Should conduct a review of relevant literature about the chosen issue/problem.

ORGL 8760 Change Managementvreview of relevant literature

Assignment 1 (20 pts.)

Instructions

In all organizations there are policies, procedures, and situations that need to be revised, or dealt with.  Identify an ethical issue/problem in organizations. An ethical issue/problem is a situation that requires a person or organization to choose between alternatives that must be evaluated as right (ethical) or wrong (unethical). Some individuals may feel favored with the decision, while others feel affected.

Should conduct a review of relevant literature about the chosen issue/problem. Discuss the nature of the issue/problem and give thorough examples of its significance, and the effects on the organization’s success/growth. Based on the reviewed literature, present feasible solutions. Should support your arguments with 8 – 10 current scholarly references.

Assignment Outline

  • Introductory section: a brief explanation of the purpose and content of the assignment. Should list all the headings addressed in the assignment following the same structure of the body of the paper.
  • Body of the paper: Should structure the required information using, using APA level 2 and level 3 if required. See APA, page 62. You may restate the headings to be consistent with the section’s content. 
  • Conclusion: Present a summary of the information discussed in the body of the paper. Should not cite sources or add new information. 
  • References 

Content and Structure of the Body of the paper.

Introduction. Begin the paper with the introductory section. The first sentences should highlight the focus of the assignment, a statement about the topic showing its relevance. You should further explain in this section the purpose and content of the paper following the structure/organization. The introductory section for assignments replaces the abstracts and should inform the reader what he or she is about to read. 

The issue/problem (description and contextualization).Present the problem/issue and the context (i.e., field/type of workplace or organization without real names). Perhaps you need to define the problem, to better guide the reader (i.e., attrition defined by the Department of Education as…..) should add the source of the definition. Further explain what it entails, consequences, and who is involved. 

The problem: A Brief Review of the Literature. Present what is discussed in the current literature (i.e., academic journals preferably peer-reviewed) related to the selected problem/issue, evidence (i.e., justification of the existence and relevance) theories related to problem/issue, and approaches for addressing it.

Potential Solutions for the issue/problem. Based on the reviewed literature, discuss ways to address the adverse consequences of the issue/problem discussed previously in the paper.

Conclusions. A brief summary of what is discussed in the body of the paper.  No new information should be added. The introductory section informed the reader what he or she was about to read. The conclusions summarize what was found/learned.  Often the readers review the introductory section and the conclusions; then review the section(s) of the paper calling their attention.

Grading Rubric

Element Exceed (A)Satisfactorily Met  (B)Somewhat Met (C)Not Met (F)
Content (15 points) A comprehensive discussion of The Issue/Problem (description and contextualization)The problem: A Brief Review of the LiteraturePotential Solutions for the issue/problemClearly and Insightfully identifies the problem and related issues. Effectively locates and evaluates information from a variety of sources. Identifies and proposes steps to improve the situation.Identifies the problem and related issues.   Locates and evaluates information from a variety of sources.   Identifies and proposes some steps to improve the situation.  Does not adequately identify the problem and related issues. Minimal research and evaluation.   No significant potential solutions for improvement 
Academic Writing (3 points)  Clear and flowless presentation of argumentsGraduate quality writing (i.e., proper use of grammar, syntax, punctuation) Proper use of the current terminology in the leadership and organizational behavior field      
APA Style (2 points) Synthesis of the information, paraphrasing and limited use of direct quotes. Correct formatting of intext citation and reference list     
AreaGrade points AssignedGrade points Earned
Content15             
Academic Writing3 
APA Format2 
Total20 
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