Research Timeline

Btech Final Project

This timeline has been drawn up specific to my research topic taking into account all logistics, activities and time spans for each activity. By following this, it will allow myself to work with Ms. Taylor efficiently to gather only relevant data resulting in an exceptional Thesis under pressure while enjoying a balanced and healthy lifestyle throughout this project.

Research Proposal

April 2014 - May 2014

Selecting a suitable topic.
Refining and understanding the process.
Compile proposal and presentation.
Present to STH research commitee for approval.

Literature Review

May 2014 - June 2014

Reviewing of literature into further detail.
Enhancing of current literature review.
Compiling and editing.
Proof Read.


June 2014 - August 2014

Inform and seek permission from Human resources departments within chosen hotels.
Compiling questionnaires and interview questions.
Test run of surveys.
Edit if neccesary.
Setting up appointment dates with relevant groups.
Handing out of questionnaires and surveys to chosen population.
Actual Interviews.

Collection and analyses of Data

July 2014 - September 2014

Collecting relevant data from respondents.
Transcribe interviews. (Student or myself)
Compile findings with help of Statscon/ UJ research department.
Proof Read.

Compilation of Results

September 2014 - October 2014

Compiling data and findings using graphs and basic visuals.
Discuss results.
Ensuring validity of results.
Proof read.

Draft Submission

October 2014 - November 2014

Adding in conclusions, findings and implications for future studies.
Proof Read
Submit to Ms. Taylor for assesment

Final Project Presentation

10 November 2014 - 15 November 2014

Prepare final Presentaion
Present to STH Research Commitee

Submit Final Thesis

15 November 2014 - December 2014

Edit where needed.
Proof Read.
Check references.
Submit Final project.

Graduate with BTech

December 2014 - March 2015