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In a 5- to 6-page paper, address the following task:
State a hypothetical or actual business problem that might lend itself to action research. Provide a description of the problem and identify what questions need to be answered. Then, briefly outline a plan that includes the action that is proposed to be taken. Briefly identify what type of data would likely result from the proposed action. Describe how you might evaluate and reflect on the data and what action you may consider taking in the next iteration.