What factors impacted the country’s economic development the most? Political? Social? Cultural? Agricultural?

Question description

  • What are the country’s biggest challenges?
  • What factors impacted the country’s economic development the most? Political? Social? Cultural? Agricultural?
  • What is your country’s economic vision long-term? Does it have one? If not, why not?
  • Determine if this country is positioned to sustain economic growth over the next five years.
  • What economic challenges will the country likely face during the next five years in attempting to accomplish its long-term strategy?
  • What is the root causes of the current economic situation?
  • What are the main obstacles standing in the way of the country’s achieving its long-term strategy?

 
Use at least three references from your text, the videos, relevant websites, Wall Street Journal, etc. Be sure you have an introduction, an analysis and a conclusion. The following describes how this paper will be graded. The questions and comments below are designed for you to read and consider before turning in your work.
MGTU 400 Assignment 2 Handout and
Rubric
Individual Assignment 2: Country of Choice Current Economic Situation
Length: The guideline is 2 pages, double-spaced (Times Roman 12 font with
standard 1” margins). Must use APA. Sample APA paper and How to Write
a Short Paper found in Course Information.
Due: Midnight Monday Week 3
Post: Week 2 Assignments folder
Introduction: This paper gives you an opportunity to evaluate your country you have
chosen in Week 1. Please continue to analyze your country of choice add more “meat” to the
discussion about your country of choice. Please consider your country of choice, challenges,
and political, social, cultural and agricultural challenges? Analyze the long-term economic
position and strategy as well as obstacles. Think about how your country of choice affects the
world economy, how and why.
You will post in the Week 1 Discussion Thread requesting your country of choice. If two
students request the same country, the assignment will be made on a first-come-first-served
basis. The instructor will assign the alternative country in this situation. The students will
immerse themselves in textbooks, online research, newspapers and periodicals, etc. focused on
economics and business. It is helpful to also “experience” the culture beyond the numbers and
facts – more about the impact of economic issues on the humanity of the country. The following
are some of the countries that will be considered for “adoption” by class participants. This list is
subject to change.
• Algeria
• Argentina
• Australia
• Brazil
• Cambodia
• Canada
• China
• Columbia
• Denmark
• England
• Estonia
• France
• Germany
• Greece
• Guatemala
• Hungry
• India
• Ireland
• Israel
• Italy
• Japan
• Korea
• Malaysia
• Mexico
• Myanmar
• New Zealand
• Norway
• Pakistan
• Poland
• Saudi Arabia
• South Africa
• South Korea
• Spain
• Sudan
• Thailand
• The Philippines
• Vietnam
See Rubric at the bottom of this document on a separate page.
First, take the initial findings from week one and add more “meat” to the discussion.
Your paper can answer the following questions:
• What are the country’s biggest challenges?
• What factors impacted the country’s economic development the most?
Political? Social? Cultural? Agricultural?
• What is your country’s economic vision long-term? Does it have one? If not,
why not?
• Determine if this country is positioned to sustain economic growth over the
next five years.
• What economic challenges will the country likely face during the next five
years in attempting to accomplish its long-term strategy?
• What is the root causes of the current economic situation?
• What are the main obstacles standing in the way of the country’s achieving its
long-term strategy?
Use at least three references from your text, the videos, relevant websites, Wall
Street Journal, etc. Be sure you have an introduction, an analysis and a
conclusion. The following describes how this paper will be graded. The questions
and comments below are designed for you to read and consider before turning in
your work.
Introduction
Does the introduction explain what the paper is about? Does it give a quick
overview of the purpose of the paper, and what you are attempting to share in your
findings?
Analysis
Does the paper have three to five main points that are supported by references in
the text with page numbers of analyzing the answers to the questions above?
Do the analyses connect to your introduction and conclusion and the “heart of
your hypothesis?”
Conclusion Is the conclusion a clear and concise recap of the analysis?
The conclusion cannot bring in any new ideas!
Does the conclusion tie into the first two or three sentences in thought?
Process, Punctuation and Grammar
Are all of the words spelled correctly?
Are the correct words used?
Is the wording smooth to read?
Is proper grammar used?
Does the paper follow APA Guidelines?
Is the paper interesting?
Evaluative Criteria for Country of Choice
Paper
Elements
Exemplary
50
Proficient
40
Developing
30
Emerging
20
Introduction
& Purpose
12
Clearly describes
the shifts. Clearly
and concisely
identifies what the
rest of the paper
will contain. The
importance and
value of the shifts
are evident.
10
Describes the
shifts. Clearly
identifies what
the rest of the
paper will
contain. The
importance and
value of the
shifts are
evident.
7
Somewhat
describes the
shifts. Identifies
what the rest of
the paper will
contain. The
importance and
value of the shifts
are somewhat
evident.
5
Does not describe
the shifts. Does
not clearly and
concisely identify
what the rest of
the paper will
contain. The
importance and
value of the shifts
are not evident.
Analysis 14
Clearly and
concisely defines
key terms and
effectively
integrates the text
book and 3 or
more scholarly
sources to
comprehensively
answer questions.
Examines
appropriate
theories.
10
Fairly clearly
defines key
terms and fairly
effectively
integrates the
text book and 2
or more mostly
scholarly sources
to answer
research
questions.
Examines most
appropriate
theories.
9
Somewhat clearly
defines key terms
and somewhat
effectively uses
text book and 1
other source to
answer research
questions; some
sources may not
be scholarly.
Some examination
of theories.
5
Limited or
confusing
definition of key
terms; may not
integrate sources
to answer research
questions. Does
not cite the text
book.
Conclusions 12
Objectively
analyzes and
synthesizes
research to draw
valid conclusions
supported by
findings.
10
Fairly
objectively
analyzes and
synthesizes
research to draw
valid conclusions
supported by
findings.
7
Somewhat
analyzes and
synthesizes
research.
Conclusions may
be general and/or
have only come
support in the
findings.
5
Limited if any
analysis and
synthesis of
research. Limited
if any conclusions
drawn based on
the findings.
Writing
Mechanics
12
The paper is
logical and wellwritten; spelling,
grammar and
punctuation are
10
The paper is
logical and wellwritten but with
minor errors in
APA, spelling,
7
The paper is
somewhat logical
and well-written;
some errors in
APA, spelling,
5
The paper lacks
clarity and may be
confusing with
numerous errors
in APA, spelling,
accurate. Paper
uses APA and is
the required length
of 3 – 4 pages of
content. The paper
uses the headings
as listed above and
shows sources to
support each of the
main points.
grammar and/or
punctuation. The
paper may be
10% longer or
shorter than the
required length.
The paper uses
the headings as
listed above and
shows literature
to support each
of the main
points.
grammar and/or
punctuation. The
paper may be 15%
too long or short,
and may not
include all
headings and may
not show support
for all areas.
grammar and/or
punctuation. The
paper may be 20%
too long or short,
and does not
include headings
or does not show
support for all of
the areas.

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