organizations

organizations

nit 3: Focus Paper
Write a three to five (3-5) page paper body that includes the following:

Using research on systems theory, describe and evaluate your organization as a system. You are free to select the appropriate framework for conducting this evaluation.
Identify an organizational problem or opportunity and evaluate solutions/recommendations based on using systems thinking.
The assignment will be evaluated using the Focus Paper Rubric located in the course syllabus. Therefore, please ensure it is written with proper grammar, in APA format (including clear section headings), and includes at least three cited and referenced resources – one of which must be a peer reviewed (scholarly) journal article.

Note: There is a Focus Paper Template in Doc Sharing.

The point distribution for the assignment will be as follows:

50% (25 points): Content, focus, use of research, and organization
30% (15 points): Analysis and critical thinking
20% (10 points): Writing style, grammar, APA format
Submit to the Unit 3: Focus Paper Dropbox. This assignment is due by the end of Unit 3 – Tuesday, 11:59 PM ET.

Unit 3: PowerPoint

Develop an eight to ten (8-10) slide presentation that includes the following:

Title slide
Mission statement
Analysis of the mission statement requirements:
States the ideals in a way than can be evaluated
Defines the business the organization wants to be in
Uniqueness – not transferrable to another organization
Has relevance to the organization’s stakeholders
Is exciting, challenging, and inspiring.
Recommendations for improvement.
Recommendations for improvement.
The point distribution for the assignment will be as follows:

50% (25 points): Content, focus, use of research, and organization
30% (15 points): Analysis and critical thinking
20% (10 points): Professional presentation, clarity of slides
Note: It is important that the slides be streamlined, interesting, and professional. The majority of the detail, analysis, and research should be placed in the notes sections.