Page2of 2RESM 5530 – Fall 2021Looking at the Law Differently AssignmentAssignment Name. Transforming Information – Looking at the Law Differently Introduction & Purpose. Sir William Bragg, a Nobel prize winning physicist, chemist and mathematician, once said: “the important thing in science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them.” This course introduced you to new legal concepts, doctrines, and principles; touched on select legal theories; demonstrated how the “Law” and legal concepts can (and should) be factor in strategic decision; and hopefully propelled you to think in new ways about how the law applies to managing risks in sports, recreation, and events. This assignment starts with something with which you are familiar – the risk management process. You will be provided a risk management process from another industry (the U.S. Army) to see how the military thinks about managing risk when planning missions and operations. It’s logical to ask “what does another industry have to do with sports, recreation, or events?” But try reframing the question: “can I learn from the other industry’s risk management process?” Or, “what can I learn from how another industry manages risks?” In other words, discover new ways of thinking about old things. Assignment. Re-read the article “Knowledge, Creativity and Innovation.” Afterwards, read Chapter 2 of the U.S. Army Field Manual entitled “Risk Management Process.” Your assignment is to transform the first seven pages of the chapter from a risk management process that pertains to the U.S. Army’s combat mission to one that applies to a sports management, recreation, or events operation that interests you or with which you have experience. Starting the Assignment. Select an area that interests you (“area of interest”’). The operation or experience can be coaching a team or even coaching a particular position; preparing for a professional draft; preparing for an upcoming University Interscholastic League or intercollegiate conference realignment; operating or managing a recreation facility; developing a fund-raising campaign for a nonprofit organization; organizing a major event, etc. Develop an Acronym. Identify the potential hazards that are present in the area of interest you selected and develop an acronym that assists in identifying the hazards (like the army’s METT-T acronym). Your acronym must include an “L” for law(s). In other words, you must identify at least one legal concept that applies to your area of interest. (Think about the Chen v. MLB and Dallas Wave assignments). NOTE: You do not have to identify all of the legal concepts, but, you should be able to identify one or two. You are free to talk to each other or reach out to me. Writing the Paper. To assist you, I have underlined words that are peculiar to the Army and stricken through the word “military.” (I may have missed a few). Once you have decided on the area of interest and created an acronym, one way to begin writing the paper is to replace the underlined words with ones that are Looking at the Law Differently AssignmentPage 2applicable to the area of interest you have chosen. Or, you may find that some of the underlined words apply to your area of interest, for example, the word “leader.” You can use the Figures in the material as they are or modify them; or, you do not have to use them if they do not apply. You can transform the seven pages any way you desire as long as it is consistent with the intent of the assignment. Paper Format. In writing your paper, you can use the same format as the material you are transforming or develop one that works best for you. It can be from 5-10 pages. Whatever format you chose:o use headings as transitions;o 12-point font; o Arial, Calibri or Times New Roman font style;o single-space, and only your product will determine whether it is too short. (Meaning don’t ask me how short it can be). Rubric. You will be graded on your ability to apply the material to your area of interests; your ability to develop an acronym to identify hazards present in your area; whether you incorporate “Law” into your acronym; and the organization of your paper. Again, you can follow the format in document you are transforming. There are a lot of ways to complete this assignment. Don’t be scared, timid, or worse – intellectually lazy. Be creative. Be innovative. Be Transformative.