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I need an exam completed for MGT 585. The exam consists of four essay items designed to evaluate your knowledge of some of the critical management issues and functions that you have studied in this course. It is attached.;Attachment Preview;MGT 585-Fall 2014Exam.doc Download Attachment;MGT 585 ExamFall 2014;Instructions: This exam consists of four essay items designed to evaluate your knowledge of;some of the critical management issues and functions that you have studied in this;course. The exam is worth 100 points with each question being worth 25 points. Make;sure that you answer each question as thoroughly as possible and that you use;sufficient reference support to substantiate each response. Delve into the journal;literature to find research articles on the topics you are discussing. A grading rubric for;this exam is included below. When you have completed this exam, please submit it to;the appropriate dropbox in eCollege.;1. Planning;Planning in today's organizations takes many forms including (but not limited to) formal;and informal planning, strategic management, goal setting, etc. Discuss a major;planning issue and how it affects the overall performance of an organization. Support;your discussion with outside references (i.e., theoretical and/or research articles from;management journals). Provide the complete citations for these references immediately;below your response to this question, in proper APA format.;2. Organizing;Managers in organizations are often faced with a variety of challenges when organizing work;employees, resources, etc. Identify and discuss some of these challenges and explain;how you, if you had the authority to do so, would deal with them in your current;organization or in an organization in which you have worked in the past or are familiar;with. Support your discussion with outside references (i.e., theoretical and/or research;articles from management journals). Provide the complete citations for these references;immediately below your response to this question, in proper APA format.;3. Leading;In the current work environment, characterized by empowerment of the employee, some would;think that leadership is less important. However, leadership research continues to;evolve to include the ever-growing (yet changing) role of leaders in todays;organizations. Explore an area of leadership that interests you within your organization;(or an organization that you are familiar with) by: 1) providing a literature review of the;latest findings, and 2) making suggestions, based on your findings through the literature;review, on how this impacts your organization. Support your discussion with outside;references (i.e., theoretical and/or research articles from management journals).;Provide the complete citations for these references immediately below your response to;this question, in proper APA format.;Suggested Overview Article;Avolio, B. J., Walumbwa, F. O., & Weber, T. J. (2009). Leadership: Current theories, research;and future directions. Annual Review of Psychology, 60, 421-449.;4. Controlling;There are a variety of variables and processes that managers could and should control within;their organizations in order to improve the overall performance of these organizations.;What are some of these variables? How could a manager go about controlling these;variables? Support your discussion with outside references (i.e., theoretical and/or;research articles from management journals). Provide the complete citations for these;references immediately below your response to this question, in proper APA format.;Final Exam Grading Rubric;1. Planning;Response;and;Reference;Support;Demonstration of;applicable;knowledg;e of;manageri;al;planning.;The more;reference;support;you use;the better.;The;quality of;the;journals is;also;important.;Score;2. Organizing;Far Exceeds;Stan;dard;s;Thoroughly;dem;onstr;ated;appli;cable;know;ledg;e of;man;ageri;al;plan;ning.;Empirical;rese;arch;from;multi;ple;journ;al;articl;es;provi;ded;supp;ort;for;the;discu;ssion.;Seve;ral of;the;journ;al;articl;es;used;cam;e;from;toptier;journ;als.;(25);Thoroughly;Exceeds;Meets;Standa;rds;Standa;rds;Demonstrated;applica;ble;knowle;dge of;manag;erial;plannin;g;convinc;ing, but;could;have;gone;into a;bit;more;depth.;More;referen;ces;and;empiric;al;researc;h could;have;been;used to;support;the;discuss;ion and;more;referen;ces;could;have;come;from;top-tier;journal;s.;Demonstrated;applica;ble;knowle;dge of;manag;erial;plannin;g, but;could;have;gone;into;much;more;depth.;Much;more;referen;ces and;empiric;al;researc;h could;have;been;used to;support;the;discussi;on.;Most of;the;articles;came;from;lowerlevel;journals.;(18);Fails to Meet;Stand;ards;Failed to;demon;strate;applica;ble;knowle;dge of;manag;erial;plannin;g;lacks;any;signific;ant;degree;of;depth.;Hardly any;referen;ces or;empiric;al;resear;ch was;used to;suppor;t the;discus;sion.;The;few;articles;that;were;used;came;from;lowlevel;journal;s or;websit;es.;(21);(14);Demonstrated;Demonstrated;Failed to;Response;and;Reference;Support;Demonstration of;applicable;knowledg;e of;organizing. The;more;reference;support;you use;the better.;The;quality of;the;journals is;also;important.;Score;3. Leading;Response;and;Reference;Support;Demonstration of;applicable;dem;onstr;ated;appli;cable;know;ledg;e of;orga;nizin;g.;applica;ble;knowle;dge of;organiz;ing;convinc;ing, but;could;have;gone;into a;bit;more;depth.;More;referen;ces;and;empiric;al;researc;h could;have;been;used to;support;the;discuss;ion and;more;referen;ces;could;have;come;from;top-tier;journal;s.;Empirical;rese;arch;from;multi;ple;journ;al;articl;es;provi;ded;supp;ort;for;the;discu;ssion.;Seve;ral of;the;journ;al;articl;es;used;cam;e;from;toptier;journ;als.;(25);Thoroughly;dem;onstr;ated;appli;cable;know;ledg;applica;ble;knowle;dge of;organizi;ng, but;could;have;gone;into;much;more;depth.;Much;more;referen;ces and;empiric;al;researc;h could;have;been;used to;support;the;discussi;on.;Most of;the;articles;came;from;lowerlevel;journals.;(18);demon;strate;applica;ble;knowle;dge of;organiz;ing;lacks;any;signific;ant;degree;of;depth.;Hardly any;referen;ces or;empiric;al;resear;ch was;used to;suppor;t the;discus;sion.;The;few;articles;that;were;used;came;from;lowlevel;journal;s or;websit;es.;(21);(14);Demonstrated;applica;ble;knowle;dge of;leading;convinc;Demonstrated;applica;ble;knowle;dge of;leading;but;could;Failed to;demon;strate;applica;ble;knowle;dge of;leading;knowledg;e of;leading.;The more;reference;support;you use;the better.;The;quality of;the;journals is;also;important.;Score;4. Controlling;Response;and;Reference;Support;Demonstration of;applicable;knowledg;e of;controlling. The;more;reference;support;you use;e of;leadi;ng.;ing, but;could;have;gone;into a;bit;more;depth.;More;referen;ces;and;empiric;al;researc;h could;have;been;used to;support;the;discuss;ion and;more;referen;ces;could;have;come;from;top-tier;journal;s.;Empirical;rese;arch;from;multi;ple;journ;al;articl;es;provi;ded;supp;ort;for;the;discu;ssion.;Seve;ral of;the;journ;al;articl;es;used;cam;e;from;toptier;journ;als.;(25);Thoroughly;dem;onstr;ated;appli;cable;know;ledg;e of;contr;olling.;Empirical;rese;arch;from;have;gone;into;much;more;depth.;Much;more;referen;ces and;empiric;al;researc;h could;have;been;used to;support;the;discussi;on.;Most of;the;articles;came;from;lowerlevel;journals.;lacks;any;signific;ant;degree;of;depth.;Hardly any;referen;ces or;empiric;al;resear;ch was;used to;suppor;t the;discus;sion.;The;few;articles;that;were;used;came;from;lowlevel;journal;s or;websit;es.;(18);(21);Demonstrated;applica;ble;knowle;dge of;controll;ing;convinc;ing, but;could;have;gone;into a;bit;more;depth.;(14);Demonstrated;applica;ble;knowle;dge of;controlli;ng, but;could;have;gone;into;much;more;depth.;Much;more;Failed to;demon;strate;applica;ble;knowle;dge of;controll;ing;lacks;any;signific;ant;degree;of;depth.;the better.;The;quality of;the;journals is;also;important.;multi;ple;journ;al;articl;es;provi;ded;supp;ort;for;the;discu;ssion.;Seve;ral of;the;journ;al;articl;es;used;cam;e;from;toptier;journ;als.;Score;(25);Total Score;out of 100;More;referen;ces;and;empiric;al;researc;h could;have;been;used to;support;the;discuss;ion and;more;referen;ces;could;have;come;from;top-tier;journal;s.;referen;ces and;empiric;al;researc;h could;have;been;used to;support;the;discussi;on.;Most of;the;articles;came;from;lowerlevel;journals.;(18);Hardly any;referen;ces or;empiric;al;resear;ch was;used to;suppor;t the;discus;sion.;The;few;articles;that;were;used;came;from;lowlevel;journal;s or;websit;es.;(21);(14)

 

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