Assignment: Annotated Bibliography

You just discussed Porter’s five competitive forces related to Tata Starbucks and considered how you would leverage your IT resources to increase your competitive advantage if you were in Davda’s position. Similarly, in the upcoming weeks, you will imagine you are a newly appointed Information Technology Vice President (VP) of an apparel company.

To prepare for this Assignment, read the Weeks 2–7 Assignment Overview document. Then use the Walden Library to find supporting literature by creating an annotated bibliography that includes at least two scholarly, peer-reviewed journals or articles to support each weekly topic.

The topics include the following:

Week 2 – Knowledge management
Week 3 – Social commerce and electronic commerce
Week 4 – Information systems resource options
Week 5 – Information systems and decision making
Week 6 – Business continuity planning and risk management

By Day 7

Submit an annotated bibliography of the 10 peer-reviewed resources you selected. In your annotated bibliography, include the following:

  • A full APA-style bibliographic reference for each resource that includes the author(s), date, title, place of publication, and publisher
  • A summary of the document (2–3 paragraphs for each entry), including the main points, its purpose, the theoretical perspective on which it is based, and the scope
  • For each resource, an evaluation of the following:
    • Reliability (research methods used, theories used, and data on which it is based)
    • Appropriateness for the intended audience
    • Background and authority of the author(s)
    • Limitations of the research (which can depend on the scope, reliability, age of the document, and bias)
    • Significance of the research to your specific needs