(a) “Identifying the research problem is the first major step when conducting research.”
(i) There are some factors a researcher needs to consider when selecting a research area ( refer to insert no.1). Taking into consideration the factors described in the insert select a research problem that you intend to investigate
(ii) Carry out a literature survey. ( You can use the resources from open university Emerald e-library available on the Elearn platform, google scholar or any other search engine)
Select three journals in your chosen field. Examine the three journals for the past five years for research articles relevant to your area selected.
Search and Shortlist around ten research papers or articles most relevant to your topic