Sample Management Paper on Impact of Effective Communication in Organizational Management

RESEARCH PAPER: ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS TOPIC: The impact of Effective Communication in Organizational Management OVERVIEW The purpose of this Annotated Bibliography assignment is to discover and evaluate the most current and credible sources of scholarly Christian and secular literature in contemporary organizational management. (Topic: The impact of Effective Communication in Organizational Management). The literature for this assignment will also be used for the next assignment, which is a literature review. Each annotation should include the purpose of the study, the method of study, key findings of the study, and your critique of the study in terms of its contribution to the organizational management body of knowledge. Most of the annotation must focus on your critique of the study. DO NOT SUMMARIZE THE STUDY. Remember: This assignment and all assignments in this course have a management, not leadership focus. There is a distinct difference between management and leadership. Discuss management, not leadership. The Contemporary Management text only provides basic topical information. As a research-intensive doctoral course, you will need to research current scholarly literature. INSTRUCTIONS Write 5 annotated bibliographies from articles with at least 100 words in the “annotation critique” portion of each bibliography, in addition to a title page, abstract, introduction, and conclusion. Do not choose any of the prior references that you submitted in this course. Be sure to choose articles that are based on a study and give the purpose, method of research, and research findings. Key words required to include: purpose, method, findings, critique Required Headings Cover page with Topic Title Abstract Introduction Annotated Bibliographies (5 bibliographies with each one including these elements which are not headings): Annotation citation (in APA format) Annotation purpose of the study (no more than 1 sentence) Annotation method of the study (no more than 1 sentence) Annotation key findings (no more than 2 sentences) Annotation critique (Evaluate the quality & reasoning behind the information, answering questions in How to Write the Annotation Critique below-at least100 words in this annotation critique section) Conclusions How to Write the Annotation Critique Answer some of these questions in writing the “annotation critique” portion for each of the 5 journal articles that you are critically analyzing. You are evaluating the quality and reasoning behind the information in each article. Do not summarize the article. What are the strengths and weaknesses of the article? Does the article provide enough information or argumentation? Were the author’s arguments supported by evidence? Is the author objective/neutral in choosing terms and words or are they biased or emotionally charged? Are there specific areas suggested for further research or discussion? If any terms are defined, are the definitions circular, specific or useful? Do the references support the author\’s points, or are they a rebuttal of other points? What were the expected results? Does the author state whether or not this is a research report? How large was the research study sample and how was it selected? What factors could have affected the results of the study? How did the actual results compare with expected results? Other Requirements Materials submitted to fulfill requirements in one course may not be submitted in another course. Concerns about the propriety of obtaining outside assistance and acknowledging sources should be addressed to the instructor of the course before the work commences and as necessary as the work proceeds. • This paper must include at least 5 references from peer reviewed secular and Christian articles that have publication dates no older than 5 years and have not been previously cited in this course. Choose at least one Christian article among the 5 required articles. The course Jones and Merida texts and the Bible cannot be used as annotated bibliographies. Use Christian articles instead of the Bible. Do not conduct interviews. • In-text citations are not needed in any of the 5 annotated bibliographies. • The required cover page, abstract, introduction, and conclusion sections are not included in the required assignment word count but are required as part of your paper. The annotation critique portion of each annotation must be at least 100 words and may be written in the first person. • The abstract should be written within a range of 150-250 words. It should not introduce your paper or duplicate your introduction section but articulates a clear and comprehensive overview of the paper’s content with a focus on your findings and includes your biblical application. • The introduction should not be longer than ½ page. It presents a detailed description of the problems and issues central to the case. A thesis statement should be at the end of your introduction section. • Your conclusion section should not be longer than ½ page. It clearly states the answer to the problem which you stated in your introduction. • Sources of information from Wikipedia, dictionaries, and encyclopedia will not be accepted. Turnitin similarity scores must not exceed 20%. • Avoid clichés, slang, jargon, exaggerations, abbreviations, figurati