Ashford bus 690 week 1 assignment

 

Corporate Governance

 

Read the article “Rethinking Governance in Management Research” and watch the Corporate Governance & Strategy at Times of Uncertainty| Lars Kolind at Wharton video.

 

Answer questions 1-3 in a three to four page APA style paper assessing the relationship between the firm’s corporate governance and the firm’s strategic plan. Support your answers using the text, “Rethinking Governance in Management Research,” and the provided video in addition to any other articles of your choice in the Ashford Online Library dealing with the topic of corporate governance (minimum three sources are needed).

 

  • According to Lars Kolind (2013), corporate governance is much more than meeting official guidelines; it is the essence of leadership. State your level of agreement or disagreement with this statement and provide a thorough justification.
  • Identify all stakeholders under the umbrella of corporate governance and explain how each stakeholder is impacted by this concept in particular. Please Support your arguments with sources and industry examples.

 

Corporate goverance provides us with the processing  framework of how a particular company is directed and controlled. “A growing stream of studies are examining corporate governance in relationship to external environmental processes, including changes in regulations, shifting stakeholder pressures, and emerging social policies” (Tihanyi, Graffin, & George, 2015, p.4). Please focus on two specific examples where the external environment impacted corporate governance of the company of your choice

 

Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

 

References: Kolind, L. [CEOs at Airports]. (2013, September 19). Corporate governance & strategy at times of uncertainty| Lars Kolind at Wharton[Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ApF1Io96IlQ

 

Tihanyi, L., Graffin, S., & George, G. (2015). Rethinking governance in management research. Academy Of Management Journal, 1015(1), 1-9. doi: 10.5465/amj.2014.4006

 

Pearce, J. & Robinson, R. (2011). Strategic management : Formulation, implementation and control (12th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill.

 

Grading Rubric

 

Total Possible Score: 5.00

 

States Level of Agreement with Kolin (2013) and Provides Justification for Agreement

 

Total: 1.50

 

Distinguished – Thoroughly states key components for Kolin’s theory and provides detailed explanation of justification for agreement.

 

Proficient – States key components for Kolin’s theory and provides explanation of justification for agreement.

 

Basic – Partially states key components for Kolin’s theory and briefly explains justification for agreement.

 

Below Expectations – Attempts to state key components for Kolin’s theory, but did not explain justification for agreement

 

Non-Performance – The statement  of Kolin’s theory and the explanation of justification is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.

 

 

 

Identify All Stakeholders Under the Umbrella of Corporate Governance and Explains How Each Stakeholder is Impacted by This Concept in Particular. Support Arguments With Industry Examples.

 

Total: 1.00

 

Distinguished – Clearly identifies stakeholders that fall under corporate governance and accurately demonstrates and fully supports how stakeholders are affected. Succinctly identifies industry examples. 

 

Proficient – Identifies stakeholders that fall under corporate governance and sufficiently demonstrates and supports how stakeholders are affected. Sufficiently identifies industry examples. 

 

Basic – Vaguely identifies stakeholders that fall under corporate governance and partially demonstrates and supports how stakeholders are affected. Incompletely identifies industry examples. 

 

Below Expectations – Attempts to identify stakeholders that fall under corporate governance and partially demonstrates and supports how stakeholders are affected. Incompletely identifies industry examples. 

 

Non-Performance – The identification of stakeholders under corporate governance, how stakeholders are affected and the identification of the industry is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.

 

 

 

Assesses Two Specific Examples Where the External Environment Impacted Corporate Governance of the Company

 

Total: 1.50

 

Distinguished – Thoroughly assesses at least two examples where the external environment impacted corporate governance of company. Expertly utilizes concepts and vocabulary from the text/additional scholarly sources.

 

Proficient – Assesses at least two examples where the external environment impacted corporate governance of company. Adequately utilizes concepts and vocabulary from the text/additional scholarly sources.

 

Basic – Indistinctly assesses two examples where the external environment impacted corporate governance of company.  Utilizes concepts and vocabulary from the text/additional scholarly sources.

 

Below Expectations – Attempts to assess two examples where the external environment impacted corporate governance of company.  However only one example is assessed and does not utilize concepts and vocabulary from the text/additional scholarly sources.

 

Non-Performance – The assessment of two specific examples where external environment impacted corporate governance for a company is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.

 

 

 

Integrative Learning: Transfer

 

Total: 0.20

 

Distinguished – Adapts and employs skills, abilities, theories, and/or methodologies gained in one situation to new situations. Solves difficult problems and/or explores complex issues in original ways.

 

Proficient – Utilizes skills, abilities, theories, or methodologies gained in one situation to new situations, contributing to an understanding of problems or issues.

 

Basic – Minimally utilizes skills, abilities, theories, or methodologies gained in one situation to a new situation.

 

Below Expectations – Attempts to utilize skills, abilities, theories, or methodologies gained in one situation in a new situation; however, the attempts are ineffective.

 

Non-Performance – The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

 

 

 

Written Communication: Control of Syntax and Mechanics

 

Total: 0.20

 

Distinguished – Displays meticulous comprehension and organization of syntax and mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains no errors and is very easy to understand.

 

Proficient – Displays comprehension and organization of syntax and mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains only a few minor errors and is mostly easy to understand.

 

Basic – Displays basic comprehension of syntax and mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains a few errors which may slightly distract the reader.

 

Below Expectations – Fails to display basic comprehension of syntax or mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains major errors which distract the reader.

 

Non-Performance – The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

 

 

 

Written Communication: APA Formatting

 

Total: 0.20

 

Distinguished – Accurately uses APA formatting consistently throughout the paper, title page, and reference page.

 

Proficient – Exhibits APA formatting throughout the paper. However, layout contains a few minor errors. 

 

Basic – Exhibits limited knowledge of APA formatting throughout the paper. However, layout does not meet all APA requirements. 

 

Below Expectations – Fails to exhibit basic knowledge of APA formatting. There are frequent errors, making the layout difficult to distinguish as APA.

 

Non-Performance – The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

 

 

 

Written Communication: Page Requirement

 

Total: 0.20

 

Distinguished – The length of the paper is equivalent to the required number of correctly formatted pages. 

 

Proficient – The length of the paper is nearly equivalent to the required number of correctly formatted pages. 

 

Basic – The length of the paper is equivalent to at least three quarters of the required number of correctly formatted pages.

 

Below Expectations – The length of the paper is equivalent to at least one half of the required number of correctly formatted pages.   

 

Non-Performance – The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

 

 

 

Written Communication: Resource Requirement

 

Total: 0.20

 

Distinguished – Uses more than the required number of scholarly sources, providing compelling evidence to support ideas. All sources on the reference page are used and cited correctly within the body of the assignment.

 

Proficient – Uses the required number of scholarly sources to support ideas. All sources on the reference page are used and cited correctly within the body of the assignment.

 

Basic – Uses less than the required number of sources to support ideas. Some sources may not be scholarly. Most sources on the reference page are used within the body of the assignment. Citations may not be formatted correctly.

 

Below Expectations – Uses an inadequate number of sources that provide little or no support for ideas. Sources used may not be scholarly. Most sources on the reference page are not used within the body of the assignment. Citations are not formatted correctly.

 

Non-Performance – The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

 

 

NOTE: PLEASE, NO RECYCLED PAPERS, NEEDS TO BE ALL ORIGINAL PLEASE!







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