Rubric for the Capstone Paper

4

Criteria for an A
(90–100)

3

Criteria for a B
(80–89)

2

Criteria for a C
(70–79)

1

Criteria for a D
(60–69)

Complete in all respect and reflects all requirements Complete in most respects and reflects most requirements Lacking in some respects and reflects few of the requirements Extremely lacking in most respects and does not reflect the requirements
Demonstrates a sophisticated understanding of organizational behavior concepts and perspectives Demonstrates an accomplished understanding of organizational behavior concepts and perspectives Demonstrates an acceptable understanding of organizational behavior concepts and perspectives Demonstrates an inadequate understanding of organizational behavior concepts and perspectives
Includes a clear and concise description of the problem or issue Includes a sufficient description of the problem or issue Includes a description of the problem or issue that is lacking in some respects Includes an inadequate description of the problem or issue
Analyzes the problem skillfully and suggests logical and creative solutions Analyzes the problem effectively and suggests workable solutions Incompletely analyzes the problem and suggests flawed solutions Fails to recognize the problem, analyzes it ineffectively, fails to suggest solutions, or suggests inappropriate solutions
Writing demonstrates a sophisticated clarity, conciseness, and correctness Writing is accomplished in terms of clarity and conciseness and contains only a few errors Writing lacks clarity or conciseness and contains numerous errors Writing is unfocused, rambling, or contains serious errors

Note: Criteria are evaluated on a 4-3-2-1 basis. Total rubric points are converted first to a letter grade and then to a numerical equivalent based on a 0–100 scale: 18–20 = A (93–100); 16–17 = A– (90–92); 15 = B+ (88–89); 12–14 = B (83–87); 11= B– (80–82); 9–10 = C+ (78–79); 7–8 = C (73–77); 6 = C– (70–72); 4–5 = D (60–69); 3 or less = F

Any paper that is plagiarized automatically receives an F.