Unit I Essay This first course assignment has you demonstrate the applications of the important components dealing with business management. In this assignment, explain the importance of planning, organization, staffing, directing, and controlling for effective business management. Share your own experiences tied to management skills, principles, and strategies you have implemented that have or have not worked in your past or current careers. If you do not have any experience tied to management skills, address what you like to see in managers who you have worked for in the past. Your essay submission must be at least two pages in length. You are required to use at least one outside source to support your explanation. Your essay response should be formatted in accordance with APA style. For step-by-step instructions for formatting a paper in APA style, please refer to the Waldorf Citation Guide (click here to access this guide). Instructions for formatting formal documents can be found on page 17. Information about accessing the Grading Rubric for this assignment is provided below.
Unit I Article Review Visit the Waldorf Online Library, and locate an article that addresses one of the following best practices tied to management: planning, organization, staffing, or directing. The ABI/INFORMCollection database features a number of excellent articles covering these concepts. In order to find these resources, you must first log into the myWaldorf Student Portal and access the ABI/INFORMCollection database within the Waldorf Online Library. After reading the article and briefly summarizing the purpose for the article, answer the following questions: What is the main point? Who is the intended audience? Do the arguments within the article support the main point? What evidence supports the main point? What is your opinion of the article? Do you agree with the findings? Your article review submission must be at least one page in length. The article review should be formatted in accordance with APA style. Information about accessing the Grading Rubric for this assignment is provided below.