which range from generic strategy reference books to academic papers and articles and news articles and case studies concerning companies such as British Airways, RyanAir, EasyJet and the first airline company to follow a low cost strategy; Southwest Airlines. The sources are summarised and their usefulness assessed. The paper contains 55 sources.

Images of Women in Advertising

This 6 page paper considers the different theories regarding how women are portrayed in advertising. Written as the first chapter of a dissertation, the paper outlines different theoretical approaches and then applies these to the way that three magazines, all aimed at different age groups, portray women. The bibliography cites 13 sources.

Wuthering Heights/Research Proposal

A 7 page research paper that takes the form of a dissertation proposal addressing Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights. The writer proposes a research project intended to substantiate the interpretation of the novel that sees the Catherine/Heathcliff relationship in terms other than as lovers. The outlines of the project are related according to the structure recommended by Francis, Brok and Carstene in The Proposal Cookbook. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

The Connection Between Child Sexual Abuse & Dissociative Identity Disorder

A 6 page dissertation proposal for a paper outlining the history and causative factors related to dissociative identity disorder (DID) with a focus on childhood sexual trauma. This proposal also focuses on the treatment of sexual adjustment as an outcome of the research provided. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Women in Business

22 pages. Women are becoming a more integral part of business every day, even becoming CEO's of large corporations. But there is still a question as to whether women are treated equally in business, and whether or not they are given the respect and support of that of their male counterparts. This dissertation will consider those findings and whether or not women are looked upon as being effective managers of everything from the small business to the largest of corporations. Bibliography lists 19 sources.

Determining a Future Strategy for Ryanair; Concept Paper

This 40 page paper is a dissertation proposal to examine the position of the Irish low cost airline Ryanair and to develop a future strategy for the way it can increase market share and revenue in the long term. The paper gives an introduction, outlines the problem, presents a literature overview and a methodology with a length section on the way sampling will take place focusing on the use of the internet for the sample population. The paper is then followed by an annotated bibliography. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

E-Commerce; A Dissertation Proposal

This 5 page paper is the outline for a dissertation looking at the implementation of e-commerce by a large company. The outline includes security issues, advantages and disadvantages, the trade offs that may need to be undertaken to gain the most value, legal issues and how e-commerce should be approached and used strategically. The bibliography cites 11 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

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Chapter Four:  Discussion

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Chapter Five:  Conclusions

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Bibliography

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