Assignment Requirements: Choose a research topic from the chapter readings or fr
Assignment Requirements: Choose a research topic from the chapter readings or from the list provided by your professor. Research/find a minimum at least ten (10) preferably fifteen (15) or more different peer-reviewed articles on your topic from the University of the Cumberlands Library online business database. The article(s) must be relevant and from a peer-reviewed source. While you may use relevant articles from any time frame current/published within the last five (5) years are preferred. Using literature that is irrelevant or unrelated to the chosen topic will result in a point reduction. Write a ten (10) to fifteen (15) page double spaced paper in APA format discussing the findings on your specific topic in your own words.Note“ paper length does not include cover page abstract or references page(s). Structure your paper as follows: Cover page Overviewdescribing the importance of the research topic to current business and professional practice in your own words. Purpose of Researchshould reflect the potential benefit of the topic to the current business and professional practice and the larger body of research. Review of the Literaturesummarized in your own words. Note that this should not be a copy and paste of literature content nor should this section be substantially filled with direct quotes from the article. A literature review is a summary of the major points and findings of each of the selected articles (with appropriate citations). Direct quotations should be used sparingly. Normally this will be the largest section of your paper (this is not a requirement; just a general observation). Practical Applicationof the literature. Describe how your findings from the relevant research literature can shape inform and improve current business and professional practice related to your chosen topic. Conclusionin your own words Referencesformatted according to APA style requirements Grading Criteria: Content Knowledge & Structure : All of the requested components are completed as assigned; content is on topic and related to Strategic Thinking Decision-Making and Innovation critical thinking is clearly demonstrated (few if any direct quotations from the source in the paper); scholarly research is demonstrated; topics and concepts gained from the assigned reading and/or from research is evident. Critical Thinking:Demonstrates substantial critical thinking about topics and solid interpretation of materials and reflection. Clarity & Effective Communication: Communication is clear concise and well presented; scholarly writing is demonstrated; grammar sentence structure writing in third person and word choice is used correctly. Integration of Knowledge & Articles: Articles used are current and relevant (preferably published within last five (5) years and MUST be from peer-reviewed journal article publications. At least four (4) peer-reviewed journal articles are examined and analyzed in the paper. Presentation & Writing Mechanics: Cover page headings in-text citations page citations (page number citations required for specific information such as dates years list of items from article names numbers statistics and other specific information) and references are properly formatted. Please Note:Plagiarism will not be tolerated. The paper must be written in your own words.