Assignment 1: Prioritizing Projects at D. D. Williamson (Case Study from Chapter 2)
Due Week 3 and worth 240 points
Read the case titled: “Prioritizing Projects at D. D. Williamson” found in Chapter 2.
Write a six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you: 1.Analyze the prioritizing process at D. D. Williamson. 2.Suggest two (2) recommendations to improve the prioritizing process. 3.Create a scenario where the implemented process at D. D. Williamson would not work. 4.Project five (5) years ahead and speculate whether or not D. D. Williamson will be using the same process. Justify your answer. 5.Use at least four (4) quality (peer-reviewed) resources in this assignment.
Your assignment must: •Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions. •Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are: •Assess organizational strategies that contribute to effective project management of human resources. •Use technology and information resources to research issues in managing human resource projects. •Write clearly and concisely about managing human resource projects using proper writing mechanics.
Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic/organization of the paper, and language and writing skills. Click here to access the rubric for this assignment.