***Signature Assignment – Final Paper
DUE OCTOBER 24th, 2016- 11:00 pm
Please read attachment as well.
Please use the book – Laudon, K. C., & Laudon, J. P. (2014). Management information systems: managing the digital firm (13th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc.
Also needs to be in APA Format and ORGINAL
A final paper is one of the main deliverables for this class. All of the chapter homework, slide presentations, chapter reviews, quizzes, final exam and case analysis will help the student gain the understanding needed to complete the final paper. Since this is an application-based course, the material covered focuses on the impact of organizational information systems within modern organizations. This paper is the review and analysis of an organization’s information system(s). Students will use the following outline for their final paper:
a. Detailed introduction about the organization including, but not limited to: Overall description of the organization; description of end-product or service, organizational structure (org. chart) and list of all locations.
b. Detailed description of IT system(s) including number and functions of personnel in the IT department;
c. Description of the IT system(s) as it (they) relate to the organization;
d. Analysis of system(s) as it (they) relate to the effectiveness of the organization;
e. Literature search exploring similar organizations and the systems that are used in parallel environments including but not limited to:
i. Similar industries/competitors;
ii. Similar organizational structures;
iii. Similar systems and platforms;
f. Critical analysis of the literature search including a thorough comparison and contrast of the findings combined with the student’s personal knowledge of the situation.
g. Final analysis of the effectiveness of the systems within the student’s organization;
h. Conclusions and Recommendations
The paper must be written in APA format, 12 point font, double-spaced with citations for all material that is not the student’s original thought. The paper should be 7+ pages in length, and a Reference List must be included (instead of a Bibliography). APA Guides are available at the following website: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/. Please upload the final paper in the Week 8 Assignment folder no later than Sunday midnight.