XMGT 230 All Assignments

XMGT 230 All Assignments
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Week One: Functions of Management
Details Due Points
Objectives 1.1 Define the four functions of management.
1.2 Explain how internal and external factors affect the four functions of management.
Course Preparation Read the course description and objectives.
Read the instructor’s biography and post your own.
Reading Read Ch. 1 of Management.
Reading Read Ch. 2 of Management.
Reading Read Ch. 3 of Management.
Participation Participate in class discussion. 10
Discussion Questions Respond to weekly discussion questions. 10
CheckPoint
Decision-Making Process Paper Resource: Ch. 3 of Management

Identify a time in your life when you had to make a personal or professional decision, such as buying a home, changing jobs, enrolling in school, or relocating to another state or region.

Write a 200- to 300-word description in which you discuss your decision-making process. Support your ideas with academic research. Include the following:

• Describe each step of your process.
• How similar was your decision-making process to the one described in the text?
• How might your decision be different if you had used the same steps included in the text?

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. 30


Summary of Week 1 Deliverables

Assignment Location Due
Bio Chat Room Forum Day 1 (Monday)
Discussion Question 1 Main Forum Day 2 (Tuesday)
Discussion Question 2 Main Forum ink Day 4 (Thursday)
Checkpoint Assignment - Decision-Making Process Paper Assignment Link Day 7 (Sunday)




Week Two: Functions of Management Cont.
Details Due Points
Objectives 2.1 Identify the steps in the decision-making process.
Individual
Internal and External Factors Paper Select an organization with which you are familiar.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you explain how internal and external factors affect the four functions of management.

Explain how the following internal and external factors affect the four functions of management. Include specific examples for each of the following:

• Globalization
• Technology
• Innovation
• Diversity
• Ethics

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. 160

Summary of Week 2 Deliverables
Assignment Location Due
Assignment: Internal and External Factors Paper Assignment Link Day 7 (Sunday)


Week Three: Planning as a Management Function
Details Due Points
Objectives 3.1 Describe the planning function of management.
Reading Read Ch. 4 of Management.
Reading Read Ch. 5 of Management.
Reading Read Appendix B of Management.
Participation Participate in class discussion. 10
Discussion Questions Respond to weekly discussion questions. 10
CheckPoint
Organizational Plans Write a 200-word paragraph answering the following questions:

• What are the different types of plans that organizations can use?
• What types of plans does your organization use, and why do they use these plans?

Format your paragraph consistent with APA guidelines. 30

Summary of Week 3 Deliverables

Assignment Location Due
Discussion Question 1 Main Forum Day 2 (Tuesday)
Discussion Question 2 Main Forum ink Day 4 (Thursday)
Checkpoint Assignment – Organizational Plans Assignment Link Day 7 (Sunday)




Week Four: Planning as a Management Function Cont.
Details Due Points
Objectives 4.1 Analyze various factors that influence strategic, tactical, operational, and contingency planning.
4.2 Analyze the effect that legal issues, ethics, and corporate social responsibility have on management planning.
Individual
Management Planning Presentation Imagine you are an executive for BP, and you are preparing a presentation for the board of directors about the organization’s direction.

Create a 10- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation, with speaker notes, in which you address the following:

• Evaluate the planning function of management as it relates to the organization’s goals and strategies. Use steps in the planning process outlined in the text.

• Analyze the influence that legal issues, ethics, and corporate social responsibility have had on management planning at BP. Provide at least one example for each.

• Analyze at least three factors that influence the company's strategic, tactical, operational, and contingency planning.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. 160

Summary of Week 4 Deliverables
Assignment Location Due
Assignment: Management Planning Presentation Assignment Link Day 7 (Sunday)


Week Five: Organizing as a Management Function
Details Due Points
Objectives 5.1 Describe the organizing function of management.
5.2 Identify various types of organizational structures.
Reading Read Ch. 8 of Management.
Reading Read Ch. 9 of Management.
Reading Read Ch. 10 of Management.
Participation Participate in class discussion. 10
Discussion Questions Respond to weekly discussion questions. 10
CheckPoint
Organizational Chart Consider an organization for which you have worked.
Draw its organization chart and describe it by using terms from Ch. 8 of Management.
Write a 200-word paragraph describing your experience with the organization. Did you enjoy working there? Explain your response.
Submit your paragraph and your organizational chart to your instructor.
Format your paragraph consistent with APA guidelines. 30

Summary of Week 5 Deliverables

Assignment Location Due
Discussion Question 1 Main Forum Day 2 (Tuesday)
Discussion Question 2 Main Forum ink Day 4 (Thursday)
Checkpoint Assignment – Organizational Charts Assignment Link Day 7 (Sunday)


Week Six: Organizing as a Management Function Cont.
Details Due Points
Objectives 6.1 Explain the relationship between organizational functions and organizational structures.
Individual
Organizational Structure Paper Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you select an organization with which you are familiar and present the following items as they relate to that organization:

• Describe the organizational structure of your selected organization. Compare and contrast that structure with two different organizational structures.

• Evaluate how organizational functions, such as marketing, finance, human resources, and operations, influence and determine the organizational structure of your selected organization.

• Explain how organizational design, such as geographic, functional, customer-based, product, service, hybrid, matrix, marketing channels, and departmentalization organizational design, helps determine which structure best suits your selected organization’s needs.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. 200

Summary of Week 6 Deliverables
Assignment Location Due
Assignment: Organizational Structure Paper Assignment Link Day 7 (Sunday)


Week Seven: Leading as a Management Function
Details Due Points
Objectives 7.1 Differentiate between management and leadership.
7.2 Describe the role and responsibilities of leaders in creating and maintaining a healthy organizational culture.
Reading Read Ch. 6 of Management.
Reading Read Ch. 11 of Management.
Reading Read Ch. 12 of Management.
Participation Participate in class discussion. 10
Discussion Questions Respond to weekly discussion questions. 10
CheckPoint
Great Job Write a 200- to 300-word paragraph answering the following questions:

• Can someone who is a leader not be a manager? Why or why not?
• Can someone who is a manager not be a leader? Why or why not?

Format your paragraph consistent with APA guidelines. 30

Summary of Week 7 Deliverables

Assignment Location Due
Discussion Question 1 Main Forum Day 2 (Tuesday)
Discussion Question 2 Main Forum ink Day 4 (Thursday)
Checkpoint Assignment – Great Job Assignment Link Day 7 (Sunday)


Week Eight: Leading as a Management Function Cont.
Details Due Points
Objectives 8.1 Explain considerations of leading a diverse workforce.
8.2 Explain the relationship between setting effective expectations and organizational performance.
Nongraded Activities and Preparation
Management and Leadership Presentation (Preparation) Begin working on your Final Project due in Week Nine.



Week Nine: Controlling as a Management Function
Details Due Points
Objectives 9.1 Identify various control mechanisms.
9.2 Apply management functions to achieve business goals.
Reading Read Ch. 16 of Management.
Participation Participate in class discussion. 10
Capstone Discussion Question Respond to the capstone discussion question.

• What are the different types of control systems? What are some advantages and disadvantages of the various control mechanisms? How does your organization use the steps of the control process? 20
Final Project
Management and Leadership Presentation Imagine that you are an expert in the principles of business leadership. You have been invited to present at a conference held for some of the top executives at Fortune 500 companies. Your assigned topic is leveraging leadership to maximize business success.

Create a 15- to 20-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation in which you address the following:

• Introduction to leadership

o Explain the differences between management and leadership and how cultivating leadership skills in managers can benefit the organization.

o Explain how managers can set effective expectations for their employees to increase organizational performance.

• Organizational culture

o Describe how managers, when applying leadership principles, can contribute to a healthy organizational culture.

• Managerial control

o Identify some key control mechanisms and describe how management can apply them to aid in achieving organizational goals.

• Leveraging diversity

o Summarize some best practices for leading a diverse workforce, and the benefits that can come to the organization through leveraging diversity.

Support your presentation with the concepts discussed in class and from the text, and your personal experiences.

Include the speaker notes to explain the key points in your presentation. 250
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