Final Paper: (230 points) o Your Portfolio Paper should concern a major MANAGERIAL DECISION AREA that would be made within a firm. It is suggested, but not necessary, that this decision area would be one in which you have personal experience. Some examples would include: (1) Starting a new business or entering a new market; (2) Hiring part-time workers rather than full time to handle an increase in demand for the company’s product; (3) Outsourcing work versus doing it “in-house;” (4) Negotiating labor or supplier contracts; (5) Developing either a personal or departmental budget and then controlling toward it; (6) Purchasing versus leasing machinery; and (7) Phasing out a product or moving out of a market.
o Prepare the portfolio paper using the following guidelines: 2,500-3,750 words, typed, double-spaced, Times New Roman font and APA standard format Title page, including the title of the paper, your name, course name and course number, date of submission (Page 1) A minimum of 8 pages including a summary of your understanding of the biblical implications for the topic. A reference page A minimum of 6 references are required including the text, The Holy Bible, books and articles from academic sources (Net Library), and other periodicals.