PSYC4441 Organisational Research Project Part 2

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
This unit is taken over two successive semesters and Parts 1 and 2 must be completed to fulfill the requirements of the unit. Students are required to carry out a group research project that aims to diagnose or solve an organisational problem. Students work under the guidance of a supervisor. They develop a group research proposal at the start of Part 1 of the unit, to be approved by the supervisor. The unit is examined in PSYC4441 Organisational Research Project Part 2 by the supervisor, through a group report containing an introduction, methods, and results, and an individual written assessment containing an executive summary plus interpretation of the findings and recommendations, all of these in terminology suitable for the research project's key stakeholders.
Students are able to (1) develop their skills as an organisational researcher by examining appropriate research questions from the organisational literature, and specifying testable hypotheses and (2) develop their skills in writing research reports that are appropriate for laypersons but grounded on rigorous methods.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) group report and (2) individual written assessment. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Guy Curtis
Unit rules
PSYC4440 Organisational Research Project Part 1; PSYC4418 Advanced Quantitative Methods in Psychology; and enrolment in the Master of Business Psychology (73550)
Contact hours
regular meetings with supervisor and group project work in consultation with supervisor— up to 150 hours
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