Throughout this course, you have explored and applied various tools and skill sets for problem solving. In this final week, you will apply them to a social issue. For your Week 2 Application Assignment, you identified and addressed a social change issue or a social problem from your major or field of interest. You have also submitted several Final Project Milestone Assignments related to this project.
In preparation for the completion of this Final Project, review the chapter, Million-Dollar Murray: Why Problems Like Homelessness May be Easier to Solve Than Manage, in Gladwells What the Dog Saw.In this chapter, Gladwell addresses the problem of homelessness.
By Day 7
Submit a 5- to 6-page paper on the social change issue or a social problem you selected. Explain how you would begin solving this problem by utilizing the problem-solving skills you have developed in this course.
Be sure to complete the following in your paper:
Formulate a problem statement.
Analyze perspectives of the problem by identifying two to three stakeholders or interested parties to this problem/issue; explain how their perspectives may be similar to or different from your own and any implications their perspectives may have on the problem-solving process.
Create a hypothesis that might contribute to the solution of the social problem how the social problem might be solved.
Identify two different approaches to this problem.
Identify quantitative data you might collect and interpret to help with your problem-solving process.
Identify qualitative data you have collected related to this problem. Explain one meaning making strategy for this datathat is, a way to relate the data to the problem you have identified.
Identify quantitative data you have collected related to this problem. Explain one meaning making strategy for this datathat is, a way to relate the data to the problem you have identified.
Identify two or three additional problems that impact the problem on which you are focusing, and the implications these additional problems may have on the problem-solving process.
Consider how you might apply a group [or multiple-group] approach to solving the problem, and the implications for doing so.
Create a visual tool that supports the problem solving process.
Explain how you would evaluate your hypothesis. In other words, explain how you will know if your hypothesis had led you to the more favorable circumstance.
- What impact will this decision have on the state of the Saudi economy in general?
- Employ effective research skills to identify key sources of information to determine what behavioral methods have been successful for students whose learning needs are similar to those in your data analysis and how progress was monitored.
- What are some of the limitations of this evidence?
- Will use of the individual’s initials or name at the end of the message satisfy the signature requirement, under Article 2B of the Uniform Commercial Code (the UCC)?
- If you were manufacturing toothpaste and decided to substitute diethylene glycol for glycerin, would you consider it
your ethical obligation to tell the consumer?