Read chapter 8 and 9 of Communication Pathways by Valenzano, Broeckleman-Post & Parcell. (Print ISBN-978-1-59871-807-2. Ebook ISBN-978-1-68036-210-7) and watch a romantic film called He’s Just Not that into you and select 1 romantic relationship from the film to analyze. Briefly describe who the couple is/what stage they are in at the start of the film. Are they strangers? Are they already in a relationship? Spend 2-3 pages deconstructing their relationship according to some of the concepts found in chapters 8 and 9 of the book mentioned above. In your conclusion paragraph, I would like you to make some predictions for the couple (based up on the behaviors in chapter 9 that maintain or undermine relationships) as to what would /could happen in the future? Make sure to refer to specific concepts/ideas from the text book (and evidence from the film) to support your predictions. In other words, your predictions need to make sense based on what we know about the characters and what we know about how relationships operate. Details: Margins: 1 standard all around, left justified ( not both or centered) Font: size 12 Citation style: MLA (intent and works cited are required) You should only have 2 sources in your works cited page the book and the film Use intext citations citations/parenthetical citations when using the ideas of the textbook authors or quoting something specifically from the film. Do not spend more than a paragraph summarizing who the characters are. Do not summarize the film as a whole.
Interview a leader currently working in a health care institution or organization that interests you. The interview should be at least 30 minutes in length. To prepare for this interview, develop 10 questions that focus on organizational behavior that you will ask the leader.Ask questions that help understand and define the person’s leadership and motivational approaches, and how these affect organizational behavior and culture. Consider academic and professional background, contributions to the community, problem-solving processes, mentoring activities, employee relations, position and role in the organization’s structure, etc.PaperWrite 1,000-1,250 word paper. Refer to the questions and responses from your interview. Analyze your findings using the information on leadership styles and theories, and the positive and negative outcomes associated with various leadership approaches, presented in this course. Summarize the conclusions of your analysis in regard to the following:Describe the leadership style, or styles (transformational, transactional, visionary, servant, etc.) communicated by the leader. Provide examples to support your explanation.Describe what motivational strategies used by the leader.Identify organizational behavior/cultural issues the leader has formally or informally addressed. Describe the leader’s role in those situations, and how the leader’s motivational strategies or models affected organizational behavior/culture.Describe the positive and negative outcomes that occurred as a result of the leader’s overall approach.Based upon the organizational outcomes, determine the most effective strategies the leader could implement in the future in order to improve, or continuing to improve, organizational and individual performance.
Write an Argument Essay.Prompt: Choose ONE of the following topics for your essay:1. When is military force justified?2. Should parents be held responsible for the crimes of their children?3. Should academic achievement be a primary concern for college admission?4.Should YouTube comments be regulated?5. Should countries drill for oil in protected areas to reduce gas prices?You must choose one the essay options that I have provided for this assignment. If you submit an essay that does not respond to one of the prompts, your essay will not be accepted as an appropriate response to this writing assignment; instead, you will be asked to write another essay that does respond to the prompt you were assigned.Please note: The required word length for the final draft of this essay is 500-750 words.Research Requirement : As you read the chapter readings, note how the authors use researched material to support their arguments. To successfully complete your persuasive essay assignment, you must incorporate at least two sources (either credible online sources or library resources) within your work to support and advance your claims . DO NOT USE WIKIPEDIA. Any Persuasive Essay Final Draft that does not incorporate research from at least two “outside” sources (sources other than your course textbook) will receive a failing grade . Use the knowledge you gained from completing last week’s research and citation exercises to help you develop your essay.
Research two assessments that measure early literacy skills for young children in K-2. You may consider assessments currently in use.Write 250-500 words describing the researched assessments used, how they are administered, and how the data is used to plan for instruction.Create a pre-assessment and a post-assessment for the phonics and phonemic awareness lesson created in Topic 5. Include modifications to address identified differentiation.Write a 500-750 word description of how you would utilize the pre-assessment and post-assessment results to plan instruction.Use 3-5 scholarly resources supporting your research.Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.This assignment uses a rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite.
Setting the Tone Due For this assignment, you will need to evaluate your current organization. If you are currently unemployed, you can use a previous employer or talk to your instructor for other options. Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word evaluation of your organizations leadership in which you consider: How the leaders are aligned to the mission and vision of the organization How the leaders are communicating to all levels of the organization What tone the leaders are setting, and what they are doing to set that tone Other elements such as interactions with staff, openness to new ideas, supporting initiatives, etc. Include recommendations you would give to strengthen the leadership in the organization. Provide at least two sources from your reading and research to support your information. Submit your assignment.
Read the article “Differential effects of a body image exposure session on smoking urge between physically active and sedentary female smokers,”and identify the research questions and/or hypotheses as they are stated. Consider the following questions: What are the variables (sample sizes, population, treatments, etc.)? What are the inferential statistics used in this article? Were the proper steps of hypothesis testing followed?Write a two- to three-page paper presenting the information listed below. Include a title page and reference page in APA style. Cite any references made to the article within the body of the paper in APA style. Your paper should begin with an introductory paragraph (including a thesis statement) and end with a concluding paragraph summarizing the major points made in the body of the paper and reaffirming the thesis. When writing the article critique, your paper must:Determine what question(s) the authors are trying to answer by doing this researchDetermine the hypothesis being tested and the concepts that were applied in this process.Evaluate the article and critique the statistical analysis employed in the study.Would you have included more and/or different variables? Explain your answer.Examine the assumptions and limitations of the statistical study.What would you have done differently in this case? Why?Identify how the authors applied statistical testing to the problem.Interpret the findings of the author(s) using statistical concepts.You may access the Critical Thinking Community (Links to an external site.) website for tips on how to formulate your thoughts and discussion of these questions in a logical and meaningful manner.Writing the Article CritiqueThe Assignment:Must be two to three double-spaced pages in length (excluding title and reference pages), and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center.Must include a title page with the following:Title of paperStudent’s nameCourse name and numberInstructor’s nameDate submittedMust document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Writing Center.Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center.
This milestone focuses on the topic of this week’s lessons: compensating employees. Using the material on compensation provided in this week’slesson and the case study, write a short paper in which you: Describe the compensation philosophy of Maersk and how the market influences this philosophy. Determine the value of salary surveys to an organization. Describe the advantages of discretionary benefits to Maersk.Guidelines for Submission: Your submission should be two pages in length and double-spaced using 12-point Times New Roman font. Be sure to list yourreferences at the end of your paper. Submit journal assignment as a Word document.Attached is the rubric for the paper and the additional sources and case study that are needed.
Develop a minimum of three quantitative forecasts using MicrosoftExcel. Compare and contrast each quantitative forecast you develop. Choose the one forecast you determine would be the best for the firm and be prepared to explain why you chose this. Evaluate the impact this forecast would have on the firm from a financial metrics standpoint. Develop a 700-word report in which you describe your forecasting project including details on all the assignment steps. Format your assignment according to APA guidelines.