Assignment1 – Research Request Agreement vs. Research Proposal
Purpose: To outline and contrast a research request agreement (see Exhibit 2.5 from our textbook) and a research proposal for a selected non-profit organization (see attached list of organizations).
Non-profit organizations lists:
Request Agreement Outline
- Background. One single paragraph indicating a fact or event that led to the decision problem.
- Decision problem
- Research problem(s)
- Use. According to the defined decision problem, provide the rationale of using the information to be obtained.
- Population and subgroups
- Problem definition
- Research design
- Sampling plan
- Data collection form
- Data analysis
- Time schedule
- Personnel requirements. Exclude cost estimates.
- The minimum number of pages is 4. The maximum number is 6.
- Please use Times New Roman font, 12 pt.
- Be precise, concise and to the point.
- Your assignment should be submitted via Blackboard-Assignments/Projects tab.