Read the article, “Organizational life cycles and shifting criteria of effectiveness: Some preliminary evidence”. Describe the chronicle of life cycle change and the early stages of development, performance and resource acquisition, events leading to later stages of development, and the development of the formalization and control stage. Why do you think the author wrote about this topic? Why is it important?



Brief Analytical Papers HIS 2040, Wayne State University

You will write TWO brief papers (4-6 pages), double spaced with standard size font.  These essays will be based on the assigned document collections, read in combination with other course readings, especially the Murrin book (Liberty, Equality, Power).  I will circulate a handout about these papers.  You will choose TWO of the FOUR assigned document collections (Holton, Sklar, Heidler, or Johnson). You MUST make active use of the documents in the book, quoting to support generalizations.  That first submission will be a draft.  



choose any 2 of theese books


Woody Holton, Black Americans in the Revolutionary Era: Brief History with Documents (Bedford Books)


David Heidler, et al., Indian Removal (W. W. Norton) 


Kathryn Sklar, Women’s Rights Emerge within the Antislavery Movement: Brief History with Documents (Bedford Books)

Michael Johnson, Abraham Lincoln, Slavery, and the Civil War: Brief History with Documents, 2nd ed. (Bedford Books

Write a well-developed paragraph for one of the following topic sentences.  Check for paragraph development, paragraph unity, and coherence.  To check for unity, identify the paragraph's topic sentence, and make sure that everything in the paragraph is clearly and closely related to it. A coherent paragraph flows smoothly, with an organization that is easy to follow and with each sentence clearly related to the next.  Use repetition to emphasize the main idea.  Repeating key words helps readers stay focused on your topic and reinforces your thesis.  Use parallel structure to emphasize connections Parallel structure helps to form connections within and between sentences.

Choose one of the following topics:

1.  Awards shows on television often fail to recognize creativity and innovation.

2.  Most people learn only those features of a computer program that they need to use every day.

3.  First-year students who also work can have an easier time adjusting to the demands of college life than nonworking students.


4.  Tweets and e-mail messages that circulate widely can be broken down into several categories.

 Ed has decided that he would like to expand his business. In order to do this, he needs to procure a primary lender. He will be approaching several lenders and investors to see who will give him the best deal. He has asked you to prepare a presentation that will be given to these interested parties. In addition, you must prepare a business report that contains detailed information that was included in the presentation.


You may find it helpful to contact a lender and ask what types of information they typically look for in these types of situations. Include the information that you have been creating throughout the term that you feel would be included in a lending proposal. Feel free to conduct financial statement analysis to include in the presentation. Make sure you include any resources that you consulted to obtain your information. Following are some of the items that you may wish to include:


Background information on Big Ed's Motorcycle Shop

Short bio on Ed Silver and the office manager/bookkeeper

How does Big Ed's Motorcycle Shop intend to repay its debt?

Why is the loan needed?   


 Here is more information what she wants exactly:


My teacher wants us to start first with how much money are we asking for, why do we need it (buy a new building). How Ed’s company is going to repay the debt. Use the financial statement information for paying the debt. How Ed did started the business (you can write anything you wish) Short biography on Ed – what are his coalification to have this business, His intentions in 5 years for the business.

Bio on the office manager ( which would be me, we can say that I have an accounting  How am I going to help EDs company to pay his dept.  Business report at lest 3-4 APA format and have to site if we use an outside resource!

Recommend a realistic, renewable resource to power your community, using your calculated power needs. Consider the following sources: hydropower, solar power, wind turbines, and geothermal energy.

  • Which source would be the best for your community?
  • Justify your choice based on the kind of resources that are available, how much power these alternative sources can produce, and your estimated energy demands for the community.
  • Having recommended an alternative power source, conclude by addressing the following:
  • How realistic is this alternative power source for your community?

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