Critical Thinking Gen 480:Assessment Case

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Critical Thinking Case
Menorvia Dixson
University of Phoenix

Interdisciplinary Capstone Course
Gen 480
Instructor: Mr. Chris Shreve MA, LPC, NCC

Critical Thinking Case
Cliff O’Conner has hire Menorvia Dixson as an executive of Organizational Development. She will be responsible for creating the Organizational Development department, and help AcuScan make the transition into the retail market with a new product, finding a new improve product, base on the retinal scanning system iScanner, and maintaining the traditional product quality (QP), and excellent employment environment. First I am going to list and discuss the assumption and arguments, and my evaluation of whether the argument is sound or unsound and why, and the second part I will have an executive summary for the CEO of AcuScan. Assumptions

Kelly Thomas, Senior Engineer, Product Development
* Assumed that Pat Lambert, Director Of Marketing know nothing about quality control * Assumed the quality of the product is more important than the target date * Assumed because of the layoff they would not have the man power to develop a new product * Assumed Pat has no experience in technology

* Assumed Pat was trying to go behind her back to use her programmers * Assumed to make the deadline only one feature can be implement Pat Lambert, Director of Marketing
* Assumed the deadline shouldn’t be a problem with the technology staff * Assumed increase in the budget is necessary to meet the deadline in August * Assumed being the first company to market their product in more important * Assumed the company will see a positive earning the first year they release the new product * Assumed Chris is trying to uncut her and not been supported * Assumed new product Operation Optimization need to be launched now to improve the market for AcuScan Chris Martinas, VP of Product Development

* Assumed they can not meet the...
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