Practicing the skills that you developed in Acssignments 1 through 5, find at least 5-scholarly peer reviewed studies published in the past 5-years and write a scholarly doctoral level paper on the topic of sales management. You may narrow the focus within sales management as you wish (i.e., type of sales management, ethics in sales management, motivating salespersons, etc.). Do not use non-peer reviewed or dated (older than 5-years) sources.
. The paper must be 5 to 7 pages (no more-no less) excluding the coversheet and reference list. The paper must demonstrate proper APA formatting and adhere to the following outline:
Introduction In one succinct paragraph, introduce the topic and provide a general overview; telling the reader what this paper is about.
Literature Review This is your critical analysis of scholarly peer-reviewed sources/studies and is where you establish your theoretical foundation for your argument (theoretical framework).
Discussion/Findings Discuss what you found out based upon your lit review. Provide your interpretation of what the findings from the scholarly studies mean.
Recommendations Identify what organizations/sales managers can do to address the gaps and/or the sales management issues related to your lit review and discussion. Provide one or two calls for action.
Conclusion Concluding your paper; remember to tie the conclusion back to your introduction.
References Follow APA style
Support your paper with a minimum of 5 resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including older articles, may be included.
Length: 5-7 pages not including title and reference page References: Minimum of 5 scholarly resources.