Leadership

Paper Title:  Leadership – Weekly Analysis

The attached APA Paper Template must be used for all written assignments in this course.  The APA Paper Template is also posted in the Resources Section

Assignment Instructions

Assignment Instructions

7-8-page Paper not counting the Title page and Reference page

Assignment overview and directions:

•      You are providing an overview of week 1-7.

•      Each lesson and reading assignment should be talked about in about a page for each week. A half page for the introduction and conclusion.

•      This should be the format of your Paper:

A.   Introduction:

Introduction should BRIEFLY tell your reader what you will discuss in the paper. Point out the main points of the paper in the introduction.

B.  Body of your paper: (7 – 8 Pages total in length)-Your thoughts should be supported with material from our text as well as outside research.

o   Outline and explain what the most interesting aspects of each week were (Each week should be written on a separate page).

o   Then, find specific material that relates to EACH WEEK by researching our library and tell me how the material relates our text and why it would be important to understand.

C.   Conclusion:

BRIEFLY summarize the contents of the paper.  Restate the main points of the paper in the conclusion. You should then end your paper with a conclusion about what you have written and tell me how this material will help YOU LEAD

Paper References

Please support your ideas, arguments, and opinions with independent research, include at least four (4) supporting references or sources (do NOT use Wikipedia, unknown, undated, or anonymous sources, such as websites).

Submission Instructions/Check List:

•       APA Template used

•       Title Page correct

•       Abstract not required

•       Introduction included

•       Body of paper addresses the sections outlined above in B.

•       Headings are used to organize the body of the paper– Review Announcement on Headings 

•       In Text Citations are correct

•       Conclusion included

•       All Text is double spaced

•       Reference page correct and required four sources are listed 

•       Paper is 7- 8 pages in length not counting the title and reference pages.

•       Paper is in MS Word and submitted as an attachment in either a .doc or .docx format.

Management homework

Resources: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), University Library, Library resources: Company Directories and Financials 

Select a publicly traded, U.S. corporation with which you are familiar or one where you currently work or have worked in the past.

Research the company on the Internet and download the Income Statement, Statement of Shareholders’ Equity, Balance Sheet, and Statement of Cash Flows.

Develop a minimum 700-word examination of the financial statements and include the following:

  • Determine the net income for the current fiscal year (FY). Is this income up or down from the prior year? 
  • Explain the relevance of changes in net income to investors.
  • Determine the ending balance in shareholders’ equity. Why would organizations such as labor unions be interested in this?
  • Determine the total value of assets. 
  • Discuss the relevance of the total value of assets to potential creditors and why this is important.
  • Compute the return on assets. Discuss the relative profitability of the company based on your results.
  • Compute the working capital and current ratio. Evaluate the relative liquidity of the company based on your results.
  • Compute the debt to assets ratio and the free cash flow for your company. Analyze the results and comment on the relative solvency of the company.
  • Discuss how the financial statements are used in your current role or a position you would like to hold. How might these aid you in managerial decision making?

Show your work in Microsoft® Word or Excel®. 

Complete calculations/computations using Microsoft® Word or Excel®.   

Include the four financial statements along with your assignment.

Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines. 

Edit question’s body

Edit question’s attachments 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT 589

Write a six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you:

1. Describe the leadership style that Ben Samuels exhibited as the plant manager for Consolidated Products. Provide three (3) examples of his leadership actions and behavior. Discuss the pros and cons in each example you describe to support the response.

2. Analyze the leadership style that Phil Jones exhibited as he took over to replace Ben. Provide three (3) examples of his leadership actions and behavior, assessing the pros and cons in each example you describe to support the response.

3. Compare and contrast the leadership styles of Ben and Phil. Provide three (3) examples of the similarities and differences between these leaders and discuss how each leader might address contemporary leadership issues and challenges in Israel today.

4. Discuss what you would do now with Phil, based on his performance. Discuss the pros and cons of your decision.

5. Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar websites do not qualify as quality resources.

Your assignment must:

· 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:

· Apply the concepts of project leadership to implement sound leadership practices and lead high-performance teams effectively in a project environment.

· Determine the most appropriate leadership style (e.g., directive, consultative, participative, or delegative) in a project environment to manage the project effectively.

· Analyze the project team using Jung theory and the four personality traits to understand human behavior and motivate team members.

MGMT101 Week 3 Quiz Latest

Question 1 of 10

According to the AMU Plagiarism policy, which of the following are examples of academic dishonesty:

A. Using information from a source without giving credit in-text and in the reference page to that source

B. Using another student’s paper as your own

C. Helping another student cheat or be dishonest in class

D. All of the above

Question 2 of 10

Using this passage from the AMU Plagiarism Policy: The most frequently observed form of academic dishonesty is plagiarism. Plagiarism is the adoption or incorporation of another’s ideas without proper attribution of the source. It is more simply defined as taking the writings of another person or people and representing them to be one’s own. Consider this passage from a student’s essay: A simple definition of plagiarism is taking the writings of another person and adopting or incorporating their ideas without proper source attribution. Is the sentence above considered:

A. A paraphrase because it expresses only the idea of the passage and does not use key phrases or groups of words from the original

B. a rearrangement of the author’s words, therefore not a paraphrase

C. Neither

D. Both

Question 3 of 10

Here is the original sentence from Conner’s Learn More Now (2004), page 40: These tips will help you learn from what you see. Write your favorite tips in ornate letters on a sticky note, and post it on your refrigerator door, the front of your journal, or your dresser mirror-anyplace that you see each day. Consider this passage from a student’s eessay: “These tips will help you learn from what you see. Write your favorite tips in ornate letters on a sticky note, and post it on your refrigerator door, the front of your journal, or your dresser mirror-anyplace that you see each day” wrote the author of the book. Is the sentence from the essay:

A. Cited correctly and does not need the author’s name, year, or page number.

B. Is missing the publisher

C. Does not need to be cited

D. Should have the author’s last name, the year, and the page number in parenthesis at the end of the quote

Question 4 of 10

Here is the original sentence from Conner’s Learn More Now (2004), page 42: As an auditory listener, you’re at an advantage in a word-based society, but even you can become overwhelmed when too much information comes at you. Consider this passage from a student’s essay: Conner (2004) says that people who learn through listening learn easily because our society is built for them. She also cautions that information overload can happen to anyone, even if they are in the right type of environment. The sentence from the essay is:

A. Cited correctly as a paraphrase because it expresses the source’s idea and is totally reworded

B. Does not need to be cited at all

C. Is missing the book title and publisher

D. Should have the author’s full name in italics and quotation marks

Question 5 of 10

Here is the original passage from Conner’s Learn More Now (2004), page 54: If you’re stressed, preoccupied, or afraid to make mistakes, even the best intentions won’t bring you success. That’s because emotions play a physiological role in the learning process. Consider this passage from a student’s essay: “If you’re stressed, preoccupied, or afraid to make mistakes, even the best intentions won’t bring you success. That’s because emotions play a physiological role in the learning process.” (Learn More Now, 2004, p. 54).

A. The citation at the end of the sentence is correct.

B. There should not be quotation marks anywhere in the sentence.

C. The period should be only after the close parenthesis and the author’s last name should be used instead of the book title, the year and page number are correct.

D. Because this passage is something we already learned, it does not need to be cited at all.

Question 6 of 10

Here is the original passage from Conner’s Learn More Now (2004), page 155: A mentor is someone who is skilled or experienced in an area you’re learning about, who uses their background to help you fill your learning gaps. Consider this passage from a student’s essay: A mentor is someone who is skilled or experienced in an area one is learning about, who uses their background to help a student fill their learning gap. This sentence is:

A. Correct as is and does not need to be cited

B. Should be cited as a direct quote because it uses the same words as the author

C. Should be cited as a paraphrase because it is written in the student’s own words

D. Should mention the book title somewhere in the sentence

Question 7 of 10

Here is the original passage from Conner’s Learn More Now (2004), page 144: Completing a portion of the project on your own works best for you because it gives you time to focus your attention and concentrate.Consider this passage from a student’s essay: Completing a portion of the project on your own works best for you because it gives you time to focus your attention and concentrate (Conner, 2004, p. 144). This sentence:

A. Is cited correctly

B. Is missing the author’s first name and book title

C. Is missing quotation marks

D. Should have the citation at the beginning of the sentence

Question 8 of 10

Here is the original passage from Conner’s Learn More Now (2004), page 8: Some people learn for the sake of learning, and other people learn for the gratification they get from meeting people in learning settings.Consider this passage from a student’s essay: Marcia Conner writes, “Some people learn for the sake of learning, and other people learn for the gratification they get from meeting people in learning settings” (Conner, M. (2004). Learn more now. Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley and Sons). This sentence:

A. Does not need quotation marks

B. Is cited correctly

C. Is missing a period at the end of the quote after “settings”

D. Is being cited with the format of a reference instead of a citation

Question 9 of 10

Here is the original passage from Conner’s Learn More Now (2004), page 30: If you think, “I’m too busy with my spouse and children,” consider getting them involved (Conner, 2004. p. 30). Consider this passage from a student’s essay: Conner (2004) states “If you think, “I’m too busy with my spouse and children,” consider getting them involved” ( p. 30). This sentence:

A. Does not need quotation marks in the inner quote

B. Is correct and does not need to be changed at all.

C. Should have the author’s name at the end and not the beginning

D. Should have single quotes (‘example’) within the outer quote

Question 10 of 10

Here is the original passage from Conner’s Learn More Now (2004), page 198: When you’re required to use the equipment, the chairs, and the furniture that’s available, remember that you can usually find ways to customize your space. For instance, if you prefer a more reclined or relaxed seat: – Place a cushion or a pillow on your chair. – Put your feet up, even if only on the leg supports of a table in front of you. – Avoid chairs altogether and stand or sit on the floor. Consider this passage from a student’s essay: In Learn More Now (Conner, 2004), the author writes about how to make any environment one’s own. She suggests that someone can place a cushion or a pillow on your chair, put your feet up, even if only on the leg supports of a table in front of you, avoid chairs altogether and stand or sit on the floor (p. 198). This sentence is:

A. Missing quotation marks around the whole thing beginning from “In” to “Floor”.

B. Is cited correctly.

C. Does not need quotation marks at all because it is in the student’s own words.

D. Should have quotation marks around the three suggestions beginning with “place” and ending with “floor.”