Prepare an 8 page APA-style paper using the resources you have read in this course and at least 3 additional peer-reviewed resources. Follow the writing requirements for this course. Include an introduction and conclusion in the paper. Remember to use APA formatted headings for each section of the paper and provide in-text citations for all paraphrased and quoted material.
This paper should address the following questions:
(1) Does Blockchain technology have the potential to cause the paradigm shift in general business practices that many experts are predicting? Explain why or why not. Support your answer with research.
(2) Is there evidence to suggest that Blockchain technology will change the way HR is practiced? If there is, discuss that evidence. If there is not, what issues exist that impede its adoption?
(3) Which functions of human resource management could be most impacted by Blockchain technology? How might the HR functions change? Support your answer with research.
Use the following centered and bolded headings in your paper: Introduction, BC and Business Practices, Will BC Change HR Practices?, BC and HR Functions, Conclusion, References
Course writing requirements:
- References MUST be cited within your paper in APA format. Your reference page and in-text citations must match 100%. Papers without in-text citations will earn failing grades.
- Always include a cover page and reference page with ALL submissions (even initial discussion posts)
- Provide the EXACT web link on the reference page citations for all online sources – do not provide just the home page, but the EXACT LINK – I check all sources
- No abbreviations, no contractions – write formally
- Write in the third person formal voice (no first or second-person pronouns)
- Write MORE than the minimum requirement of the word count assigned
- As always, the word count is ONLY for the BODY of the paper – the cover page, reference page, and / or Appendix (if included) do not count towards the word count for the paper
- Indent the first line of each new paragraph five spaces
- Refer to the example APA paper in the getting started folder under the content tab if you need an example. Also, a PowerPoint is provided under the information tab that addresses APA format.
- Use double-spacing / zero point line spacing, a running header, page numbers, and left justify the margins.
References for use ( Please add these all references in the Paper) —-
1. Chapter 3 of Blockchain for Business
From the Harvard Course Pack Link: https://hbsp.harvard.edu/import/822085
2. Morkunas, V. J., Paschen, J., & Boon, E. (2019). How Blockchain technologies impact your business model. Business Horizons, 62, 295-306.
3. Berke, A. (2017, March 7). How safe are Blockchains? IT depends. Harvard Business Review, 51-60.
4. Whitehouse, E. (2018, July/August). We can change the way you work. People Management, 30-34.
5. Druck, J. A. (2018, October). Smart Contracts are neither smart nor contracts. Discuss. Banking & Financial Services Policy Report, 37(10), 5-9.