Evaluating Pressures For Change
Field: Business & Finance
Being able to recognize potential pressures that require an organization to change its practices or processes is a vital for its success. Examine an organization in the field or industry in which you work, or are planning to work. In 1,000-1,250 words, evaluate the pressures the organization currently faces and discuss the potential effects these pressures could have on the organization. You will use your evaluation of this organization for your Implementing Change assignment. Include the following: 1.Identify and describe the organization you are evaluating. Provide an overview of the industry within which the organization operates. 2.Identify the environmental and organizational pressures currently driving organizational change in your field or industry. Explain the origin or reason for these pressures, and explain how they directly affect the viability of your organization. 3.Predict what type of organizational changes (first-order/second-order) these pressures may cause within the organization. 4.Provide support for your analysis and prediction. Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required. This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion. You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.
This is the Rubic please use it:
70.0 %Content 10.0 % Describe Organization and Industry A specific organization is not identified. The industry of the organization is not described. A specific organization is identified; little to no detail is provided to give insight into the organization. A partial description of the industry of the organization is presented. A specific organization is identified and generally described. A summary of the industry of the organization is presented. More detail is needed to provide a comprehensive look at the organization and industry. A specific organization is identified and described. A description of the industry of the organization is presented. Some detail is needed to provide a comprehensive look at the organization or industry. A specific organization is identified; the organizational description provides insight into the organizational attributes (vision, mission, goals, etc.) and goals. A clear description of the industry is presented that illustrates the current state of the industry and where it is heading. The overall narrative provides objective insight into the organization and the industry. 25.0 % Identification of Environmental and Organizational Pressures Driving Change Environmental and organizational pressures are not identified. At least one environmental or organizational pressure is referenced. It is unclear how the pressures identified relate to the organization or industry. There is no indication that these pressures are driving organizational change. Environmental and organizational pressures are generally described. The pressures identified generally relate to the organization or industry; it is unclear how the pressures drive organizational change. Key environmental and organizational pressures are described. The pressures described relate to the organization and industry. A general correlation between the pressures and how they drive organizational change is established. Major and minor environmental and organizational pressures are described. The pressures described clearly relate to the organization and industry. A very strong correlation between the pressures and how they drive organizational change is established. 25.0 % Predict Type of Organizational Changes Caused by Pressures A prediction of organizational change is not presented. The prediction is not based on the environmental or organizational pressures presented in the paper. A prediction for organizational change is referenced. It is unclear how this prediction relates to the organization and industry. The types of organizational change likely to occur are absent. A general prediction of organizational change is summarized. Key aspects of the prediction are vague. More information is needed in order to present a viable prediction. A prediction of organizational change is presented. A correlation between the pressures and the prediction has been established. First-order and second-order change have been identified. Some detail is needed for clarity. A well-developed prediction of organizational change likely to occur is described. A strong correlation between the pressures and the prediction has been established. First-order and second-order change are clearly identified and described. The prediction demonstrates insight into organizational change. 10.0 % Support for Analysis and Predictions No support is provided to support the analysis or predictions presented. Significant evidence is needed to establish support for both the analysis and prediction. Some evidence is needed to fully establish support for the analysis and prediction. Adequate evidence is provided to establish support for the analysis and prediction. Some minor detail is needed for clarity. The analysis and prediction are well developed. Strong evidence is used to create support for the findings. 20.0 %Organization and Effectiveness 7.0 % Thesis Development and Purpose Paper lacks any discernible overall purpose or organizing claim. Thesis is insufficiently developed or vague. Purpose is not clear. Thesis is apparent and appropriate to purpose. Thesis is clear and forecasts the development of the paper. Thesis is descriptive and reflective of the arguments and appropriate to the purpose. Thesis is comprehensive and contains the essence of the paper. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear. 20.0 %Organization and Effectiveness 8.0 % Argument Logic and Construction Statement of purpose is not justified by the conclusion. The conclusion does not support the claim made. Argument is incoherent and uses noncredible sources. Sufficient justification of claims is lacking. Argument lacks consistent unity. There are obvious flaws in the logic. Some sources have questionable credibility. Argument is orderly, but may have a few inconsistencies. The argument presents minimal justification of claims. Argument logically, but not thoroughly, supports the purpose. Sources used are credible. Introduction and conclusion bracket the thesis. Argument shows logical progression. Techniques of argumentation are evident. There is a smooth progression of claims from introduction to conclusion. Most sources are authoritative. Clear and convincing argument presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative. 20.0 %Organization and Effectiveness 5.0 % Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use) Surface errors are pervasive enough that they impede communication of meaning. Inappropriate word choice or sentence construction is used. Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the reader. Inconsistencies in language choice (register) or word choice are present. Sentence structure is correct but not varied. Some mechanical errors or typos are present, but they are not overly distracting to the reader. Correct and varied sentence structure and audience-appropriate language are employed. Prose is largely free of mechanical errors, although a few may be present. The writer uses a variety of effective sentence structures and figures of speech. Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English. 10.0 %Format 5.0 % Paper Format (use of appropriate style for the major and assignment) Template is not used appropriately, or documentation format is rarely followed correctly. Appropriate template is used, but some elements are missing or mistaken. A lack of control with formatting is apparent. Appropriate template is used. Formatting is correct, although some minor errors may be present. Appropriate template is fully used. There are virtually no errors in formatting style. All format elements are correct. 5.0 % Documentation of Sources (citations, footnotes, references, bibliography, etc., as appropriate to assignment and style) Sources are not documented. Documentation of sources is inconsistent or incorrect, as appropriate to assignment and style, with numerous formatting errors. Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, although some formatting errors may be present. Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is mostly correct. Sources are completely and correctly documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is free of error. 100 % Total Weightage