This book gives a complete guide to carrying out and completing a project or dissertation which has a leadership or management focus. It is written in accessible, jargon-free language and provides practical advice in all the relevant areas of research and its reporting.

The authors provide case examples of students' work from a range of contexts. They give guidance on what pitfalls to avoid, and show clearly how to structure the project, write a literature review, present personal research findings, as well as how to understand different kinds of research, assessment, and maximizing tutorial support.

The book is essential for graduate students in fields such as education or business studies, giving a clear step-by-step approach to doing the fieldwork and writing up the outcomes, including how to make conclusions and recommendations. It provides a comprehensive resource to ensure success in leadership and management projects and dissertations.

Making the Most of Available Support

Making the most of available support


After the camaraderie of working in a group during the taught element of your Masters Level programme, moving on to the next phase of carrying out and writing up the research for your Masters Level project can be a solitary activity. It is easy to become isolated as you work on your individual project and this might lead you to exaggerate any potential problems or fail to see potential solutions. It is therefore important that you establish a series of support mechanisms to enable you to complete the process with the minimum amount of disruption and the maximum amount of guidance. A significant person in this process will be your project tutor or supervisor. ...

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