Case Study Proposal

Assignment 1: Case Study Proposal

The purpose of the Case Study assignment is to analyze a specific organization in depth, making use of the theories and concepts from required readings to demonstrate your comprehension of course materials.

For Assignment 1: Case Study Proposal, you will select an organization with which you are familiar or which you would like to examine. The organization could be a non-governmental organization, a government agency, a for profit or a not for-profit firm, etc. To prepare to complete this part of the assignment, read at least 3 current newspaper* articles and 3 peer-reviewed journal articles no more than five years old about the organization you will be studying (and/or companies in the same industry as the one you are studying if there are no articles available on your company). Based on this information, write a 2-4 page proposal providing some background/history, interesting facts, and explaining why you selected this organization. Please include references to the 6 sources (3 current newspaper articles and 3 peer reviewed journal articles).


Brief History/Background

Interesting Facts

Why this organization


*To find newspaper articles and other items, you may go to the online APUS Richard G. Trefry Library>Find Your Sources>Everything. You may have to limit your search by the content type of source/ date if you get too many results. If you have trouble finding sources, please contact the APUS Librarians for assistance.

LENGTH: 3-5 pages, typed, double-spaced, Times New Roman 12 point font, 1 inch margin on each side. Title/cover page and reference page do not count toward the 3-5 page requirement.

This is a formal writing assignment and you are expected to pay attention to overall format, style, grammar, punctuation and spelling, and use citations when you reference sources in the APA Citation Style Format. Please see and for guidance to APAs 7th edition.

General requirements:

Submissions should be typed, double-spaced, 1″ margins, times new roman 12 pt font, and saved as .doc, .docx, .pdf.
Use APA format for citations and references
View the grading rubric so you understand how you will be assessed on this Assignment.
Disclaimer- Originality of attachments will be verified by Turnitin. Both you and your instructor will receive the results.
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