Explain why decision making is often described as the essence of a manager’s job.

BUSS 301 – Introduction to Business Dr. Poussaint

Assignment 5: Article Critique Due Week 9 – 10/25/2017

Research in an academic journal (Harvard Business Review) for an article on managing change in business. Use the university’s online database and any other sources you can find. The student becomes the teacher creating a 5 slide PowerPoint presentation:

  1. Slide #1 – Title 2. Slide #2 – Overview of research article. 3. Slide #3 – Connect the concept of managing change from the textbook and class lectures with the article. 4. Slide #4 – Give your opinion about the article on managing change. 5. Slide #5 – References – list two (2) quality resources – your textbook and chosen article.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this homework are:

 Explain why decision making is often described as the essence of a manager’s job.

 Define and apply business terminology.

 Demonstrate the nature and importance of control as a management function.

 Use technology and information resources to research issues in business.

 Write clearly and concisely about business issues using proper writing mechanics.

Rubric for Assignment 5: Article Critique

Criteria

Unacceptable

Below 60% F

Meets

Minimum

Expectations

60-69% D

Fair

70-79% C

Proficient

80-89% B

Exemplary

90-100% A

  1. Slide #1 – Title Weight: 20%

Did not submit or incompletely created a title slide.

Insufficiently created a title slide.

Partially created a title slide.

Satisfactorily created a title slide.

Thoroughly created a title slide.

  1. Slide #2 – Overview of research article. Weight: 25%

Did not submit or incompletely provided an overview of the research article.

Insufficiently provided an overview of the research article.

Partially provided an overview of the research article.

Satisfactorily provided an overview of the research article.

Thoroughly provided an overview of the research article.

3 Slide #3 – Connect the concept of managing change from the textbook and class lectures with the article. Weight: 25%

Did not submit or incompletely connected the concept of managing change from the textbook and class lectures with the article.

Insufficiently connected the concept of managing change from the textbook and class lectures with the article.

Partially connected the concept of managing change from the textbook and class lectures with the article.

Satisfactorily connected the concept of managing change from the textbook and class lectures with the article.

Thoroughly connected the concept of managing change from the textbook and class lectures with the article.

  1. Slide #4 – Give your opinion about the article on managing change. Weight: 20%

Did not submit or incompletely gave your opinion about the article on managing change.

Insufficiently gave your opinion about the article on managing change.

Partially gave your opinion about the article on managing change.

Satisfactorily gave your opinion about the article on managing change.

Thoroughly gave your opinion about the article on managing change.

  1. slide #5 – 2 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.

  1. Clarity, writing mechanics, grammar, and APA formatting requirements Weight: 5%

More than 8 errors present

7-8 errors present

5-6 errors present 3-4 errors present

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