Pick one of the following terms for your research: coercive forces, institutional environment, interorganizational relationships, joint venture, legitimacy, niche, organizational ecosystem, retention, strategic alliance, or trade association.
DEFINITION: a brief definition of the key term followed by the APA reference for the term; this
does not count in the word requirement.
SUMMARY: Summarize the article in your own words- this should be in the 150-200-word
range. Be sure to note the article’s author, note their credentials and why we should put any
weight behind his/her opinions, research or findings regarding the key term.
DISCUSSION: Using 300-350 words, write a brief discussion, in your own words of how the
article relates to the selected chapter Key Term. A discussion is not rehashing what was already
stated in the article, but the opportunity for you to add value by sharing your experiences,
thoughts and opinions. This is the mostimportant part of the assignment.
REFERENCES: All references must be listed at the bottom of the submission–in APA format.
(continued) Be sure to use the headers in your submission to ensure that all aspects of the
assignment are completed as required.
Any form of plagiarism, including cutting and pasting, will result in zero points for the entire