Organizational Structure

Describe your initial expectations on researching your chosen service organization. What specific disciplinary skills (i.e. skills learned in your major) could you apply to your chosen service organization? Write about your thoughts and feelings on researching the service organization and how you might contribute your time in the future to support the goals of the service organization and/or allow you to make a difference in the community. Based on the knowledge gained in researching your chosen service organization and concepts taught in this class on developing a mission and vision, draft a new and improved mission and vision statement for the organization. You should include not only the new mission and vision but also an appropriate rationale for the mission and vision including elements of the organization as well as required elements needed in a well written mission and vision statement.    Based on your research of the organization and in drafting the vision and mission explain how you might recommend that the organization expand the diversity of those it serves while achieving its mission. Identify diverse constituencies that might benefit from the organization’s services or with whom it could collaborate to extend its mission. Based on your research, what ethical dilemmas do you think can arise in non-profit organizations? What is required to be a good ethical leader in a non-profit organization (see the service learning handout for links on leadership and ethics in non-profits)? Examine how this service learning experience required different business skills and knowledge than the assignment related to the strategic management project