Step 4: Complete Succession Planning Report
Complete the Succession Planning Report-Part One. This is the report that will be reviewed by President and CEO, Maximillian Barney.
Your Group’s Succession Planning Report – Part One will be addressed to Mr. Maximillian Barney, the CEO and President of Biotech. The report should address all of the following elements, with each section supported by course materials.
Follow the following report format:
- An overview of succession planning and why it is important to the future of Biotech.
- A brief review of the leadership competencies important for Biotech.
Succession Planning as part of Mission, Vision and Strategy:
- A description of how the Succession Plan for Biotech should be aligned with its mission and vision.
- A description of how the Succession Plan should be aligned with Biotech’s strategy
- A description of how strategic thinking should be used as part of the succession planning process.
Other Required Elements:
Read the grading rubric for the project. Use the grading rubric while completing the project to ensure all requirements are met that will lead to the highest possible grade.
Third person writing is required. Third person means that there are no words such as “I, me, my, we, or us” (first person writing), nor is there use of “you or your” (second person writing). If uncertain how to write in the third person, view this link: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/grammar/first-second-and-third- person.
Contractions are not used in business reports, so do not use them.
Paraphrase and do not use direct quotation marks. This means you do not use more than four consecutive words from a source document, but put a passage from a source document into your own words and attribute the passage to the source document, using in-text citations in APA format.
In-text citations should be included in ALL SECTIONS of the report, and should demonstrate application of the course material. Note that a reference within a reference list cannot exist without an associated in-text citation and vice versa.
Provide the page or paragraph number, where applicable.
You may only use the course material from the classroom. You may not use books or any resource from the Internet.