Opportunities for New Change Management Research Keeping in mind what you have.....

Opportunities for New Change Management Research

Keeping in mind what you have learned about research design and threats to validity, complete the following:

This week’s assigned Presenters should post a PowerPoint presentation with a detailed notes section that contains the following:

Incorporation and analysis of the Required Resources from this 2-week unit, including identification of any apparent gaps in the literature

An original research topic related to the week’s literature (the proposed research topic can be related to the general topic for the week or to gaps in the literature for the week, or it can be related to a specific reading for the week)

Background information on the research topic, including identification of principal schools of thought, tendencies in the academic literature, or commonalities that define the academic scholarship regarding your topic

Evaluation of the main concepts with a focus on their application to business/management practice and their impact on positive social change

A minimum of 10 peer-reviewed, scholarly new references

Note: The presentation must be in APA format and must incorporate direct evidence of addressing the Learning Objectives from this 2-week unit. Each of the content slides must include detailed notes/paragraphs with appropriate citation of peer-reviewed, scholarly references. No plagiarism.

Refer to the Presentation Format document for more information about the expected contents of your Presentation. For suggestions on creating an effective PowerPoint presentation, refer to the Learning Resources for Weeks 2–3.

Refer to the Presentation Rubric for specific grading elements and criteria. Your Instructor will use this rubric to assess your work.

In addition, all Participants should post an annotated bibliography of at least fiveadditional resources related to the research topic .

All Participants should post a response to at least one presentation based on your own research in the form of an edited, 3-paragraph, formal academic peer review. In your review, be sure to do the following:

Assess the conceptualization, analysis, and synthesis of key research concepts presented.

Evaluate whether the presentation provides a cohesive summary of the assigned concepts with an effective evaluation of their implications for change management research, as well as business practices and social change initiatives.

Assess whether the presenter made a meaningful academic argument or interpretation that demonstrated fluency with the material.

Important Note: To ensure that all presentations receive peer review, please respond first to a presentation that has not yet received a review.

Be sure to support your work with a minimum of two specific citations from this week’s Learning Resources and at least one additional scholarly source.

Required readings

Bareil, C. (2013). Two paradigms about resistance to change. Organization Development Journal, 31(3), 59–71.

Note: Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

Campbell, T. A. (2014). What could have been done? Circuit City: A case study of management and employee performance failure. Performance Improvement, 53(4), 16–23. doi:10.1002/pfi.21405

Note: Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

Christensen, C. M., Marx, M., & Stevenson, H. H. (2006). The tools of cooperation and change. Harvard Business Review, 84(10), 73–80.

Note: Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

Franken, A., Edwards, C., & Lambert, R. (2009). Executing strategic change: Understanding the critical management elements that lead to success. California Management Review, 51(3), 49–73.

Note: Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

Gerth, A. B., & Peppard, J. (2014). How newly appointed CIOs take charge. MIS Quarterly Executive, 13(3), 159–173.

Note: Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

Kotter, J. P. (2007). Leading change: Why transformation efforts fail. Harvard Business Review, 85(1), 96–103.

Note: Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

Kotter, J. P. (2012). Accelerate! Harvard Business Review, 90(11), 44–58.

Note: Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

Purdue University Online Writing Lab. (2011). Designing an effective PowerPoint: Quick guide [PowerPoint slides]. Retrieved from http://owl.english.purdue.edu/media/ppt/20071016123141_686.ppt

Purdue University Online Writing Lab. (2016). Peer review presentation. Retrieved from http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/712/01

Tobias, R. M. (2015). Why do so many organizational change efforts fail? Public Manager, 44(1), 35–36.

Note: Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

Umble, M., & Umble, E. (2014). Overcoming resistance to change. Industrial Management, 56(1), 16–21.

Note: Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

Presentation Format

During one set of paired weeks in this course, you will be appointed as a Presenter. When you are the Presenter, you will prepare an individual academic presentation, much like a poster session. Your presentation should include an analysis and synthesis of prior research, and your presentation begins the interaction with your colleagues. You will prepare a PowerPoint presentation of 7–10 slides to demonstrate your understanding of the research.

Outline for Presentations

The following PowerPoint presentation outline is suggested: Slide Number Contents of Slide should include: Slide 1 Title Slide—Weeks X–X/Week Title/Presenter Name Slides 2–3 An incorporation and analysis of the Required Resources from this pair of weeks, including identification of an original research topic (related to the general topic for the week, to a specific reading for the week, or to apparent gaps in the literature) Slides 4–6 An identification of principal schools of thought, tendencies in the academic literature, or commonalities that define the academic scholarship regarding your topic Slides 7–8 An evaluation of the main concepts with a focus on their application to business/management practice and their impact on positive social change Slides 9–10 APA-formatted References slide(s) (to include a minimum of 10 peer-reviewed, scholarly new references)

Guidelines for Presentations

You must use APA formatting throughout your presentation and incorporate direct evidence of addressing the Learning Objectives from this 2-week unit. Each of the content slides must include detailed notes/paragraphs in the Notes section with appropriate citation of peer-reviewed, scholarly references. Please refer to the Presentation Rubric for specific grading elements and criteria.

Note: If you choose to include graphics of any kind in your presentation, be prepared to accommodate participants with vision loss. Know that you may have to provide a written description of graphic or pictorial material for a fellow student who is visually impaired.

It is the responsibility of any participant with a disability that limits access to the PowerPoint presentations to contact the Instructor and/or Disability Services to make a specific request regarding this assignment.

Additional Resources

‘TOWARDS A MILLION CHANGE AGENTS’ A REVIEW OF THE SOCIAL MOVEMENTS LITERATURE: IMPLICATIONS FOR LARGE SCALE CHANGE IN THE NHS

Paul Bate1 , Helen Bevan2 , Glenn Robert3 1 Professor of Health Services management, University College London; 2 Director, Innovation & Knowledge Group, NHS Modernisation Agency; 3 Senior Research Fellow, University College London
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