Developing a useful research question is an important skill for understanding, researching and evaluating topics of study. In this unit, the topic of Identity in organizational life is discussed.
For this Assignment, you will complete the Unit 6 Research Question Project Template.docx found in Doc Sharing. To complete this Assignment, you will review the basics of identifying and creating an effective research question, formulate a basic research question, and then discuss how you would modify the research question based on any further information found.
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Review the following website to learn how to identify effective research questions and how to formulate an effective research question. Source: Developing a Research Question. Empire State University, State University of New York. Retrieved from http://www8.esc.edu/esconline/across_esc-/writerscomplex.nsf/0/f87fd7182f0ff21c852569c2005a47b7
Review the chart on page 195 (Chapter 6) in the text for the Four Frames for Communication, Organization, and Gendered Identity. Choose one of the four Frames and review the information in the chart on how that Frame is studied in communication, gender and organizations. Then look at the column that provides an example of possible scholarship (study topic) in that area.
Formulate a basic research question (what you might want to study about your chosen Frame) using the information on creating effective research questions from the website and the chart in the text.
In three or four sentences discuss how you would modify or expand your research question based on the textbook material on your chosen Frame (of the four Frames in the chart) or any new information you might find from outside sources.
Your responses should follow the conventions of Standard American English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.). Your writing should be well ordered, logical and unified, as well as original and insightful. Your work should display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics. Use the APA style for all citations. There should be no evidence of plagiarism.