This assignment for Human Resources requires you to prepare a report on a company using both library resources and an interview. In addition to general information on the company, you will need to select five HR practices that differentiate the organization from its competitors. Start with the resources on this page. For additional information, Ask a Business Librarian.
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This example utilizes APA 6th edition. Check with your professor regarding the appropriate citation style for your course.
The following is an example of references on a reference page for the type of sources you will be using for this assignment. Examples of in-text references can be found in the Citation Help Research Guide.
American Airlines corporate structure. (2017). American Airlines Group, Inc. Retrieved from https://www.aa.com
American Marketing Association. (2017). LinkedIn. Retrieved October 29, 2017, from https://www.linkedin.com/company/american-marketing-association
FTSE Russell. (2018). Verizon Communications, Inc. [Competitors List] Retrieved from Mergent Intellect database
How Much Does It Really Cost to Fly by Private Jet, The World's Best Bars for 2017 and More. (2017, July 28). Forbes.com. Retrieved from Business Source Complete database
MarketLine. (2017). Alphabet, Inc. [Company profile] Retrieved from Business Source Complete database
Smith, Joseph. (2019, October 31). Telephone interview.
Yoon, E. (2017, August 8). Tesla shows how traditional business metrics are outdated. Harvard Business Review. Retrieved from Business Source Complete database