business 360

Web-Based Research Paper: Each student will write a brief paper using web-based research on a company of your choice, i.e., any company (public, private, for/non-profit, etc.) with a website.  The body of the paper should be one-page, single spaced with 12 point font (papers longer or shorter than one page will be penalized).  The paper shall also have a Cover page and a References page.  The paper must be well written in paragraph format and should be both spell-checked and “claritychecked”.  The paper must include the name of the company, description of the business, primary goods/services, location of headquarters, the internet address and why you selected this particular company  The paper must also address at least two (2) Operations Management topics as listed in the course outline. Some examples are listed below:  What are the competitive dimensions that form the competitive position of the company?  What type of production and/or service processes does the company utilize?  What are the company’s order qualifier(s) and order winner(s)?  What is the company’s approach to social responsibility?  What is the company’s approach to outsourcing and/or offshoring?  What is the company’s approach to sustainability?  You must also include three (3) questions that you would ask if you had an interview with the company  Each student must submit both a hardcopy of the paper on no later than the due date and a softcopy through the TurnItIn feature of Blackboard to check for plagiarism. NOTE: Failure to submit the project in both forms will result in a zero (0) on the assignment.