Content, Development and Organization
All key elements of the assignment are covered in a substantive way.
- 700 - 900 word paper that provides a basic introduction for a proposed research project:
- Chose one or more job attitude findings from the last two week's readings whose improvement would likely play a particularly important role in the effective functioning of your chosen organization.
- Describe the prior research (any existing academic literature and any prior data presented in virtual org scenario)
- Develope a basic hypothesis you would like to test, even if it is a replication.
The content is comprehensive, accurate, and persuasive.
The paper develops a central theme or idea, directed toward the appropriate audience.
The paper links theory to relevant examples and uses the vocabulary of the theory correctly.
Major points are stated clearly; are supported by specific details, examples, or analysis; and are organized logically.
The introduction provides sufficient background on the topic and previews major points.
The conclusion is logical, flows from the body of the paper, and reviews the major points.
Readability and Style
Paragraph transitions are present, logical, and maintain the flow throughout the paper.
The tone is appropriate to the content and assignment.
Sentences are complete, clear, and concise.
Sentences are well constructed, with consistently strong, varied sentences.
Sentence transitions are present and maintain the flow of thought.
The paper, including tables and graphs, headings, title page, and reference page, is consistent with APA guidelines and meets course-level requirements.
Intellectual property is recognized with in-text citations and a reference page.
The paper is laid out with effective use of headings, font styles, and white space.
Rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation are followed.
Sentences are complete, clear, concise, and varied.
Spelling is correct.