The very first time when you start your work on an independent research, you should abide by guidelines on how you should avoid plagiarism. However, not everyone is sure what a plagiarised paper is. In simple terms, Plagiarism is a “practice of taking someone else’s work or ideas and presenting them as one’s own” (UK Quality Code for Higher Education, 2005). Read more »
A problem statement is a brief overview of the issues or problems existing in the concerned area selected for the research. It is an explanation of the issues prevalent in a particular sector which drives the researcher to take interest in that sector for in-depth study and analysis, so as to understand and solve them (Saunders et al. 2009). Read more »
Research paper writing is a challenging task. You have to deal with criticism as sportingly as you accept compliments. Writing a research paper is not like bulk content writing or general promotional or blog writing. Read more »
Before studying the application of conceptual framework, we need to first define it. It can be defined as a ‘visual’ presentation of key variables, factors or concepts and their relationship among each other which have been or have to be studied in the research either graphically or in some other narrative form (Miles and Huberman, 1994). Read more »
The problem of lack of flow in the research paper occurs mostly while writing the Literature Review. The following guidelines may help you in this regard. Read more »
In my previous article, I had shed light on the importance of framing good research objectives. This article explains the basics of how the objectives of a research are designed. Most of the times, scholars fail to secure good grades in their research work because they are unable to lay the research objectives clearly in their papers. Read more »
A hypothesis is a brief statement in a research which is intended to inform the readers about the subject and objectives of the research. The researcher only has an initial view on the topic while starting the research. This view however needs to be confirmed through the research. The research analysis work therefore starts with collecting primary and secondary data so that the researcher’s view on particular research aspects can either prove right or wrong.
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a term that has been defined differently by different experts. There is no consensus on any single definition of CSR. But in general corporate social responsibility refers to the obligation of a business towards various stakeholders including customers, shareholders, employees and the society as whole. Read more »