When undertaking a traditional strategic planning process, debating future direction, or assessing existing opportunities for the organization, a board or management team can rely on a SWOT analysis for help. During the analysis, the team lists and assesses the organization’s Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats, often on a matrix. Each of these controlling forces prompts the team to consider factors that might easily be overlooked as it shapes the future of the organization. This process provides insights to the organization’s internal and external positioning, examining internal and external elements that must be factored into future decision making. It prohibits the organization from becoming too insular and functioning without proper feedback.
Generally, your response will be the end of your essay, but you may include your response throughout the paper as you select what to summarize and analyze. Your response will also be evident to the reader by the tone that you use and the words you select to talk about the article and writer. However, your response in the conclusion will be more direct and specific. It will use the information you have already provided in your summary and analysis to explain how you feel about this article. Most of the time, your response will fall into one of the following categories:
A one paragraph analysis of theme.
The theme of the fairytale â€œCap oâ€™ Rushesâ€ is forgiveness. The father puts his daughter out of his home because he does not like the answer she gives him when he asks how much she loves him. She responds that she loves him â€œas much as food loves salt.â€ She never speaks ill of him even though he has put her out of his home. She is already forgiving him, even though he has not asked for forgiveness. When she marries the masterâ€™s son, her father is invited to the wedding. Cap oâ€™ Rushes instructs the cook not to put salt in the food. When her father eats the food, he begins to cry. He realizes that his daughter loved him very much. The daughter, Cap oâ€™ Rushes, walks to him and puts her arms around him. She forgives him and they all live happily ever after.