Conducting an Organizational Assessment

Jun 29th, 2014
DotaCN
Category:
Writing
Price: $10 USD

Question description

Conducting an Organizational Assessment

The success of an organization depends heavily on its structure, strategies, and culture. In this assignment, you will develop an understanding of the importance of these elements in the success/failure of an enterprise.

This assignment is the first of the two LASA assignments you will complete in this course.

Using the Argosy University online library resources and the Internet, research methods of conducting internal and external environment analyses. Select at least three (3) scholarly sources to support the information in your report.

Description of LASA:

In this assignment, you will assess an organization’s current position in the internal and external environment.

Scenario:

You have been hired as a consultant to evaluate the performance of a manufacturing or service organization. As part of your function, you need to assess the organization’s current position with regard to their business operations, strategy, and organizational structure, as well as identify potential ethical issues management may face. The executive management team has asked you to submit a report of your findings.

Instructions:

Choose a publicly traded manufacturing or service organization to be the subject of your work for LASA 1 and LASA 2. (You should choose a different organization than you have used for previous assignments.) Select an organization about which there is an abundance of information made readily available to the public (via the corporate website, industry publications, business journals, etc.).

In preparation for your report, conduct your review of the organization using the following approach:

  • Evaluate the company’s business strategy and global competitiveness plan.
  • Conduct an internal assessment using SWOT analysis.
  • Assess the external environment via an external scenario evaluation.
  • Sketch the company’s organizational structure.
  • Using the tools of business process design, define the organization’s business process.
  • Identify any potential ethical issues that may impact the traditional management functions of the company and recommend preventative measures.

Utilize at least three sources in your research. Your document should be written in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

Write an 8–10-page report in Word format. Apply APA standards to citation of sources. Use the following file naming convention: LastnameFirstInitial_M3_A2.doc.


Tutor Answer

(Top Tutor) Daniel C.
(997)
School: Boston College
PREMIUM TUTOR

Studypool has helped 1,244,100 students

8 Reviews


Summary
Quality
Communication
On Time
Value
kevin12622
Nov 28th, 2016
" Goes above and beyond expectations ! "
kiln82
Nov 19th, 2016
" awesome work thanks "
ashleyisgod
Nov 15th, 2016
" Top quality work from this guy! I'll be back! "
likeplum4
Nov 6th, 2016
" Excellent work as usual "
Molly_Moon
Oct 23rd, 2016
" AMAZING as always! "
kpcutie
Oct 14th, 2016
" Excellent job "
Hemapathy
Oct 1st, 2016
" all I can say is wow very fast work, great work thanks "
pmallory
Sep 22nd, 2016
" Totally impressed with results!! :-) "
Ask your homework questions. Receive quality answers!

Type your question here (or upload an image)

1825 tutors are online

Brown University





1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology




2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University




982 Tutors

Columbia University





1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University





2113 Tutors

Emory University





2279 Tutors

Harvard University





599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology



2319 Tutors

New York University





1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University





1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University





2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University





932 Tutors

Princeton University





1211 Tutors

Stanford University





983 Tutors

University of California





1282 Tutors

Oxford University





123 Tutors

Yale University





2325 Tutors