Reflection Aligning operational needs with business strategies
Competency 2 Reflection: Align operational needs with business strategies.
This reflection activity is comprised of two sections indicating a word count for each prompt, collectively totaling a minimum of 500 words. Complete your reflections by responding to all prompts.
An organization’s business strategy includes leadership theories and practices, as well as organization structure. One of management’s responsibilities is to ensure their team’s work aligns to the organization’s business strategies.
Leadership Theories and Practices
What leadership theories have you seen used in your own workplace? Which were most effective? Which were the least effective? Why? How did the execution of these theories align with your organization’s business strategies?
(Work in healthcare as a registered medical assistant)
Think of a company or organization you’re familiar with, perhaps one you’ve worked for or even a place of worship or school. What kind of organizational structure does the organization use? What other structures discussed in the chapter might allow the organization to operate more effectively? For example, would the move to a product team structure lead to greater efficiency or effectiveness? Why or why not?
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Reflection Effect of demographics and Emerging Technologies
Competency 3 Reflection: Explain how evolving demographics and emerging technologies transform organizations.
This reflection activity is comprised of two sections, collectively totaling a minimum of 500 words. Complete your reflections by responding to all prompts.
According to George and Jones (2020), a company’s stance on social responsibility is the way its managers and employees view their duty or obligation to make decisions that protect, enhance, and promote the welfare and well-being of stakeholders and society as a whole. This includes the way the company handles changing demographics and emerging technologies.
Consider the forces in the global environment and your professional experience when responding to the following questions:
- What are some of the implications of demographic forces for the industry you work in or aspire to work in?
- What are the advantages and disadvantages of technological change?
- How can information technology lead to beneficial changes within the workplace in the industry you work in or aspire to work in?
Consider your professional experience when responding to the following questions.
- What do you consider to be the top three benefits to social responsibility?
- How does your organization implement social responsibility initiatives? If they don’t, what considerations should be made?