Assignment 2: Individual Power PlanWhat can you do to develop your individual power base? This week, you have heard and read about several types and sources of power. For this Assignment, consider your goals and how enhancing your own power may help you to achieve them.To PrepareReflect on your personal current sense of power within your organization and the profession;Do a self–assessment of your leadership skills by doing the How Good are your Leadership Skills? assessment at http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newLDR_50.htmHow did you score? You do need not to reveal this in your paper, but hopefully it will guide you in how to apply the concepts to your own situation.Reflect on your motivation for increasing your power within your organization and/or within the nursing profession.Do a self–assessment of your leadership motivation by doing the assessment The Leadership Motivation Assessment found at http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newLDR_01.htmAgain, it is not necessary to post your score but hopefully it will guide you in how to discuss your motivation at this point in time.Review the information on power in the Learning Resources and conduct additional research on your own to examine strategies that seem relevant and worthwhile for helping to enrich your power as a nurse leader.Identify specific strategies you can use to develop and leverage sources and types of power to achieve desired outcomes.To CompleteWrite a 2– to 3–page paper, not including the cover and Reference page, describing:A self–assessment of your current sense of power within your organization and the profession;A self–assessment of your motivation for increasing your power base;Write a detailed plan for enhancing your power as a nurse and a leader–manager, including specific strategies for achieving that plan. Be sure to include strategies for mobilizing the power of nursing for social change, empowering others, and building a personal power base.ReminderThe School of Nursing requires that all papers submitted include a title page, introduction, summary, and references. The Sample Paper provided at the Walden Writing Center provides an example of those required elements (available at http://writingcenter.waldenu.edu/57.htm). All papers submitted must use this formatting.By Day 7
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Quality of Work Submitted:
The extent of which work meets the assigned criteria and work reflects graduate level critical and
analytic thinking.
27 (27%) – 30 (30%)
Assignment exceeds expectations. All topics are addressed with a minimum of 75% containing
exceptional breadth and depth about each of the assignment topics.
24 (24%) – 26 (26%)
Assignment meets expectations. All topics are addressed with a minimum of 50% containing good
breadth and depth about each of the assignment topics.
21 (21%) – 23 (23%)
Assignment meets most of the expectations. One required topic is either not addressed or inadequately
addressed.
0 (0%) – 20 (20%)
Assignment superficially meets some of the expectations. Two or more required topics are either not
addressed or inadequately addressed.
Quality of Work Submitted:
The purpose of the paper is clear.
5 (5%) – 5 (5%)
A clear and comprehensive purpose statement is provided which delineates all required criteria.
4 (4%) – 4 (4%)
Purpose of the assignment is stated, yet is brief and not descriptive.
3.5 (3.5%) – 3.5 (3.5%)
Purpose of the assignment is vague or off topic.
0 (0%) – 3 (3%)
No purpose statement was provided.
Assimilation and Synthesis of Ideas:
The extend to which the work reflects the student’s ability to:
Understand and interpret the assignment’s key concepts.
9 (9%) – 10 (10%)
Demonstrates the ability to critically appraise and intellectually explore key concepts.
8 (8%) – 8 (8%)
Demonstrates a clear understanding of key concepts.
7 (7%) – 7 (7%)
Shows some degree of understanding of key concepts.
0 (0%) – 6 (6%)
Shows a lack of understanding of key concepts, deviates from topics.
Assimilation and Synthesis of Ideas:
The extend to which the work reflects the student’s ability to:
Apply and integrate material in course resources (i.e. video, required readings, and textbook) and
credible outside resources.
18 (18%) – 20 (20%)
Demonstrates and applies exceptional support of major points and integrates 2 or more credible outside
sources, in addition to 2-3 course resources to suppport point of view.
16 (16%) – 17 (17%)
Integrates specific information from 1 credible outside resource and 2-3 course resources to support
major points and point of view.
14 (14%) – 15 (15%)
Minimally includes and integrates specific information from 2-3 resources to support major points and
point of view.
0 (0%) – 13 (13%)
Includes and integrates specific information from 0 to 1 resoruce to support major points and point of
view.
Assimilation and Synthesis of Ideas:
The extend to which the work reflects the student’s ability to:
Synthesize (combines various components or different ideas into a new whole) material in course
resources (i.e. video, required readings, textbook) and outside, credible resources by comparing
different points of view and highlighting similarities, differences, and connections.
18 (18%) – 20 (20%)
Synthesizes and justifies (defends, explains, validates, confirms) information gleaned from sources to
support major points presented. Applies meaning to the field of advanced nursing practice.
16 (16%) – 17 (17%)
Summarizes information gleaned from sources to support major points, but does not synthesize.
14 (14%) – 15 (15%)
Identifies but does not interpret or apply concepts, and/or strategies correctly; ideas unclear and/or
underdeveloped.
0 (0%) – 13 (13%)
Rarely or does not interpret, apply, and synthesize concepts, and/or strategies.
Written Expression and Formatting
Paragraph and Sentence Structure: Paragraphs make clear points that support well developed ideas,
flow logically, and demonstrate continuity of ideas. Sentences are clearly structured and carefully
focused–neither long and rambling nor short and lacking substance.
5 (5%) – 5 (5%)
Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for structure, flow, continuity and clarity
4 (4%) – 4 (4%)
Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for structure, flow, continuity and clarity 80% of the
time.
3.5 (3.5%) – 3.5 (3.5%)
Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for structure, flow, continuity and clarity 60%- 79%
of the time.
0 (0%) – 3 (3%)
Paragraphs and sentences follow writing standards for structure, flow, continuity and clarity < 60% of the time. Written Expression and Formatting English writing standards: Correct grammar, mechanics, and proper punctuation 5 (5%) - 5 (5%) Uses correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation with no errors. 4 (4%) - 4 (4%) Contains a few (1-2) grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors. 3.5 (3.5%) - 3.5 (3.5%) Contains several (3-4) grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors. 0 (0%) - 3 (3%) Contains many (≥ 5) grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors that interfere with the reader’s understanding. Written Expression and Formatting The paper follows correct APA format for title page, headings, font, spacing, margins, indentations, page numbers, running head, parenthetical/in-text citations, and reference list. 5 (5%) - 5 (5%) Uses correct APA format with no errors. 4 (4%) - 4 (4%) Contains a few (1-2) APA format errors. 3.5 (3.5%) - 3.5 (3.5%) Contains several (3-4) APA format errors. 0 (0%) - 3 (3%) Contains many (≥ 5) APA format errors. Total Points: 100 Name: NURS_6201_Week6_Assignment2_Rubric ... Purchase answer to see full attachment