Brainstorming

HCM 415 Milestone Two Guidelines and Rubric Now that you have selected and carefully reviewed your case study, it is time to begin analyzing the situation the healthcare organization faces. In this milestone, you will evaluate the issue it faces in light of its mission, vision, and values. You will write a 2–4-page analysis of the organization’s strategic planning approaches. Be sure to address the following:

A. Based on its mission and vision statements, what can you discern about the organization’s approach to strategic planning? Be sure to provide specific examples to justify your response.

B. What is the prevailing issue in question in the case study you selected? C. What do you see as the overall strategic planning concerns for the healthcare organization with regard to this issue? D. What role do you feel the healthcare manager plays in terms of strategic planning around this issue? Be sure to substantiate your claims. E. Who are the key stakeholders affected by or involved in this issue, and what role do they serve in strategic planning within the organization?

Guidelines for Submission: This short paper should be between 2 and 4 pages, not including cover page and references. This paper should be in APA format.

Critical Element Exemplary (100%) Proficient (90%) Needs Improvement (75%) Not Evident (0%) Value

Overview Meets “Proficient” criteria and expertly balances brevity with required detail

Provides a brief summary of the selected case study, including the organization’s mission and vision

Provides a summary of the selected case study, including the organization’s mission and vision, but response is verbose or has gaps in required detail

Does not provide a summary of the selected case study

5

Analysis: Approach Meets “Proficient” criteria and draws nuanced connections between strategic planning and organizational mission and vision

Logically discerns the organization’s approach to strategic planning based on its mission or vision statements, providing specific examples to justify response

Discerns the organization’s approach to strategic planning based on mission or vision statements, but with gaps in logic, required detail, or specificity of examples

Does not discern the organization’s approach to strategic planning based on its mission or vision statements

18

Analysis: Issue Meets “Proficient” criteria and uses industry-specific terminology to effectively communicate and establish expertise

Accurately identifies the prevailing issue in the selected case study

Identifies the prevailing issue in the selected case study, but with gaps in accuracy or required detail

Does not identify the prevailing issue in the selected case study

18

Analysis: Concerns Meets “Proficient” criteria and makes nuanced inferences about organizational concerns with regard to the issue

Logically analyzes the overall concerns for the healthcare organization with regard to the issue

Analyzes the overall concerns for the healthcare organization with regard to the issue, but with gaps in logic or detail

Does not analyze the overall concerns for the healthcare organization with regard to the issue

18

 

 

 

Analysis: Role Meets “Proficient” criteria and demonstrates exceptional insight into the role of healthcare managers in strategic planning

Logically assesses the role the healthcare manager plays in terms of strategic planning around the issue, substantiating claims

Assesses the role the healthcare manager plays in terms of strategic planning around the issue, substantiating claims, but with gaps in logic, required detail, or substantiation

Does not assess the role the healthcare manager plays in terms of strategic planning around the issue

18

Analysis: Stakeholders

Meets “Proficient” criteria and demonstrates exceptional insight into identifying key stakeholders within organizations

Accurately identifies the key stakeholders affected by or involved in the issue and the role they serve in strategic planning within the organization

Identifies stakeholders affected by or involved in the issue and the role they serve in strategic planning within the organization, but with gaps in accuracy or required detail

Does not identify stakeholders affected by or involved in the issue

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Articulation of Response

Submission is free of errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, syntax, and organization and is presented in a professional and easy-to-read format

Submission has no major errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, syntax, or organization

Submission has major errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, syntax, or organization that negatively impact readability and articulation of main ideas

Submission has critical errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, syntax, or organization that prevent understanding of ideas

5