This library research guide provides you with resources for your MGT 3332 - Operations Management course assignment. In addition to a number of library electronic resources, you will also find here a number of legitimate and reliable web resources that you could use for your project.
The content in this LibGuide will help you learn how to:
Term Paper Requirements (for Prof. Giglio's class)
The term paper is a comprehensive semester-long project. Students will complete this project in the steps described below. Your final paper is your major contribution, where you will exhibit your learning. Students will individually select an organization, assess its managerial effectiveness, and make recommendations to improve its operations management plans and results through the approaches, principles, and methods learned in the class. You are free to choose an organization that you are familiar with, including an organization you have already started or worked for, or you may also choose a fictitious organization that you want to start sometime in the future.
This project will incorporate important concepts and frameworks introduced throughout the course and will demonstrate the student’s ability to understand and properly apply these concepts to real-life contexts.
Parameters and guidelines for the term paper are as follows:
The Term Paper content will consist of five major sections:
The Term Paper will be worth 25% of the Final Grade and have the following components, with corresponding percentages of the written report grade:
Week 5 - Company Selection & Summary 20%
Week 13 – Final Term Paper 80%
When searching for resources for your project, you can start by using LibSearch, our (Google-like) discovery system that enables one to search through a majority of the library resources.
Please watch this short video on how to start your research with LibSearch.