2 assignment M2 and 3

Assignment 2: Evaluation of Business Operations

Scenario

You are the human resources (HR) manager for a public organization and you are conducting a New Hire Orientation session for all new employees. Last week, you analyzed the organization, including its strengths and weaknesses, as well as its mission, vision, goals, and objectives. This week, you have been asked to give a presentation on the business operations of the organization.

Instructions

Refer to the report you prepared on the organization for M1: Assignment 3.

Develop a PowerPoint presentation that accomplishes the following:

  1. Create a diagram of the organizational structure showing the hierarchy and chain of command.
  2. Develop a flowchart that analyzes the steps of the organization’s business processes.
  3. Conduct a capacity analysis of the location(s) and logistics. Your capacity analysis should address both short- and long-term implications regarding all aspects of the business process, including storage, production, processes, costs, and accessibility.

Develop a PowerPoint presentation. In addition to the slides, include a detailed outline in the speaker notes section explaining the content on each slide. Be sure to support your responses using at least two scholarly sources from the Argosy University online library resources or the Internet. Cite the sources for your information.

Make sure your presentation adheres to the following Presentation Guidelines:

  • Create a presentation that is professional and visually appealing.
  • Include a combination of text and graphics.
  • Do not write out your entire presentation on the slides. Use bullet points of keywords and short phrases instead of long sentences and paragraphs.
  • Create your presentation (slides and speaker notes) using language that can be easily understood by the intended audience.
  • Use APA formatting for your slides and Speaker Notes (outline).

Write in a clear, concise, and organized manner. Your response should demonstrate ethical scholarship in appropriate and accurate representation and attribution of sources (i.e., APA); and display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

Develop a 5–10-slide presentation (including the title slide and reference slide) in PowerPoint format. Apply APA standards to citation of sources. Use the following file naming convention: LastnameFirstInitial_M2_A2.ppt.

By the due date assigned, deliver your assignment to the Submissions Area.

Grading Criteria

Assignment Components Maximum Points
Create a diagram of the organizational structure showing the hierarchy and chain of command.

28

Develop a flowchart that analyzes the steps of the organization’s business processes.

32

Conduct a capacity analysis of the location(s) and logistics.

20

Write in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in appropriate and accurate representation and attribution of sources (i.e., APA); and display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Use of scholarly sources aligns with specified assignment requirements.

20

Total:

100

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Criteria




GR1 Create a diagram of the organizational structure showing the hierarchy and chain of command.

Maximum Points

/ 28

Maximum Points – 28 points





GR2 Develop a flowchart that analyzes the steps of the organization’s business processes.

Maximum Points

/ 32

Maximum Points – 32 points





GR3 Conduct a capacity analysis of the location(s) and logistics.

Maximum Points

/ 20

Maximum Points – 20 points





GR4 Write in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in appropriate and accurate representation and attribution of sources (i.e., APA); and display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Use of scholarly sources aligns

Maximum Points

/ 20

Maximum Points – 20 points






Total

— / 100

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Assignment 2: LASA 1—Conducting an Organizational Assessment

The success of an organization depends heavily on its structure, strategies, and culture. In this assignment, you will develop an understanding of the importance of these elements in the success/failure of an enterprise.

This assignment is the first of the two LASA assignments you will complete in this course.

Using the Argosy University online library resources and the Internet, research methods of conducting internal and external environment analyses. Select at least three (3) scholarly sources to support the information in your report.

Description of LASA:

In this assignment, you will assess an organization’s current position in the internal and external environment.

Scenario:

You have been hired as a consultant to evaluate the performance of a manufacturing or service organization. As part of your function, you need to assess the organization’s current position with regard to their business operations, strategy, and organizational structure, as well as identify potential ethical issues management may face. The executive management team has asked you to submit a report of your findings.

Instructions:

Choose a publicly traded manufacturing or service organization to be the subject of your work for LASA 1 and LASA 2. (You should choose a different organization than you have used for previous assignments.) Select an organization about which there is an abundance of information made readily available to the public (via the corporate website, industry publications, business journals, etc.).

In preparation for your report, conduct your review of the organization using the following approach:

  • Evaluate the company’s business strategy and global competitiveness plan.
  • Conduct an internal assessment using SWOT analysis.
  • Assess the external environment via an external scenario evaluation.
  • Sketch the company’s organizational structure.
  • Using the tools of business process design, define the organization’s business process.
  • Identify any potential ethical issues that may impact the traditional management functions of the company and recommend preventative measures.

Utilize at least three sources in your research. Your document should be written in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

Write an 8–10-page report in Word format. Apply APA standards to citation of sources. Use the following file naming convention: LastnameFirstInitial_M3_A2.doc.

By the due date assigned, deliver your assignment to the Submissions Area.

LASA 1 Grading Criteria and Rubric

Assignment Components Maximum Points
Evaluate the company’s business strategy and global competitiveness plan.

32

Conduct an internal assessment using SWOT analysis.

32

Assess the external environment via an external scenario evaluation.

28

Diagram the company’s organizational structure.

28

Using the tools of business process design, define the organization’s business process.

36

Academic Writing
Write in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in appropriate and accurate representation and attribution of sources (i.e., APA); and display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Use of scholarly sources aligns with specified assignment requirements.

44

Total:

200

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GR1 Evaluate the company’s business strategy and global competitiveness plan.





Maximum Points

/ 32

Maximum Points – 32 points




GR2 Conduct an internal assessment using SWOT analysis.

Maximum Points

/ 32

Maximum Points – 32 points




GR3 Assess the external environment via an external scenario evaluation.

Maximum Points

/ 28

Maximum Points – 28 points




GR4 Diagram the company’s organizational structure.

Maximum Points

/ 28

Maximum Points – 28 points




GR5 Using the tools of business process design, define the organization’s business process.

Maximum Points

/ 36

Maximum Points – 36 points




GR6 Write in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in appropriate and accurate representation and attribution of sources (i.e., APA); and display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Use of scholarly sources aligns

Maximum Points

/ 44

































Maximum Points – 44 points

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