Critical Thinking: Setting and Achieving Goals (70 points)
The setting and achieving of goals is a critical part of leadership. A carefully designed plan is the key to the successful completion of organizational goals. Whether you are a leader or a follower you will be responsible for helping an organization to achieve its goals. Write a 900- to 1,200-word essay on the importance of developing plans to achieve organizational goals. You will need to write in the third person for this assignment.
In your paper, address the following:
Discuss two types of planning that organizations use to assist in the achievement of goals.
Determine when each planning type is most appropriate to use.
Incorporate references from at least two credible sources outside of this week’s readings to support your work. These sources should be peer-reviewed articles. The CSU-Global Library is a good place to find these sources.
Refer to the handouts and templates you used for the first Critical Thinking assignment in Week 2 in developing your effective and well-formatted paper. Be sure your paper follows APA style according to the CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA Requirements.