In Week One, you will choose a generic organization (manufacturing plant, hospital, etc.).The generic organization I have chosen is the music industry. Assume that you are a hired consultant for this organization. You have been asked by the president of the organization to prepare a background paper on the results of your research and to make recommendations to improve group productivity in the organization.
Your research has identified the following problems:
Role conflicts within groups Communication problems among group members Lack of cohesiveness in groups with diverse members Excessive intergroup conflictIn an eight- to ten-page paper, include the following:
Introduction – clear explanation of the type of organization Explanation of how each problem could impact a group’s productivity (use examples to illustrate points) Recommendations to resolve each problem Suggestions, based on your knowledge of group dynamics, for a company-wide training program on best practices for group productivity Conclusion/SummaryWriting the Final Paper
The Final Paper:
Must be eight to ten double-spaced pages in length, and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Must include a title page with the following: Title of paper Student’s name Course name and number Instructor’s name Date submitted Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement. Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought. Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis. Must document all sources in APA style. Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style. Must use at least six scholarly sources.