In this discussion, you will explore effective strategies for conducting business research.
This is a graded discussion: 30 points possible due Jul 12
Unit 5: Discussion 1 – Conducting Business Research
In this discussion, you will explore effective strategies for conducting business research. You will
share a business research topic idea and design a reference evaluation based on the research
Respond to the topics listed below while keeping the requirements in mind.
See Assignments and Grading for general discussion requirements.
The initial post should be a minimum of five complete paragraphs in addition to the APA
formatted reference for each resource.
Response posts for this discussion should address the source evaluations. Review the
Conducting Secondary Research section in Chapter 13 to develop our response messages.
Responses to your classmates should demonstrate an understanding of source evaluation
First post due 11:59 p.m., Thursday, CT.
Respond to two or more classmates by 11:59p.m., Sunday, CT.
Discussion topics for the week:
Part 1: Select a business topic that you would like to research. After reviewing the information
provided in Chapter 13, select five reliable resources that you would use to research the topic that
you selected. Your articles should come from secondary sources such as business journals,
books, newspapers or websites. Develop a reference page in APA format with the five resources
that you selected. Please review Appendix B – Figure B-3 for an example of an APA formatted
Part 2: Under each reference, provide a one paragraph evaluation of the source using the
Evaluating Sources questions on page 366 of the textbook as a guide for your analysis