Executive Summary, management assignment help

Executive Summary, management assignment help

Preparation

Research any of following Websites as you prepare this assignment: Governmental Accounting Office, located at www.gao.gov , www.publicagenda.org: RAND Corporation, located at http://www.rand.org/; Policy Library, located at http://www.policylibrary.com/; American Enterprise Institute, located athttp://www.aei.org; Cato Institute, located at http://www.cato.org; Economic Policy Institute, located at http://www.epi.org/; The Heritage Foundation, located athttp://www.heritage.org; or other.

Scenario
Use the policy you selected from Assignment 2 (Demonstration Exercise 1 located at the end of Chapter 3) to research a published study related to your chosen area of focus. Then, prepare an Executive Summary with the criteria listed for this assignment. 

Write a five to six (5-6) page paper in which you:
(Note: Refer to Appendix 2: The Executive Summary for all criterions)
1. Establish the purpose(s) of the executive summary.
2. Provide the background to the issue.
3. Discuss the results of the research, identifying the models used to obtain the results.
4. Provide available federal data.
5. Discuss appropriate economic predictors.
6. Propose at least three (3) reliable, implementable recommendations.
7. Include at least two (2) peer-reviewed references (no more than five [5] years old) from material outside the textbook to support your views. Note: Appropriate peer-reviewed references include scholarly articles and governmental Websites. Do not use open source Websites such as Wikipedia, Sparknotes.com, Ask.com, and similar Websites are not acceptable resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
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:
• Recommend policy alternatives to deal with a specific problem.
• Examine the nature, characteristics, models, and / or methods pertinent to the structuring of policy problems.
• Analyze the goals, limitations, approaches, and techniques of forecasting. 
• Develop a policy analysis report 
• Use technology and information resources to research issues in policy analysis and program evaluation. 
• Write clearly and concisely about policy analysis and program evaluation using proper writing mechanics. 

Rubric

Assignment 5: The Executive Summary

Criteria Ratings Pts

. Establish the purpose(s) of the executive summary. Weight: 10%

Thoroughly established the purpose(s) of the executive summary.

20.0 pts

Satisfactorily established the purpose(s) of the executive summary.

17.0 pts

Partially established the purpose(s) of the executive summary.

15.0 pts

Did not submit or incompletely established the purpose(s) of the executive summary.

0.0 pts

20.0 pts

Provide the background to the issue. Weight: 15%

Thoroughly provided the background to the issue.

30.0 pts

Satisfactorily provided the background to the issue.

26.0 pts

Partially provided the background to the issue.

23.0 pts

Did not submit or incompletely provided the background to the issue.

0.0 pts

30.0 pts

Discuss the results of the research, identifying the models used to obtain the results. Weight: 15%

Thoroughly discussed the results of the research, identifying the models used to obtain the results.

30.0 pts

Satisfactorily discussed the results of the research, identifying the models used to obtain the results.

26.0 pts

Partially discussed the results of the research, identifying the models used to obtain the results.

23.0 pts

Did not submit or incompletely discussed the results of the research, identifying the models used to obtain the results.

0.0 pts

30.0 pts

Provide available federal data. Weight: 10%

Thoroughly provided available federal data.

20.0 pts

Satisfactorily provided available federal data.

17.0 pts

Partially provided available federal data.

15.0 pts

Did not submit or incompletely provided available federal data.

0.0 pts

20.0 pts

Discuss appropriate economic predictors. Weight: 15%

Thoroughly discussed appropriate economic predictors.

30.0 pts

Satisfactorily discussed appropriate economic predictors.

26.0 pts

Partially discussed appropriate economic predictors

23.0 pts

Did not submit or incompletely discussed appropriate economic predictors.

0.0 pts

30.0 pts

Propose at least three (3) reliable, implementable recommendations. Weight: 20%

Thoroughly proposed at least three (3) reliable, implementable recommendations.

40.0 pts

Satisfactorily proposed at least three (3) reliable, implementable recommendations.

34.0 pts

Partially proposed at least three (3) reliable, implementable recommendations.

30.0 pts

Did not submit or incompletely proposed at least three (3) reliable, implementable recommendations.

0.0 pts

40.0 pts

2 references Weight: 5%

Meets number of required references; all references high quality choices.

10.0 pts

Meets number of required references; most references quality choices.

9.0 pts

Meets the required number of references; some or all references poor quality choices.

8.0 pts

Does not meet the required number of references

0.0 pts

10.0 pts

Clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting requirements Weight: 10%

0-2 errors present

20.0 pts

3-4 errors present

17.0 pts

5-6 errors present

15.0 pts

More than 6 errors present

0.0 pts

20.0 pts

Total Points: 200.0