Many of the concepts that you will write about in this class will be new to you. To do well in this class, you must do the reading and outside research each week.
Assignment Type: Individual Project
Deliverable Length: 4-5 pages in the body of your paper (plus the Title page, the Abstract page, and the References page) You must do an Abstract page!
Points Possible: 100 Due Date: Tuesday night by 11:59:59 PM CT
Consider the following scenario:
You have held conversations with Precision Part’s leaders and obtained the following information, which you want to use in the development of a 4-year strategic management plan.
Notice, below there are multiple questions (and multiple parts to each question) that you must answer. You may also find it helpful to do some outside research on the topics.
VERY IMPORTANT: Remember that you must use outside resources, and properly cite (in-text citations) and reference (References page entries) your sources.
A strategic management plan is vital for the company business today. Review the company scenario at the beginning of the course for additional information regarding growth goals. Create a basic strategic management plan for PPQ Parts including quantifiable goals and measures. Include the following in your report:
Submitting your assignment in APA format means that, at a minimum, you will need the following:
If you still have questions about APA, you can check with the librarian for assistance. If you would like to see an APA formatted paper example with formatting hints, check out this website:
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/media/pdf/20090212013008_560.pdf (Note, you may need to copy this link and paste into your browse, and you may need to “Allow” your browser to open this.)
Below is the grading rubric that I will use when grading your papers.
|Grading Criteria||Percentage and Points
|Deliverable requirements addressed; understanding of material and writer’s message and intent are clear. The body of the paper must be a minimum of 4 to 5 double spaced 12-point font pages. Be sure that you completely answer all 4 of the questions listed above||35% / 35 pts.||35/35|
|Scholarly research which supports writer’s position properly acknowledged and cited direct quotations may not exceed 10% of the word count of the body of the assignment deliverable (excluded title page, abstract or table of contents if used, tables, exhibits, appendices, and reference page(s). Inclusion of plagiarized content will not be tolerated and may result in adverse academic consequences. You MUST do outside research, with in-text citations and a References page.||20% / 20 pts.||20/20|
|Critical thinking: Position is well-justified; logical flow; examples provided where appropriate.||20% / 20 pts.||20/20|
|Structure: Includes introduction and conclusion; proper paragraph format; reads as a polished academic paper or professional presentation, as appropriate for the required assignment deliverable. Paper must be written at a college senior level.||10% / 10 pts.||10/10|
|Mechanical: No spelling, grammatical, or punctuation errors.||10% / 10 pts/||10/10|
|APA: Deliverable is cited properly according to the APA Publication Manual (6th ed.).||5% / 5 pts.||5/5|