Your Purpose Statement .

Your Purpose Statement .

Project instructions:
Your Purpose Statement

Your Purpose Statement is designed to explain particular elements of your study to the reader. It works in tandem with the Introduction to orient the reader and to set

the context for your study. In this Discussion, you will have the opportunity to create a Purpose Statement and to engage with other students as you read and comment

on one another’s statements.

Create your Purpose Statement, noting the distinctions between this element and your Introduction. Your course text, Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, and

Mixed Methods Approaches, has several templates and suggestions you can use to formulate your statement. Consider the following questions as you prepare, and be sure

to craft your statement according to whether it pertains to a quantitative, qualitative, or mixed methods study:

Does the statement begin with signaling words? If so, what are they?

Does the statement identify the strategy of inquiry?

Does the statement mention the participants?

Does the statement mention the research site?

If the study is qualitative, does the Purpose Statement:

Focus on a single phenomenon?

Use an action verb to convey how learning will take place?

Use neutral, nondirectional language?

Provide a general working direction of the central phenomenon?

If the study is quantitative, does the Purpose Statement:

Identify the independent, dependent, and control variables?

Use words that connect the variables?

Position the variables from independent to dependent?

Provide a general definition of each key variable?

If the study is mixed methods, does the Purpose Statement:

Indicate the overall content intent?

Discuss the reasons for combining both quantitative and qualitative data?

Include the characteristics of a good qualitative purpose statement (as listed above)?

Include the characteristics of a good quantitative purpose statement (as listed above)?

Indicate the specific types of quantitative and qualitative data collection?

With these thoughts in mind:

Post your initial Purpose Statement by Day 3. Aside from the statement itself, be sure to include at least two questions that will elicit comments and suggestions from

your colleagues.

Leadership Strategies Presentation

Paper instructions:
Power Point Presentation! Plenty of time to complete it!
Course: Global Business Management
Course Textbook: Hill, C. W. (2014). Global Business Today. (7th Ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

MS Power Point Presentation! 15 to 20 slides plus  title and references slide. Don’t make it too wordy, go straight to the main point.

Read the scenario below;
Taking on the role of a CEO, develop a PowerPoint presentation of approximately 15 slides that explains how you would adapt the Western leadership strategies of

either Heifetz and Linsky or Drucker in your approach to managing an international organization on the brink of structural change and expansion.  One of your main

goals will be to motivate and communicate a vision while connecting to the firm’s mission for all stakeholders, including your Board of Directors.

A brief profile of the organization is as follows:

The company is a manufacturing firm with annual earnings in excess of $350 million.
It is headquartered in the United States, has two branches in the United Kingdom, and one expansion branch set to open in China.
A new branch will provide more innovative technologies to infuse the firm’s declining market share while also presenting cultural management and organizational

integration challenges.

Your presentation should contain the following components:

Identification of your chosen leadership philosophy with justification of your choice.
Using Porter’s Five Forces as a strategic guide, please explain how you will approach Foreign Direct Investment and Financial Risk Assessment.
Complete a Financial Risk Assessment for acquiring the new technology company by identification and explanation of at least four risks which could impact your

Identification and explanation of the key internal structures (at least 3) that will be designed to enhance the culture within your organization
Explanation of how projected global and market trends over the next 10-15 years will impact your company’s ability to maintain a competitive advantage.

Below is how what they are looking for this assignment to have in it, so please use this as a guide to help you complete this assignment correctly.
Assignment 2 Grading Criteria
Maximum Points
Identify and justify a chosen leadership philosophy.

Explain an approach to foreign direct investment and foreign risk assessment using Porter’s Five Forces.


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