Essay about value allignment

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Discuss with your Learning Team an existing organization with which you are familiar that is different than the one you used for the Conceptualizing a Business paper.

Write a 700 to 1,050-word paper in which you analyze the individual values and the organization’s values as reflected by the organization’s plans and actions. Include the following in your paper:

• Analyze the origin(s) and subsequent evolution of your personal and workplace values.

• Explain how your individual values drive your actions and behaviors, and analyze the alignment between your values and actions and behaviors.

• Analyze the degree of alignment between the organization’s stated values and the organization’s actual plans and actions.

• Explain the differences and analyze the degree of alignment between your values and the organization’s values as reflected by the organization’s plans and actions.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

A Learning Team Evaluation will be due at the end of each week (weeks 2-4).

Objectives 3.1 Develop strategic objectives.
3.2 Create organizational objectives and goals. EOW3 N/A
Readings Read Ch. 7 of Strategic Management.
Read Ch. 4 of Strategy: Winning in the Marketplace.
Review this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings. EOW3 N/A
Participation Participate in class discussion. When participating with Discussion Questions in the MAIN forum, please remember to contribute at least 2 substantive answers 4 out of the 7 days of the week in order to get full credit for participation that week within the DQ’s. 4 out of 7 days by EOW3 2
Discussion Questions Respond to weekly discussion questions.

Please look at MAIN forum for this week’s DQ’s. DQ1 – Day 3

DQ2 –
Day 5 1 per DQ
Strategic Plan, Part II: SWOTT Analysis Conduct an internal and external environmental analysis for your proposed business.

Create a SWOTT table summarizing your findings. Your environmental analysis should take into account, at a minimum, the following factors. For each factor, identify the one primary strength, weakness, opportunity, threat, and trend, and include it in your table.

• External forces and trends considerations:

o Legal and regulatory o Global o Economic o Technological o Innovation o Social o Environmental o Competitive analysis

• Internal forces and trends considerations:

o Strategy o Structures o Processes and systems o Resources o Goals o Strategic capabilities o Culture o Technologies o Innovations o Intellectual property o Leadership

Write a 1,400 to 1,750-word synopsis in which you analyze at least seven of the forces and trends from the list above. Your analysis must include the following:

• Include economic as well as legal and regulatory forces and trends.
• Critique how well the organization adapts to change.
• Analyze the supply chain operations of the organization.
• Identify issues and/or opportunities:

o Identify the major issues and/or opportunities that the company faces based on your analysis above. o Generate a hypothesis surrounding each issue and research questions to use for conducting analysis. o Identify the circumstances surrounding each issue; classify the circumstances; attribute the importance of each classification; and test the accuracy of the importance for each classification.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Day 7 10
Learning Team
Functional Area Interrelationships Select one organization of the Virtual Organizations from the student website.
Write a 1,400 to 2,100-word paper in which you complete the following:

• State the primary reasons for the organization’s existence from an analysis of the mission, vision, values, and goals.

• Analyze the reason for the type of organizational structure employed by the organization, and identify the key positions that support that organizational structure.

• Identify and explain the steps of the collaboration process among the