Research Paper Required: The paper is to be based on the content of the textbook
Research Paper Required:
The paper is to be based on the content of the textbook and the content should be close to the main idea of the textbook.
You will be assigned a topic to research. Your research should exceed the extent to which the text covers the material. This is a research paper, not an opinion paper.
Because this is a course in Organizational Behavior, you must address how the topic affects organizations meaning what are the major implications for application to organizations (no more than half a page).
The paper (a minimum of six and a maximum of ten typewritten pages each (12-point font, double-spaced and follow the APA writing style), grammatically correct and spell checked. You should have an additional page for the bibliography (references). Use no fewer than six outside resources, NOT including your text, which you may also cite.
For assistance with APA, please check: APA Learn 7th ed. Public (ispringcloud.com)
The Internet should NOT be your only resource. If you are unfamiliar with the APA guidelines on plagiarism, please read them on the Internet or at the library, and be careful not to plagiarize.
A library/ProQuest search of periodicals containing articles relating to selected topics should be used to illustrate your understanding of each topic and show how they can effectively assist the achievement of corporate/organizational goals. Identification of operational impediments and behavioral constraints, and steps taken to resolve these issues will elevate the quality of the term paper. The term paper will be 34% of the final grade.
Additional assigned readings/handouts from the
instructor; Academy of Business Journal; Academy of Management Journal; Academy
of Management Review; Administrative Science Quarterly; Advanced Management
Journal; American Journal of Management; Business Horizons; Harvard Business
Review; Journal of Applied Psychology; Sloan Management Review; Organizational
Dynamics; Research in Organizational Behavior; Strategic Management Journal; Applied
Business Review; Journal of Applied Business Research; etc.
A library/ProQuest or other library database search of periodicals containing articles
relating to selected topics should be used to illustrate your understanding of
each topic and show how they can effectively assist the achievement of