This first course assignment has you demonstrate the applications of the important components dealing with business
management. In this assignment, explain the importance of planning, organization, staffing, directing, and controlling for
effective business management. Share your own experiences tied to management skills, principles, and strategies you
have implemented that have or have not worked in your past or current careers.
Your essay submission must be at least two pages in length, not including the title and reference pages. You are required
to use at least one outside source to support your explanation. Your essay response should be formatted in accordance
with APA style.
For step-by-step instructions for formatting a paper in APA style, please refer to the CSU Citation Guide
(http://www.columbiasouthern.edu/downloads/pdf/success/citation-guide). Instructions for formatting formal documents
can be found on page 17.
Information about accessing the Grading Rubric for this assignment is provided below.
Unit I Article Review
Visit the CSU Online Library, and locate an article that addresses one of the following best practices tied to management:
planning, organization, staffing, or directing. The ABI/Inform Complete database features a number of excellent articles
covering these concepts. In order to find these resources, you must first log into the myCSU Student Portal and access
the ABI/Inform Complete database within the CSU Online Library.
After reading the article and briefly summarizing the purpose for the article, answer the following questions:
? What is the main point?
? Who is the intended audience?
? Do the arguments within the article support the main point?