Answer the following essay questions in your own words, using your own experience and knowledge to demonstrate your understanding. Each response should be a fully developed essay of 500–1000 words (2–4 pages, typed double-spaced).
In your essays, refer to the readings and video programs to support your position. When quoting or paraphrasing from the reading or viewing, be sure to acknowledge the source with an appropriate reference. Define all terms and concepts according to text definitions. Please proofread your work for correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Include the question with your paper.
- List and discuss the steps in the planning process. Select the one step that you believe is the most important. From your own experience or observation, describe the circumstances where attention to or inattention to this step resulted in success or failure–choose either but not both.
- List the steps in the decision-making process. In your judgment, which step is the most important? Why?