This assignment tests both the qualitative and quantitative components of the Research Methods for Art Business unit, as well as both academic and practical approaches to research.
For this assignment you are asked to complete the following components:
(1) Quantitative Analysis
a. For the auction you have been assigned in class describe the empirical results using the tools and techniques you have covered in the research methods unit
b. Discuss, analyse and interpret your findings
a. Provide a brief research plan of the qualitative methods you would use to further your understanding of your findings in Part 1.
b. Justify your choices and approaches.
Describe and discuss how research is conducted in a real life art-world organization of your choice (public, private, small, large etc)
- Briefly describe the organization
- What does your chosen art world organization do in terms of the research it conducts?
- What are the aims of their research and how are they achieved?
- What are the strengths and limitation of their approach(es)?
I will provide you background reading materials including data for Part A.