NCO Primary Leadership Subjects
Prepare for Research
Unless you know your subject so well that you have all the facts in mind, you will
need to consult other sources when preparing to write a paper. The material in this
section offers suggestions on how to collect and evaluate data drawn from a variety
Use the steps in the following table to determine the extent of research you need to
perform to obtain required information about your subject.
Define the problem.
You know what the subject is and
the kind of information you need.
List the main issues essential to These are the topics for which you
solving the problem.
must gather supporting material.
Note issues for which you already The remaining