Business Finance
BUS 330 - Rule of the Road

Question Description

Assignment 1: Rule of the Road
Worth 120 points

Imagine you made your hobby of building model airplanes into a small business that produces very small remote control aircraft's capable of long sustained flights. You are ready to expand your business by competing for Department of Homeland Security contracts.



Write a four (4) page paper in which you:
1. Analyze how the federal act supports and favors your business over large multinational organizations that build aircrafts (e.g., Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation).
2. Create an organizational chart that would best support working within the federal contracting system and explain the value of each position (i.e., internal contracting officer) to your proposed business.
3. Use at least three (4) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.



Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
  • Explain the basics of how and from whom the federal government buys what it needs.
  • Apply the rules of federal government contracting.
  • Compare the government’s key players and describe their main functions.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in contract administration and management.
  • Write clearly and concisely about contract administration and management using proper writing mechanics.


Points: 120

Assignment 1: Rule of the Road

Criteria

Unacceptable

Below 60% F

Meets Minimum Expectations

60-69% D

Fair

70-79% C

Proficient

80-89% B

Exemplary

90-100% A

1. Analyze how the federal act supports and favors your business over large multinational organizations that build aircrafts (e.g., Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation).

Weight: 40%

Did not submit or incompletely analyzed how the federal act supports and favors your business over large multinational organizations that build aircrafts (e.g., Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation).

Insufficiently analyzed how the federal act supports and favors your business over large multinational organizations that build aircrafts (e.g., Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation).

Partially analyzed how the federal act supports and favors your business over large multinational organizations that build aircrafts (e.g., Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation).

Satisfactorily analyzed how the federal act supports and favors your business over large multinational organizations that build aircrafts (e.g., Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation).

Thoroughly analyzed how the federal act supports and favors your business over large multinational organizations that build aircrafts (e.g., Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation).

2. Create an organizational chart that would best support working within the federal contracting system and explain the value of each position (i.e., Internal Contracting Officer) to your proposed business.

Weight: 45%

Did not submit or incompletely created an organizational chart that would best support working within the federal contracting system; did not submit or incompletely explained the value of each position (i.e., Internal Contracting Officer) to your proposed business.

Insufficiently created an organizational chart that would best support working within the federal contracting system; insufficiently explained the value of each position (i.e., Internal Contracting Officer) to your proposed business.

Partially created an organizational chart that would best support working within the federal contracting system; partially explained the value of each position (i.e., Internal Contracting Officer) to your proposed business.

Satisfactorily created an organizational chart that would best support working within the federal contracting system; satisfactorily explained the value of each position (i.e., Internal Contracting Officer) to your proposed business.

Thoroughly created an organizational chart that would best support working within the federal contracting system; thoroughly explained the value of each position (i.e., Internal Contracting Officer) to your proposed business.

3. 3 references

Weight: 5%

No references provided

Does not meet the required number of references; all references poor quality choices.

Does not meet the required number of references; some references poor quality choices.

Meets number of required references; all references high quality choices.

Exceeds number of required references; all references high quality choices.

4. Clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting requirements

Weight: 10%

More than 8 errors present

7-8 errors present

5-6 errors present

3-4 errors present

0-2 errors present

Final Answer

Attached.

Running Head: Rule of the Road.
STUDENT:
PROFESSOR:
COURSE:
DATE:

RULE OF THE ROAD.

1

Running Head: Rule of the Road.
ABSTRACT.
Since at least the 1950s, the United States’ economic policy has tilted in favor of small
businesses, rather than the large businesses. This is such that the small businesses have been
exempted from other regulations that have to be followed by larger businesses. Yet again, small
businesses are favored when it comes to awarding federal contracts, are provided with their
individual federal agency and are even taxed less. This way, small businesses, such as mine are
able to thrive more hence contributing more to the economy. This paper will therefore discuss
how the federal act will support and favor my business. Other than this, it will create an
organizational chart to be used within the federal contracting system.
Keywords: Federal acquisition act, Contracting Officer, federal contracting.

2

Running Head: Rule of the Road.
The federal acquisition act has been known to champion and promote the growth of small
businesses over large multinational corporations such as Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation. This is
because small businesses are the drivers of the economy other than being innovative leaders,
whereas the larger multinational companies are product oriented and well established. Yet again,
these small businesses have accounted for the 55% of the innovations in the United States, other
than creating 3 out of every 4 new private sector positions that give jobs to about half of all the
American employees. The federal government finds itself in a win-win situation when it
provides small businesses with contracting opportunities. The small businesses receive capital
needed to create and maintain new jobs when it does business with the federal government. The
federal agencies on the other hand receive the technical expertise and creativity that is need...

ProfAlston (7972)
Duke University

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