MGT 415 Wk 5 Final Paper.DOCX

MGT 415 Wk 5 Final Paper

Focus of the Final Paper

In Week One, you will choose a generic organization (manufacturing plant, hospital, etc.). 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:

  1. Role conflicts within groups

  2. Communication problems among group members

  3. Lack of cohesiveness in groups with diverse members

  4. Excessive intergroup conflict

In 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

Writing the Final Paper
The Final Paper:

  1. Must be eight to ten double-spaced pages in length, and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

  2. 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 use at least six scholarly sources.

Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.


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