Research writing assignment (1): The purpose of this assignment is for students to research and learn about current topics in managerial accounting. Students Will identify topics in managerial accounting, research the topic, write a paper on their findings, and then submit their findings by the end of week 7'. The research must be conducted using peer-reviewed trade or academic journals. While Blogs, Wikipedia, encyclopedias, textbooks, popular magazines, newspaper articles, online websites, etc. are helpful for providing background information, these resources are NOT suitable resources for this research assignment. It depends on the topic selection. Students may have to use reliable online resources. It is important to clarify with teaching faculty.