A Total Quality Framework (TQF) approach to the qualitative research proposal has been discussed many times in Research Design Review over the years. The current compilation includes 11 articles that appeared in RDR from 2013-2022. These articles range from a general discussion of quality considerations associated with the qualitative research proposal to specific attention to individual components of the proposal such as the literature review and research design.
“TQF Research Proposal: 11 Articles on the Total Quality Framework Qualitative Research Proposal” is available for download here.
Six other RDR compilations — devoted to particular qualitative methods or facet of qualitative research — are also available:
“Ethnography & the Observation Method: 15 Articles on Design, Implementation, & Uses” is available for download here.
“Reflexivity: 10 Articles on the Role of Reflection in Qualitative Research” is available for download here.
“The Focus Group Method: 18 Articles on Design & Moderating” is available for download here.
“The In-depth Interview Method: 12 Articles on Design & Implementation” is available for download here.
“Qualitative Data Analysis: 16 Articles on Process & Method” is available for download here.
“Qualitative Research: Transparency & Reporting” is available for download here.