HR Research Paper Format The following items should be included in your Final Paper:
1. Cover page with project description, your name, date, class name, and professor’s name.
2. Table of contents with outline of research paper’s contents.
3. Abstract not required for short paper
4. Written content – five pages in length not including cover page or reference page.
5. References and document in APA format
6. Use of 12-point Arial, Courier, or Times New Roman font
7. Use of double line spacing in your document
8. Inclusion of the areas of analysis discussed in the next section.
Description for Human Resources Research Paper
1. Select a concise, narrow, and well-defined topic that can be covered in five pages.
2. You may choose from any one of the hundreds of topics listed in your textbook, but the topic must be narrow and concise enough to cover in five pages.
3. Your research paper must be divided into logical headings and the layout should adhere to the following suggestions: a. Title Page – case name, course name, your name, date, and professor’s name. b. Introduction and/or background (use one and/or both in separate headings). c. Current situation, statement of problem, issues addressed (use one and/or both in separate headings). d. Analysis of issues, addressing the problems, answering the questions (use one and/or both in separate headings). d. Conclusions and/or recommendations (use one and/or both in separate headings). e. Reference(s) heading f. APA format used for complete document.
4. Your research paper must make sound conclusions and/or recommendations based on your research findings about the topic. Make sure your conclusions or recommendations present something unique or profound in nature and are not a rehash of information in the textbook. 5. Your research paper must include significant reference to Saint Leo’s core value of respect, which is defined as: “Animated in the spirit of Jesus Christ, we value all individuals’ unique talents, respect their dignity, and strive to foster their commitment to excellence in our work. Our community’s strength depends on the unity and diversity of our people, on the free exchange of ideas, and on learning, living, and working harmoniously.”