The objective of this assignment is to develop a detailed research report on an issue of the student’s choosing, but which should be relevant to the UAE context of Leadership and Organizational Development and agreed with the faculty member prior to commencement. Students should follow established research design principles, and support their proposal with a comprehensive and critical literature review clearly establishing the contribution of the proposed research, identifying data-sources and justifying methodological choices. The length of this in-depth analytical work is 3,000 words.
Outcome statement (3): Determine how research methods, techniques and skills can be used to address particular research questions.
Outcome statement (4): Evaluate a wide range of methodological approaches in social research.
Outcome statement (5): Synthesize and comment critically on a body of research.
Note: You will find a file “research report structure and marking rubrics” within your material section.