The research report must include materials found in at least 2 chapters of the assigned Wharton textbook. The research report must be based on your reading of the assigned textbooks and literature research (peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings, etc.).
Write an original research report consisting of one of the following topic areas: 1) Virtual Organizations, 2) Network Organizations, 3) Spin-out Organizations, 4) Ambidextrous Organizations, 5) Front-Back Organizations, 6) Sense and Response Organizations.
Your research report topic area is to include a comparative analysis of at least 4 organizations that have either succeeded or failed. Success and failure should be measured according to factors that you establish and reasonably supported by the literature.
NOTE: NO ARTICLE PUBLISHED ON THE INTERNET THAT IS NOT DIRECTLY CONNECTED TO AN ESTABLISHED PEER-REVIEWED PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCE, JOURNAL OR MAGAZINE IS ACCEPTABLE AS A CITED REFERENCE SOURCE. Your
paper is to have a title page, introduction, well defined literature review (body), findings,
conclusion, and reference pages. The paper must be at least 2,500 words.
Always keep in mind the intended reader(s) of your research paper when developing and writing your paper. The reader must receive value from your research and what you write. Utilize graphs, charts, tables or figures if it enhances the point(s) you are making. Plagiarism will be checked and if found, will result in a zero grade for the Research Report
Your research paper must be written at the graduate level and should demonstrate a high degree of understanding of the topic being discussed.