Nalyzing Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain by Oliver Sacks

Collaborative Research Paper #4 (worth 20% of grade): 4-6 pages, 1000-1500 words
Analyzing Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain by Oliver Sacks
Draft 12/9, Revision 12/15
MLA Title page and Works Cited required with a minimum of TWO outside sources

Choose an issue or argument in Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain by Oliver Sacks and write a
collaborative research paper. Is your topic narrow enough to fully cover in a short paper? What more do
you want to learn or argue about this topic? What do you think of Sacksa approach to the topic? What do
you want to argue in regards to what he has put forth on the topic? What can you research further on this
issue that could add to an argument that you want to make?

Links for possible outside sources for this paper.

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Prepare a written management analysis of up to 4 pages of one of the companies listed below:

Red Cross
City CarShare
Rainbow Grocery
Method Home
Rickshaw Bags
Straus Family Creamery
VOX Network Solutions
One Kings Lane
Umpqua Bank
Jamba Juice
Your paper must answer the following questions. Limit your final paper to 4 pagesi??5 if you include a cover sheet. If you show examples of advertising they should be included as an addendum and not part of your 4 pages. This final paper is due no later than 7:00 p.m. on December 15th. You should bring a printed copy of your paper to class and turn in an electronic copy to the professors at: and
You will not be required to verbally present the paper. You will be penalized for turning your paper in late.


1How is the company organized (legal configuration, franchise)?

2How is revenue generated (sales of services, products etc)?

3What kind of sales organization do they have (direct to consumer, retail outlet, online, through channel or partners)?

4What is the tagline or USP for the company? And please include their mission statement.

5What marketing does the company engage in? Provide examples of what you found.

6Does the company value employee retention? What evidence can you find to substantiate?

7What evidence do you find that the company/organization is considered to be successful or not?

8Has the company been singled out for having a good workplace, please indicate awards or distinctions.

*** You will receive extra credit if you demonstrate that you were able to contact someone at the organization (perhaps try to email or call the Public Relations group) and include a quote that answers the following question: How is your company different from its competitors, what makes you special? You should include the correct spelling of the name of whom you communicated with and their title.