- ASSIGNMENT 1
- 1.) Define software. Explain how system software is different from application software. Describe network operating system (NOS). Describe enterprise applications. Differentiate between a horizontal system and a vertical system. Define legacy systems.
- 2.) Describe object-oriented analysis (O-O) and objects. Define class and properties. Define methods. Define message.
- 3.) Define structured analysis and systems analysis life cycle (SDLC). Explain why structured analysis is called a process-centered technique.
- 4.) List basic guidelines for systems development. Why is it important to include users in the development process? Suggest other ways in which involving users can enhance successful development.
- 5.) What is a Prototyping Model? What steps are involved in it? What are its potential downsides?
Select a book about leadership by a successful leader whom you believe has adopted leadership as a vocation. (THE BOOK SELECTED IS CHRISTIAN REFLECTIONS ON LEADERSHIP CHALLENGE BY JAMES M. KOUZES AND BARRY Z. POSNER).
In an analysis of 750-850 words, examine the theoretical framework, style, and leadership traits presented in the selected book. Discuss how this particular individual has adopted leadership as a vocation. As a leader, which qualities of this person would you seek to emulate in order to inspire follower ship? Which shortcomings of this leadership approach would you attempt to overcome? Be sure to cite examples from the book and integrate a minimum of four secondary sources on leadership theory to support your analysis.