Contingency Planning Process

Purpose of Assignment
For this assignment, the student will identify and interview someone they know who is in a management role. This allows the student to integrate the experience of real world managers with their own insights into planning and strategy. The assignment reinforces the importance of contingency planning.
Assignment Steps
Interview someone you know who is in a management role. This can be at your current place of employment or someone you know personally working in a managerial role.
Prepare a 1,050-word discussion of the interview:
Define what is meant by a contingency plan
Explain who you interviewed and why you chose this person
Discuss what you discovered about contingency planning from your interview
Discuss how creativity and critical thinking are necessary in the development of a contingency plan.
Explain how you might integrate creativity into your own contingency planning process.
Identify the key steps that might be required in contingency planning.
Please note that you are not to include the interview questions with your submitted paper.
Format the assignment consistent with APA guidelines.