BSB80615 Graduate Diploma of Management
Assessment Case Study The following task must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in the management and leadership field of work and include access to Business technology Relevant workplace policies and procedures -Relevant legislation and codes of conduct Case studies and, where possible, real situations. For this task you are to complete the following activity to demonstrate your ability to initiate and lead applied research, as relevant to organisational strategic practices and outcomes.
Complete the following steps to construct an applied research strategy Obtain and review relevant task documentation, and consult with relevant personnel to clarify, confirm and document the applied research purpose and the needs of the target group. Determine, obtain and review the policies and procedures in relation to conducting applied research, as well as relevant research ethics and codes of conduct. Establish the mechanisms to be used for collecting and maintaining data in a systematic manner. Identify and analyse any factors affecting the reliability and validity of data. Considering the available tools and resources, prepare, frame and document, an applied research strategy and hypothesis. Considering the information determined, document a research proposal or plan which includes: a. The specific hypothesis b. A valid population or sample size. c. A description of the geographical, cultural, social or institutional context within which the research will be carried out d. A full description of the data collection methods that are to be used e. The analysis of the limitations to research design, including the reliability and validity of data
Perform the following actions to use a range of applied research techniques and lead the applied research Identify, review and evaluate a range of applied research methods, theories and data collection techniques, and select the methods appropriate to gather and analyse data. Using suitable technology and technology services to support data collection and analysis, access appropriate sources of information and contributors relevant to the research. Use and apply the analysis tools to the data to optimise the relevance and integrity of your research.
Complete the following steps to analyse and present the findings of your research Evaluate how the research findings, such as trends and changes, will impact on learning strategy. Review the data and research findings for the accuracy of details and to ensure adherence to any legal requirements. Collate the data, and analyse it for relevance against the original applied research strategy. Record the research findings into a clear and logical document, presenting the findings in a manner consistent with the identified audience needs. Identify if there is a need for further research, and if so, document an outline of the appropriate approach required.