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May 10th, 2015
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Can someone please help me with these two assignments?

You will be building a formal, researched justification report (one part at a time) that culminates in a recommendation to implement a particular product, service, or program in your place of employment. This recommended product, service, or program should resolve a problem that you identify in your workplace and should be directed to your employer (even if you do not actually plan to share it with your employer).

Use the basic outline below to draft your paper. Organize your responses to each question under the following section headings:

• Problem Statement (for Question 1)

• Overview of Alternatives (for Question 2)

• Criteria (for Question 3)

• Methods (for Question 4)

Write a two (2) page, single-spaced report in which you:

1 Describe in detail a problem at work, persuading and convincing the reader that it needs fixing.

2 Provide a detailed description of two (2) possible solutions ("alternatives") that could be implemented to resolve the problem identified in Question 1.

3 Describe five (5) criteria that you will use to measure the worth of each alternative in Criterion 2. Note: The alternative that satisfies the most criteria to the highest degree will be the one you recommend later to your employer. Criteria are standards that the audience values and are therefore used to measure the worth of each alternative (common examples include cost, desirability, durability, efficiency, time it will take to implement, and practicality).

4 Describe in detail how you will conduct the research needed to determine the best recommended alternative to your employer

Your assignment must:

• Be typed, single 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, your 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.

Assignment 2.2: Justification Report - Part 2

In Part 1 of your Justification Report assignment, you built up the following sections: Problem Statement, Overview of Alternatives, Criteria, and Methods. In Part 2, you will revise Part 1 based on your instructor's suggestions and add to it the following sections: Evaluation of Alternatives, Findings and Analysis, and References.

Use the basic outline below to draft your paper. Organize your responses to each question under the following section headings:

• Evaluation of Alternatives (for Questions 1-3)

• Findings and Analysis (for Questions 4-5)

• References (for Question 6)

Write a two (2) page, single-spaced report in which you:

5 Research the two (2) alternatives (i.e. possible solutions) that you've identified in your Part 1 Evaluation of Alternatives section. Record bibliographic information during research.

 Example: You might research other organizations that have attempted similar solutions to the problem you have identified and explore the results of those experiments. 

6 Use what you discover in your research to evaluate each 

alternative by each of your five (5) criteria.

Example: If your research revealed that four companies similar to yours increased productivity after allowing their workers to telework from home three days per week, you might conclude that one of your suggested alternatives – in this case, the option to telework from home three days per week – satisfies one of your criterion of “Productivity” as a high-potential solution to a problem you’ve identified (of decreased worker morale and productivity at Doe’s Electronics). However, additional research might frustrate a recommendation of this alternative if it is found to fall short of other criteria while a second alternative fares better. For instance, a telework alternative might be found to be too costly to implement; too frustrating for consumers who prefer daily, in-person customer service; or too divergent from the company’s brand, “Always there for you!”

7 Organize the assignment by your criteria. Explain in narrative form how each of your two (2) alternatives stacks up against your first criterion. Next, explain how each alternative stacks up against your second criterion, etc.

Example: An abbreviated outline of what this longer section might look like based on the above example is below (Note: Only the first two [2] of five [5] required criteria are included to give you a feel for the structure). Your researched findings, represented as circled bullets below, should be explained in two to five (2-5) sentences. Include in-text citations and follow up with References in APA style):

 Evaluation of Alternatives Cost

Alternative A: Telework from home 3 days per week

Narrate findings based on research article 1 here}

Alternative B: Offer two extra Floating Holidays to each employee per year

{narrate findings based on research article 2 here}

Briefly summarize in narrative form the major discoveries that emerged from the Evaluation of Alternatives section.

Include a chart like the ones below to illustrate at a glance:

Figure 1: Alternatives Analyzed by Criteria


Telework Option

10 Floating Holiday Option

11 Productivity

12 Very high

13 Negligible increase

14 Cost

15 Very high

16 Moderate

17 Company Image

18 Increased

19 Negligible increase

20 Worker Morale

21 Increased

22 Negligible increase

23 Practicality

24 Moderate

25 Low

26 TOTAL Feasibility* of Alternatives based on Criteria?

27 Moderate to High

28 Low to Moderate

*Feasability = Capability of an alternative being carried out with success

Include an APA style (6th edition) References page that documents the two (2) sources (minimum) that you used and cited in-text in your Evaluation of Alternatives section.  Note that both resources may be secondary resources, or you may include one primary source and one secondary source. Remember that both in-text citations and References must be included (to avoid plagiarism) whenever you are directly quoting, summarizing, or paraphrasing researched material.

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