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APPLIED
“RESEARCH PROJECT PROPOSAL”
HANDBOOK

A Guide for Students in the
Business & Leadership Program
Leading to the Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management

©2008 Nyack College
Nyack, NY 10960
NYACK COLLEGE
Michael Scales, Ed.D. President

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND LEADERSHIP
Anita Underwood Dean

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
IN ORGANIZATIONAL MANAGEMENT

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In addition, exposure to numerous organizational, management, and personnel concepts, as well as to the major theorists representing those fields of study, will help you to better understand the nature of the problem or concern under study.

The next several pages are intended to give you a look at the “big picture” of the Applied Research Project Proposal. You then will receive a detailed explanation of each element of the Project in the subsequent sections of the Handbook. As you read, keep in mind that there are class sessions in both first and second semester devoted to increasing your understanding of the requirements for the Applied Research Project Proposal.

Saturday Session Semester One

The session in the first semester will provide guidance in identifying an organizational problem appropriate for the project, developing your problem statement, and doing the research and writing of a comprehensive literature review.

Saturday Session Semester Two (or via Primary Instructors Guidance)

The session(s) in the second semester will provide guidance on developing a mixed-methodology (both quantitative & qualitative) research plan, including the development of research protocols, informed consent, actual research questionnaires and on preparing your business-oriented executive summary / abstract.

The model used for the
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