5.5 Strategic Thinking Project

Students will write 400-800 words describing metrics they can use to address the problem they chose for their Strategic Thinking Project. The following heading and sections should be included:

  • Metrics
    • A balanced set of 4-5 metrics (each with a heading) that together can help to address progress on the problem
    • Each metrics should include descriptions of:
      • The metric details
      • Metric owner
      • Metric data type
      • How often the metric data is going to be collected
      • How the data will be analyzed
      • How the metric will be used to demonstrate great, good, adequate, or poor progress on addressing the problem

This week’s assignment should have:

  • at least one particularly insightful and relevant quotation/citation/reference (QCR) of 6-30 words (no more and no less) from a reputable source.

Quotations/citations/references should be properly cited using APA 6th edition writing style requirements. NOTE: You should skillfully integrate your quotation into the content of the paper.

Here are some notes on reputable sources:

  • Great: Drawn from journals and reputable sources like HBR
  • Good: Materials from well-recognized magazines and papers such as Forbes, Wall Street Journal, TIME, etc.
  • Adequate: From most magazines or websites
  • Poor: Old or obscure sources
  • Not acceptable: Crowd-sourced sources such as Wikipedia

This assignment should be created in a Microsoft word.doc file and attached in your submission on or before the due date.

Make sure to:

  • Follow APA 6th edition formatting 
  • Include the word count at the bottom of the paper
  • Submit your assignment as an attached word.doc. No other format (.wps, .pdf, etc.) will NOT be accepted
  • Complete your assignment on time or you will lose 20% per day