Choose a research topic from the chapter readings or from the weekly list provided by your professor (See list or potential topics below from Chapter’s 9, 10, 11, and 14).
ii. Research/find a minimum at least one (1), preferably two (2) different peer-reviewed articles on your topic. The article(s) must be current/published within the last five (5) years.
iii. Write a three (3) to four (4) page double spaced paper in APA format discussing the findings on your specific topic in your own words. Note – paper length does not include cover page or References page.
iv. Structure your paper as follows:
a. Cover page
b. Overview describing the importance of the research topic in your own words
c. Purpose of Research of the article in your own words
d. Review of the Literature summarized in your own words
e. Conclusion in your own words
f. Personal Thoughts
g. References

Topics to be Selected

1. Job Order Costing
2. Process Costing
3. Absorption Cost Systems
4. JIT: Just-In-Time production systems
5. ABC: Activity-Based Costing
6. ABM: Activity-Based Management
7. TQM: Total Quality Management
8. Six Sigma
9. Lean Production
10. Balanced Scorecard