1. Learning Activity 2: Using online databases, locate a minimum

1.  Learning Activity 2:   Using online databases, locate a minimum of 5 references related to your problem and submit a short Literature Review . NOTE: This is not an annotated bibliography, but rather a synthesis that introduces the subject of your study (what, why); summarize the work done (in the literature you examined) and introduces the objective of your investigation. SEE Chapter 5; Figure 5.1 and the example on p. 71 are useful. 

2. Continue work on Write-n-Cite, a Canvas module covering the basics of APA. and academic writing; it is due in week 5. 


Learning Activity #2: Literature ReviewLearning Activity #2: Literature ReviewCriteriaRatingsPtsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeSourcesIdentified and referenced a minimum of five academic sources that are directly related to the business problem submitted in week 1. Three must have been written within the past seven years; they can be the same 3 that you used in LA#1.1 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeLiterature ReviewAnalyzed and integrated the 5 sources into a short (1.5 – 2 page) double-spaced paper that introduces the subject of the study by highlighting the problem you will investigate and summarizing the prior research related to the problem as covered in the articles you selected. Note how the example “The Impact of Racial Bias on Decision-making” on page 71 of our text 1) Introduces the subject 2) summarizes by integrating prior works and 3) introduces the aim of the current work via the last sentence .
Excellent work will integrate facts from the work context. For example, turnover rate at your organization contrasted with the average industry rate may strengthen the need for your study on turnover.3 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeMechanicsProvided sources and in-text citations as appropriate. Cohesive, academic writing style with references to sources to support assertions, statements. Demonstrates attention to grammar, spelling and punctuation.1 pts
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