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Achieving And Maintaining Individual Excellence

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Achieving and Maintaining Individual Excellence

Ronita Sanderfer

April 9, 2012

BSHS/462

Kevin Benbow

Achieving and Maintaining Individual Excellence

Most people want to achieve individual excellence. Excellence is not easy to achieve and it takes a great deal of time and planning. In the following paper, a formulation of my framework for achieving and maintaining individual excellence for my life and a list of the skills I have or need to develop further. Also included is a force field analysis listing my personal driving and restraining forces as well as my current position and desire for each of the following conditions: Managing the environment, Planning and program design, Organization design, Human resource development, Supervision, Financial management, Information systems, Program evaluation, Leadership and organization change. Using Peter Senge's Five Disciplines a self-assessment of my skills for growth is examine and expressed how they have meaning to me.

Managing the Environment

Needs assessments, asset mapping, community collaboration, and marketing and public relations strategies assist managers and organizations will help mangers with dealing with the environment. To manage the environment trends such as the economy and political has to be taken into consideration (Lewis, Packard, & Lewis, 2007). My personal drive is to maintain a reliable environment. My restraining forces are the economy and political forces. The economy has affected my environment. I have not received a pay raise in my current position in two years due to the political powers of the government. My desire on these conditions is that it affects my family and surrounding community.

Planning and Program Design

Planning and program design takes skill and knowledge in order to achieve excellence. My past position as a Group Room Coordinator taught me skills such as how to develop skills group, train group leaders, and determine which group individuals are in need of. To achieve and maintain individual excellence my desire is to further myself by obtaining better skills to formulate groups that are essential to people with disabilities activities of daily living. My personal drive is to obtain a master degree in Socialogy. My restraining forces are time and finance.

Organization Theory

Frederick Taylor developed the scientific management theory which involved methods at getting the best people (Lewis, Packard, & Lewis, 2007). To achieve individual excellence I inco ...