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Inspirational and powerful communication can contribute to leadership effectiveness; therefore, it is important to understand how to become a communicator that is inspirational and emotion-provoking. This is categorized in three ways: speaking and writing, principles of persuasion, and nonverbal communication. Select one of these categories most useful to you and describe how and why it is important. Next, building on that topic, discuss your current level of skill in that area, what you are going to focus on to improve it, and how this will help you to be a more effective leader.

 

There are numerous leadership initiatives that can contribute to achieving cultural diversity. Select a recent article from current events (past 90 days) that demonstrates at least one of these initiatives. Write a well-written presentation on this topic by providing a paragraph summarizing the primary components of the article and a second paragraph presenting your analysis of the article (Do you agree/disagree? Why/why not? Etc.). Be certain to provide a complete reference (APA) for the selected article.

 

This discussion is on Hoffa. Write a summary of the movie and provide analysis please, including:
• What are the workers’ working conditions?
• What do workers hope to achieve by gaining union representation?
• What is the union representation process?
• Should the company attempt to avoid unionization? How would they lawfully go about doing so? What does management need to change in order to create job satisfaction?

Please provide any references that are used.

 

Operational Plan

Develop an operational plan for an organization of your choice. Create a fictional organization that includes the name, type ofbusiness, size of organization, and the product or service that the organization offers. The paper must be between 10-12 papers in length and include five scholarly sources, in addition to the text. Include the following in the assignment:

Develop an organizational chart for the proposed organization.

Include the title of positions and a brief description of the positions’ duties and responsibilities.
Figure 7.7 on page 207 of the text provides an example of how to develop the organizational chart.

Define the organization’s vision, mission, and values

Outline the basic planning process for the organization and how the three levels of management influence this process.

Explain why the quality, productivity and profitability are important elements in the planning process

Evaluate the relationship between the human resource planning activities and the overall organizational strategy

Discuss the philosophy of management that will be applied to the management of the organization and how the structure of the organization will foster a positive work environment where employees will be motivated and productive.

Compose the steps of control and types of controls included in the control process for the organization.

Writing the Operational Plan

The Final Paper:

Must be 10 to 12 double-spaced pages in length, and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Must include a title page with the following:
Title of paper
Student’s name
Course name and number
Instructor’s name
Date submitted
Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.
Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.
Must use at least five scholarly sources from the Ashford Online Library, in addition to the text.
Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style
Plunkett, W. R., Allen, G. S., & Attner, R.F (2013). Management: Meeting and exceeding customer expectations (10th ed.). Mason, OH : South-Western Cengage Learning.

Required Resources

Articles
1. Kiechel, W., III. (2012, November). The management century. Harvard Business Review 90(11) 63-75. Retrieved from the EBSCOhost database.
2. Leidner, D.E., & Elam, J.J. (1994). Executive information systems: Their impact on executive decision making. Journal ofManagement Information Systems, 10(3), 139-155. Retrieved from the EBSCOhost database.
3. Maslow, A.H. (1943). A theory of human motivation. Psychological Review, 50(4), 370-396. Retrieved from the EBSCOhost database.
4. Quinn, R.E., & Kim, C. (1983). Organizational life cycles and shifting criteria of effectiveness: Some preliminary evidence.Management Science, 29(1), 33-51. Retrieved from the ProQuest database.