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Research Analysis

Knowledge of and the ability to locate, interpret and evaluate research findings compiled and documented by others and use this material to support empirical research.

Behavior Statements

Proficiency Level 1 - Basic understanding

Outlines the research analysis process.

Describes an organization's research analysis case studies.

Summarizes reliable sources for a specific research topic.

Lists research analysis standards and activities.

Proficiency Level 2 - Working experience

Researches and evaluates materials that are related to a research topic, under the guidance of a supervisor.

Uses published information to support new research.

Adheres to an organization's research analysis standards.

Reports on validity, relevance and accuracy issues.

Implements basic research analysis methods and techniques.

Proficiency Level 3 - Extensive experience

Analyzes published research reports and their possible implications.

Interprets new findings and analyzes their validity.

Implements research analysis standards within the organization.

Controls the quality of research analysis.

Advises on advanced research analysis methods.

Evaluates research analysis best practices within the industry.

Proficiency Level 4 - Subject matter depth and breadth

Mentors others in research analysis for a range of situations.

Plays leadership role in producing research results within the organization.

Maintains and enhances current research analysis regulations and procedures.

Promotes an organization's research analysis performance and validity.

Develops and shapes new research analysis methodologies and technologies.

Predicts future trends and directions of research analysis.

Interview Questions

  • What are the common research analysis standards?
  • Describe your research analysis results for a specific project last year.
  • How did you implement research analysis standards within your past organizations?
  • Describe the main problems that occur in the research analysis process.

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