Globalisation offer new ways to connect, collaborate , conduct business and build bridges between people, it exposes the core of all business functions and even the ways organisations are managed.Globalisation has also challenged existing business models continue to do so.They have profoundly changed the ways we do business,buy,work and live.They have even altered society and continue impacting virtually all business functions and industries.Its partially the trend Globalisation has brought to the world of business.
You are required to submit a comprehensive research paper with theme
An investigation into positive economic,cultural and ethical impact of globalisation on different business functions ( operations,marketing,accounting,HR ) within organisations.
Define Project and Give examples
Briefly Explay ,Economic,cultural and ethical issues of globalization.
State your chosen organization for the research project and the nature of business it undertakes
Managing a successful Business Project
Task 1. Produce and critically a comprehensive project management plan for your research project for monitoring and completing the aims and objectives of the project.
- Devise project aims and objectives for the above scenario
- Produce a project management plan that covers aspects of cost,scope,time,quality,communication,documentation,risk and resources.
- Produce a Work Breakdown Structure ( WBS ) a Gantt Chart to provide timeframes and stages for completion along with a milestone schedule.Each milestone should be a clear ,achievable activity that the student aims to achieve within a particular time.
Evidence required for Task 1; A comprehensive project management plan.
Briefly explain or describe WBS,Gantt Chart and milestones.
Download and complete the template on moodle (Document name;Projet Plan template)
Transfer these information to Project planner-microsoft excel or any project plan software to display information (WBS,GANTT CHART,MILESTONES) in a diagrammatic form.
THIS GUDELINE COVERS PROJECT EXECUTION PHASE,FILED WORK AND Project Log BOOK
2.1 Carry out a small scale research and critically evaluate the accuracy and reliability of different research methods by applying qualitative methods. You are required to record your working activities and achievements on the Project LOGBOOK Template provided below. This weekly log should be presented to your tutor for supervision on weekly basic.
CARRY OUT SMALL-SCALE RESEARCH BY APPLYING QUALIATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE
RESEARCH METHODS APPROPRIATE FOR MEETING PROJECT AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
Project Logbook Template
Project execution phase
Types of Research Methods
Define research method and briefly describe the following categorization of research methods
Quantitative research and qualitative research
Exploratory research and causal research
What is data?
Briefly explain and provide examples of primary and secondary sources data ?
Complete the table to illustrate brief definitions,advantages,disadvantages of data collection techniques.
Sampling approaches and techniques
Briefly explain probability sampling and non-probability sampling
Complete the table to illustrate brief definitions, advantages and disadvantages of sampling techniques;
Describe how the research has been carried out.
In answering this consider the research methodology used in the study. The geographical area where the study was conducted, the study design and the population and sample are described. The instrument used to collect the data, including methods implemented to maintain validity and reliability of the instrument are described.
1 Type of Research
- Sources of Data
- Instruments for Data Collection
- Data Analysis
- Reliability and Validity
- Ethical Consideration
Completing the Project Logbook Template
This should cover 4 to 5 weeks
Starting from the first question to the last question, highlight or tick those questions that relate to what you done or has occurred in that particular week as much the research project is concerned.
Respond to all ticked or highlighted questions with constructive statements.
Follow the same procedure as in week 1
Prepare a professional business report to present the results of your preliminary study and evaluate the selection of appropriate tools and techniques for accuracy and authenticity to support and justify recommendations.
3.1.- Analyse the data using appropriate tools and techniques.
3.2.- Communicate appropriate recommendations as a result of research and data analysis to draw valid and meaningful conclusions.
Evidence required for Task 3: A professional business report
Abstract—for example–what is the purpose of the work,what methods did you use for your research
Introduction—explain the rationale for undertaking the work reporton,including what you have been asked to do,the reason for doing it and the background to the study.
Methods—how you carried out your investigation,explain whu you choose this particular method,include techniques and any eguipment you used
Discusion—brings everythings together,showing how your findings respond to the brief you explained in your introduction and the previous research you surveyed in your literature survey.
Produce a performance review, covering the following;
4.1 Critically evaluate and reflect on the success of your project and your own performance on the value of undertaking the preliminary research to meet stated objectives and own learning and performance. You must use the performance review template provided below.
Performance Review Template
|What was the project supposed to accomplish? Did the project succeed in its aims? How do you know? Specifically, please outline any evaluation and assessment undertaken. What things do you think worked well and why? Evaluate all aspects of the project (e.g. initial inception, project activities and project outcomes) from a range of perspectives. What problems emerged during the project and how were they tackled? Was there timely identification of issues and resolution during the project process? What did you learn from undertaking the project? How would you rate your performance as project manager? What strengths and weaknesses of your performance did you identify? How will this inform and support your continuous professional development?|
Evidence required for Task 4: A performance review