Submit an 8- to 12-page evaluation (excluding title page and References section) of your research on innovation management. In your evaluation, be sure to address the following:
Analysis of the Field
What is your analysis of the state of the field of innovation management? Describe important issues or current dilemmas in the field along with identifying gaps in knowledge that deserve further research. It is one or more of these gaps that lead to a research topic.
State and provide background information for your research topic.
What are the current relevant theories and areas of debate for your topic not previously covered in the Analysis of the Field?
Are there particular industries or technologies that will be impacted by your topic? If this impact is positive, how can it be maximized, and if negative, how can this impact be mitigated?
As a global change agent, consider the future directions of innovation management to address the following:
Indicate specific areas of further research in this topic that would prove beneficial. Connect your recommendations for further research to recent credible peer-reviewed research articles.
What potential impact might the topic that you have chosen have on the overall state of the field and the future directions of innovation management research in the next 3–5 years?
Identify the implications for future social change from your topic area.
Be sure to review the Final Paper Guidelines and Week 7 Assignment Rubric. Use the APA Course Paper Template, located in the Learning Resources for this 2-week unit. Your paper should include the following headings: Analysis of the Field, Research Topic, and Future Directions. Please Note: For each page of your paper, you must include a minimum of two APA-formatted scholarly citations.