I’m working on a business writing question and need a sample draft to help me understand better.
The purpose of this assignment is to demonstrate your understanding of this week’s concepts by discussing mergers and acquisitions.
- In a Word document, prepare a 1-2 page (250-500 words) written response to the following items to submit to your professor:
- Describe the major phases of merger and acquisition activity.
- Discuss how OD practitioners can contribute to successful integration.
Complete and submit this assignment according to your professor’s instructions.
Accuracy and completion of assignment: 0 – 25 points. Refer to the Submission Grading Rubric below for specific criteria.
|Criteria||Level 3||Level 2||Level 1|
|Knowledge||Demonstrates full understanding of all of the topics and accurately applies concepts learned in the course. More than one original conclusion made or idea suggested.5 pts.||Demonstrates understanding of most of the topics and has applied concepts learned in the course. One original conclusion made or idea suggested.4 pts.||Demonstrates understanding of some of the concepts learned in the course and has applied them accurately for the most part. No original conclusions or ideas offered.0 pts.|
|Depth of Analysis||In-depth analysis and elaboration in all sections of the paper. Critical thinking is evident throughout.Conclusions are supported in the body of the paper.5 pts.||In-depth analysis and elaboration in most sections of the paper. Evidence of some critical thinking. Conclusions are supported in the body of the paper.4 pts.||Analysis is brief or lacking depth. Only brief discussions exist in some sections. Not enough information given. Little evidence of critical thinking. Some inaccuracies or lack of support for conclusions might exist.0 pts.|
|Organization, Focus, and Clarity||Writing is logically organized and tightly focused. Main ideas are clearly stated and supported with details. Information is on-topic and flows from one logically-presented, clearly explained topic to the next.5 pts.||Writing is organized and focused. Main ideas are stated and supported with details. Information is on-topic and flows logically from one topic to the next.4 pts.||Some or all parts are poorly organized or unfocused. Some parts might be off-topic. Main ideas are stated but not supported well with details. The sequence of information is hard to follow.0 pts.|
|Mechanics||No spelling or grammar mistakes. Formatting follows the current version of the APA Style Guide.5 pts.||Minimal spelling or grammar mistakes. Formatting follows the current version of the APA Style Guide.4 pts.||Noticeable spelling and grammar mistakes. Formatting does not follow the current version of the APA Style Guide.0 pts.|
|Length||Assignment is within the posted word limits.5 pts.||Assignment is longer than the posted word limits.4 pts.|