RESEARCH PAPER: LEADERSHIP TRAITS – THESIS STATEMENT AND ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS OVERVIEW A thesis statement and annotated bibliography are essential tools to begin any research project. Completing these exercises allow the framework of ideas to be built around a central theme with supporting research to lend credibility to the writer’s point of view. INSTRUCTIONS You will be writing a Thesis Statement and Annotated Bibliography in preparation for your week four paper. You will include 12 annotated bibliography entries of 100 words each for a sum of 1,200 words (5 pages). All work must be submitted in APA format.