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MGT726 Managerial Project
Task 1 Project Proposal/Background
[NB: This template should be edited to remove guiding instructions before you submit for grading.]
Name: Student Number:
Title of your Project (in about 8 words):
This proposal could be based on your Task 2 Proposal from BUS703 Managing Research (if so, you should reflect on the feedback from that task and then complete this template taking that feedback into account) OR you may identify a new management problem.
1. Brief Context/Scope (background re your company/industry/sector and factors leading up to the management problem) (approximately 100 words)
Background:
Factors leading up to the Management Problem/Decision:
2. The specific problem or issue to be investigated (what are you seeking to find out, what do you not know, what management decisions will be made and why is it important – why does it matter?) (approximately 100 words)
Management Problem/Decision to be made:
Why does it matter?
3. Your proposed Research Question (RQ) - stated in question format (e.g. How and why? Should and how? etc.) and associated research objectives (RO) i.e. the specific information needed to answer the RQ - stated in objective format (e.g. To explore, to investigate, to identify, to develop etc.) (approx. 50 to 100 words)
Research Question: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………. ?
Research Objectives:
RO1: To ……
RO2: To ……
RO3: To ……
RO4: To …….
4. What specific subject area of business management are you investigating (ie what is your parent discipline e.g. marketing, HRM, international business etc.) and what is your key theoretical framework (domains, theoretical models, theories) (about 10 words)
Subject area (parent discipline) …………………………………
Key theoretical frameworks ………………………………………………………………………………………………
5. List 3 specific academic journals you will search for background/literature
1 …………………………………………………………………………………………………
2 …………………………………………………………………………………………………
3 …………………………………………………………………………………………………
6. List 3 company/industry/government sources you will investigate for secondary data.
1…………………………………………………………………………………………………
2…………………………………………………………………………………………………
3…………………………………………………………………………………………………

7. Outline your method/approach to gathering and analysing data to address your research objectives. Prepare a table matching research objectives to methods (secondary and/or primary data collection required to address each objective). State how you will analyse the data collected (approx. 150 words)
Research Objective Data Collection Methods/Techniques
(secondary and/or primary) Data Analysis Plan
R01: To ….
R02: To ….
R03: To….
R04: To ….
8. Prepare a time schedule for your activities for completing the project – use a Gannt chart to acknowledge that some activities will spread across certain weeks.
Activity Wk 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13

Submit proposal/background
Submit progress report
Submit final report
9. What additional feedback or guidance would you like to help you complete Task 2 and Task 3?

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