The Research Paper should include a brief history, why it is relevant to Human Resources (and workplace safety/risk management in particular), and detail current best practices as related to the topic. The Research Paper should be 5-7 pages in length (not including reference pages or title page), double-spaced, and in a 12-point font.
The paper should include an APA style reference section and a reference page. At least 2 external credible academic resources should be included to substantiate the arguments and appropriately cited in text, as well as in the References section. WIKIPEDIA is not considered to be a credible academic resource and should not be utilized. Include the following on violence in the workplace: Legal consideration, risk-reduction strategies, Occupational Safety and Health Act guideline on workplace violence, do’s and don’ts for supervisors