Within the Discussion Board area, write 200-300 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.
In 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
Total quality management information Web site
Discuss the following:
Consider the differences between qualitative, quantitative, mixed methods, and action research.
Discuss your basic understanding of each strategy.
How would you determine what strategy to use for a research project?