Discuss whether the topic is suitable for qualitative research.

Portfolio Activity A for Unit 1 (Write 1 Page) 1. Research topic: Commercialization of Performing Arts and its effect on creativity 2. Discuss whether the topic is suitable for qualitative research. Provide justification for your answer. Portfolio Activity B for Unit 1 (Write 1 Page) Think about the commonly used qualitative research designs: 1. Which design choice do you consider to be suitable for your chosen research topic in portfolio activity A for Unit 1.

2. Provide justification for choice of design. Portfolio Activity A for Unit 2 (Write 1 Page) Reflect on the research topic you selected in portfolio activity A for unit 1 and do the following: 1. Develop a research problem from the topic. 2. Explain how researching this problem will lead to original and significant contribution. Portfolio Activity B for Unit 2 (Write 1 Page) Read: (attached in files section) Mahama, H., and Ming, C. Y., (2009) Currency options trading practices and the construction and governance of operational risk: A case study, Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 626-660. Question 1. What is the research problem in the article? a. Discuss the logic underlying the research problem b. Is the research problem compelling and convincing? c. Justify your answer in (a) above 2. Discuss whether and how the literature has been appropriately drawn upon in this article