Using a case of your choice, you will write a paper using the guidelines below. The purpose of the Term Paper assignment is to integrate concepts and theory learned from the course and apply them to real-life situations.
Your assignment must reference the textbook and at least three scholarly / peer-reviewed articles. You may also use other sources such as a company’s website, printed material, podcast etc.
*If there are questions in the case, answer them. Treat the case as if you are the Manager, or CEO of the company. What kind of concepts or analysis tools can you use from your textbook to help you support your conclusions with the case?
*If the company is foreign-based, then how does it operate differently than a U.S. based company?
Begin your paper with the introduction section which will talk about the following:
Provides background information
What is the thesis or main idea of the case study?
What are the relevant key points about the organization or the case?
The Analysis section answers the following questions:
What is the situational analysis of the problem or issue? (A SWOT analysis is suggested here.)
What are the causes/effects of the situation or problem?
How can course concepts be applied to analyze of the situation?
How will ethical issues be addressed if there are any?
The Recommendations/Discussion section answers the following questions:
How can the problem or issue be solved?
What specific recommendations can be made for improving the situation?
Using course learning’s, explain your rationale for these recommendations.
How will these recommendations, if implemented, enhance organizational effectiveness?
Are there any ethical issues you need to consider in your recommendations?
Per APA, start the “References” section on a new page after the last page of your last section of the paper. List your reference materials in alphabetical ordiquer by author’s last name