Atha Application Questionnaire Assessment


In this assessment, you will complete an employment application questionnaire in which you analyze a personal management experience. The scenario presented here will be applicable to future assessments.


Review the Atha Application Questionnaire [DOCX]. Use it and the scenario below to complete this assessment.


Imagine that after exploring online job postings, you submitted an application and resume to Atha Corp for a management position. Atha markets its productunique lighting products (wall, pendant, floor, table, and nightlights)through a series of regional distributors and directly online.

A short time later you received the following e-mail.

Atha Corporation HR E-mail
Dear Applicant,

Thank you for your interest in employment at Atha. We have received your application packet. The next step for candidates is to provide a narrative response to the questions in the attached document. Please return your completed document to me.

Once we receive your responses, we will review them and notify you of the next steps.

Good luck!


Thomas Hardy

Human Resources Recruiter

Atha Corporation


Respond to the scenario by completing the Atha Application Questionnaire [DOCX].

Additional Requirements
Your assessment should also meet the following requirements:

Format: Use the Atha Application Questionnaire document to complete this assessment.
Length: 34 pages, double-space lines.
Written communication:
Express your main points, arguments, and conclusions coherently.
Use correct grammar and mechanics.
Proofread your writing.
Competencies Measured

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment scoring guide criteria:

Competency 1: Analyze characteristics and behaviors of effective managers.
Analyze one’s own approach to management of a specified project or event.
Justify why chosen management characteristics are appropriate for a specified situation.
Competency 3: Communicate effectively and professionally.
Convey clear meaning in active voice, with minimal issues in grammar, usage, word choice, spelling, or mechanical errors.
Describe an instance where one was required to manage a group, team, or project.


Atha Corporation
Application Questionnaire
Directions: Please provide responses to the prompts below. The expectation is that each response is from 750 to 1,000 words in length. Submit this document in the courseroom.
Personal Management Experience
Describe an instance (7501,000 words) where you were required to manage a group, team, project, or other operation. This does not necessarily need to be in a business setting or that you were formally titled manager. For example, it could be how you managed an event, or how you managed a budget for a group, or other area where there were other people involved and where management skills were demanded.
[Enter your response here.]
Analyze Your Approach to Managing
Analyze your approach (7501,000 words) to the situation that you have identified from a management prospective. Reference specific examples of your actions to illustrate and support your analysis. What is important is the approach you take to appraising your actions, not whether or not you were successful. Consider some of your actions in the following areas:
[Enter your response here.]
Characteristics of an Effective Manager
Imagine that a department in a company that you work for is suffering from employee discontent due to a long-term erosion of trust with management. You have been put on a committee to hire a new manager and have been asked for input on what type of manager should be hired. Describe the top two characteristics (7501,000 words) that you would look for in a candidate that directly address the problem and why you believe they are appropriate for the situation.
[Enter your response here.]

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