My research paper will be about the measurement of the effectiveness of non profit organizations. Here is the link to the peer reviewed article: http://epm.fem.sumdu.edu.ua/download/2015_3/2015_3_2.pdf Please try to use the link first by copy pasting it. If the link is not working. I have also attached a word document of the peer reviewed article. The link has better graphics. The article will be a resource to you as you research your topic but your research paper is NOT merely a summary of the article. The Research Paper 15% of Final Grade Students are responsible for a seven to nine page paper (including cover page and reference page) that discusses a topic (not on a single organization or limited to the semester theme of waterways like the blog project) pertinent to nonprofit organizations like the effect of media attention on membership drives. Late (1 minute to 24 hours) papers are subject to a 20-point grade deduction. Students must reference a peer reviewed journal article at least once in their paper. Government reports, newspaper articles and other source documents may be used as additional resources but may not be used instead of the journal article. You must upload your journal article as a pdf file or provide a link to it (not just a link to the library) and your paper title (do not copy the title of the journal article as your paper title as this is NOT a book report or article summary) must be uploaded to the discussion thread in Blackboard under “Research Paper Topics” for approval by the instructor no later than October 15, 2017. Late or a non-peer reviewed journal article submitted after October 15 will result in a 5 point grade deduction on the final paper. Use APA style and cite references at the end of the sentence like (Shaw and Allen, 2009 p 27). Students are also responsible for uploading their research paper into the turn-it-in.com anti-plagiarism program within Blackboard. Please limit the amount of quoted material to less than 30%, be sure and cite direct quotes and paraphrased quotes, and remember submission of a paper previously turned into another course is considered plagiarism as well. There is a tab designated “Submit final papers here” in the left side pane. An examination of a topic relevant to nonprofit organizations must include: a discussion of the literature regarding the topic, any federal or state laws that affect the issue, demonstration why this is either an ongoing problem or a new emerging issue along with projections of what future challenges may come out of the problem if not addressed. Further conversation may include how federal or state policies affect your topic, problem or issue and who is or should be responsible for correcting the problem. Higher points will be given to those papers that reflect: • An analysis of the problem, issue or topic with examples that support and justify your points. • Discussion that integrates researched journal articles and the textbook. • Inclusion of information listed in the assignment. • Adherence to the format of no more than seven to nine pages long, double spaced using 12 point font with 1 inch margins all around. • Use of academic language, grammar, vocabulary and third person narrative (NO use of “I”), this is a research paper NOT a personal narrative. Plagiarism and cheating: You must cite (use APA style) the author and the source of any quotes or any paraphrase of someone else’s work in your paper. Those who do not cite quoted work may receive a fail on the paper and a warning or referral for possible suspension, probation or expulsion. There should not be any ambiguity as to what constitutes plagiarism or cheating.