Supplemental Material

1)TOPIC:impacts of social media on business communication

Discussion Question (350 WORDS) use below appendix2 resources

Consider the following prompt and compose your response post with supporting examples:

Please examine the literature review section of one of the peer-reviewed articles listed in Appendix 2 (available on GAP under “Supplemental Material” folder) or other scholarly article of your choice that could intrigue your interest for the topic of your dissertation. Then discuss how did the author(s):

  • Compare and contrast each source to other relevant literature on the topic?
  • Argue, or provide evidence, that each source contributes to the body of knowledge about the topic?
  • Synthesize the ideas to assess the state of knowledge on the topic, and identify the existing gap?

Please note you may use your selected article as one of the articles for activity 2.


In addition to the textbook, include a minimum of two (2) scholarly references and cite them within the text of your discussion.

Respond to at least one peer enhancing the collaborative learning environment.

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Activity 2-CLO 2, CLO 10

Background of the Study: Practice developing the background section of your potential prospectus by providing the following:


  • Review resources within the field you have chosen for your research, find at least three (3) recently published resources that support/justify a current and relevant problem in your discipline or professional field and critically analyze each of the resources. Include evidence that provides the justification for your potential research problem by (a) an in-text citation; (b) what problem was studied; (c) the findings of the study; (d) why this research is important in relation to your study; and (e) include a statement that summarizes prior research done on your potential topic and the need for your proposed research.

Please provide, in addition to the textbook, a minimum of two (2) scholarly references and cite them within the text of your activity.

Appendix 2: Week 2 Peer-Reviewed Articles

Bedau, M., A., Gigliotti, N., Janssen, T., Kosik, A., Nambiar, A. & Packard, N. (2019). Open-ended technological innovation. Artificial Life 25, 33–49. doi:10.1162/artl_a_00279

Benitez, j., Ray, G. & Henseler, J. (2018). Impact of IT infrastructure flexibility on mergers and acquisitions. MS Quarterly, 42(1), 25-43. DOI: 10.25300/MISQ/2018/13245

Cerulli, R., Dameri, R., P. & Sciomachen, P. (2018). Operations management in distribution networks within a smart city frame. IMA Journal of Management Mathematics, 29, 189-205. doi:10.1093/imaman/dpw024

Eyink, J., R., Motz, B., A., Heltzel, G. & Liddell, T., M. (2020). Self‐regulated studying behavior, and the social norms that influence it. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 50, 10-21. DOI: 10.1111/jasp.12637

Fernandez, F., M., Bornay-Barrachina, M. & Lopez-Cabrales, A. (2017). HRM practices and

innovation performance: A panel-data approach. International Journal of Manpower, 38 (3), 354-372. DOI 10.1108/IJM-02-2015-0028

Jaisinghani, D. & Kanjilal, K. (2019). Marketing investments and firm performance in

manufacturing sector: A panel threshold model for China. Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, 24(1), 117-126.

Lee, N. (2017). Psychology and the geography of innovation. Economic Geography, 93(2), 106-130.

Men, L., R., Chen, Z., F. & Ji, Y., G. (2018). Walking the talk: An exploratory examination of executive leadership communication at startups in China. Journal of Public Relations Research, 30(1,2), 35-56.

Naseem, M., A., Zhang, H., Malik, F. & Rehman, R. (2017). Capital structure and corporate governance. The Journal of Developing Areas, 51(1), 33-47.

Schmid, J., Kolesnikov, S., A. & Youtie, J. (2017). Plans versus experiences in transitioning

transnational education into research and economic development: A case study. Science and Public Policy, 45(1), 103–116. doi: 10.1093/scipol/scx051