Case Study #2: Planning, Organizing and Leading
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The presented case study illustrates the importance of the functions of management, planning, organizing and leading. Many entrepreneurs with dreams of starting their own businesses believe that managing a business is simple. This case shows what can happen when new owners do not pay adequate attention to important components of management
Required Elements to include in the Case Study:
· Students will act as the management consultant, Justin Thyme;
· Using what has been learned in the course thus far, look at every aspect of the business depicted in the case study and identify all possible issues related to planning, organizing and leading;
· Explain in detail how the identified issues have impacted the business;
Make recommendations to Tom on how to improve the management of his small business.
· Students are expected to show what they have learned in the course by applying theories and concepts. Be sure to support your reasoning.
Required Formatting of Case Study:
Create a consultant’s report that is double-spaced, 12-point font, and between five and six pages in length excluding the title page and reference page;
Title page with your name, the course name, the date, and instructor’s name;
Include a reference page;
An introductory paragraph, a summary paragraph and the use of headings are required;
Write in the third person;
Use APA format for in-text citations and references. You are required to use the e-text and at least two academic or highly respected business publications, for a total of no less than three references. Students need to paraphrase and avoid direct quotes;
Submit the paper in the Assignment Folder.
(Chapters 1-14 are attached, along with rubric and case study)