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Analyze the New Business Realities relative to Wheatley’s leadership best practices.

Write an analysis of Margaret Wheatley’s theories and perspectives on leadership and organizations. There are no page number requirements for this assessment.
Introduction
An analysis of someone else’s perspective on the application of the theories of leadership allows you to compare and contrast them against your own work experience and gives you a broader context with which to consider best practices you might want to implement in your own career.
The resources for this assessment examine the new science of leadership as well as the use of personal, purpose, and change mastery. These resources can help you become familiar with why a sense of purpose gives meaning to and helps release the energy of an authentic and congruent leader. Out of a sense of purpose, leaders develop the courage to put language around their vision.
The suggested readings also address how a leader adapts to change and why noticing resistance to change helps a leader examine ineffective old patterns. In order to lead others through change, leaders must trust themselves to think simultaneously in the present and in the future. This requires the ability to adapt and deal with ambiguity and anxiety in the midst of unfolding reality.
Preparation
The following resources are required to complete the assessment.
CAPELLA RESOURCES
Click the links provided to view the following resources:

New Business Realities of the 21st Century [PDF].
Instructions
Research Margaret Wheatley’s New Science of Leadership theories. You will find useful information in the Resources, including Scott London’s interview, “The New Science of Leadership: An Interview with Margaret Wheatley,” and Margaret Wheatley’s book, Leadership and the New Science: Discovering Order in a Chaotic World.
Write an analysis of Wheatley’s theories and perspectives of leadership and organizations. Address the following in your analysis:
Identify the main points and theories of leadership reflected in Wheatley’s observations.
Describe examples from your work experience that reflect Wheatley’s observations.
Analyze the New Business Realities relative to Wheatley’s leadership best practices.
When referring to sources in your assessment, remember to use proper APA format for your citations and references. In addition, remember to edit and spell check your document before submitting it.
Competencies Measured
By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:
Competency 1: Analyze the art and science of leadership.

Identify the main points and theories of leadership reflected in Wheatley’s observations.
Analyze the New Business Realities relative to Wheatley’s leadership best practices.

Competency 2: Reflect on personal leadership skills.

Describe examples from own work experience that reflect Wheatley’s observations.

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List the interview questions you plan to use for your chosen aspect of leadership.

Prepare to interview two organization leaders and write an assessment in which you outline the intended purpose and focus of your interviews, along with the interview questions.
Introduction
Over the course of your career, you will develop your own theories of leadership that will inform your attitudes and actions. Interviewing leaders after having done some research about leadership allows you to see effective leadership in action through the lens of scholarly research.
The resources provided in this assessment focus on two larger leadership topics: interpersonal and presence leadership and resilience and coaching leadership.
Interpersonal leadership and leading through presence focus on a leader’s ability to develop relationships and synergy and contribute to and spring out of his or her own personal power. There is a connection between knowing oneself and being able to listen to and learn from interpersonal feedback. A leader must examine whether he or she is open to other points of view or ways of working or, out of fear, shuts them down. Expressing yourself authentically, listening and appreciating others, allowing others to participate, and serving others are important leadership skills. Very possibly, good leaders develop these skills out of a comfort with their own inner self or being. Most great leaders have the capacity for deep reflection. Many use nature, music, meditation, or prayer to find inspiration and are able to quiet their thoughts and silence their own anxiety.
Resilience and coaching also play a part in leadership effectiveness. In the past most leaders believed that keeping their work and their life in balance lead to better health; however, shifting our attention from time management to energy leadership allows for creating a personalized formula for sustained energy and resilience. Signs of lack of resilience include fatigue, dullness, depression, and/or life threatening habits around coffee, cigarettes, alcohol, and obsessive or manic work behavior. Healthy leaders tend to include abundant energy, optimism, vitality, and close intimate and fulfilling relationships as a having resilience. Many experienced leaders manage energy in their lives over time. They loosen up and are happier, more involved, and resilient. Coaching is important to ensure growth as a leader. Many leaders pursue reflection by self-coaching—building awareness, commitment, and practice. Coaching others provides awareness to avoid curves in the road. Mature leaders feel a responsibility not only to earn a living through authentic self-expression but also to create value by their service to the community.
Preparation
As part of Assessments 3 and 4, you will need to interview two leaders in organizations of your choice. To prepare for these two interviews, complete the following at this time:
Decide on the level of leaders you would like to interview (for example, individual contributors, middle managers, or top managers).
Research and choose an aspect of leadership based on the topics in the Cashman text (personal mastery, purpose mastery, change mastery, resilience mastery and coaching mastery) to use as the focus for your interviews.
Request and schedule 45-minute interviews with two different leaders at your chosen level. You should conduct the interviews between now and when you begin work on the Assessment 3, as you will need to complete the interviews in order to complete Assessments 3 and 4.
Interview Pitch
Submit the following components for this assessment:
State your intended purpose for the interviews. Provide an explanation of the aspect of leadership on which you plan to focus and why you chose it.
Describe the level of leadership selected for your interviews.
Outline your schedule for both interview sessions; include the names and titles of the leaders with date and time of interview. If you have not been able to solidify your schedule, please include a report of your progress.
List the interview questions you plan to use for your chosen aspect of leadership. If you wish, you may use some of the questions from the reflection exercises in the related chapter of the Cashman text. You can use any leadership theories you like to help you develop your interview questions, including servant leadership, Kevin Cashman, Margaret Wheatley, articles from the Center for Creative Leadership, leadership stage theory, and other sources.
Conducting Your Interviews
As you conduct your interviews, remember the following:
At the start of each interview, explain who you are, what you are doing, what leadership mastery you will be exploring in the interview, and how you will use the interview material.
Clarify with your interviewees whether you have permission to use their names and organizations.
Take thorough notes or record the interviews so you can refer back to them as you work on Assessments 3 and 4.
Remember to edit and spell check your work before submitting.
Competencies Measured
By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:
Competency 3: Create an effective theory of leadership.

Describe the purpose and rationale for leadership interviews.
Describe the level of leadership selected for interviews.
Prepare relevant interview questions for an interview protocol.

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How does this affect your initial performance evaluation and analysis of the company?

Scenario
You have almost completed your analysis of Companies A and B and are scheduled to deliver your proposal to the board. While researching to ensure accurate and up-to-date data, you learn that two of Company B’s aircraft have been grounded over the past couple of months due to technical issues, one of which could have been an FAA safety violation.
The subsequent investigations, technical repairs, and grounded flights have led to a 10% drop in their revenue over the last month. Mitigation expenses have added about $80,000 to their operating costs. Company B has also suffered negative customer feedback due to some of the ground crew’s mishandling of the situation.
In this assignment, you will write an executive summary to capture the situation and share your analysis and perspective on how these safety issues might affect your acquisition recommendation.
Prompt
Write an executive summary describing the newly discovered concerns and your analysis of the situation at Company B.
Specifically, you must address the following rubric criteria:
Summarize the safety issues and their direct impact on the company over the past month.
Describe how this news affects factors other than revenue, which will then affect the company’s value.
How does this affect your initial performance evaluation and analysis of the company?
Do you see any additional risks? Explain.
Will it impact your recommendation about acquisition? Why or why not?
What additional information about this situation will you need to make your final decision?
Guidelines for Submission
Submit a 1- to 2-page Word document using double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, and one-inch margins. Sources should be cited according to APA style. Consult the Shapiro Library APA Style Guide for more information on citations.

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Explain how digital evidence must be handled to preserve the integrity of the physical device as well as the data it contains.

Prior to beginning work on this discussion, watch the Heists: Cybercrimes with Ben Hammersley video below.
There are many obstacles for a criminal justice professional or a private citizen or corporation to
collect evidence at an electronic crime scene. Last week we examined how traditional notions of crime scene preservation may transfer into the world of cyber crime investigations. This discussion requires you to explain the details and the potential issues with gaining admissible, crime scene evidence for a virtual crime. The five elements provide the minimal requirements for crime scene preservation and data collection. Provide as much detail as possible in your initial post.
Your 400 word minimum initial post for this discussion will detail the following:
Explain how digital evidence must be handled to preserve the integrity of the physical device as well as the data it contains.
Examine how some digital evidence requires special collection, packaging, and transportation techniques.

What are the special considerations for various forms of data?

List the ways that data can be damaged.
Explain how investigators avoid damaging data.
Analyze how communication devices like computers, mobile phones, smart phones, and tablets should be secured and prevented from receiving or transmitting data once they are identified and collected as evidence.

Required Resources
Article
Sindhu, K. K., & Meshram, B. B. (2012). Digital forensics and cyber crime datamining (Links to an external site.). Journal of Information Security, (3), 196-201. Retrieved from http://www.scirp.org/journal/PaperDownload.aspx?DOI=10.4236/jis.2012.33024
This article discusses the various tools and techniques being used in the field of digital forensics as well as suggesting a systematic approach to the science. Accessibility Statement does not exist.
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Multimedia
Aspinall, W. (Director & Producer). (2014). Heists: Cybercrimes with Ben Hammersley (Links to an external site.) [Video file]. Retrieved from https://secure.films.com/OnDemandEmbed.aspx?token=109729&wID=100753&plt=FOD&loid=0&w=560&h=315&fWidth=580&fHeight=365
The full version of this video is available through the Films on Demand database in the UAGC Library. This video examines organized cyber hackers and how criminals and networks commit cyber crime and will assist you with your learning activities this week. This video has closed captioning.
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Recommended Resources
Article
Brown, C. S. D., (2015). Investigating and prosecuting cyber crime: Forensic dependencies and barriers to justice (Links to an external site.). International Journal of Cyber Criminology, 9(1), 55-119. doi: 10.5281/zenodo.22387. Retrieved from http://www.cybercrimejournal.com/Brown2015vol9issue1.pdf
This open access article centers on the systemic issues that face investigators when taking on a cyber crime scene. The topic of potential regulatory changes related to cyber crime investigation is also discussed.
Report
United States Department of Justice. (2008). Electronic crime scene investigation: A guide for first responders, second edition (Links to an external site.)[PDF]. https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/219941.pdf
This source provides pragmatic and practical information necessary to individuals collecting evidence of cyber crime evidence for prosecution. The governmental report provides step by step guidance for “first responders” and is considerate of the unique nature of each crime scene encountered. The report focuses upon preserving electronic crime scenes and provides methods for recognizing, collecting, and safeguarding digital evidence.
Websites
MSCJ Resources (Links to an external site.) (http://ashford-mscj.weebly.com/)
This resource site will provide assistance in researching additional sources for the assessments within this course.
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Describe and discuss the target population, correlating factors/circumstances, their needs, and comorbidities

5.Pre-Clinical Work-up: Prepare Individually in Pre-Clinical Completed
1.       Research one EBP article related to target population and present your findings to the group
2.       Describe and discuss the target population, correlating factors/circumstances, their needs, and comorbidities
3.       Describe and discuss culturally competent care or developmental competence within the target population
4.       Find three community resources related to target population
5.       Compare and contrast family, community, national, and/or global implications
Assignment: Summarize EBP article in a paragraph and answer pre and post clinical questions. Include APA reference list

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Describe specific design features, and explain which features are effective and which are ineffective and why.

Individual Discussion Topics:
1) Examine a textbook (any textbook will do) for design features. Describe specific design features, and explain which features are effective and which are ineffective and why. NOTE: Be sure to identify the textbook in your post.
2)Suggest the best graphic to use for the situation described below. Construct the graphic.
“In July, Zach is collaborating with three other researchers to write an article for an academic journal. To be published in the December issue, the article must be accepted by October 10. To meet this deadline, Zach plans these tasks: review of literature conducted, draft written, draft sent to editor, draft sent to reviewers, draft revised, article resubmitted, and article published.”
Discussion Objective(s):
Select one of the above topics, and follow the instructions provided. After completing your assignment, pose one meaningful question that allows your classmates to examine your assignment and connect it to our discussion on webpages and design.
Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.
Include which topic you chose to complete in your subject line.

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Analyze the benefit of recalculating the cost of pickle production. 

write a 2-3 page supporting report.
Scenario
The Acme Pickle Company has distributed pickles under the “Florida’s Best” brand for eight years from its production facility in Jacksonville, Florida. It sells the pickles to stores in the southeastern United States. Acme normally produces between 8,000 and 10,000 cases of pickles a month but has the capacity to produce 12,000 cases without adding equipment or personnel.The owner of a twenty-store supermarket chain in Wisconsin, called Super Deals, visits friends in Florida and is impressed with the quality of “Florida’s Best” pickles. He approaches you, an Acme Pickle account manager, with an offer to buy 2,000 cases of pickles to use in a special promotion at his stores. He is thinking of something such as:
“Free jar of Florida’s Best pickles with every purchase of forty dollars or more—this month only!”
He offers Acme a price of $9.50 per case, knowing that it is a very substantial discount from the normal selling price of $20 a case. Acme’s management is inclined to turn the offer down, because their cost is calculated at $10.00 a case. They believe they would lose money if they sold at $9.50 a case. You, on the other hand, believe that some errors have been made in the cost accounting.
Your Role
You are the account manager for Acme Pickles.
Requirements
Your analysis for the Controller and Sales Manager is needed to suggest a different way of calculating the pricing of the pickles that may be lower. As part of your analysis, address the following items:
Explain why some production costs are variable and some are fixed.
Analyze the benefit of recalculating the cost of pickle production.

How would you recalculate it?
What would the result be?
What is the benefit to the company of recalculating the cost?

Analyze how financial accounting of production cost differs from managerial accounting of production cost.

Explain the difference between the two accounting methods.
Identify the benefits and drawbacks of each method.

Recommend a plan of action to management regarding Super Deals’ offer.
Below is the cost report for a recent month. In this month, Acme produced 9,000 cases and sold them at $20 per case, which is Acme’s normal selling price. Nine thousand cases are well beyond Acme’s break-even point, enabling Acme to record a substantial profit at the nine-thousand-case level.Acme Pickle Company Cost ReportItemCostCucumbers$15,000Spices and vinegar11,000Jars and lids10,000Direct labor, paid by the case30,000Line supervisors, on salary10,000Depreciation on factory10,000Property taxes on factory3,000Insurance on factory1,000Total Costs:$90,000Cost per case (9,000 cases produced) $10.00
Deliverable Format
Your team lead wants to share this analysis across remote locations of the organization and is hoping you will set the standard for how analyses and decisions of this type should be presented and supported. Your team has requested either a recorded presentation (including slides and notes) or a presentation and supporting reporting that can be distributed as a model. Prepare a presentation of at least 9 slides using PowerPoint or software of your choice detailing your recommendation and the information you used to make your recommendation. You can either record the presentation or prepare a separate report supporting the presentation.If you choose to record your presentation, you may use Capella-supported Kaltura Media or another technology of your choice that produces a shareable URL. Kaltura is recording software that can be used to create webcam, screen, and audio recordings. Refer to the MBA Program Resources for the Using Kaltura tutorial to prepare for this option. If you choose to use something other than Kaltura Media, ensure that it creates a shareable URL and can be embedded in the courseroom to ensure faculty can access your recording.Note: If you require the use of assistive technology or alternative communication methods to participate in these activities, please contact DisabilityServices@Capella.edu to request accommodations.
Recommendation requirements:
Create a 2–3 page report to support your slides.
Related company standards:
The recommendation report is a professional document and should therefore follow the corresponding MBA Academic and Professional Document Guidelines, including single-spaced paragraphs.
In addition to the presentation or report materials, include:

Title (slide or page).
References (slide or page).
Appendix with supporting materials.
At least two APA-formatted references.

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What did the prosecutor use to prove the mental intent of the offender at the time of the crime?

1)There are many cases in which an individual has been convicted on circumstantial evidence for the crime of murder. Find a recent and local case in your home state in which a person has been found guilty of murder or a varied degree of homicide.  Summarize the case in your main post. Indicate the reasons for the conviction. Was it based on physical or circumstantial evidence? What did the prosecutor use to prove the mental intent of the offender at the time of the crime?
2) Did the prosecution and/or the defense use legal technology in some way to aid in the development and/or presentation of their respective sides of the case?  Was that use (if any) actually helpful in that case (or potentially, other similar cases)?  If it was not helpful, explain why you think so.
3) How did conducting research and going through each step of legal analysis help you to reach this conclusion?  Analyze how you applied critical thinking and legal analytical skills to assist you in this regard.  What new research and/or analytical tool or method did you try for the first time this week?  What do you think you do well and what would you like to strengthen so that you continue to improve?

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Which tool can, when uploaded to a Web server, provide an attacker with complete control of the remote PC?

1.Which tool can, when uploaded to a Web server, provide an attacker with complete control of the remote PC?
2. What is a security patch?
3. List four Web server security countermeasures.
4. Using course resources and the Internet, please explain a buffer overflow.

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Evaluate how the Department of Defense Mentor-Protégé program is useful for a small-business owner contracting with the federal government for the first time.

Please respond to the following:
Evaluate how the Department of Defense Mentor-Protégé program is useful for a small-business owner contracting with the federal government for the first time. Select a small business in your community and describe how this program would help.
If you owned the business you selected, describe what other resources provided by the Small Business Administration (SBA) would be useful for your purposes.