At the organizational level, staff development is usually integrated with the institution’s overall human resource strategy and is normally considered to include institutional policies, programs, and procedures. However, at the individual level, staff development is concerned with the acquisition of new skills, processes, or consciousness that results in an enhanced intuitional perspective regarding the delivery of the university’s mission and strategic plan. Discuss your university’s approach to individual staff development in terms of various modes (fragmented, formalized, or focused).you will create a thread of at least 400 words, and you must support your assertions with aminimum of 2 citations in current APA format.
MANAGING AND DEVELOPING EDUCATIONAL STAFFS REPORT ASSIGNMENT
You will write a 3 page paper in current APA format that addresses some of the major issues
confronting higher education’s ability to maintain professional development standards within the
staff and faculty corps. Colleges and universities need well-trained leaders and managers who
can turn institutional visions into realities. Discuss the challenges faced by higher education in
regards to advances in technology, new instructional methodologies, political changes, and
economic pressures, as well as any other issues you believe are pertinent.
Refer to the Learn section to complete the assignment.
Your report must adhere to the following guidelines:
The report must follow current APA format and style, including:
o A title page,
o A reference page,
o Double spacing, and
o Writing in third person.
3 pages of content, not including the title page or reference page.
3 scholarly references.
Write a reflection based on this question: “The first piece of advice I would give a friend wanting to start a new innovative business would be:”
Follow the Hamburger method of essay writing. Make sure you declare your thesis in the first paragraph. words: 750-1000
2 pages of summary of the articles.
– Start with explanation of contents.
– Highlight some issues like agreements or disagreements with your own logic. Also provide alternatives or solutions.
– What’s New Here?
– Add summary on “How Data-Driven Companies Perform”. Topics related to Improved Airline ETAs, Personalized Promortions.
– Few points realted to “A new culture of Decision Making”
– Focus on five management challenges.
– Summarize and close with your suggestion
Decision-Making Report Assignment Instructions
You will survey and report on the perceptions and issues with ethical decision-making in higher education. Colleges and universities are custodians of knowledge. Because the possession of knowledge is the source of power—understood here as the ability to influence decisions in contemporary society—these institutions are also the gateway to power, significantly affecting the quality of economic and social life throughout the world. Thus, insofar as colleges and universities create and disseminate knowledge within a particular society, they are institutions with moral responsibilities to maintain the well-being of that society.
Be specific with your finding and recommendations for addressing this issue. Be sure to follow these guidelines:
The report must follow current APA format and style, including:
oA title page,
heading with page numbers
oA reference page,
oDouble spacing, and
oWriting in third person.
The report must be 3 pages, not including the title page or reference page.
Read Ezekiel 1; 3 Pretend the prophet Ezekiel visits your hometown and begins delivering oracles
on a street corner downtown. However, most of the people in your town find
him hard to understand. They know you are taking Religion class and so ask you
to interpret his message in chapters 1; 3 for them. Provide your interpretation of
Please respond with 400 words, and you must support your assertions with a minimum of 2 citations in current APA format.
Models of ethical decision-making lay the groundwork for successful leadership in the face of ever-increasing complexities in higher education. There are models that share such elements as the process of defining the issues, making decisions by reviewing alternatives based on intuitive evaluation or on ethical rules and principles, and deciding whether to carry out the action and then implementing it using the best deliberative judgment. As an administrator, what steps do/would you take for framing your decision-making in today’s educational environment? Describe some of the more complex issues administrators are required to address that may elicit only negative decisions.
Describe your chosen innovation. Your chosen innovation should be mature enough to show the entire lifecycle through all four innovation types discussed in the course. What is your choice?, Why did you choose it?
Describe the innovation for each of the “types”, Research, Disruptive, Sustaining, and Breakthrough,
Discuss the type. State why (what is your reasoning).
Discuss the “skills” used in developing the innovation. Choose from between observation, associative thinking, networking, and experimentation. What were the skills? For associative thinking be sure to compare the innovation to another. State why (what is your reasoning)
Describe the innovation within the context of Schumpeter’s categories. Examples are new product, new materials, new combinations, etc. What type of creation is it? Cultural or commercial? State why (what is your reasoning) Who benefits from the innovation? What is the value to society? State why (what is your reasoning)
What or who are the enemies of the innovation? State why (what is your reasoning)
Provide a conclusion and your references.
You will complete a Journal Critiques assignment that are to coincide with the topics Effective Leadership in Higher Education . Articles from different professional journals must be used for the development of your critiques:
For the critique, follow these guidelines:
Articles are not to be more than 5 years old.
Current APA format must be used, including:A title page, with headings, paragraphs should be indented
A reference page, and
Writing in third person.no Plagiarism
Critiques must be a minimum of 3 pages, not including the title page or reference page.
Include the following content:
Summary of author’s position (1–2 paragraphs);
Analysis of author’s premise and the extent to which it is backed up ( –2 paragraphs); and
Response that specifically addresses your agreement/disagreement with author, and why (1–2 paragraphs).
PLEASE DO NOT PLAGIARIZE IT FROM OUTSIDE PAPERS Talbot Industries, Campbell Company, and MorChuck Corporation are among the many companies that understand the importance of cash flow estimation and risk analysis. For example, Talbot conducts risk analysis using sensitivity analysis, break-even analysis, scenario analysis, and Monte Carlo simulation analysis on a wide variety of capital budgeting projects. The company’s CFO, Erin Joyner MBA says that risk analysis especially the use of Monte Carlo simulation has been very useful in analyzing more complex projects with simulation software packages, and ultimately helping the company to make superior decisions. Last year the company spent $1.5 million to investigate a site for a potential new distribution center, which was not realized because the distribution center was not built. The company is now contemplating replacing an old equipment with a new model. The $1.5 million cost of the site will not be included in any capital budgeting decision. The CEO of Talbot Industries has asked you to assist Erin Joyner to prepare a report for the Investment Committee to help finalize decision on the new equipment. In the report the CEO wants you to address certain key concepts, cash flow projections, and risk analysis.
1.Explain the following terms in the report:
i. incremental cash flow
ii. sunk cost
v. growth option
2. Talbot Industries Inc. is considering purchasing a new equipment. The manufacturing equipment will cost $18 million, the equipment will require an initial investment of $5 million in net working capital. Installation cost is $2 million.
i. What is the initial investment outlay?
ii. Talbot Inc. wants to depreciate the manufacturing equipment using straight-line depreciation method. The equipment will last for 10 years, and the cost basis is $20 million. Estimate the depreciation expense for each year.
3. The finance team of Talbot has identified the following information for the first year of the project:
Operating costs (excluding depreciation)
i. The company faces a 25% tax rate. What is the cash flow for the first year?
4. Talbot Industries Inc. has determined that the cash flows the company will have if it buys the equipment is $100 million. However, if the firm rejects the expansion project and keep to its existing machinery and equipment, it will still be able to maintain its $65 million cash flows. Calculate the firm’s incremental or relevant cash flows.
5. The director of capital budgeting has asked you to include risk analysis in your report. He wants you to explain risk in the context of capital budgeting, and how the risk can be analyzed.
Explain three types of risk that are relevant in capital budgeting decisions.
How is each of these risk types measured?
6. Explain three techniques used to assess stand-alone risk