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UNDERSTANDING THE ASSIGNMENT: PROJECT PAPER – COMPARATIVE ESSAY
Write a 3-4 page essay (750-1,000 words) which adequately address the topic and requirements stated below.
Format your essay according to this formatting and writing standards document. This document includes examples of in-text citations and other great items!
STEP 1: TOPIC SELECTION
Select a topic from the list below and include this topic on your title page.
Ancient Male Rulers
Select any two (2) of these rulers: Ramses II, Shihuangdi, Constantine, Ashoka, Pericles, or Charlemagne. Select rulers from different cultures.
Ancient Female Rulers
Compare the Tang Empress Wu Zetian (also known as Empress Wu or as Wu Zhao; ruled China around 690-705 AD) with either the Pharaoh Cleopatra (ruled Egypt around 51-31 BC) or the Pharaoh Hatshepsut (ruled Egypt around 1478-1458 BC).
Sculptures of Ancient India and Greece
Compare Sculptures of Ancient India and Greece. Compare the way gods and humans were depicted in sculpture in ancient India and Greece, and identify the cultural values and ideals that these art works reflect in each case.
STEP 2: THESIS
In your first paragraph, establish a clear thesis about your chosen subjects that addresses:
who or what you are comparing
the dates covered for each
3-4 sentences on the reason for your choice
STEP 3: SIMILARITIES & DIFFERENCES
Help: When comparing subject A with subject B in a comparative essay you should be mentioning both subjects in your paragraph. Please do not do the first half of the essay on subject A and then the second half on subject B–that will seem like two (2) separate essays and comparisons will tend to get lost.
Using reasonable and scholarly resources:
compare 2 ways your subjects are similar
compare 2 ways your subjects are different
STEP 4: CULTURAL DIFFERENCES
Help: Remember to compare subjects directly, versus separating your discussion about each.
Consider your findings on the similarities and differences mentioned earlier and what it might suggest about differences between the subjects’ cultures. Using reasonable and scholarly resources:
compare 3 ways your subjects’ cultures are different
STEP 5: MODERN DAY EXAMPLES
Using reasonable and scholarly resources:
suggest a modern day example of your first subject, and provide a rationale for your suggestion
suggest a modern day example of your second subject, and provide a rationale for your suggestion
STEP 6: CONCLUSION
In a concluding paragraph, summarize 2 things you learned that in some way ties together with your original thesis.
STEP 7: REFERENCES & CITATIONS
Include a reference page that identifies at least 3 references. The class text may be included in the list of 3 or more.
In-text citations are required when paraphrasing or quoting another source. (i.e., STEPS 3, 4, and 5 above)
STEP 8: DOUBLE CHECK FORMATTING
Wellbeing administrations will by and large have a Strategic Plan on their site. Find such a Plan (your most loved web crawler will help) and incorporate the URL interface in your post, with the goal that every one of us can read it too. Given what you have perused and learned in this Module, what is your view about the quality and helpfulness of your chosen key arrangement? What do you believe was the reason for the Plan? Would you be able to discover any proof of shopper commitment in the Plan? 10.1 | Strategic arranging The procedure of key arranging is, in itself, a change intercession. The results of vital plans ordinarily change activities, regardless of whether those progressions are not recognized in that capacity. That is the reason we will now consider the parts and process for creating key designs. A key arrangement is 'a coordinating arrangement of thoughts and ideas that guide an association in its endeavors to accomplish upper hand over rivals.'1 'Arranging is the outline of a coveted future and of powerful methods for bringing it about.'2 Vital arranging is maybe the sine qua non of the association as a judicious substance. The motivation behind key arranging is to do the accompanying: 1. Set the heading for the association's future. System is an arrangement. 2. Center the exertion of the segment parts of the association to accomplish that coveted future. System acts to incorporate and control authoritative action. 3. Characterize the association to its inside and outer constituents regarding what it looks to do and be. Procedure is position (by deciding the associations items and their business sectors), and methodology is point of view (in portraying the way the association gets things done). 4. Give consistency of view about the association and its future. Technique is an example of authoritative conduct that looks to diminish vulnerability and equivocalness and consequently understand what the association is and does. The center supposition of vital arranging is that associations, their individuals, and their condition are reasonable. This prompts the normally held view, in the expressions of the arranging commentator Aaron Wildavsky3 (cited in Mintzberg4), that 'arranging is great since it is methodical instead of arbitrary, effective as opposed to inefficient, composed as opposed to higgledy piggledy, reliable as opposed to conflicting, or more all, levelheaded as opposed to irrational'. Misfortune betide the eager youthful social insurance official who might advance the elective view. In any case, as we will find, all isn't so sound in the hierarchical world, and this unreasonableness has significant outcomes for the part and procedure of key arranging. As anyone might expect, the writing presents a plenty of vital arranging models, some reflecting winning ideas, or representations, of associations, some reflecting hypothetical ideal models, and some trying to depict the discernible conduct as associations experience the way toward arranging. In the event that you are keen on advance portrayals, examinations, and scrutinizes of these models, see Mintzberg4 and Mintzberg et al.5 Reflection Have you been engaged with a key arranging process? It is safe to say that you are mindful of a key arrangement in the association in which you work? Assuming this is the case, what are/were the fundamental highlights of the arrangement? In the accompanying segment, we will investigate formal key arranging as a procedure. This is trailed by an audit of the components that trade off the limit of this type of arranging, prompting a helpful typology of arranging systems. We will then investigate a few methodologies for arranging in the perplexing, chaotic world that over and over again faces the supervisor in genuine hierarchical life. At last, we will investigate two explanations behind sane arranging in a chaotic world – arranging that seems sane to outside partners and making arrangements for hierarchical control. 10.2 | Conditions for formal key arranging In the event that the accompanying conditions apply in an association, at that point the association can take part in established formal key arranging: • the earth is comprehended and unsurprising. • There is finished comprehension of the innovation of the change procedure (the errands the association performs to change over contributions to yields). • There is a successful progression of control. 10.2.1 | Characteristics of formal key arranging Various models of formal hierarchical key arranging, of expanding levels of many-sided quality, have been advanced throughout the years. They tend to share the accompanying center, cyclic qualities: A. The association sets up destinations. These goals are set by the best echelon and proclaimed, as a command, down the progressive system. Destinations ought to be clear, unambiguous, and ideally quantifiable. • Objectives are regularly set after a best level investigation of the association's condition for dangers and openings, prompting a recognizable proof of the association's key achievement factors. Likewise, the association's inward qualities and shortcomings are broke down, prompting an ID of its particular capabilities. This is at times called a SWOT examination (qualities, shortcomings, openings, dangers). • Formal agendas regularly go with every one of the investigations (see Box 10.1). • In building up its goals, the balanced association tries to locate the 'best fit' between its particular skills and key achievement factors. It has been contended that associations locate this best fit, in the brains of buyers, by contending through lower cost, higher item separation, or by building up an unmistakable specialty in the marketplace.6 (The rest of the center, cyclic attributes proceed on the following page of this exercise manual.) Box 10.1 The components of a SWOT examination 1. Societal 1. Showcasing a. Changing customer inclinations a. Item quality, number, and separation b. Statistic patterns b. Piece of the overall industry 2. Legislative and administrative c. Estimating strategies a. New enactment d. Dispersion b. New authorization needs e. Publicizing and advancement 3. Monetary f. Client benefit a. Cost of capital g. Deals drive b. Development h. Statistical surveying c. Trade rates 2. Innovative work abilities 4. Focused 3. Administration data frameworks a. New innovation a. Quality b. New contenders b. Auspiciousness c. New items c. Responsiveness d. Evaluating changes 4. Administration group 5. Provider a. Aptitudes and experience a. Changes in input costs b. Esteem coinciding b. Accessibility c. Coordination of exertion 6. Market 5. Activities a. New utilization of items a. Control of information sources b. New markets b. Limit c. Item out of date quality c. Cost structure d. Stock control e. Quality control 6. Back a. Money related use b. Asset report proportions c. Investor bolster d. Expense circumstance 7. HR a. Representative abilities b. Work force frameworks c. Turnover d. Assurance and mechanical relations e. Improvement Source: After Power DJ, Gannon MJ, McGinnis MA, Schweiger DM. Vital administration abilities. Perusing, MA: Addison-Wesley; 1986, 387 cited in Mintzberg H, Ahlstrand B, Lampel J. Methodology safari: A guided visit through the wilds of vital administration. New York: The Free Press; 1998.5 10.2.2 | Characteristics of formal vital arranging (cont.) B. Having proclaimed the goals, a formal arrangement of activity is produced through the association's progressive system to accomplish these destinations. This arrangement may incorporate the accompanying: o program (or undertaking) plans managing particular activities (counting capital spending plans) o working designs managing the exercises of formal sub-segments of the association (for instance, divisions), including working spending plans. The arrangement is actualized – this is crafted by administration. C. Execution is assessed, either through organized administrative criticism (as in administration by destinations) or by particularly outlined administration data frameworks answering to the best. Once in a while, the association may set up a formal survey, which frequently utilizes outside specialists. D. The arranging cycle is rehashed with targets checked on in the light of the assessment. The association may have a formal 'arranging division', utilizing proficient 'organizers', entrusted with encouraging every one of these means. 10.3 | Scenario: Central brokers - Can they do vital arranging? In planning for your next individual movement, a reflection blog, read the accompanying: All adrift Throughout the years, national investors have famously been alluded to as commanders, chiefs of naval operations, pilots, and life-boatmen. Understood in all these nautical titles is the suspicion that national investors know precisely where they are heading, how their art (that is, the economy) works, and how their activities will influence its course. However as a general rule, national financiers have more in a similar manner as early guides. They work in a universe of tremendous vulnerability, with no solid maps or compasses. On account of slacks in the distribution of measurements, they don't know exactly where the economy must even today, not to mention where it is going. What's more, a portion of the arrangement difficulties they confront are what might as well be called not knowing whether the earth is round or flat.7 The former statement is from The Economist in 1999. after 10 years, the national banks needed to play a noteworthy monetary recuperation part because of the Global Financial Crisis of 2008, without a doubt something they didn't anticipate, yet contributed to.8 10.4 | A typology of arranging and arranging under states of high vulnerability (non-succinct frameworks change) For what reason does it appear to be so troublesome for associations to design sanely? This is the theme of the accompanying action. A typology of arranging and Planning under states of high vulnerability (Non-succinct frameworks change) >GET ANSWER