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Research Analysis and thee Sekaran Model

I just need some direction by providing a brief statement from the article for each step and the page number of the information to get me started.

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The assignments on research you have completed so far have taken you through a step-by-step process on how to develop and design formal research. In this capstone assignment, you will use all the knowledge and skills you have developed over the past weeks and apply it to a published research as part of a group activity.

The group analysis should be framed against each and every one of the steps presented in the Sekaran (2003) research process and founded on the skills developed in previous assignments of this course.

Click here to view the Sekaran diagram on the research process.

The analysis itself should be a comparative assessment of how well the author (or authors) of the selected research have fulfilled (or not) each of the steps and sub-steps presented in figure 4.1 of the textbook. The focus of the analysis should be on the research process, not as much on the research content itself. Be careful not to paraphrase what the author(s) has already stated in the published research. Again the analysis should be on assessing the adherence to the research process. Look at not only each step (and sub steps) but also but also how each step serves as a "stepping stone" for the next step. The interrelationships among the steps are also relevant to the analysis.

The specific published research selected for the group project should have between 15-25 pages in length, recently published (2001 or better) and contain the basic components of a formal research project (a literature review, statement of the problem, hypothesis or hypotheses, data collected and analyzed to test the stated hypothesis, etc.), preferably of a business related topic. The study can be quantitative, qualitative or mixed. Remember to include the source of the study as one of the citations in your fully APA formatted references section so your instructor can search and review, if necessary.

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This is an interesting and lengthy article (62 pages). It is longer than the suggested length (15-25 pages), and meets the date requirement (2001 or better) requirement. Please begin by reading the article first. I can get you started on this assignment by going through the steps and pointing to page numbers for further expansion. I also attached an excellent APA resource.

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1. The specific published research selected for the group project should have between 15-25 pages in length, recently published (2001 or better) and contain the basic components of a formal research project (a literature review, statement of the problem, hypothesis or hypotheses, data collected and analyzed to test the stated hypothesis, etc.), preferably of a business related topic. The study can be quantitative, qualitative or mixed. Remember to include the source of the study as one of the citations in your fully APA formatted references section so your instructor can search and review, if necessary.

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Sekaran's (2003) research process involves 8 steps, which will be used to analyze the article "Ambidexterity as a Dynamic Capacity: Resolving the Innovator's Dilemma (O'Reilly & Tushman, 2007). ...

Solution Summary

In reference to the article, this solution provides assistance in analyzing the article using the Sekaran Model.

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