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Write an APA 6th edition paper on a company who is not considered an innovator, but in your opinion needs to become one to stay competitive in its industry. Make sure to include:
* Description of each company
* Why the company is not innovating
* What the company needs to do to become
an innovator in its industry (employees, culture, tools, strategies, etc.)
* Provide a plan for innovation
The paper needs to be at least 2970 words (8 pages) in length containing:
• Title Page (p. 1)
• Abstract (p. 2)
• Body of the paper (pp. 3-7)
• References (p. 8)
You are required to use 5 scholarly resources for this paper (the books can be used as those resources, but at least 3 of the resources must be from outside of the classroom)
Review the unique benefits of emergent collaboration and identify which ones are relevant to your organization
Explore why emergent collaboration is an area of interest for your organization
Determine what type of emergent collaboration solutions makes the most sense for your organization and why
Writing and Organization Criteria
Writing style is clear and concise.
Tone is academic and appropriate for the content and assignment.
Thesis statement is clearly articulated.
Structure is logical, including an introduction, body, and conclusion.
Flow is maintained by effective transitions.
Rules of grammar, punctuation, and spelling are followed.
Adherence to APA formatting requirements is evident.
Sources are credible (preferably peer-reviewed), varied, relevant, and current (published within past five years); use of seminal work (e.g. Freud) is encouraged.
Sources inform analysis, evaluation, problem-solving and decision-making.
Includes required number of professional/scholarly sources.
Addresses ethical considerations in research when appropriate
Christensen, C. M. (2011). The innovator's dilemma: The revolutionary book that will change the way you do business. New York, NY: Harper Business.
• Chapter 11: The dilemmas of innovation - A summary (pp. 257-262)
Drucker, P. F. (2013). The discipline of innovation. In Harvard Business Review. HBR's 10 must reads on innovation. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation.
• Read: Drucker, P. F. - The Discipline of Innovation
Christensen, C. M., Kaufman, S. P., & Shih, W. C. (2013). Innovation killers. In Harvard Business Review. HBR's 10 must reads on innovation. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation.
Read: Christensen, C. M., Kaufman, S. P., & Shih, W. C. - Innovation Killers
Oakey, R. P. (2013, May). Open innovation and its relevance to industrial research and development: The case of high-technology small firms. International Small Business Journal, 31(3), 319-336.
Scholarly Article: Oakey, R. P. - Open innovation and its relevance to industrial research and development: The case of high-technology small firms
State Department Documents / FIND. (2013, April). Google+ Hangout on youth entrepreneurship and innovation. Retrieved from http://elibrary.bigchalk.com.libproxy.edmc.edu
Scholarly Article: State Department Documents / FIND - Google+ Hangout on youth entrepreneurship and innovation
Gordon, R. (2013, February). The death of innovation, the end of growth [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.ted.com/talks/robert_gordon_the_death_of_innovation_the_end_of_growth.html
Video: Gordon, R. - The Death of Innovation, The End of Growth
Philips. (n.d.). Meaningful innovation: Improving people's lives [Image file]. Retrieved from http://www.newscenter.philips.com/pwc_nc/main/standard/resources/corporate/press/2013/SustainabilityReport/PhilipsSustainableInnovationFINAL2.jpg
Infographic: Philips Meaningful Innovation
Innovation champions: The world's top 5 innovators [Image file]. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.infographicdesignteam.com/infographic-design-portfolio/thumb/infographic-innovation-championship.jpg
Infographic: Innovation Champions
Crowdsourcing. (n.d.). Crowdsourcing industry landscape [Image file]. Retrieved from http://www.crowdsourcing.org/uploads/CrowdSourcing-Industry-Landscape-v09.jpg
Infographic: New Disruptive Innovation - Crowdsourcing
Laine, C. (2009, October). Cat Laine: Engineering a better life for all [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.ted.com/talks/cat_laine_engineering_a_better_life_for_all.html
Video: Laine, C. - Engineering a better life for all
Write an APA 6th edition paper on a company who is not considered an innovator, but in your opinion needs to become one to stay competitive in its industry.