Research the various methods different companies use to gather competitive intelligence and then analyze the most effective methods by which companies should gather competitive intelligence.
· Examples and also identify where the resources can be found to support your work.
· A rationale for the references that you have selected to support your views.
The requirements below must be met for your paper to be accepted and graded:
* Write between 1,250 – 1,750 words (approximately 4 pages)
* At least 80% of your paper must be original content/writing.
* No more than 20% of your content/information may come from references.
* Use at least three references from outside the course material; one reference must be from EBSCOhost. Text book, lectures, and other materials in the course may be used, but are not counted toward the three reference requirement.
* References must come from sources such as, scholarly journals found in EBSCOhost, CNN, online newspapers such as, The Wall Street Journal, government websites, etc. Sources such as, Wikis, Yahoo Answers, eHow, blogs, etc. are not acceptable for academic writing.