MGT 521 Complete Course Material Week 1-6
MGT 521 Week 1 DQ1
Select a channel used for business communication. What are the advantages and challenges of that form of communication? Provide an example when you have used that form of communication or when someone else has used that form of communication with you. Did it work well for that situation? Why or why not?
MGT 521 Week 1 DQ2
How would you use credentials, impartiality, style and tone, and currency criteria in evaluating the credibility and validity of your sources of information? Be sure to provide specific examples
MGT 521 Week 1 DQ3
What mistakes should be avoided when presenting an argument and why are these important in developing effective arguments? Be sure to provide specific examples.
MGT 521 Week 1 DQ4
How might presenting effective arguments differ in the classroom, daily life, and your job? Would you use different types of supporting evidence to make your argument? Explain.
MGT 521 Week 1 Individual Assignment Communication Channel Scenarios
MGT 521 Week 2
MGT 521 Week 2 DQ1
What strategies have been used to promote collaboration at your place of employment or a company you are familiar with? Have these strategies been successful or unsuccessful? Explain. Would you recommend implementing other strategies to promote collaboration? If so, what would those be?
MGT 521 Week 2 DQ2
What are some real world examples of ethical and unethical practices you have read about, seen in the news, or encountered at your place of employment? What were the outcomes of those practices?
MGT 521 Week 2 DQ3
How can values and communication styles impact intercultural collaboration in a diversified organization?
MGT 521 Week 2 DQ4
How would protected values, preferences, and laws affect consistency in making ethical decisions? What strategies would you develop and implement to attain consistent ethical decision making?
MGT 521 Week 2 Individual Assignment Writing an Argument
MGT 521 Week 2 Learning Team Weekly Reflection
MGT 521 Week 3
MGT 521 Week 3 DQ1
From the results of your Ethics Awareness Inventory, do your personal values align with your organizational values? Explain. If there is a misalignment between your personal values and your organizational values, what would be an appropriate response to this misalignment?
MGT 521 Week 3 DQ2
What attributes do successful entrepreneurs possess? Which attribute do you feel is the most important and why?
MGT 521 Week 3 DQ3
Who are the stakeholders in your place of employment or in a company with which you are familiar? What are their wants and needs? How does management meet their needs? What difficulties arise in balancing the needs of the various stakeholders?
MGT 521 Week 3 DQ4
What are some potential strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats that a business should consider in a SWOT analysis? How can a business benefit from gathering this information?
MGT 521 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Values and Ethical Decision Making
MGT 521 Week 3 Learning Team Weekly Reflection
MGT 521 Week 4
MGT 521 Week 4 DQ1
How could benchmarking be effectively used to achieve competitive advantage? Provide an example.
MGT 521 Week 4 DQ2
What information is gained through managerial accounting? How can a business use this information? As an investor in a small business, what sorts of things may concern you regarding a firm’s financial statements?
MGT 521 Week 4 DQ3
What are some of the benefits of using technology in managing information and human resources in business? What technology is used at your place of employment to manage information and human resources?
MGT 521 Week 4 DQ4
How has outsourcing to other countries affected U.S. businesses? Have the results been mostly positive, or mostly negative? If you had the authority to stop U.S. businesses from outsourcing, would you do that? Why or why not?
MGT 521 Week 4 Individual Assignment Business Analysis Part I
MGT 521 Week 4 Learning Team Weekly Reflection
MGT 521 Week 5
MGT 521 Week 5 DQ1
How can organizational restructuring enable specific types of business attain competitive advantage in a changing market? Provide specific examples.
MGT 521 Week 5 DQ2
What are some of the negative impacts of the U.S. recession on for-profit and non-profit business?
MGT 521 Week 5 DQ3
How does the local, state, or national economy affect your business or place of employment? Provide examples.
MGT 521 Week 5 DQ4
How does training and development improve employee motivation, increase productivity, and increase retention for the benefit of the business?
MGT 521 Week 5 Individual Assignment Business Analysis Part II
MGT 521 Week 5 Learning Team Weekly Reflection
MGT 521 Week 6
MGT 521 Week 6 Individual Assignment Business Analysis Part III
MGT 521 Week 6 Learning Team Weekly Reflection