For this assignment each group is expected to complete the following task.
Select two journal research papers that address a similar research topic that are taken from the top 10 ranked journals (based on impact factor) or journals that are rated as 3, 4 or 4* in the ABS (the Associate of Business Schools) guide. The chosen research papers must contain primary research/data collection method(s).
Each group should prepare a 25-minute Microsoft PowerPoint presentation of the analysis of the two chosen research papers. Each member will be required to present in 5 minutes blocks and should includes
An explanation of the research topic (the research question/s or hypothesis/es) of both papers.
An analysis of the research methods used including the research philosophy, designs and strategy, data collection techniques, and data sources used in both papers.
Compare and contrast the strengths and weaknesses of the research methods used in each paper. Refer to and use the completed assignments in Section 2.2 to improve the quality of the presentation.
Explain the implications of both papers and offer recommendations for how the research method could be improved upon.
The lecturer will announce the presentation schedule. See Section 4.0 for the marking scheme.
Each group should prepare a brief summary of the presentation as a handout. The handout should:
?Not exceed three pages.
?Using size 11-point font.
The breakdown of the summary table handout is shown on page 5 and 6. The lecturer will announce the assignment due date. See Section 4.0 for marking scheme.