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Operational Plan

Develop an operational plan for an organization of your choice. Create a fictional organization that includes the name, type of business, size of organization, and the product or service that the organization offers. The paper must be between 10-12 papers in length and include five scholarly sources, in addition to the text. Include the following in the assignment:

Develop an organizational chart for the proposed organization.

Include the title of positions and a brief description of the positions' duties and responsibilities.
Figure 7.7 on page 207 of the text provides an example of how to develop the organizational chart.

Define the organization's vision, mission, and values

Outline the basic planning process for the organization and how the three levels of management influence this process.

Explain why the quality, productivity and profitability are important elements in the planning process

Evaluate the relationship between the human resource planning activities and the overall organizational strategy

Discuss the philosophy of management that will be applied to the management of the organization and how the structure of the organization will foster a positive work environment where employees will be motivated and productive.

Compose the steps of control and types of controls included in the control process for the organization.

Writing the Operational Plan

The Final Paper:

Must be 10 to 12 double-spaced pages in length, and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Must include a title page with the following:
Title of paper
Student's name
Course name and number
Instructor's name
Date submitted
Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.
Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.
Must use at least five scholarly sources from the Ashford Online Library, in addition to the text.
Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style
Plunkett, W. R., Allen, G. S., & Attner, R.F (2013). Management: Meeting and exceeding customer expectations (10th ed.). Mason, OH : South-Western Cengage Learning.

Required Resources

Articles
1. Kiechel, W., III. (2012, November). The management century. Harvard Business Review 90(11) 63-75. Retrieved from the EBSCOhost database.
2. Leidner, D.E., & Elam, J.J. (1994). Executive information systems: Their impact on executive decision making. Journal of Management Information Systems, 10(3), 139-155. Retrieved from the EBSCOhost database.
3. Maslow, A.H. (1943). A theory of human motivation. Psychological Review, 50(4), 370-396. Retrieved from the EBSCOhost database.
4. Quinn, R.E., & Kim, C. (1983). Organizational life cycles and shifting criteria of effectiveness: Some preliminary evidence. Management Science, 29(1), 33-51. Retrieved from the ProQuest database.

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-Develop an organizational chart for the proposed organization.

In deciding on a business, the larger the corporation the many different types of job positions required in sufficiency operating the company's operations. For instance, the retail industry can have a large number of departments ranging from the buyer to the sales department of floor associates. The objective is to outlining the variety of roles necessary in successfully operating the organization that satisfies both the consumer as well as the senior leaderships (owners) of the business. The different types of an organizational chart for a proposed organization can entail the following:

a. Hierarchical (a pyramid format with the highest position at the top above sub-positions below.

b. Matrix (with a variety departments and roles that either multi-tasks or co-operating departments with one or more direct reporting managers).

*CEO

*Vice President

*Senior VP Accounting

*Sales Division Department Management

*Retail Buyer

*Sales Floor Associate Manager

Try and design the final organizational chart by either types of design flow listed above with the consistency on job positions related to the business entity, i.e. retail, mortgage banking or technology company. In doing so, the design is more adapted to the specific needs of the business entity to functioning appropriately within the targeted industry.

-Include the title of positions and a brief description of the positions' duties and responsibilities.
Figure 7.7 on page 207 of the text provides an example of how to develop the organizational chart.

Try and identify the key daily responsibilities for title of positions that assists in the ...

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