Southwestern Oklahoma Communication & Business Practices across Latin American & Latin European Paper Research Paper #5: Assignment and Rubric
Objectives:To write an essay comparing and contrasting the business practices of two different cultural clusters.
To practice Zinsser’s theory of rewriting
To follow APA formatting guidelines
To learn writing a paper in segments
1.Make sure there are at least 9 subtitles on your Table of Contents page.
2.Make sure there are at least 9 subtitles listed in your paper which match the tiles on your Table of Contents page.
3.Make sure your running header and paper title match.
4.Make sure you have cited six credible sources.
5.The title of your paper should include both of your cultural clusters.
6.Use Grammarly – details follow in this handout.
7.Highlight your ten compare and contrast verbs listed in the following rubric.
8.Include 100% of your instructor’s edits from your research papers 1-4
9.Write your conclusion using the writing prompts below
10.Your rubric follows in this handout
Writing prompts for your conclusion:
Highlight in yellow and center the word Conclusion
Restate your topic which was comparing and contrasting your two specific cultural clusters; usually this can be done in a single sentence
List your two cultural clusters by name
Restate the thesis of your paper which was the importance of studying different cultural clusters; this statement should be rephrased from the thesis in your introduction
Do not include any new information you did not include in your paper
Briefly restate 1-2 of the major similarities you found between the two clusters and 1-2 of the major contrasts
End with a final sentence or two about the importance of studying business and communication practices across cultures
Include at least one source in your final paragraph
Your conclusion should be about four paragraphs: (1) restated topic and thesis; (2) main similarities between clusters; (3) main differences between cultures; and (4) importance of studying business and communication practices across cultures including a source