CT #3

Setting and Achieving Goals Paper

Setting and achieving organizational goals is a critical skill of an  effective leader. Successful achievement of such goals depends on a  carefully designed plan. 


  • Write a 900 to 1200-word essay on the importance of developing plans to achieve organizational goals.
  • Use the grammatical third person (i.e. without using “I” or “we”)
  • Address the following:
    • – Two types of planning that organizations use to assist in the achievement of goals
    • – When each planning type is most appropriate to use
  • Incorporate references from at least two credible sources outside of  this week’s readings to support your work. These sources should be  peer-reviewed articles. The CSU-Global Library is a good place to find  your sources

Refer to the handouts and templates you used (links below) to  develop an effective and well-formatted paper. Be sure your paper  conforms with the CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA Requirements.

Review the Module 4 Critical Thinking Rubric for full details on how you will be graded on this assignment.


Writing an Effective Essay: https://portal.csuglobal.edu/fileman/files/portal/Library/The%20Writing%20Process4.pdf

APA Template Paper: https://portal.csuglobal.edu/fileman/files/portal/Library/APA_Template_Paper__6.26.15.doc

Sample Paper: https://portal.csuglobal.edu/fileman/files/portal/Library/library-Does-Your-Paper-Look-Like-This-Sample-Paper.pdf