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Some Thoughts on the risks involved in writing a master thesis

December 27, 2017


Upon embarking on the adventure of writing their master thesis, most students feel somewhat apprehensive and insecure. And justifiably so; they are, after all, expected to produce their “masterpiece”, a unique challenge to which, per definition, they have never had to respond before. But writing a master thesis is not only an adventure, it also is an investment.

The very first challenge is to identify a suitable subject. A major factor of success in writing a thesis is the student’s commitment. It should find its source in a practical or professional necessity or a personal urge to confront the research question. The apprentice’s enthusiasm for the topic of the thesis should be shared by the supervisor.

Especially daunting is the start of the journey. Many candidates are overwhelmed by the procedural instructions and formal requirements of academic writing. In my experience, students are, however, confronted with two additional fundamental sources of confusion concerning what ultimate success means in thesis writing. The first is the uncertainty about their understanding of the evaluation criteria that will be applied to their work. The second, relates to the insecurity concerning the risks they will encounter along the journey.

In this article I shall focus on this last issue and comment on three types of risk every author of a thesis will inevitably encounter: scope creep, misallocation of resources, and prioritisation issues.

Scope Creep

Initiating the work by defining the scope, the research question and the objectives of the thesis are challenging to both patience and intelligence because it is an iterative activity. The continuous revision of the work already undertaken in function of newly acquired information and the ensuing reorganisation of the work left to be done, can be very frustrating at times. But this scoping phase, which is preparatory to any redaction, is the most crucial to successfully control the most dangerous hazard in thesis writing.

Scope creep comes into play when the scope of the thesis is significantly extended beyond its initial limits during redaction. Adapting the scope during the writing of the thesis is unavoidable, but one of the major reasons for failure is modifying the scope to such an extent that the initial version is gradually replaced by another one.

The principal mitigation of this risk depends on the student’s aptitude to refrain from any actual writing before the general plan of the thesis has been agreed upon with the supervisor.

Misallocation of Resources

Writing a thesis requires the investment of a wide range of resources which most students are unaware of. Evidently, the essential resources involved are the student’s own time and money. However, few students consider the fact that the supervisor’s brain time, the use of the university’s infrastructure, research facilities and administration are limited supplies. The risk faced here by the student is to run out of research resources, or even worse, out of the supervisor’s allocated time budget.

Misallocation of Resources

The best way of mitigating this risk is to plan the use of the facilities efficiently. Interactions with the academic staff and with the supervisor in particular should be relevant and carefully prepared.

Prioritisation Issues

Conceptualising the tasks that need to be done is one thing, but executing them in the appropriate order is even more important. Everyone has the tendency to do first what one prefers to do. Some people like to read and collect documentation, others prefer writing, experimenting, structuring material, surveying… It is tempting, but often unproductive, to start with what one likes to do most. If the prioritisation of the tasks has not been defined and followed up correctly a lot of work will have to be repeated at later stages.

The supervisor’s role in avoiding these pitfalls is essential. Because students for the most part do not have any previous experience in thesis writing, it is difficult for them to resist starting with what they prefer to do. Frustrating as it may be, it is wise to discuss and to prioritise the tasks in collaboration with the supervisor and to stick to the plan.

Dedicated to my daughter Camille who is currently writing her master thesis By Christophe J. J. de Landtsheer.

1. A dissertation embodying results of original research and especially substantiating a specific view; especially: one written by a candidate for an academic degree.


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What are the common risks of a research project, and how do you solve them?

Common risks, especially for doctoral learners completing a dissertation, include:

Failure to develop a viable and researchable topic

Selection of a topic that is too narrow or broad - leading to too few or too many scholarly sources

Doctoral student belief that mixed-methods research is optimal and; therefore, necessary (a.k.a. “boiling the ocean” mentality)

Inability to collect the required data

The potential for human harm associated with data collection

Hiring someone to do the work for you and thereby unable to defend their research (aside from being unethical and violating academic integrity policy)

Taking too long to complete the doctoral program and having to leave the university before finishing

Spending too much and incurring large student debt - without a corresponding payback/ROI after completion (if completed)

There are different approaches to address “solve” the above, but success still boils down to having a great support system, beginning with your University, Chair/Advisor, Committee, peers, and experienced professors who can help guide them through the process. See my blog titled “ The Doctoral Journey: The Road to Oz “ (subtitle: Lions, Tigers, and Bear - Oh My!)

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Assessing Risk in Dissertation Research

When seeking Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval for your dissertation research, you will need to provide an assessment of the risk your participants may face. Risk refers to the potential for negative outcomes that participants may experience as a result of being in your study. It is your obligation as a researcher to minimize participants’ risk as much as possible. As a part of their approval decision, the IRB weighs the risks of the study against the potential benefits of the study. So, if the potential benefits of your study do not outweigh the risks, your study may not get approved. Here, we discuss some issues to consider when assessing risk in your study.

First, it is important to note that ALL studies involve risk. Many students mistakenly state in their proposals and IRB applications that their study involves no risk. Even if you are doing something simple and seemingly harmless, such as a survey, there will still be some degree of risk involved in the study. For instance, if your survey covers a sensitive topic, your participants may experience psychological stress or anxiety. If you are collecting any personal information (such as names or e-mail addresses), there is a possibility that participants’ personal information could be exposed. When people think about risk, they may be inclined to only consider risk of physical harm. However, when conducting research, many types of risk need to be considered, including risk to physical, psychological, emotional, economic, and social wellbeing.

So, how do you assess the level of risk in your study? Risk often is assessed in relation to the risk inherent to normal daily life. In other words, is the potential for harm greater than what the participants would encounter if they were not in the study and were just carrying on with their lives as usual? If the answer is no, then your study involves only minimal risk. The United States Department of Health and Human Services specifically considers research as having minimal risk when “the probability and magnitude of harm or discomfort anticipated in the research are not greater in and of themselves than those ordinarily encountered in daily life or during the performance of routine physical or psychological examinations or tests” (see Much dissertation research in the social sciences involves minimal risk. In minimal risk studies, researchers need to take simple, reasonable measures to mitigate risk. This includes fully informing participants about the nature of the research and their rights as participants, as well as putting proper safeguards in place to secure their data and personal information.

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If your study involves more than minimal risk, you may need to implement special procedures to mitigate risk. Such procedures will vary depending on the risks specific to the study. For example, if your study involves survey questions that could cause significant psychological distress, you may need to provide psychological counseling resources to your participants. In more extreme cases, you may even need to have personnel present during data collection who are trained to handle incidents of physical harm, discomfort, or psychological distress. While greater-than-minimal-risk studies will receive greater scrutiny from the IRB, such studies can gain approval with proper collaboration between the researcher and the IRB reviewers.

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Dunne, Elena S. "Project risk management| Developing a risk framework for translation projects." Thesis, Kent State University, 2014.

In the current global business environment many endeavors are undertaken as projects. Translation, localization and other language services are no exception and must be viewed and studied as services performed in a projectized environment. If they are not, there will continue to be gaps between the way translation is taught and researched (as an isolated activity) and how it is performed in the business world (as part of projects). The existence of these gaps not only prevents translation practitioners from recognizing and communicating the value of the service that they provide, but also diminishes the value of the training that future translators receive. Lack of understanding of the context in which translation is performed limits the opportunities for mutually beneficial cooperation between translation studies and other disciplines in the academic environment, and between organizations and divisions within a given organization in the business environment.

This study proposes to contribute to the research on translation in project contexts by examining risk management, which is an important area of focus for organizations and professionals in many sectors, but which is largely ignored in the language industry.

This study first provides an overview of the language industry, explores key concepts, such as risk, uncertainty, project management, risk management and maturity model, and explains the role and relevance of risk management in the language industry. It then reviews existing risk management frameworks developed by project management and risk management practitioners, including the framework developed by the Project Management Institute (PMI). Next, a model of risk sources developed specifically for application in translation and localization projects is presented and discussed. The theoretical discussion is followed by a case study in which PMI's project risk management framework is implemented and the proposed model of risk sources is applied in a real-world translation company. The description of the case study methodology is followed by observations of how the study was carried out and by a presentation and analysis of the results of the case study. The dissertation concludes by offering recommendations based on the findings of the case study and by examining possible future avenues of research.

Dunne, Elena S. "Project Risk Management: Developing a Risk Framework for Translation Projects." Kent State University / OhioLINK, 2013.

Maunus, Hanna, and Engøy Ann-Magritt Lindemark. "Risk Managements påverkan för utfallet av ERP-projekt." Thesis, Högskolan i Gävle, Akademin för utbildning och ekonomi, 2014.

Omidvar, Ali. "Classification of risk mitigation strategies in construction projects." Thesis, University of British Columbia, 2008.

Kutsch, Elmar. "The effect of risk mediators on project risk management and the project outcome of information technology projects." Thesis, University of Bath, 2005.

L, Sousa Rita. "Risk analysis for tunneling projects." Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010.

Baker, Scott William. "Risk management in major projects." Thesis, University of Edinburgh, 1997.

Ma, Shichao, and 马世超. "Stakeholder risk attitudes in safety risk management : exploring the relationship between risk attitude and safety risk management performance." Thesis, The University of Hong Kong (Pokfulam, Hong Kong), 2015.

SILVA, Fabiana Leonel Ambrosio da. "Análise do Impacto do Gerenciamento de Riscos no Sucesso de Projetos: Um Estudo de Caso em uma Organização de Desenvolvimento de Software." Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, 2017.

Saeed, Muhammad, and Mehmood Ziauddin. "A Structured Approach for Evaluating Risk Impacts in IT Projects." Thesis, Mälardalen University, School of Sustainable Development of Society and Technology, 2008.

Date: 12-June-2008

Authors: Muhammad Saeed – 760721

Västerås – Sweden

Mehmood Ziauddin – 830730

Title: A Structured Approach for Evaluating Risk Impacts in IT Projects

Introduction: Risk is an integral part of any project and it’s more appropriate to say for IT because it is changing with a very fast pace. Different surveys, reports and researches show astonishing statistics about the risks in IT projects. Through proper risk assessment techniques most of the uncertainties can be reduced while initiating, implementing and improving IT projects. Different authors talk about different risks and different strategies to respond to them. It becomes difficult at times to keep in check all the risks. Often risk management is over hyped, and often it’s totally neglected. Their needs to be a balanced approached in risk management.

Problem: How a structured approach will be beneficial for an organization in assessing risk impacts on IT Projects?

Purpose: The aim of this report is to develop and analyze a structured approach which will permit an organization in identifying & categorizing risks and measuring their impact on IT Projects.

Method: Exploratory research approach is used and data collection is done using secondary sources. Our thesis is qualitative research based. Qualitative research is the one which is not relying on statistical data as compared to quantitative research.

Besides our text books and study material, the main source of information was internet databases and university library from where we read different articles, thesis and books. Majority of the material studied was collected from Mälardalen University Library’s online databases like, [email protected]älardalen, Compendex, Emerald and Ebrary. We also consulted some books which we got by inter-library loan from Mälardalen University.

Conclusion: With the help of Remenyi’s approach for categorizing risks and Applegate’s approach of measuring risk impact, we have managed to develop a structured approach and reached a conclusion that proper identification and categorizing of risks can be very beneficial for an organization in numerous ways. This systematic way assists top management, project managers, IT & non IT Personnel is taking preemptive measures for managing risks. The benefits it brings is that it gives an equal understanding within the organization and this structured approach gives an in-depth and clear understanding of the risks associated with IT projects.

Simu, Kajsa. "Risk management in small construction projects /." Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet/Samhällsbyggnad/Arkitektur och infrastruktur, 2006.

Gabriš, Ondrej. "Software Projects Risk Management Support Tool." Master's thesis, Vysoké učení technické v Brně. Fakulta informačních technologií, 2011.

Odzaly, Edzreena Edza. "Managing software risk in agile projects." Thesis, Queen's University Belfast, 2015.

Zhang, Shuangtian. "Risk sharing in joint venture projects." 京都大学 (Kyoto University), 2007.

Gueguen, Steven. "Risk assessment of marine energy projects." Thesis, KTH, Kraft- och värmeteknologi, 2016.

Da, Silva Tiago Ferreira. "Risk identification and project approval: an importance-performance analysis of taxonomy-based risks in Information Technology projects." OpenSIUC, 2010.

Barber, Richard Information Technology &amp Electrical Engineering Australian Defence Force Academy UNSW. "An investigation into the role of internally generated risks in complex projects." Awarded by:University of New South Wales - Australian Defence Force Academy, 2008.

Harthi, Bader Ahmed Al. "Risk management in fast-track projects : a study of UAE construction projects." Thesis, University of Wolverhampton, 2015.

Rahman, M. (Mohammad). "Risk management and measurement of risk management performance in complex projects." Master's thesis, University of Oulu, 2018.

Al-Zarrad, Mohammad Ammar. "Materials price risk mitigation in construction projects." Thesis, The University of Alabama, 2014.

Construction materials cost estimation is considered one of the most important tasks in the development of project budget. Using material hedging to mitigate the risk of material price volatility is a new concept for construction companies.

This thesis matched material hedging with the fuel hedging application utilized by airlines. The weather hedging process was used as a precedent for material hedging application in the construction industry. This thesis developed a model to provide a step by step guidance to apply material hedging in the construction industry. Further, this thesis matched its model with the model presented by Macdonald (2013) and provided a lower level of detail to support actual implementation of material hedging.

Future work in this area could be the investigation of material hedging cost to decide if the hedging application is feasible. Also, validity and reliability of the model presented by this thesis should be investigated.

Brown, Robert G. "A risk management process for complex projects." Thesis, This resource online, 1995.

Muchenga, Isaac. "Political risk management on international construction projects." Master's thesis, University of Cape Town, 2016.

Wang, Xinyu. "Risk management of PPP projects in China." Thesis, KTH, Fastigheter och byggande, 2017.

Choudhury, Siam, and David Almqvist. "Riskhantering i IT-projekt : En kvalitativ studie om arbetsmetoder." Thesis, Södertörn University College, School of Business Studies, 2008.

Many organizations today work in projects, a method of organizing work to provide a clearer focus on goals and more control of every aspect of the assignment. A project is, simply put, a plan to achieve a specific result. In turn, project management means to use various tools and methods to facilitate and streamline the effort towards achieving the goal with the project.

Risk management is the activity that refers to finding, identifying and quantify different types of risks and take appropriate action towards reducing or eliminating these risks to the extent possible. With increased use of projects as a method of working the demands for managing risks better become stronger. The question that this thesis tried to answer was: “What kind of risks does the IT industry think are linked to their projects and in what way does these companies manage these risks?”

Among the project leaders interviewed, the authors could see a great variation in lines of thought and values regarding the importance of risk management and how risk management should be handled. Some interesting observations were made and certain important areas have been brought into the spotlight.

The authors saw that risk management among the IT companies was handled very differently from each other. The variation can be due to the sizes in projects or due to the size of the companies. What the authors have observed shows that most of the companies have a common attitude towards the importance of risk management and are usually very structured in their work with risk management. The authors believes this to be a sign that risk management in IT projects is being taken more seriously now than before and believe that this trend will continue towards more well planned and well structured risk management in the IT industry.

Idag arbetar många organisationer i projektform, en arbetsmetod som medför tydligare inriktning mot resultat och större kontroll över alla delar av arbetet. Ett projekt är enklast beskrivet som en plan för att uppnå ett specifikt resultat. Projektledning innebär i sin tur att man använder sig utav olika metoder och verktyg för att underlätta och effektivisera arbete mot målet inom projekt.

Riskhantering är den verksamhet som syftar till att lokalisera, identifiera och kvantifiera risker av olika slag samt vidta lämpliga åtgärder för att i möjligaste mån reducera eller eliminera dessa risker. Med den ökande användningen av projekt som arbetsmetod ökar också kravet att hantera risker mot projekt bättre. Frågan som denna uppsats sökte svar på var: "Vad anser företag inom IT-branschen att det finns för risker kopplade till deras projekt och på vilket sätt hanterar företagen dessa risker?"

Semistrukturerade intervjuer genomfördes med representanter från fyra företag inom IT-branschen. De fyra företagen verkar inom olika områden och med detta ville författarna få en mer nyanserad bild av hur riskhantering sköts inom branschen. Löpande kontakt hölls med en representant från Öhrlings Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) avdelning för riskhanteringstjänster (RMS). Denna kontakt fungerade som informationskälla. Urvalsmetoden för denna studie var ett omdömesurval. Författarna har efter egna kriterier valt ut och kontaktat projektledare på IT-företag. Kriterierna var att samtliga respondenter skulle ha ansvar för IT-projekt.

Författarna kunde se att det bland projektledarna varierade mycket i tankesätt och värderingar kring vikten av riskhantering och på vilket sätt riskhantering ska skötas. Vissa intressanta iakttagelser har gjorts och det finns viktiga områden som har kommit fram i ljuset genom denna uppsats.

Författarna kom fram till att riskhanteringen hos IT-företag sker på väldigt olika sätt på de företag som undersöktes. Variationen beror troligen både på storleken på projekten och på företagens storlek. Det författarna har sett visar dock på att företagen för det mesta är ganska strukturerade i sitt arbete kring riskhanteringen. Detta tror författarna tyder på att riskhantering i IT-projekt tas på större allvar nu än tidigare och de tror på en fortsatt trend med välstrukturerad och planerad riskhantering inom IT-branschen.

Thomas, Charles. "The role of project risk management in the success of selected Old Mutual projects." Thesis, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2005.

Al-Azemi, Khalid. "Risk management for build, operate and transfer projects within Kuwait." Thesis, Loughborough University, 2012.

Rezvanian, Amirabolfazi. "Risk allocation and mitigation methods for financing cross border projects." Diss., University of Pretoria, 2012.

Meng, Liuchun. "Risk Management in M-Commerce projects : A Case Study of M-Commerce project in Trollhättan." Thesis, Högskolan Väst, Avd för informatik, 2012.

Wong, Michael Men How. "Risk assessment and risk allocation in IS/IT private finance initiative projects." Thesis, University of Bath, 1999.

Kalyviotis, Nikolaos. "Risk Management in Major Construction Joint Venture Projects." Thesis, Umeå universitet, Företagsekonomi, 2015.

Fidan, Gulsah. "A Risk And Vulnerability Ontology For Construction Projects." Master's thesis, METU, 2008.

Eybpoosh, Matineh. "Identification Of Risk Paths In International Construction Projects." Master's thesis, METU, 2010.

Willmer, Gillian. "Development of risk models for engineering construction projects." Thesis, Online version, 1988.

Yan, Changjun. "Risk management strategy of construction projects in China." Thesis, University of Bedfordshire, 2006.

ALMEIDA, Marcos Antonio Martins de. "Risk management in complex projects using decision theory." Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, 2012.

Li, Bing. "Risk management of construction public private partnership projects." Thesis, Glasgow Caledonian University, 2003.

Orozco, Mojica Diego. "Risk profile modeling for large scale projects : case study of a transmission line project." Thesis, University of British Columbia, 2013.

Lungu, Able Benson. "Reviewing risk management tools for construction projects and the implementation of project management strategies." Master's thesis, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, 2019.

Edwards, Peter John. "A study of risk perceptions and communication in risk management for construction projects." Doctoral thesis, University of Cape Town, 2001.

Katkovčin, Martin. "Projektové financovanie na komerčných nehnuteľnostiach." Master's thesis, Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze, 2011.

Mohebbi, Amir Hassan, and Ngadhnjim Bislimi. "Project Risk Management : Methodology Development for Engineering, Procurement and Construction Projects - A Case Study in the Oil and Gas Industry." Thesis, Karlstads universitet, Fakulteten för ekonomi, kommunikation och IT, 2013.

Guo, Wei. "Development of a framework for preliminary risk analysis in transportation projects." Link to electronic thesis, 2004.

Akram, Afzal Muhammad. "Risks in new product development (NPD) projects." Thesis, Cranfield University, 2017.

Osipova, Ekaterina. "On enhancing joint risk management throughout a project's lifecycle : Empirical studies of Swedish construction projects." Doctoral thesis, Luleå tekniska universitet, Byggkonstruktion och -produktion, 2013.

Crosby, Dave. "Project risk management in smaller software teams." Click here to access this resource online, 2007.

Motaleb, Omayma Hashim. "Development of a risk response model to handle delays of construction projects in the United Arab Emirates." Thesis, Robert Gordon University, 2014.

Cardenas, Davalos Alfonso Daniel, and Chin Hui Wendy Chia. "How is risk assessment performed in international technology projects." Thesis, Umeå University, Umeå School of Business, 2010.

In today’s ever changing business landscape, technology and innovation projects play a key role in creating competitive advantages for an organisation. However, many such projects are often hampered by under performance, cost overruns and lower than predicted revenue (Morris and Hough, 1987 and Christoffersen et al, 1992). This seems to indicate the lack of risk management in the way we manage projects. On the other hand, it is impossible to have any projects without risks. Thus, it is essential to have effective risk management rather than trying to eliminate risk out of projects. These factors have guided this study to focus on understanding the way risk assessment is performed in international technology projects. It aims to identify the link between risk assessment and project categorization, drawing from the ransaction cost economics (TCE) perspective. A qualitative approach applying semi-structured interviews was conducted with ten interviewees holding different roles in the engineering and technology projects within a multinational company with presence in more than 100 countries around the world. The application of the data display and analysis technique by Miles and Huberman (1984, 1994) enables initial findings to be presented using the “dendogram” method, thereafter, leading to the development of a two-dimensional risk assessment matrix as the final result of this study. 

Telin, Steven, and Nebil Esmail. "Managing Remote Projects During a Crisis : Game-development and Manufacturing Projects Response to COVID-19." Thesis, Umeå universitet, Företagsekonomi, 2021.

Nezafatkhah, Sadaf. "Visualizing risk management data associated with capital expenditure projects." Thesis, University of British Columbia, 2011.

Nogueira, de Leon Juan Carlos. "A formal model for risk assessment in software projects." Thesis, Monterey, Calif. : Springfield, Va. : Naval Postgraduate School ; Available from National Technical Information Service, 2000.

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Thesis Statement Risk Management is the process of identifying, analyzing and responding to risk factors throughout the life of a project and in the best interests of its objectives (Stanleigh, 2015). This paper is focused on the trends and methods of managing risks in a project. It also analyzes different ways of mitigating risks in a project and why risk management is important in an information technology (IT) environment. Key words risk management, mitigation, and information technology Overview Introduction Risk management has been one of the major concerns of executives and professionals involved with projects today, especially after the financial crisis that shook the world in 2008.The results of ex-post assessments of project or even verification of lost business opportunities for companies are clear signals that this evidence has become more intense (Junior, 2013). Although risk management can be implemented in practically every type of project, this paper focuses mainly on IT projects. Risk management …show more content…

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Risk mitigation is also the process of controlling actions, which are identified, and selecting the suitable ones to reduce risk according to project objectives (Pa, 2015). Risk mitigation is important in IT organizations in so many ways. According to Ahdieh, Hashemitaba, Ow (2012), mitigation of risk provides a mechanism for managers to handle risk effectively by providing the step wise execution of the risk handling (as cited in Pa, 2015, pg. 49). Some risks, once identified, can readily be eliminated or reduced. However, most risks are much more difficult to mitigate, particularly high-impact, low-probability risks. Therefore, risk mitigation and control need to be long-term efforts by IT project managers throughout the project lifecycle. There are three types of risk mitigation strategies that hold unique to Business Continuity and Disaster


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