Write an academic paper in MS Word which you explain operation management’s role in business today.

Write an academic paper in MS Word which you explain operation management’s role in business today.

· Define operations management.

· Discuss the key factors that have contributed to the evolution of operations management.

· Explain how operations management’s role is applied to achieving an organization’s strategy.

NOTE: Word count does not include cover page, subject header, page numbers, in-text citations, direct quotes, charts, bibliography, and references. Write in third person unless indicated to write in first person.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Utilize and properly cite at least two academic peer-reviewed references in the paper. Make sure to have in-text citations match the reference list.

Submit the assignment (attached as MS Word document).

Grading Rubric: 70% Content; 15% Style; and Readability 15% Mechanics (Make sure to review the grading rubric for this assignment)

IMPORTANT: Make sure to review your assignment submission for content similarity on Safe Assign before submission. Assignment is preferred to have no more than 10% content similarity.

CONTENT
70% of total grade

Excellent
The content of the paper was presented above and beyond the requirements of the assignment. Relevant examples with analysis were presented. The paper utilized more than two academic and peer-reviewed references to support the content of the paper.

85 – 100%

Satisfactory
Content of the paper is good. The assignment submitted defined operations management; discussed the key factors that have contributed to the evolution of operations management; explained how operations management’s role is applied to achieving an organization’s strategy. The paper followed the required length. The paper provided at least two academic and peer-reviewed references to support the content of the paper.

70 – 84%

Unsatisfactory
The content of the paper is weak. Not enough examples and analysis were provided. The paper is a little short of the required word count.

51 – 69%

Poor
The content of the paper is poorly written as evidenced by the paper not meeting the required length. Major points were not stated clearly and the paper is not supported by specific details, examples, and analysis.

0 – 50%

READABILITY & STYLE
15% of total grade

Excellent
Paper is fully organized in a logical and coherent manner; transitions are smooth and flow seamlessly from one point to the next.

85 – 100%

Satisfactory
Paper is generally organized in a logical and coherent manner; transitions for the most part are smooth.

70 – 84%

Unsatisfactory
Paper is generally organized in a logical and coherent manner; transitions, however, are awkward.

51 – 69%

Poor
Paper is organized in a logical or coherent manner but not both.

0 – 50%

MECHANICS
15% of total grade

Excellent
No errors in grammar and spelling; all format and citations consistent with APA rules.

85 – 100%

Satisfactory
Few errors in grammar and spelling; most format and citations consistent with APA rules.

70 – 84%

Unsatisfactory
Several errors in grammar and spelling; some format and citations consistent with APA rules.

51 – 69%

Poor
Multiple errors in grammar and spelling; some format and citations are not consistent with APA rules