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Points: 480

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Assignment 4: Capstone Project

Criteria

Unacceptable

Below 70% F

Fair

70-79% C

Proficient

80-89% B

Exemplary

90-100% A

1. Analyze the company’s mission and vision statements against the performance of the organization. Then, evaluate how well the company lives out its mission and vision statement. Provide support from the organization’s performance in your evaluation.

Weight: 10%

Did not submit or incompletely analyzed the company’s mission and vision statements against the performance of the organization. Did not submit or incompletely evaluated how well the company lives out its mission and vision statement; did not submit or incompletely provided support from the organization’s performance in your evaluation. Partially analyzed the company’s mission and vision statements against the performance of the organization. Partially evaluated how well the company lives out its mission and vision statement; partially provided support from the organization’s performance in your evaluation. Satisfactorily analyzed the company’s mission and vision statements against the performance of the organization. Satisfactorily evaluated how well the company lives out its mission and vision statement; satisfactorily provided support from the organization’s performance in your evaluation. Thoroughly analyzed the company’s mission and vision statements against the performance of the organization. Thoroughly evaluated how well the company lives out its mission and vision statement; thoroughly provided support from the organization’s performance in your evaluation. 2. Assess how the organization’s strategic goals link to the company’s mission and vision.

Weight: 10%

Did not submit or incompletely assessed how the organization’s strategic goals link to the company’s mission and vision. Partially assessed how the organization’s strategic goals link to the company’ s mission and vision. Satisfactorily assessed how the organization’s strategic goals link to the company’ s mission and vision. Thoroughly assessed how the organization’s strategic goals link to the company’ s mission and vision. 3. Analyze the company’s financial performance to determine the link between the company’s strategic goals, strategy, and its financial performance. Detail your findings.

Weight: 10%

Did not submit or incompletely analyzed the company’s financial performance to determine the link between the company’s strategic goals, strategy, and its financial performance, while detailing your findings. Partially analyzed the company’s financial performance to determine the link between the company’s strategic goals, strategy, and its financial performance, while detailing your findings. Satisfactorily analyzed the company’s financial performance to determine the link between the company’s strategic goals, strategy, and its financial performance, while detailing your findings. Thoroughly analyzed the company’s financial performance to determine the link between the company’s strategic goals, strategy, and its financial performance, while detailing your findings. 4. Conduct a competitive and marketing analysis of the organization to determine strengths and opportunities.

Weight: 10%

Did not submit or incompletely conducted a competitive and marketing analysis of the organization to determine strengths and opportunities. Partially conducted a competitive and marketing analysis of the organization to determine strengths and opportunities. Satisfactorily conducted a competitive and marketing analysis of the organization to determine strengths and opportunities. Thoroughly conducted a competitive and marketing analysis of the organization to determine strengths and opportunities. 5. Apply the appropriate strategy (low cost, differentiation, or niche) that will maximize the organization’s return to shareholders. Provide a detailed rationale for the reason you chose this strategy and state the expected outcome(s).

Weight: 10%

Did not submit or incompletely applied the appropriate strategy (low cost, differentiation, or niche) that will maximize the organization’s return to shareholders, while providing a detailed rationale for the reason you chose this strategy and stating the expected outcome(s). Partially applied the appropriate strategy (low cost, differentiation, or niche) that will maximize the organization’s return to shareholders, while providing a detailed rationale for the reason you chose this strategy and stating the expected outcome(s). Satisfactorily applied the appropriate strategy (low cost, differentiation, or niche) that will maximize the organization’s return to shareholders, while providing a detailed rationale for the reason you chose this strategy and stating the expected outcome(s). Thoroughly applied the appropriate strategy (low cost, differentiation, or niche) that will maximize the organization’s return to shareholders, while providing a detailed rationale for the reason you chose this strategy and stating the expected outcome(s). 6. Create a detailed scenario in which a merger or acquisition would be a viable strategy to implement.  Consider who the merger or acquisition would involve, the market conditions making it a good choice, and the type of strategy that would make it a success.

Weight: 15%

Did not submit or incompletely created a detailed scenario in which a merger or acquisition would be a viable strategy to implement, taking into consideration  who the merger or acquisition would involve, the market conditions making it a good choice, and the type of strategy that would make it a success. Partially created a detailed scenario in which a merger or acquisition would be a viable strategy to implement, taking into consideration  who the merger or acquisition would involve, the market conditions making it a good choice, and the type of strategy that would make it a success. Satisfactorily created a detailed scenario in which a merger or acquisition would be a viable strategy to implement, taking into consideration  who the merger or acquisition would involve, the market conditions making it a good choice, and the type of strategy that would make it a success. Thoroughly created a detailed scenario in which a merger or acquisition would be a viable strategy to implement, taking into consideration  who the merger or acquisition would involve, the market conditions making it a good choice, and the type of strategy that would make it a success. 7. If you were a leader in this organization, determine the appropriate rewards that would best motivate employees toward achieving the desired strategy. Review the financial performance of the company to ensure the rewards are appropriate. Justify your selection.

Weight: 10%

Did not submit or incompletely determined the appropriate rewards that would best motivate employees toward achieving the desired strategy. Did not submit or incompletely reviewed the financial performance of the company to ensure the rewards are appropriate; did not submit or incompletely justified your selection. Partially determined the appropriate rewards that would best motivate employees toward achieving the desired strategy. Partially reviewed the financial performance of the company to ensure the rewards are appropriate; partially justified your selection. Satisfactorily determined the appropriate rewards that would best motivate employees toward achieving the desired strategy. Satisfactorily reviewed the financial performance of the company to ensure the rewards are appropriate; satisfactorily justified your selection. Thoroughly determined the appropriate rewards that would best motivate employees toward achieving the desired strategy. Thoroughly reviewed the financial performance of the company to ensure the rewards are appropriate; thoroughly justified your selection. 8. Evaluate how the company’s current strategy supports or discourages ethical business behaviors (or perhaps both). Discuss how you arrived at your assessment.

Weight: 10%

Did not submit or incompletely evaluated how the company’s current strategy supports or discourages ethical business behaviors (or perhaps both) and did not submit or incompletely discussed how you arrived at your assessment. Partially evaluated how the company’s current strategy supports or discourages ethical business behaviors (or perhaps both) and partially discussed how you arrived at your assessment. Satisfactorily evaluated how the company’s current strategy supports or discourages ethical business behaviors (or perhaps both) and satisfactorily discussed how you arrived at your assessment. Thoroughly evaluated how the company’s current strategy supports or discourages ethical business behaviors (or perhaps both) and thoroughly discussed how you arrived at your assessment. 9. 6 references

Weight: 5%

No references provided Does not meet the required number of references; some or all references poor quality choices. Meets number of required references; all references high quality choices. Exceeds number of required references; all references high quality choices. 10. Clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting requirements

Weight: 10%

More than 6 errors present 5-6 errors present 3-4 errors present 0-2 errors present