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mgt 302 organizational behavior and teamwork full

MGT 302 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND TEAMWORK

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MGT 302 Module 1 Discussion Latest-Trident

Actions for Personality Traits and Personality Tests

Personality Traits

One area of controversy is how well you can accurately assess the personalities of employees or

potential employees. One popular way is through various questionnaires.

For your first post, give the following information:.

How would you rate yourself on each of the Big Five personality traits based on only the description of the

trait? Would your friends agree with your self-ratings?

After your own self-ratings, do a word search in Google or other search engines on “big five personality

test” and find an online personality test that will tell you how you rate on the Big Five dimensions. Take

the test, and compare your results with your initial self-ratings. How do you feel about the personality test

you took? Was it accurate, or not very helpful? Also, provide the link to the test you found in case any of

your classmates want to use it.

for your second and third posts compare your

For your second and third posts, compare your results with those of your classmates, and try to find a

classmate with opposite traits as you as well as one with very similar traits.

Additional Key Elements of the Assignment:

Your Initial Post should occur in a timely manner (by the third day of the module for full timeliness points).

Include the original questions along with your initial, informative post. Support your post with information

from at least one reference and provide the complete source information (so that your peers can find the

article if they wish). Bring in your own personal experiences, as applicable.

Your Subsequent Posts: Read through responses by peers and post responses to at least two

classmates’ posts. Bring in ideas/comments and/or research not mentioned yet.

Remember—To receive full credit in this forum, you need to post a minimum of three quality posts (your

own initial post, and responses to two classmates). Only one outside source is needed (in the initial post).

But in any post, if you borrow ideas/information from other authors, give them credit for their work.

MGT 302 Module 2 Discussion Latest-Trident

Hierarchy of Needs

Based on what you learned about Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, which need (or needs) in the hierarchy

are most important for you at this time for your career?

Once you answered 1 above, do a word search on “hierarchy of needs test” and find an online survey that

measures your hierarchy of needs. Report what you found. Were the results surprising, or what you

initially suspected? Also, provide the link to the test you found in case any of your classmates want to use

it.

Compare and contrast your results with those of your classmates. Did your classmates with the similar

personal traits in the Module 1 discussion also have similar hierarchy of needs?

Additional Key Elements of the Assignment:

Your Initial Post should occur in a timely manner (by the third day of the module for full timeliness points).

Include the original questions along with your initial, informative post. Support your post with information

from at least one reference and provide the complete source information (so that your peers can find the

article if they wish). Bring in your own personal experiences, as applicable.

Your Subsequent Posts: Read through responses by peers and post responses to at least two

classmates’ posts. Bring in ideas/comments and/or research not mentioned yet.

remember to receive full credit in this forum

Remember—To receive full credit in this forum, you need to post a minimum of three quality posts (your

own initial post, and responses to two classmates). Only one outside source is needed (in the initial post).

But in any post, if you borrow ideas/information from other authors, give them credit for their work.

MGT 302 Module 3 Discussion Latest-Trident

Groups and Teams

First explain whether or not you think you are a team player or more someone who works better alone.

After your own self-rating, go online and do a search on terms such as “team player quiz” or “team player

questionnaire.” Report your results and compare with your initial self-ratings. Also, provide the link to the

test you found in case any of your classmates want to use it.

Finally, take a look at the Modules 1-2 discussions and the responses from your classmates and assess

whether this class has a diverse variety of different personalities and other characteristics, or if you think

your classmates generally have similar characteristics. If you and your classmates were all to work at a

company for the same manager, do you think this manager would have any easy or hard time managing

this group?

Additional Key Elements of the Assignment:

Your Initial Post should occur in a timely manner (by the third day of the module for full timeliness points).

Include the original questions along with your initial, informative post. Support your post with information

from at least one reference and provide the complete source information (so that your peers can find the

article if they wish). Bring in your own personal experiences, as applicable.

Your Subsequent Posts: Read through responses by peers and post responses to at least two

classmates’ posts. Bring in ideas/comments and/or research not mentioned yet.

Remember—To receive full credit in this forum, you need to post a minimum of three quality posts (your

own initial post, and responses to two classmates). Only one outside source is needed (in the initial post).

But in any post, if you borrow ideas/information from other authors, give them credit for their work.

MGT 302 Module 4 Discussion Latest-Trident

Our Module 4 Discussion is similar to Part 1 of the SLP—how we rate our organization along the following

dimensions: detail-oriented, team-oriented, innovative, aggressive, outcome-oriented, and people-

oriented.

For Discussion:

before answering the discussion 4 question dive

Before answering the Discussion 4 question, dive into the Background reading material.

Conduct a word search in Google or another search engine on “Quiz: What Is Your Corporate Culture” to

find an organizational culture quiz. Take the quiz and discuss your results with your classmates. Be sure

to provide the link to the quiz.

Are the cultural dimensions you took from the quiz more useful than the standard textbook dimensions of

organizational culture that you read about in the background readings? Refer to one or more authors (by

name) in your discussion.

Additional Key Elements of the Assignment:

Your Initial Post should occur in a timely manner (by the third day of the module for full timeliness points).

Include the original questions along with your initial, informative post. Support your post with information

from at least one reference and provide the complete source information (so that your peers can find the

article if they wish). Bring in your own personal experiences, as applicable.

Your Subsequent Posts: Read through responses by peers and post responses to at least two

classmates’ posts. Bring in ideas/comments and/or research not mentioned yet.

Remember—To receive full credit in this forum, you need to post a minimum of three quality posts (your

own initial post, and responses to two classmates). Only one outside source is needed (in the initial post).

But in any post, if you borrow ideas/information from other authors, give them credit for their work.

Be sure to also complete the Self-Reflective Section of the Module 4 discussion that follows. It is also

graded.

MGT 302 Module 4 Reflective Discussion Latest-Trident

Summary and Reflection

Paragraphs 1-3: Given the readings and assignments in the course, identify and discuss three important

concepts applicable to your work experience, profession, and/or career plans for the future. Describe how

each applies.

Paragraph 4: What part of the course (background materials, assignments, and so forth) helped to shape

or reshape your perceptions of the workplace?

Note: No outside research or citations are needed with your four paragraphs to the Reflective Discussion.

Also, no responses to your peers’ posts are needed.

mgt 302 module 1 case latest trident

MGT 302 Module 1 Case Latest-Trident

Module 1 – Case

INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES IN THE WORKPLACE

Assignment Overview

Strong cognitive abilities are usually considered a very important and positive trait to seek when hiring

new employees. However, one police department decided not to hire those who scored too high on a

cognitive skills exam on the grounds that people who are too intelligent will not be satisfied with their job

as a police officer and will end up quitting (Naish, 2013). This of course is a controversial policy that

resulted in at least one lawsuit.

For this assignment we will be looking at individual characteristics that may predict job satisfaction,

organizational commitment, and job performance for police officers. Being a police officer is a demanding

job that requires strong physical capacity, sharp mental capacity to deal with difficult and life threatening

situations, and strong interpersonal skills in order to effectively work with the communities they protect

and serve. The issue of what traits to look for in police officer recruiting is a controversial one.

Review the background materials on individual traits, personality, and attitudes such as job satisfaction

and organizational commitment. Then read these articles on law enforcement recruitment with the issues

in the background materials in mind:

Naish, R. (April, 2013). Too clever by half. E.Learning Age, 8.

Means, R., Lowry, K., & Conroy, D. (2011). Hiring: Background investigation, part 3. Law & Order, 59(3),

12-13.

Reaume, S. (2009). Improved hiring for child protective investigators. Law & Order, 57(2), 19-20,22,24.

Case Assignment

Now suppose a police department has hired you as a consultant to come up with an exam to assess

personality and other traits of applicants to the department. The department is looking to hire applicants

who meet the following criteria:

Are likely to have strong job satisfaction and organizational commitment to the police department after

they are hired.

will be able to work effectively under stressful

Will be able to work effectively under stressful and sometimes life threatening situations, can make good

decisions under pressure.

Will be able to present a positive image of the police department in the communities they serve and

maintain strong relations with community leaders.

Using what you’ve learned in the background materials about personality traits such as the Big Five

Personality traits and factors that influence job satisfaction and organizational behavior, come up with a

four to five page paper addressing the following issues:

Do you think cognitive abilities should be part of the exam? Do you agree with the police department

mentioned in Naish (2013) that there should be an upper limit to cognitive abilities, or should the

department try to hire those with the highest cognitive abilities? Consider the concepts of ability testing in

Chapter 3 of Nair (2010) as part of your answer.

What personality traits do you think will best predict a police officer’s ability to handle stressful situations

in the field and make decisions under stress? Consider the Big Five traits as well as any other personality

traits that you read about in Chapter 6 of Nair (2010). Be specific about what traits the department should

consider and why these traits will be associated with an ability to work under stress.

What personality traits will best predict an ability to work cooperatively with their coworkers as well as with

members of the community they serve? Again, be specific about which traits the department should

consider and why these traits will be associated with a good ability to work with others. Use Chapter 6 of

Nair (2010) as your source of information about Big Five and other personality traits to consider.

Assignment Expectations

Answer the assignment questions directly

Stay focused on the precise assignment questions, don’t go off on tangents or devote a lot of

space to summarizing general background materials

Make sure to use reliable and credible sources as your references. Articles published in

established newspapers or business journals/magazines are preferred. If you find an article on

the internet, make sure it is from a credible source.

Reference your sources of information with both a bibliography and in-text citations. See the

Student Guide to Writing a High-Quality Academic Paper, including pages 13-14 on in-text

citations. Another resource is the “Writing Style Guide”, which is found under “My Resources” in

the TLC portal.

MGT 302 Module 1 SLP Latest-Trident

Module 1 – SLP

individual differences in the workplace

INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES IN THE WORKPLACE

Assignment Instructions

For the Session Long Project, you will be applying the concepts from the background materials to your

own personal workplace experiences. For this assignment, think of two former or current coworkers that

had unique personalities. Choose two people that you worked with closely enough that you were able to

get a good idea of their personality traits and workplace attitudes.

Review the main personality traits and attitudes from the background materials, and think about

how these apply to your two coworkers. Then write a three-page paper addressing the following

issues:

How would you describe the personalities of these two coworkers? Use the Big Five Personality

traits and other personality traits discussed in Chapter 6 of Nair (2010) to find the personality

traits that best describe your coworkers. You must use specific personality traits that you found in

the background readings for your answer.

How would you describe their workplace attitudes including job satisfaction and organizational

commitment? Use the concepts from Chapter 4 of Nair (2010) in your answer.

Do you think their personality traits impacted their workplace attitudes, or did other factors such

as the work environment, job characteristics, etc. have a greater impact on their attitudes?

SLP Assignment Expectations

Answer the assignment questions directly

Stay focused on the precise assignment questions, don’t go off on tangents or devote a lot of

space to summarizing general background materials

Make sure to use reliable and credible sources as your references. Articles published in

established newspapers or business journals/magazines are preferred. If you find articles on the

internet, make sure it is from a credible source.

Reference your sources of information with both a bibliography and in-text citations. See the

Student Guide to Writing a High-Quality Academic Paper, including pages 13-14 on in-text

citations. Another resource is the “Writing Style Guide,” which is found under “My Resources” in

the TLC portal.

MGT 302 Module 2 Case Latest-Trident

Module 2 – Case

WORKPLACE MOTIVATION

Assignment Overview

In the background materials you read about some very traditional theories of motivation such as Theory X

and Theory Y, and the hierarchy of needs. But one trend that has received a lot of attention in the media

is that of weird or offbeat methods to motivate employees. The recent movie The Internship is set in the

odd or googly workplace culture of google zappos

odd (or “googly”) workplace culture of Google. Zappos Shoes even mentions “weirdness” in the list of

corporate values.

CashLinq, a financial services firm, is famous for their Nerf gun battles in the office. Eric Ryan, founder of

the highly successful soap company Method, was known to go to extremes to motivate employees such

as dressing up as a chipmunk or holding impromptu office dance parties. Other examples of unorthodox

motivation techniques may include unusual perks such as health insurance for your pets, or allowing

employees to ride scooters in the office.

But is this just a passing fad for trendy new companies, or is there actually a method to their madness?

For this assignment, you will be doing some research on these offbeat new motivation techniques and

investigating whether or not these techniques actually fit in with standard textbook theories of motivation.

Review the background materials, and then read the following articles and also see if you can find any

other examples of bizarre or unusual workplace motivation techniques:

Alsop, R. J. (2010). The last word. Workforce Management, 89(10), 50. [Proquest]

Petrecca, L. (Dec. 30, 2011). Quirky perks for workers: Pet insurance, massages. USA Today [Proquest]

Quirky offices may inspire employees. (Dec. 17, 2010, Dec 27). McClatchy – Tribune Business News

[Proquest]

Habib, M. (Oct. 7, 2011). Foosball? bah. employers dangle offbeat incentives. The Globe and Mail

[Proquest]

Case Assignment

When you are done with your research, write a four- to five-page paper addressing the following issues:

Are these unusual motivation techniques more closely matched to McGregor’s Theory X, or his

Theory Y? Cite at least one of the textbook chapters from the required background readings to

support your answer.

Which of Maslow’s needs do you think these techniques address or do not address –

physiological, safety, belonging, esteem, and/or self-actualization? Cite at least one of the

textbook chapters from the required background readings to support your answer.

Overall, what do you think the main advantages and disadvantages are of these new and unusual

motivation techniques as compared to more traditional techniques?

Assignment Expectations

Answer the assignment questions directly

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Stay focused on the precise assignment questions, don’t go off on tangents or devote a lot of

space to summarizing general background materials

Make sure to use reliable and credible sources as your references. Articles published in

established newspapers or business journals/magazines are preferred. If you find articles on the

internet, make sure it is from a credible source.

Reference your sources of information with both a bibliography and in-text citations. See the

Student Guide to Writing a High-Quality Academic Paper, including pages 13-14 on in-text

citations. Another resource is the “Writing Style Guide,” which is found under “My Resources” in

the TLC portal.

MGT 302 Module 2 SLP Latest-Trident

Module 2 – SLP

WORKPLACE MOTIVATION

For the Session Long Project, you will be writing about an organization you currently work for or have

worked for in the past and applying the background materials to your own experience. So the first step in

this assignment is to choose an organization that you have worked for that you want to write about.

Think about your own experiences at this organization, and how motivated you were and what

factors increased or decreased your motivation. Then write a two to three page paper covering

the following issues:

What steps did management at your organization do to motivate workers?

Did management seem to apply Theory X or Theory Y for their motivation strategies? Or did they

use elements of both?

What needs in Maslow’s hierarchy does management at your organization try to address?

SLP Assignment Expectations

Answer the assignment questions directly

Stay focused on the precise assignment questions, don’t go off on tangents or devote a lot of

space to summarizing general background materials

Make sure to use reliable and credible sources as your references. Articles published in

established newspapers or business journals/magazines are preferred. If you find articles on the

internet, make sure it is from a credible source.

Reference your sources of information with both a bibliography and in-text citations. See the

Student Guide to Writing a High-Quality Academic Paper, including pages 13-14 on in-text

citations. Another resource is the “Writing Style Guide,” which is found under “My Resources” in

the TLC portal.

MGT 302 Module 3 Case Latest-Trident

Module 3 – Case

GROUPS AND TEAMS

Assignment Overview

a rapidly growing trend in the business world

A rapidly growing trend in the business world is the growth of virtual teams. Some companies are allowing

teleworking, which means that more and more workers have to coordinate their activities with other team

members through the phone or Internet. Even among workers who are working from their office, more

and more companies are having employees work in teams with employees who work at other locations

who they may or may not have ever met in person. New technologies have been developed to help

facilitate virtual teamwork, but challenges still remain.

Review the background materials and also do some research on virtual teams. Here are a few articles on

virtual teams to get you started:

Garfoot, A. (May 2003). The reality of virtual teams. IT Training, 32-34. [ProQuest]

Sadri, G., & Condia, J. (2012). Managing the virtual world. Industrial Management, 54(1), 21-25.

[ProQuest]

Rigby, R. (2013). How best to manage a virtual team. The Financial Times [ProQuest]

Case Assignment

When you are finished with your research, integrate what you learned in general about group dynamics in

the background materials with more specific information you learned about virtual teams. Write a 4- to 5-

page paper addressing the following issues:

How do you think the five stages of group development (forming, storming, norming, performing,

adjourning) will be different for virtual teams as compared to traditional teams? Discuss in regard

to all five stages of group development as covered in Nair (2010) and Aswathappa (2010).

Do you think virtual teams will be more or less cohesive than traditional teams? Include a

discussion of the issue of groupthink in your discussion, and use Nair (2010) and Aswathappa

(2010) as your guide to the concepts of group cohesiveness and groupthink.

Overall, do you think virtual teams will perform better or worse than traditional teams? Explain

your answer with references to the background readings.

Assignment Expectations

Answer the assignment questions directly

Stay focused on the precise assignment questions, don’t go off on tangents or devote a lot of

space to summarizing general background materials

Make sure to use reliable and credible sources as your references. Articles published in

established newspapers or business journals/magazines are preferred. If you find articles on the

internet, make sure it is from a credible source.

Reference your sources of information with both a bibliography and in-text citations. See the

Student Guide to Writing a High-Quality Academic Paper, including pages 13-14 on in-text

citations. Another resource is the “Writing Style Guide”, which is found under “My Resources” in

the TLC portal.

mgt 302 module 3 slp latest trident

MGT 302 Module 3 SLP Latest-Trident

Module 3 – SLP

GROUPS AND TEAMS

This SLP has two functions. First, it helps you review the topics in Module 3. Second, it measures the

continuing development of your written communications skills. The SLP will be graded using a special

Written Communications rubric, which you should review at this time.

Background: You work for a management consulting firm, Capital Consultants (CC). Your firm has been

hired to advise Fast Forward Fashions, a small high-end house with a celebrity clientele. You have

received the following memo from the head of the company.

Dear , <Your first name>,

I am assigning you to our newest client, Fast Forward Fashions (F3). As you may know, this well-known

fashion house has experienced problems since the death of its chief designer, Sir Francis Cutwell.

In the two years since Sir Francis’s death, the CEO of F3, M. Etienne Roget, has delegated artistic control

to a committee of experienced designers chosen from within the company. The results have been

catastrophic. In the first year, the committee could not decide on a theme for Spring. As a result, that

season’s collection was a confused mess that one critic referred to as “the remnants of a Hollywood

garage sale.” In the second year, the committee tried to avoid making the same mistake and settled on a

theme after meeting for only one hour. The “Game of Thrones” collection was another disaster, with such

memorable items as a bronze helmet and a bearskin cape.

Roget has been searching the world for a chief designer to fill the void created with Sir Francis’s death.

He has been unsuccessful to date. Further, he fears that disbanding the committee would be seen by its

members as a vote of no confidence and would lead to mass resignations.

Your job is to join the committee as a co-chair and advise it on organizational matters. Obviously, you

should not try to advise it on fashion—CC has no expertise in that area. Your task will be to guide it in its

deliberations and help a small group of experienced, opinionated designers achieve good results on the

Winter 2017 collection.

Before you join the committee, M. Roget would like to have some idea of what you will be looking for and

what you may be able to accomplish. To that end, you should prepare a paper briefly discussing what

may have happened to the committee in the past

may have happened to the committee in the past two years and what you could do to keep it from

happening again.

The paper should be between 3 and 4 double-spaced pages. While not downplaying your or your

company’s expertise, you should be appropriately respectful toward M. Roget, who is a world fashion

leader. Furthermore, you should write in clear, concise, grammatically correct English, bearing in mind

that English is M. Roget’s fourth language (after French, Italian, and Spanish).

I have discussed this assignment with CC’s chief technical adviser, Dr. Manfred Paradigm. Manfred would

like to make sure your paper is theoretically sound before we send it to F3. For that reason, I am asking

you to include a list of references at the end, and citations in the body of the paper showing us where and

how you used those references. (To make sure you include all the information we need, you should use

some standard style. APA would be a good choice.) Manfred and I will edit out the citations and

references before sending the paper to M. Roget.

Congratulations on being selected for this important project. I am looking forward to seeing the final draft

of your paper within two weeks.

Cordially

Vladimir I. Lobachevski

President and Senior Partner

Capital Consultants PLL

SLP Assignment Expectations

Prepare the requested paper. You may interpret the “within two weeks” deadline as meaning “before the

end of this module.”

Study the Written Communications rubric. Review it before, during, and after writing your paper.

Demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of the materials cited on the Background page.

Supplement these with relevant sources you locate on the Web. Provide complete references on the last

page of your paper and citations in the body of your paper showing where you used the sources. See the

Student Guide to Writing a High-Quality Academic Paper, including pages 13-14 on in-text citations.

Another resource is the “Writing Style Guide” which is found under “My Resources” in the TLC portal.

MGT 302 Module 4 Case Latest-Trident

Module 4 – Case

ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE

assignment overview

Assignment Overview

Signature Assignment—Written Communication Skills

Southwest Airlines and Koch Industries are both known for their distinctive organizational

cultures, and both have been highly successful and profitable companies. Southwest Airlines is

known as a “fun” place to work where socialization and humor in the workplace are strongly

encouraged. Koch Industries, on the other hand, has a culture defined by the principles of

“market-based management” where performance and revenue growth is emphasized.

Do some background reading on the cultures behind Southwest Airlines and Koch Industries.

While doing your research, keep strongly in mind the characteristics of organizational cultures

discussed in the background materials such as team-oriented, people-oriented, outcome-

oriented, etc. Here are some articles to get you started on your research that will give you some

background about the cultures at these two organizations:

Klein, D. (2011). Creating cultures that lead to success: Lincoln Electric, Southwest Airlines, and SAS

Institute. Organizational Dynamics 41(1), 35-39 [Available in Science Direct.

Note: you only have to read the middle portion of the article concerning Southwest Airlines and not the

whole article]

Bird, A. (Mar. 13, 2011). Southwest: Corporate culture combines work, play. The Post and Courier.

[Proquest]

Whatley, H. (2013). Principles and dimensions of market-based management. Independent Journal of

Management & Production, 4(1), 126-135. [Proquest]

Dissecting the Kochtopus. (Jun. 7, 2014). The Economist, 411, 76. [Proquest]

Case Assignment

When you are finished with your research, write a four to five page paper addressing the following issues:

Describe the organizational culture of Southwest Airlines the best you can using the

characteristics of organizational culture discussed in Rao (2010) and Piccolo and Bardes (2011).

These include but are not limited to detail-oriented, team-oriented, innovative, aggressive,

outcome-oriented, and people-oriented. Be specific as you can regarding which characteristics of

organizational culture that you read about in the background materials apply to Southwest and

which ones do not.

Describe the organizational culture of Koch Industries the best you can using the characteristics

of organizational culture discussed in Rao (2010) and Piccolo and Bardes (2011).

Now suppose Koch Industries decided to purchase Southwest Airlines. Compare and contrast the two

cultures, and explain what kind of challenges do you think they would face in merging the two cultures.

Also, explain what steps you think would need to be taken in order to prevent culture clashes between the

two organizations use concepts from rao 2010

two organizations. Use concepts from Rao (2010) or Piccolo and Bardes (2011) as part of your

recommendations on steps to take to avoid culture clashes.

Assignment Expectations

Answer the assignment questions directly

This assignment has been selected as a signature assignment to assess written communication

skills. A different rubric will be used for this assignment that emphasizes written communication

skills.

Stay focused on the precise assignment questions, don’t go off on tangents or devote a lot of

space to summarizing general background materials

Make sure to use reliable and credible sources as your references. Articles published in

established newspapers or business journals/magazines are preferred. If you find articles on the

internet, make sure it is from a credible source.

Reference your sources of information with both a bibliography and in-text citations. See the

Student Guide to Writing a High-Quality Academic Paper, including pages 13-14 on in-text

citations. Another resource is the “Writing Style Guide, which is found under “My Resources” in

the TLC portal.

MGT 302 Module 4 SLP Latest-Trident

Module 4 – SLP

ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE

Assignment Instructions

For this final SLP, choose an organization that you currently work for or have worked for in the past. You

will be applying the concepts of organizational culture that you read about in the background materials to

this organization.

Write a two to three page paper addressing the following issues:

Describe how your organization rates on these cultural characteristics: detail-oriented, team-

oriented, innovative, aggressive, outcome-oriented, and people-oriented.

Discuss how strong the organizational culture is at your organization. To what extent is the

organization’s culture shared by employees and managers?

What aspects of your organization’s culture do you think should be changed, and what steps

would you recommend to change the culture? Use concepts from Rao (2010) in forming your

recommendations.

SLP Assignment Expectations

Answer the assignment questions directly

Stay focused on the precise assignment questions, don’t go off on tangents or devote a lot of

space to summarizing general background materials

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Make sure to use reliable and credible sources as your references. Articles published in

established newspapers or business journals/magazines are preferred. If you find articles on the

internet, make sure it is from a credible source.

Reference your sources of information with both a bibliography and in-text citations. See the

Student Guide to Writing a High-Quality Academic Paper, including pages 13-14 on in-text

citations. Another resource is the “Writing Style Guide,” which is found under “My Resources” in

the TLC portal.

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