Narrowing the research problem, Operation Research

NARROWING THE RESEARCH PROBLEM

You have read how from a general topic we have arrived at the definition of the problem to be studied. Now we have to narrow it down further. The transformation of general topic into a workable problem is typically accomplished through a number of steps. Each step is a progress towards the goal of narrowing the scope of the problem to be studied and sharpening or defining the concepts.

As we move from the general topic of interest to a specific research problem we may find more than one potential problem areas. In this context, refer to the example given in section 9.6 of this practical. In this illustration you will find how from the general topic the topic has been defined and narrowed down. Let us now move on to the criteria which you should bear in mind while selecting a topic and thereby the research problem..

Posted Date: 10/27/2012 9:14:52 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Narrowing the research problem, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Narrowing the research problem, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Narrowing the research problem Discussions

Write discussion on Narrowing the research problem
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
#quesQuestion. a paper mill produces two grades of paper viz.,xand y.Bacause of raw material restrictions, it cannot produce more than 400 tones of grade x paper and 300 tons of g

Video  Tapes  Video  tapes  are very  information  and attention  grabbing  presentational  supports. They  are  best  for illustrating the  persons  in actions  and presen

A company uses 4 pounds of resource 1 to make each unit of X1 and 3 pounds of resource 1 to make each unit of X2. There are only 150 pounds of resource 1 available. Which of the fo

You are a manager at a medium sized manufacturing operation that sells a customized product directly to the consumers and the data pattern is linear but it can have the occasion ra

A paper mill produces two grades of paper viz., X and Y. Because of raw material restrictions, it cannot produce more than 400 tons of grade X paper and 300 tons of grade Y paper i

Tied Ranks Equal or Repeated Rank When  two or more  items  have equal values  it is  difficult  to give ranks  to them. In  that case  the items are given  the average of the

Question 1 Describe the objectives of tax planning. Explain the factors to be considered in tax planning. Question 2 Describe the categories in Capital assets. Mr.

a paper mill prodecs two grades of paper viz., X and Y. Because of raw material restrictions, it cannot produce more than 400 tons of grade X paper and 300 tons of grade Y paper in

A paper mill produces two grades of paper viz., X and Y. Because of raw material restrictions, it cannot produce more than 400 tons of grade X paper and 300 tons of grade Y paper i

Exercise Define the terms used in LPP. Mention the advantages of LPP. What are the assumptions and limitations of LPP? A firm produces three pro