Reserach papaer

timer Asked: Feb 25th, 2016

Question description

Prepare an individual research paper (7-10 pages) on a topic regarding any aspect of Organizational Leadership and/or Change Management that can benefit you professionally. This paper is expected to show academic scholarship, both in content and presentation. The paper should be formatted to APA (consider purchasing the APA manual and/or review APA style online at ), contain a reference list of at least five sources with in-text citations, and be free of plagiarism, grammar, and spelling errors. The paper should have an introductory section, a literature review of current journal articles or studies that have been accomplished in the same topic area, and a conclusion section.

The paper should include a cover page that states the student’s name, course ID (MG5120), assignment name, date, and professor’s name. Include page numbers, headings, proper spacing, formatting (one inch margins and Times New Roman (or similar), 12 point font), and references. Upload your Research Paper in the Assignment Tab for grading purposes.

The research paper will be assessed according the rubric located after the course schedule in this syllabus.

Research Paper Rubric

Performance Element.








Documentation and Research

Sources not appropriate; inadequate documentation; not enough references

Sources not appropriate; research is somewhat documented but not well- synthesized

Sources appropriate; research is documented but not well- synthesized

Sources appropriate; research is fairly well- synthesized and fairly well- documented

Valid/reliable sources; appropriate documentation; well-synthesized

substantial research

APA Format

All/most APA cites are incorrect throughout paper

At least three APA cites are incorrect

Two APA cites are incorrect

Only one APA cite is incorrect

All sources are correctly cited in APA

Format throughout paper

Critical thinking and analysis; subject matter

Shows no effort and/or analysis; minimal idea development, limited and/or unrelated details

Shows minimal effort and analysis, unelaborated idea development; unelaborated and/or repetitious details

Shows adequate effort and analysis; fair depth of ideas

Shows excellent effort and analysis; depth of idea development supported by elaborated, relevant details

Shows exceptional effort and analysis;

depth and complexity of ideas supported  by rich, engaging and/or pertinent details, evidence analysis, reflection and insight

Mechanics/ Spelling/ Grammar/


More than 5 mistakes

4-5 mistakes

2-3 mistakes

1 mistake

Perfect; no mistakes


5-7 pages

Structure of paper does not flow well; no transitions; topics confusing; unclear/choppy

Structure of paper flows ok; missing transitions; topics unclear

Structure of paper flows ok; transitions ok; topics somewhat unclear

Structure of paper flows well; transitions good; topics somewhat unclear

Structure of paper flows well; smooth  transitions; topics in logical order; clear introduction, body, and conclusion

Cover Page and

Reference Page

No cover page or reference page included; no APA references

Either cover page or reference page missing

Cover page included; reference page has incomplete APA citations; more than two errors

Cover page included; reference page in APA format; one or two errors

Cover page included; reference page  in APA format with complete citations

i am expecting outstanding score.It has to be in APA format okay..

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