What are some of the advantages for a not-for-profit organization that pays its executives similarly to a for-profit business?

OL 620 Module Six Short Paper Guidelines and Rubric

Overview: For this task, you will write a short paper addressing the concerns and strategy for executive compensation in a not-for-profit/charity setting. Prompt: Begin by reading and critically analyzing the case study “Nonprofit Executive Compensation: How Much is Too Much?” Then, write a short paper that answers the following questions:

 What are some of the advantages for a not-for-profit organization that pays its executives similarly to a for-profit business? Explain using specific details.

 What are some of the disadvantages of expecting executives to work for less in a not-for-profit than they would in a comparable position in a for-profit corporation? Explain using specific details.

Rubric

Guidelines for Submission: Your paper musts be submitted as a 2- to 3-page Microsoft Word document (in addition to a cover page and references). Use double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, and one-inch margins. Cite at least three sources according to APA style.

Critical Elements Exemplary (100%) Proficient (90%) Needs Improvement (70%) Not Evident (0%) Value

Advantages Meets “Proficient” criteria and explanation contains a thorough rationale

Response indicates advantages and explanation contains relevant and specific details

Response indicates advantages, but the explanation is irrelevant or lacks specific details

Response does not indicate advantages

45

Disadvantages Meets “Proficient” criteria and explanation contains a thorough rationale

Response indicates potential disadvantages and explanation contains relevant and specific explanation

Response indicates potential disadvantages, but the explanation is irrelevant or lacks specific details

Response does not indicate disadvantages

45

Articulation of Response

Submission is free of errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, syntax, and organization and is presented in a professional and easy-to-read format

Submission has no major errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, syntax, or organization

Submission has major errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, syntax, or organization that negatively impact readability and articulation of main ideas

Submission has critical errors related to citations, grammar, spelling, syntax, or organization that prevent understanding of ideas

10

Total 100%

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