Part one. Words 350.
Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 300-500 words
that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
Ethics in Research
Utilizing the internet, CTU Library, and/or your textbook, choose one example of unethical research:
Summarize the research.
Explain why the research was unethical.
Explain what changes (if any) in research resulted.
You may wish to review an example timeline by clicking here.
Select an organizational issue, problem, or topic that you would like to research. Write 1 research question or hypothesis regarding that, in preparation for the assignments in Units 3-5.
part two. 300 words
this class, you will develop a research proposal based on a business, organizational problem, or topic that you want to explore. If you need help in finding a problem to explore, check the following Web sites for help in brainstorming an organizational issue:
History of quality management Web site http://www.bpir.com/total-quality-management-history-of-tqm-and-business-excellence-bpir.com.html
Total quality management information Web site http://businessknowledgesource.com/manufacturing/cat_total_quality_management.html
Types of Research:
Utilizing the CTU Library, locate one peer reviewed journal article that reports the findings of a qualitative study and one that reports the findings of a quantitative study (you will need to cite both in your response).
Discuss the following:
Explain the differences between the two research approaches.
Explain why each researcher chose the correct research approach (quantitative or qualitative) for their particular research question.
How would you determine what strategy to use for a research project?
Provide citations and references for your articles in accordance with APA guidelines.