Developing a Research Question

Developing a Research Question

What am I trying to find out?

What will my research prove?

What answer am I searching for?

Try one of these question starters to formulate a research question of your own.


For example: Why do some retailers require managers to hold college degrees?


For example: How does a college education affect a retail manager’s salary?


For example: What is the relationship between job placement and retail managers holding college degrees?

Worksheet Question 1: Use the space provided to develop your research question.

For more review, go to Choosing a Topic.