In the past decade, the importance of electronic systems to our daily work, the establishment of quality performance measures, and the effects of corporate culture on the workforce have become integral considerations for all organizations that seek to improve their performance.
Based on your readings and assignments throughout the course, prepare a performance improvement plan for the public health organization of your choice. Include the following points:
Ensure you include a title page, abstract, introduction section, main discussion, and conclusion.
Your final product should be an 8–12-page paper in Word format, utilizing a minimum of 8 scholarly sources. Apply APA standards to citation of sources. Use the following file naming convention: LastnameFirstInitial_M5_A2.doc.
By the due date assigned deliver your assignment to the Submissions Area.
Assignment 2 Grading Criteria
Assignment ComponentsProficientMaximum PointsProvide details about using informatics, technology, and performance data to drive continuous improvement and rapid replication of best practicesDetails provided are complete and from authoritative sources, and all sources are correctly cited.52
Describe applicable performance measures for monitoring progress toward meeting targets, goals, and objectives, as well as strategies for implementing performance measures.
Description of applicable performance measures for monitoring progress toward meeting set targets and goals clearly and accurately includes all relevant items, as well as strategies for implementing performance measures.60Analyze the organization’s culture as well as its capacity and readiness for the performance improvement process.Analysis demonstrates comprehension of information and logical thinking, and has all the correct conclusions.60Explain the best practices you recommend replicating, citing your sources of information.Recommendations are supported by analysis of information and are adequate and effective for the best practices.56Writing Component Organization
Write with clear organization, including introduction, thesis/main idea, transitions, and conclusion.Introduction has a clear opening, provides background information, and states the topic. The assignment (e.g., report, presentation) is organized around an arguable stated thesis or main idea. Transitions are appropriate and help the flow of ideas. Conclusion summarizes main argument and has a clear ending. Writing generally provides a consistent coherency among ideas.16Usage and Mechanics
Write using proper grammar, spelling, usage, and mechanics to provide smooth readability.
Writing follows conventions of spelling and grammar throughout. Writing skills are competent. Good command of language.
Bullet points and/or sentence structures are accurate. Capitalization, punctuation, and indentation reasonably well followed. Spelling errors are very few. All errors are infrequent and do not interfere with readability or comprehension.20APA Elements
Include proper attribution, paraphrasing, and quotations of all sources.Using APA format, accurately paraphrased, quoted, and cited throughout the presentation when appropriate or called for. Only a few minor errors present.20Audience and Communication
Write specifically to key audience, using terminology and tone appropriate for the audience.
Writing is focused.
Tone is adequately formal in keeping with the audience.16Total: 300