Developing a Missile The Power of Autonomy and Learning

Developing a Missile The Power of Autonomy and Learning

Assignment 3: Developing a Missile: The Power of Autonomy and Learning

Due Week 6 and worth 240 points

Read the weekly assigned chapters and view the lectures before beginning the assignment.

Read the case study titled “Developing a Missile: The Power of Autonomy and Learning.” before starting this assignment.

Write a five to six (5-6) page paper in which you:

1.Formulate a one (1) paragraph vision statement for the team project as project leader for the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile program. 2.Analyze key actions that Terry Little took to foster higher levels of performance, and recommend, in retrospect, a new course of action for a comprehensive organizational change as if you were in his position. 3.Describe the fallacies, consistencies, and inconsistencies that emerged from Terry Little’s leadership tactics, geared toward inspiring the team to greater heights. Construct an argument for how you would have acted differently than Terry Little and support the position. 4.Recommend at least three (3) strategies to the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile program management team with a view to improving its operational performance. Provide three (3) specific examples to support the response. Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

•Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions. •Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length. The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

•Analyze differences in how people communicate across different cultures, and use effective communication strategies to foster positive and productive project team communication. •Use technology and information resources to research issues in project management leadership. •Write clearly and concisely about project management leadership using proper writing mechanics.

Points: 240

Assignment 3: Developing a Missile: The Power of Autonomy and Learning

Criteria

Unacceptable

Below 70% F

Fair

70-79% C

Proficient

80-89% B

Exemplary

90-100% A

1. Formulate a one (1) paragraph vision statement for the team project as project leader for the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile program.

Weight: 20%

Did not submit or incompletely formulated a one (1) paragraph vision statement for the team project as project leader for the Joint-Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile program.

Partially formulated a one (1) -paragraph vision statement for the team project as project leader for the Joint-Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile program.

Satisfactorily formulated a one (1) paragraph vision statement for the team project as project leader for the Joint-Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile program.

Thoroughly formulated a one (1) paragraph vision statement for the team project as project leader for the Joint-Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile program.

2. Analyze key actions that Terry Little took to foster higher levels of performance, and recommend, in retrospect, a new course of action for a comprehensive organizational change as if you were in his position.

Weight: 20%

Did not submit or incompletely analyzed key actions that Terry Little took to foster higher levels of performance, and did not submit or incompletely recommended, in retrospect, a new course of action for a comprehensive organizational change as if you were in his position.

Partially analyzed key actions that Terry Little took to foster higher levels of performance, and partially recommended, in retrospect, a new course of action for a comprehensive organizational change as if you were in his position.

Satisfactorily analyzed key actions that Terry Little took to foster higher levels of performance, and satisfactorily recommended, in retrospect, a new course of action for a comprehensive organizational change as if you were in his position.

Thoroughly analyzed key actions that Terry Little took to foster higher levels of performance, and thoroughly recommended, in retrospect, a new course of action for a comprehensive organizational change as if you were in his position.

3. Describe the fallacies, consistencies, and inconsistencies that emerged from Terry Little’s leadership tactics, geared toward inspiring the team to greater heights. Construct an argument for how you would have acted differently than Terry Little and support the position.

Weight: 25%

Did not submit or incompletely described the fallacies, consistencies, and inconsistencies that emerged from Terry Little’s leadership tactics, geared toward inspiring the team to greater heights. Did not submit or incompletely constructed an argument for how you would have acted differently that Terry Little and did not submit and incompletely supported the position.

Partially described the fallacies, consistencies, and inconsistencies that emerged from Terry Little’s leadership tactics, geared toward inspiring the team to greater heights. Partially constructed an argument for how you would have acted differently that Terry Little and partially supported the position.

Satisfactorily described the fallacies, consistencies, and inconsistencies that emerged from Terry Little’s leadership tactics, geared toward inspiring the team to greater heights. Satisfactorily constructed an argument for how you would have acted differently that Terry Little and satisfactorily supported the position.

Thoroughly described the fallacies, consistencies, and inconsistencies that emerged from Terry Little’s leadership tactics, geared toward inspiring the team to greater heights. Thoroughly constructed an argument for how you would have acted differently that Terry Little and thoroughly supported the position.

4. Recommend at least three (3) strategies to the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile program management team with a view to improving its operational performance. Provide three (3) specific examples to support the response.

Weight: 25%

Did not submit or incompletely recommended at least three (3) strategies to the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile program management team with a view to improving its operational performance. Did not submit or incompletely provided three (3) specific examples to support the response.

Partially recommended at least three (3) strategies to the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile program management team with a view to improving its operational performance. Partially provided three (3) specific examples to support the response.

Satisfactorily recommended at least three (3) strategies to the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile program management team with a view to improving its operational performance. Satisfactorily provided three (3) specific examples to support the response.

Thoroughly recommended at least three (3) strategies to the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile program management team with a view to improving its operational performance. Thoroughly provided three (3) specific examples to support the response.

5. Clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting requirements

Weight: 10%

More than 6 errors present

5-6 errors present

3-4 errors present

0-2 errors present
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