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Find the goals the organization has set. Many times this information can be found on the company's website.

Search the Library and the Internet and research goal setting. Compare the information you found with the information in the text. Answer the following questions with supporting references.

1. Provide a brief overview of the organization and list the goals of that organization.
2. Describe how these goals meet the characteristics of effective goals that you learned about from your research and the text.
3. Select at least two of the goals and suggest how the organization would go about planning to achieve those goals.

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Verizon is a global telecommunication and broadband service provider primarily operating in United States. The company offers a wide range of telecom, broadband and related services such as landline and wireless telephone services, broadband/DSL services, etc. "The domestic wireless business, operating as Verizon Wireless, provides wireless voice and data products and services across the United States (U.S.) using one of the most extensive and reliable wireless networks. The wireline business provides communications services, including voice, broadband data and video services, network access, nationwide long-distance and other communications products and services, and also owns and operates one of the most expansive end-to-end global Internet Protocol (IP) networks."

Reference: http://investor.verizon.com/financial/annual/2008/mda01.html

The company operates in the highly competitive telecom industry which has seen significant consolidation in the recent years. The competition in the telecom industry has heated up significantly in the recent years and the large players are competing with each ...

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Verizon's Goals: overview and goals; suggest how to plan to achieve goals