|Assignment ID Number||AFFGEHU83939HD|
|Type of Document||Essay|
|Number of Pages||10 Pages|
Answer each of the following four essay questions in 3-5 short paragraphs. Please be sure your answer is clear, logical, well organized, specific and to the point (i.e. business-like). You will need to do some research and demonstrate solid critical thinking and analysis skills. Provide at least two references used (in addition to our text). Suggestion: When discussing terms like “controlling” it would be useful to begin w/a brief authoritative definition of the term.
1. Managers engage in “Planning” activities at all organizational levels, from strategic planning at the executive leadership level, to budgeting and other resource planning at middle management levels, to project, product, staffing, etc. (operational planning) at lower levels. How do these planning activities in a virtual organization differ from more traditional approaches?
2. Managers engage in “Organizing” activities to control resources at all organizational levels. How do organizing activities in a virtual organization differ from more traditional approaches?
3. Managers engage in “Directing/Leading” activities at all organizational levels. How do directing/leading activities in a virtual organization differ from more traditional approaches?
4. Managers engage in “Controlling” activities at all organizational levels. How do controlling activities in a virtual organization differ from more traditional approaches?
|Criteria||0 – 1 Points||2 – 3 Point||4 – 5 Points||Total|
|Professional communication||Unprofessional communication; many errors; no APA||Minor grammar, spelling, and APA errors||Postings are professional and in standard written English with APA|
|Complete addressing of assessment criteria||Criteria not fully addressed||Minimal response to criteria; minor aspects missing||All criteria are fully addressed|
|Evidence of critical thinking or extending information||Critical thinking or extending information not evident||Obvious responses to questions; little thought evident||Posts demonstrate critical thinking with evidence base from research or experience|
|Course connections.||No connections provided||Minimal connections provided to readings/activities||Clear connections to readings/activities|
|Submitted an overview / summary of the case selected for analysis. Also identified those procedural steps to be analyzed.||Did not provide an adequate overview or summary of the selected case or failed to identify those steps to be analyzed.||Provides an adequate overview or summary of the selected case and steps to be analyzed though may not be clear or complete.||Case overview is clearly presented including all appropriate investigative steps to be analyzed.|