The most important task in preparing to write a dissertation is identifying a current problem that is of interest to you. Conducting research can be a daunting task; however, conducting research on a topic or area that is of interest to the researcher can be motivating and make the research process easier. In this assignment, you will conduct research to identify a current problem in your dissertation topic or area of interest.
Using the module readings and the Argosy University online library resources, address the following:
- Research at least five articles in appropriate trade journals or academic peer-reviewed journals to find a current problem in your dissertation topic or area of interest.
- Describe the problem.
- Discuss why you are interested in this topic.
- Explain why addressing this problem might aid the field of study both practically (actual organizational setting) and academically.
- Identify professional organizations that might assist your research efforts in your topic or area or perhaps be interested in your dissertation study findings.
Write a 3–4-page paper in Word format. Note: The title page, references, and appendices are not included in the page count.
Apply APA standards to citation of sources. Click here to download the APA Guide. Use this guide to format your assignment.
Write your responses in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
Use the following file naming convention: LastnameFirstInitial_M2_A2.doc.
By Wednesday, January 25, 2017, deliver your assignment to the M2: Assignment 2 Dropbox.