Assignment 2: Required
Assignment 2—Workforce 2020 Executive Report
Both leadership and
organizational strategy in the next decade will see major trends affecting the
way organizations conduct business. These include the deployment of more
technology to extend reach and access, increased globalization, increased
diversity, more focus on extended supply chains, and a more nomadic workforce.
In this assignment, you will consider these trends and analyze how they may
impact your selected organization and what actions are necessary to get ready
to address these trends.
You have been appointed by your
organization (either a hypothetical one or one you are familiar with) to
prepare its Workforce 2020 executive report.
The report should be as detailed
as possible for the CEO of your organization. That means it should include the
key points of your research, analysis, and findings. The report should also
contain examples of specific application to your company in a clear, concise,
and informative document.
4, you began your research on Workforce 2020. In this module,
you will expand on the work you did inModule 4. TakeModule
4’s paper, and incorporate the items below into your work. Be
sure to use the module readings, Argosy
University online library
resources, and the Internet, including federal guidelines. Select at least 3–4
scholarly resources for use in this assignment.
Complete the following:
your organization in its present form. Explain your organization’s
structure, workforce diversity, market/customer diversity, and
future trends. Identify the economic, social, demographic, and workforce
parameters that are expected to be in the U.S. in the year 2020. Explain
how those trends will or will not be reflected in your organization.
Consider addressing the following:
are the general workforce trends?
will these trends impact your industry?
are the general trends in leadership/management that are impacting your
data and recommend changes needed for the future. Identify and recommend
leader, organizational, and workforce trends that must be considered for
change in the larger macro environment (for example, advances in
technology or globalization) in your organization. Identify related
outcomes for each specific topic: Consider addressing the following:
leadership actions should the organization take?
competencies will be needed?
does the organization need to do to be prepared?
conduct a holistic assessment of your selected organization and the challenges
and opportunities it faces in addressing the noted trends, consider some of the
concepts listed below as you develop your recommendations for the organization.
It is not necessary to include all the concepts, but you should include 2–3 of
them to do a thorough analysis. For example, leadership models and diversity
management are likely to be pivotal areas for the organization. You could talk
about the environment trends that were noted in the beginning of this
assignment and then discuss how leadership practices and approaches in your
selected organization may have to change to meet or address those trends.
how the following concepts apply to your organization:
Ensure that your paper includes
integrated report with an introduction and summary
- A set
of recommendations that will enable the organization to meet the expected challenges
in your own organization
credible, cited sources supporting your projections
Support your assertions using the
selected scholarly resources.
Write an 8–12-page paper in Word
format. Apply APA standards to citation of sources. Use the following file
naming convention: LastnameFirstInitial_M5_A2.doc.
may 26, 2013, deliver your assignment to theM5:
Assignment 2 Dropbox.
Assignment 2 Grading Criteria
Explained your organization’s current structure, workforce
Identified what the economic, social, demographic, and workforce
Synthesized data to recommend leader, organizational, and
Identified related outcomes for each specific topic (for
Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated
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