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Women In Leadership: The Place Of Assertiveness And Recognition Of Human Rights

| December 19, 2016

Introduction The assumption that women leaders tend to be aggressive has been largely upheld, in Africa. That is not to say that all women leaders in Africa are aggressive; arguably, however, most women leaders tend to exhibit aggressive behaviour creating an impression of aggression within women leaders regardless of the reality.

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Starting your Dissertation: Essential Knowledge to getting it Right First Time

| September 30, 2016

Planning your Move. A dissertation isn’t just a test of your knowledge in a particular field; it is also a test of your time management and organisation skills too.  To be able to not only create a detailed and fully referenced academic report but to do it within well-defined and tight timescales is a skill […]

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Sample Research Methodology Chapter: Quantitative Research

| October 28, 2015

Introduction The purpose of this chapter is to explain in detail the research methods and the methodology implemented for this study. The chapter will explain first of all the choice of research approach, then the research design, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of the research tools chosen. This will be followed by a […]

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Sample Dissertation Methodology: Quantitative Survey Strategy

Sample Dissertation Methodology: Quantitative Survey Strategy

| April 7, 2014

1 Research Methodology 1.1 Introduction This research project has been one of the most thought-provoking and challenging feature of the master’s course. It provides a chance to endorse, simplify, pursue and even explore new facets of one’s research topic. The research approach adopted is an important aspect to increase the rationality of the research according […]

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Sample Dissertation Methodology

Sample Dissertation Methodology

| April 13, 2013

  The following article is a sample dissertation methodology on the following dissertation topic: Impact of Technology on Recruitment in UK Retail Banks: A case study of Lloyds Banking Group.

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How to Continue your Research with a PhD?

How to Continue your Research with a PhD?

| March 15, 2013

So, you’ve handed in your dissertation, and all has gone well. You’re on track to get a good grade, and are interested in taking things further. This guide looks at how to continue your research with a PhD, from deciding whether a PhD is really right for you to the process of applying to start […]

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Different Research Strategies you can use in your Dissertation

Different Research Strategies you can use in your Dissertation

| March 15, 2013

  One of the key problems you need to address early on when writing your dissertation is that of the best strategy to use to conduct your research? That is, how will you go about answering the research questions you want to investigate?  Defining your research strategy means deciding whether you want to do primary […]

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The Steps Involved in Writing a Dissertation

The Steps Involved in Writing a Dissertation

| March 15, 2013

  This guide tackles what might be the most daunting aspect of your university or college career: writing your dissertation. But don’t panic: with plenty of time and careful planning you can  make this daunting task much easier. Below we offer some pointers to make your dissertation go as smoothly as possible…

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What is a Dissertation, and Why is it Important?

What is a Dissertation, and Why is it Important?

| March 15, 2013

It’s dissertation time. Yes, it’s probably daunting, and you haven’t a clue where to start. But don’t worry, there’s lots of help out there to get you started and assist you on the journey to your perfect dissertation. Our handy guides are a brilliant start so get reading!  In this guide we look at what […]

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Should I use Primary or Secondary Research in my  Dissertation?

Should I use Primary or Secondary Research in my Dissertation?

| March 14, 2013

  So, you are starting to think about your dissertation, and you’ve grasped the basics including the difference between primary and secondary research. However, understanding what the differences are won’t necessarily help you to decide whether you should go for a secondary-data based, literature-review style dissertation, or get to grips with primary research. This guide […]

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How to Write a Dissertation: Abstract

How to Write a Dissertation: Abstract

| March 14, 2013

Writing an abstract for your paper or dissertation can seem daunting. There’s so much to cram into such a short space, for example. However, with a little practice and the help of this guide, writing your abstract will be easy peasy! Just read through our handy hints, and have a go…

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What to do if your Dissertation Supervisor is Unhelpful?

What to do if your Dissertation Supervisor is Unhelpful?

| March 14, 2013

When you’re writing your dissertation, things can get heated. You’re under pressure and might get stressed, bad tempered and irritable. The last thing you need at a time like this is to have a supervisor who doesn’t seem to be doing what they are supposed to. It would be great to have a supervisor who’s […]

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What is the Role of a Dissertation Supervisor?

What is the Role of a Dissertation Supervisor?

| March 14, 2013

When you’re writing your dissertation your supervisor will become one of the most important people in your lives, up there with friends, family and loved ones. But before you put pen to paper, or fingers to keyboard, you are probably wondering what exactly a dissertation supervisor does. This guide will give you the basics about […]

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How to Write a Dissertation Proposal?

How to Write a Dissertation Proposal?

| March 14, 2013

Writing your dissertation is likely to be the most challenging piece of writing you will face during your time at college or university, but it doesn’t have to be difficult with all the help that’s currently available. Your first port of call should be your tutors, and you can also check out the useful WritePass […]

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How to Write a Dissertation: The Introduction

How to Write a Dissertation: The Introduction

| June 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

You have done all your research, and now you have come to the crunch, when you have to sit down and begin writing your dissertation.

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How to Write a Dissertation: The Discussion

How to Write a Dissertation: The Discussion

| June 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

The discussion section of your dissertation is the one which is the real “nitty-gritty” the culmination of all your research work should be outlined in this section. It is here that you interpret your data and this means that you will have to refer the reader back to the tables in your results or findings […]

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How to use Social Networks for your Dissertation

How to use Social Networks for your Dissertation

| June 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

You are probably a member of several social networks and should consider using them for your research. Sometimes you need to do a survey and you may not be able to conduct as many face-to-face interviews as you would like or need for you dissertation. This is where social networks such as Linkedin have their […]

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How to Approach a Company for your Primary Study

How to Approach a Company for your Primary Study

| June 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Before you actually approach a company in which you would like to do your primary study there are four important questions to ask yourself.

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How to Choose and then Build a Good Relationship with Your Dissertation Supervisor

How to Choose and then Build a Good Relationship with Your Dissertation Supervisor

| June 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Over the period of your taught Master’s degree course you will have found tutors whom you like and some whom you don’t get on with very well. When choosing your dissertation topic, you should choose an area in which a tutor you get along with can supervise. Many post-graduate students are lost when it comes […]

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How to Write a Dissertation: The Conclusion

How to Write a Dissertation: The Conclusion

| June 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

To write a good conclusion you need to go back to your dissertation title and your Introduction.  What you do in this section is to summarize what can now be stated about the title. This should be a brief paragraph, or simply a sentence or two. You have to join the beginning with the conclusion […]

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