Teach for America Case
1. What role do you think TFA’s vision statement may have had in the success of the organization?
TFA Vision: One day, all children in this nation will have the opportunity to attain an excellent education.
First of all, a good vision is shared by all the members of your business can help all members set goals to advance the organization and help with strategic planning. Secondly, vision can be motivational and empower the employees by tapping their competitive drive, arouses desire for greatness or interest in doing the right thing, tantalizes them with personal gain, or appeals to their need to make a difference in the world. Because it brings meaning to peoples’ work, mobilizes them to action, and helps them decide what to do and what not to do in the course of their work. Lastly, when a organization's vision is effective and strong, employees and stakeholders get caught up in what they are doing, absorb the vision, and commit themselves to the goals and the values of the leaders.
2. Why TFA succeeded in recruiting so many Ivy League students into teaching
First of all, it provides a great stepping stone for those student regarding their career lives. Since TFA is highly regarded in both the professional and academics worlds. The TFA experience would open doors to many jobs and graduate schools that they want to pursue in the future. Also most of students from top school have the ambition to do something and make an impact to the world. Lastly, students are impacted by their peers and the alumni who participated before.
3． Do you think TFA could have been just as successful if it had been structured as a traditional for-profit company?
No. TFA has very clear mission, they makes it very clear that they are targeting children living in poverty in the United States and their goal is to advocate for public education. Their effort to recruit those students from top university in the nations help them gather the most powerful...