Final Research Paper and Presentation
Final Research Paper (due week five)
YOUR TEAM WILL COMPLETE AN APPLIED RESEARCH PAPER. THE FINAL PRODUCT WILL BE A 1,750- TO 2,100-WORD ESSAY ON A SPECIFIC TOPIC.
Your team is to select from the following topics:
• To forecast possible cultural changes inside Worldwide Telecommunications, Inc., prepare a study analyzing how a multicultural workforce might affect teamwork and communications in large companies. • Prepare an assessment for Lotus Rental Car’s CFO on the feasibility of adding alternative fuel vehicles to the fleet. • Report to your company’s Board of Directors on the cost and value of offering domestic partner benefits. • Research and report on how to fund a non-profit community book festival for a major United States city. Consider recent changes in the economy. • Formulate a proposal for Artemis Sportswear Company for cutting operational expenses to increase profit margins. Include the effect on workers and productivity.
Incorporate information from at least five sources including at least one primary source. The information gleaned from the primary source will enhance the information gained from the secondary sources. The paper should be consistent with APA guidelines and include a thesis statement, in-text citations, conclusion and/or recommendations, and reference list. Please refer to the text, The Student Writer: Editor and Critic, for more information on shaping the essay. Your instructor may require the team to submit a rough draft of your paper in Week Three. Refer to your instructor’s syllabus for further details on this assignment.
Final Presentation (Due Week Five)
YOUR TEAM WILL PREPARE AND DELIVER A 20-MINUTE (8-12 POWERPOINT® SLIDES) PRESENTATION BASED UPON YOUR RESEARCH PAPER AND SHOULD INCLUDE PRESENTER’S NOTES THAT PROVIDE ENOUGH INFORMATION TO EVALUATE WHAT THE TEAM BELIEVES THE PRESENTER SHOULD REFER TO DURING THE PRESENTATION. CREATE...