Proposed Title of Report:
Background of the organisation and outline of the research project under investigation, including identification of the aims and objectives and what the added value will be for the organisation
AC 2.1 = Candidates should identify an area of HR or business practice worthy of investigation and demonstrate understanding of best practice in this area. The aims and objectives of the research should be identified.
Identification of the key stakeholders and why and how they might be interested in or affected this study
(AC 4.1, 4.2)
Identification of the key sources of
secondary research sources e.g. the key textbooks, journals, concepts and other organisational data/recent research and an evaluation of their contribution to the study
(AC 1.1 & 1.2)
Key research methods of collecting primary data and an evaluation of their relative strengths and weaknesses
(AC 1.1, 2.3 & 2.4)
Outline of how you might present the findings in order to persuade stakeholders to act on the results.
(AC 4.2 & 4.3)
AC 4.1 & 4.2 = Key stakeholders for the issue under review should be identified and their different interests and needs discussed.
AC 1.1 = Candidates should explain the difference between primary and secondary research and evaluate their contribution to the study, including the use of online facilities.
AC 1.2 = Candidates should compare the quality of data from different sources, such as academic, professional, industry and company material.