Closing the Gap Between Military and Civilian. Closing the gap between military service and a civilian career is important topic not just for veterans but everyone involved in a veteran’s life to help better understand and support them through the trials and difficulties each one faces in numerous facets of life.
You have done much of the research for this assignment already especially as connected to your research proposal and the presentations this week! Review the notes from your interview with an expert. Assess whether you have enough information to present all sides of the topic. If your research seems to lean toward one side, remember that research writing is a process. Because of the recursive nature of research writing, continue searching for, evaluating, and annotating sources until you feel you have a thorough understanding of the topic and the various stakeholders.
For each stakeholder entity, research the following: Who are your stakeholders? Identify at least four specific stakeholders or stakeholder groups. What are their values? Why do they think this issue is important? What do they have to gain or lose? What is their goal regarding your topic?
Look at this topic from their various perspectives and examine what these voices have to say. How are their positions similar or different from one another? Discuss how and why the answers to the questions could be interpreted in different way. Note how common ground might be reached with your topic for each stakeholder.