Management of Power

Purpose

The purposes of this assignment are to: (a) identify and articulate leadership theories to support your management of power as the nurse executive at Saint Louis Medical Center (SLMC) (CO 1, 2), (b) compare and contrast organizational structures that may influence the management of power of your role (CO 3), and (c) provide empirical, scholarly evidence to support your assignment in a clear, succinct, and scholarly manner (CO 4).

Total Points Possible: 200

Requirements:

  1. This paper will be graded on quality of paper information, use of citations, use of standard grammar, sentence structure, and organization based on the required components.
  2. Create this assignment using Microsoft (MS) Word, which is the required format for all Chamberlain documents. You can tell that the document is saved as a MS Word document because it will end in .docx.
  3. The length of the paper is to be no greater than three pages, excluding title page and reference page.
  4. APA format using the sixth edition manual is required in this assignment, including a title page and reference page. Use APA level 1 headings for the organizational structure of this assignment. Remember that the introduction does not carry a heading that labels it as a level heading in APA format. The first part of your paper is assumed to be the introduction. See the APA manual sixth edition for details. See the resource under Course Resources, Guidelines for Writing Professional Papers. Use the suggested format and headings to organize your assignment.
    1. Include introduction (do not label as a heading in APA format)
    2. Leadership theories
    3. Organizational structures
    4. Evidence
    5. Conclusion

 

Preparing the paper

Note: Use the resources under Course Resources related to SLMC to assist in completion of this assignment, as required.

  1. Clearly introduce your management of power in the introduction paragraph. Include a sentence that states the purpose of your paper.
  2. Clearly identify and articulate leadership theories (at least two) to support your management of power in your role as the nurse executive at SLMC.
  3. Clearly compare and contrast the effect of organizational structures (at least two structures) that may influence how you  manage power at SLMC.
  4. Include of a minimum of three sources of scholarly, empirical evidence. See resources under Course Resources related to SLMC if you need to review the information.
  5. Provide concluding statements that should summarize your overall assignment content.
  6. The paper will be three pages maximum, excluding title and reference pages.
  7. Title and reference pages must be in APA format using the sixth edition manual.
  8. Use 12 point, Times New Roman font and one-inch margins on all sides of the paper.

 

Category Points % Description
Introduction 30 15% Introduction clearly introduces your management of power and the purpose of assignment.
Leadership Theories 40 20% Identification of leadership theories to support your management of power as a nurse executive is clearly articulated.
Organizational Structures 45 22.5% The effect of organizational structures that may influence management of power are clearly compared and contrasted.
Evidence 30 15% There is a minimum of three scholarly, empirical evidence sources.
Conclusion 30 15% Concluding statements summarizing content are present.
Text, title page, and references are consistent with APA format. 10 5% Text, title page, and references are consistent with APA format.
Ideas and information from other sources are cited correctly. 10 5% Ideas and information from other sources are cited correctly.
Rules of grammar, word usage, and punctuation are followed. 5 2.5% Rules of grammar, word usage, and punctuation are followed.
Total  200 100 A quality assignment will meet or exceed all of the above requirements.

 

Grading Rubric

Assignment Criteria  

Exceptional

(100%)

Outstanding or highest level of performance

 

Exceeds

(88%)

Very good or high level of performance

 

Meets

(80%)

Competent or satisfactory level of performance

Needs Improvement

(38%)

Poor or failing level of performance

 

Developing

(0)

Unsatisfactory level of performance

Content

Possible Points = 150 Points

         
Introduction 30 points 26 points 24 points 11 Points 0 points
Introduction introduces your management of power and purpose for the assignment clearly. Introduction introduces your management of power with minor lack of clarity or elements. Introduction of management of power lacks occasional important elements or specificity. Introduction of management of power has multiple instances of inaccuracies. Introduction of management of power is not present.
Leadership Theories 40 points 35 points 32 points 15 points 0 points
Identification of at least two leadership theories to support management of power as a nurse executive is articulated clearly with no inaccuracy. Identification of leadership theories to support management of power as a nurse executive is articulated with rare inaccuracy. Identification of leadership theories to support management of power as a nurse executive lacks occasional important elements or specificity. Identification of leadership theories to support management of power as a nurse executive has multiple instances of inaccuracies, includes only one theory, or is not present. Identification of leadership theory to support management of power as a nurse is not present.
Organizational Structures 45 points 40 points 35 points 17 points 0 points
Identification of the effect of at least two organizational structures that may influence management of power as a nurse executive is articulated with no inaccuracy. Identification of the effect of at least two organizational structures to support management of power as a nurse executive is articulated with rare inaccuracy. Identification of the effect of organizational structures to support management of power as a nurse executive lacks occasional important elements or specificity Identification of the effect of organizational structures to support management of power as a nurse executive has multiple instances of inaccuracies or only identifies one theory. Identification of the effect of organizational structures to support management of power as a nurse is not present.
Evidence 30 points 26 points 24 points 11 Points 0 points
At least three empirical, scholarly evidence sources supporting your project are included. Empirical, scholarly evidence sources supporting your project are included with rare inaccuracy, or only two sources are included. Empirical, scholarly evidence sources supporting your project lack occasional important elements or specificity, or less than two sources are included. Empirical, scholarly evidence sources supporting your project have multiple instances of inaccuracies. Empirical, scholarly evidence sources supporting your project is not present.
Conclusion 30 points 26 points 24 points 11 Points 0 points
Concluding statements summarizing content are present and accurate. Concluding statements summarizing content are present with rare inaccuracy or missing elements. Concluding statements summarizing content lack occasional important elements or specificity. Concluding statements summarizing content have multiple instances of inaccuracies. Concluding statements summarizing content are missing.
Content Subtotal     _____ of 175 points
Format

Possible Points = 20 points

         
Text, title page, and references are consistent with APA format. 10 points 9 points 8 points 4 points 0 points
Text, title page, and references are consistent with APA format. Text, title page, and references are consistent with APA format, with two to four exceptions. There are five to seven APA format errors in the text, title page, and reference pages. There are eight to nine APA format errors in the text, title page, and reference pages There are more than 10 APA format errors in the text, title page, and reference pages.
Ideas and information from other sources are cited correctly. 10 points 9 points 8 points 4 points 0 points
Ideas and information from other sources are cited correctly. Ideas and information from other sources are cited correctly, with two to four exceptions. Ideas and information from other sources are cited with five to seven errors. Ideas and information from other sources are cited with eight to nine errors. Ideas and information from other sources are cited with more than 10 errors.
Grammar

Possible Points = 5 points

         
Rules of grammar, word usage, and punctuation are followed. 5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 0 points
Rules of grammar, word usage, and punctuation are followed. Rules of grammar, word usage, and punctuation are followed, with two to four exceptions. Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are consistent with formal written work, with five to seven exceptions. Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are consistent with formal written work, with eight to nine exceptions. Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are followed with more than 10 exceptions.
Format Subtotal   _____ of 25 points
Total Points     _____ of  200 points

 

 

 

 
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