Important information about Research project
Click here to view the Sekaran diagram on the research process.
You are an employee for Advanced International Corporation, where your project manager is wondering if it would be advantageous to open a branch in another country or export goods or services to another country (of your specification).
Your project manager has asked you to research the possibility proposed in the scenario of your choice. The memo should address the first five steps of Sekaran's (2003) Research Process.
Using the Library, the Internet, and your course materials, write a 5-7 page document via Word that elaborates on your proposal, filling in any pieces that your predecessor omitted.
Your report MUST include a reference list. All research should be cited in the body of the paper. Reports without citations are unacceptable. Your report should contain an abstract, a short introduction, and conclusion in addition to the body of the paper. Please note that if you have a source in your reference section, you need to cite it in the body of the paper per APA guidelines and vice-versa.
Please submit your assignment as a Word document in APA Style 5th edition format.
Note: we will also refer to your role as the employee during Unit 2 Individual Project and Unit 4 Individual Projects as well.
Objective: The Objective of the Unit 1 IP Assignment will involve the following the Course Outcomes and Grading Criteria with their respective percentages for the Grading Rubric:
Apply principles of quantitative and qualitative research to business cases. (70%)
Apply the standard of APA Style to all research and writing tasks. (10%)
Apply critical thinking skills to analyze business situations. (20%)