I want you to give me four topics in accounting for term paper (10 pages). Also, I want you to write for each one the reason why I am going to write about them in six to eight sentences.
My teacher sent this message to me, and I want you to follow what he wants.
I am looking for depth, not breadth in your papers. I have asked some individuals to narrow their topic, not broaden it. I look for more analysis and critical thinking than what I read when looking at a newspaper article.
What I want you all to think about is trying to write a “white paper”. What I would like each one of you to do is consider yourself an “issuing body” as defined below.
I will be happy to discuss this with all of you at the same time in class this Wednesday.
Here is the Wikipedia definition of a “white paper”:
“A white paper is an authoritative report or guide that informs readers concisely about a complex issue and presents the issuing body’s philosophy on the matter. It is meant to help readers understand an issue, solve a problem, or make a decision.”
Also, I want you to support the following topic by supporting the reason why I am going to write about it. by giving six to eight sentences.
The importance of internal audit in preserving the company’s tangible assets.