Unit 7 Research Paper 3 (HRM303)

Unit 7 Research Paper 3 (HRM303)

Submit your research paper #3 based on the topic chosen and approved from unit 6. Answer the topic question and support your opinion with appropriate resources.

Chosen Topic:   The implications of technological change on U.S. unionization.

Refer to the attached document for full instructions and grading rubric. 

Due: Sunday, 11:59 p.m. EST Points: 100 Overview: Write a research paper based on the topic chosen. Answer the topic question and support your opinion with appropriate resources. Instructions:

The essay must have the following components:

 An Introduction that briefly sets up the topic and states the premise of your

paper.

 A thesis at the end of the introduction that clearly answers the topic question

 Supporting sections of the body that defend your thesis, which includes evidence

from the works selected and the academic/scholarly sources used.

 A concluding paragraph that summarizes your findings.

Requirements:

 Three to five pages, excluding title and reference pages.

 APA format, including an in-text citation for referenced works.

 Minimum of three sources, excluding the textbook. You may add the textbook as

a 4th source.

Be sure to read the criteria, by which your paper/project will be evaluated, before you write, and again after you write.

HRM303 – Labor/Management Relations

Research Paper

Evaluation Rubric for Research Paper Assignment

Criteria Deficient Needs Improvement

Proficient Exemplary

0 – 5 points 6-7 points 8-9 points 10 points

Introduction Introduction is

inadequate or

missing.

Introduction

somewhat

explains the

background,

including an

overview of the

essay’s main

points.

Introduction

mostly

explains the

background,

including an

overview of the

essay’s main

points.

Introduction

fully

explains the

background,

including an

overview of the

essay’s main

points.

0-11 points 12-15 points 16-19 points 20 points

Thesis

Statement

Thesis

statement is

inadequate or

missing.

Thesis statement

somewhat

answers the

research question.

Thesis

statement

mostly answers

the research

question.

Thesis

statement fully

answers the

research

question.

0-17 points 18-23 points 24-29 points 30 points

Evidence

and Support

Researched and

literary evidence

is inadequate or

missing.

Researched and

literary evidence

somewhat

connects to the

thesis statement.

Researched

and literary

evidence mostly

connects to the

thesis

statement.

Researched

and literary

evidence fully

connects to the

thesis

statement.

0-5 points 6-7 points 8-9 points 10 points

Conclusion Conclusion is

inadequate or

missing.

Conclusion

somewhat restates

the essay’s thesis

and main points of

the argument.

Conclusion

mostly restates

the essay’s

thesis and main

points of the

argument.

Conclusion fully

restates the

essay’s thesis

and main points

of the

argument.

Resources 0-1 resource 2 resources 3 resources More than 3

resources

Paper

Length

Less than 2

pages

2-3 pages 3-5 pages More than 5

pages

Clear and

Professional

Writing and

APA Format

Errors impede

professional

presentation;

guidelines not

followed.

Significant errors

that do not impede

professional

presentation.

Few errors that

do not impede

professional

presentation.

Writing and

format are

clear,

professional,

APA compliant,

and error-free.

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