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UMUC BMGT365 case 2




Case Study #2;Instructions;Structural Empowerment Paper (20 percent);This paper continues the saga of Ted?s leadership at Wine Lovers Enterprise. Therefore, students will use the first assignment as a basis for this assignment. However, students may elect to start anew with the case study provided to them.;You are to help Ted address his role as relationship builder. Interface the plan you have created in the leader vs. manager assignment with a plan for Ted?s need to address the potential threats to workforce harmony as well as his new business consultants. Emphasize his role as leader and what he can do to build his relationship with his employees so thathe empowers his managers and workforce to implement his vision for the company.;The goal of this paper is to have students link the concepts of Ted as a social architect, change agent, and individual to Ted as a relationship builder. Think of a relationship builder as a leader who aligns people to his or her vision. Again, students will write from the leader?s perspective.;Remember that in order to determine strategic direction, the leader must look inward, outward, forward and beyond.;Students will create a Leadership Plan in which students will discuss how Ted can create structural empowerment in his environment.;Discuss the role of Ted as a leader to motivate, empower, communicate and develop teams;? Discuss how Ted should address cultural diversity within the organization;Discuss the areas in the original plan that would require change to accommodate Ted?s role as a relationship builder.;Students are expected to be creative but realistic in applying the concepts from the course to expand Ted?s environment and leadership role.;Required Formatting of the Structural Empowerment Paper;This report should be double spaced, 12-point font, and three to four pages in length excluding the title page and reference page;Title page with your name, the course name, the date, and instructor?s name;Include references with at least one reference other than the textbook;Use headings;Writing is expected to be clear and concise;This paper is to be written in the third person. There should be no words in the paper such as ?I, we or you,?;Use APA formatting for in-text citations and reference page. You are expected to paraphrase and not use quotes. Deductions will be taken when quotes are used and found to be unnecessary;Submit the paper in the Assignment Folder.;Due Date;Sep 28, 2014 11:59 PM;Hide Rubrics;Rubric Name: Written Assignment (20%);Criteria Outstanding Superior Good Substandard Failure;Critical Thinking/Reasoning 7 points;demonstrates a high degree of critical thinking, is consistent in accurately interpreting questions && material;provides solid assumptions, reasoning && claims;provides thorough analysis & evaluation with sound conclusions;5.95 points;shows good critical thinking, accurately interprets most questions && material;usually identifies relevant arguments/reasoning/claims, offers good analysis & evaluation with fairly sound conclusions;5.25 points;shows occasional critical thinking, questions & material is at times accurately interpreted, arguments/reasoning/claims are occasionally explained, offers fair analysis & evaluation with a conclusion;4.55 points;shows little critical thinking, misinterprets questions or material, ignores or superficially evaluates, justifies little and seldom explains reasoning, draws unwarranted conclusions;3.85 points;lacks critical thinking consistently offers biased interpretations, ignores or superficially evaluates, argues using poor reasoning, and/or unwarranted claims;Application of Concepts/Development 7 points;arguments or positions are well-supported with evidence from the readings/experience, ideas go beyond the course material and recognize implications and extensions of the material and concepts;5.95 points;arguments or positions are mostly supported by evidence from the readings and course content, ideas presented demonstrate student?s understanding of the material and concepts;5.25 points;arguments are more often based on opinion or unclear views than on position grounded in the readings of material or external sources of material;4.55 points;arguments are frequently illogical and unsubstantiated, student may resort to ad hominem attacks on the author instead of making meaningful application of the material;3.85 points;a meaningful attempt to explain or support ideas does not exist;Attention to Instructions 3 points;demonstrated full understanding of requirements, responded to each aspect of assignment;2.55 points;demonstrated understanding of requirements, missed one minor aspect of assignment;2.25 points;demonstrated some understanding of requirements, missed a key element or two minor aspects of assignment;1.95 points;failed to show a firm understanding of requirements, missed two key elements or several minor aspects of assignment;1.65 points;did not demonstrate understanding of assignment requirements;Clarity, including grammar 2 points;writing is clear and easy to follow, grammar and spelling are all correct, formatting gives a professional look and adds to readability;1.7 points;most ideas are presented clearly, occasional spelling and/or grammar issues;1.5 points;wordy, some points require rereading to understand fully, more than an occasional spelling and/or grammar;1.3 points;unclear and difficult to understand, frequent spelling and grammar issues;1.1 points;largely incomprehensible writing/poorly written in terms of mechanics and structure;Adherence to APA style (6th ed.) 1 point;no APA style errors;0.85 points;attempts in-text citation and reference list but 1 or 2 APA style errors are present;0.75 points;attempts in-text citation and reference list, APA style errors are present, inconsistencies in citation usage can be found throughout the document;0.65 points;attempts either in-text citation or reference list but omits the other;0.55 points;no attempt at APA style;Overall Score Outstanding;18 or more Superior;16 or more Good;14 or more Substandard;12 or more Failure;0 or more


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