–Identify the key organizational elements such as mission, strategic objectives, primary client groups or other key stakeholders in the community and current position on CSR if relevant.
— Describe your particular department or division. Indicate the number of staff in your office. Discuss whether it is a more formal bureaucratic structure/culture or more of an flat and informal structure. Give examples to support your position.
-Discuss the placement of this unit in the overall organizational chart of its larger organizational setting.
— Review the promotional materials (websites, Twitter, etc.) for this organization. Specify three key ideas that would describe your organization to a potential client. Do these coincide with your own impressions of the organization given your “insider’s” perspective?
–Specify your individual role and range of tasks within the larger organizational chart. If possible, include an org. chart and indicate your “chair”.
-Include specific expectations of your internship supervisor. Do these seem reasonable given your rank and position within the organization? Is your performance based more on “following the rules” or performance? Give examples.
–Describe two personal skills that you intend to contribute to this organizational role. Identify any specific skill sets that may be missing for you personally.
— Identify two organizational concepts that may be relevant to understanding your role and placement within the organization. Discuss each one briefly. (We can discuss this together if that’s helpful.)
— If you were an outside consultant, indicate the one recommendation that you would give to the head of this organization based on your current knowledge.
CONCLUSION: What has your Writing Assignment discussed?