Determine the issue that has disconnected the culture and organizational learning based on the three (3) selected mystifications from Assignment 1.

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Assignment 2: Proposal for Organizational Learning Issues
Due Week 8 and worth 300 points

Using the information from Assignment 1 and the supporting documents, you must create a proposal for your CEO explaining the issue and implementation recommendations in transitioning the individual learning to organizational learning. Refer to the Project Proposal template, located in Week 8 of the online course shell for additional information on the content of each section of the proposal.

Write a five to seven (5-7) page proposal in which you:
Section 1: Project Summary

  1. Summarize your findings along with the implementation recommendations.

Section 2: Project Background

  1. Determine the issue that has disconnected the culture and organizational learning based on the three (3) selected mystifications from Assignment 1.
  2. Critique the current OLM(s)’ hindrance to organizational learning and provide your recommendation(s) for the organization to address the issue.

Section 3: Project Goals and Methodology

  1. Defend the one (1) OLM that is suitable (i.e., the OLM identified in Assignment 1) for the organization’s training and / or learning circumstances then suggest three (3) pros and three (3) cons of implementing the selected OLM. Next, diagnose the possible source that has prevented productive learning within the organization then support your recommendation(s) for a permanent change.
  2. Suggest two (2) talent management strategies designed to prepare the organization for its readiness to share knowledge and maintain a learning environment.

Section 4: Project Risk Management

  1. Elaborate on two (2) high resistance risks to this transition. Outline a plan for managing each resistance risk.
  2. Generate a high quality After-Action Review (AAR) to monitor the effectiveness of the transition from individual to organization learning.
  3. Specify one (1) training technique for the organization to introduce this new way of learning to the workforce. Next, examine whether or not the current organizational structure and processes can support transition from individual learning to organizational learning.
  4. Use at least five (5) quality academic references in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia does not qualify as an academic resource.
  5. Use the Project Proposal template located here.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Examine the processes of how organizations learn and organizational barriers that impact the process.
  • Examine the concepts of personal mastery and mental models and their related importance in a learning organization.
  • Examine the driving forces related to organizational learning.
  • Analyze the key components of a learning organization and the role of a chief learning officer.
  • Evaluate strategies for creating a learning organization.
  • Evaluate management behaviors that influence organizational learning.
  • Analyze the shifts in organizational structure and processes to create a learning organization.
  • Examine talent management as an essential element of the learning organization.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in developing a learning organization.
  • Write clearly and concisely about developing a learning organization using proper writing mechanic.

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Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic / organization of the paper, and language and writing skills, using the following rubric.

Points: 300

Assignment 2: Proposal for Organizational Learning Issues

Criteria

Unacceptable

Below 70% F

Fair

70-79% C

Proficient

80-89% B

Exemplary

90-100% A

1. Summarize your findings along with the implementation recommendations.

Weight: 5%

Did not submit or incompletely summarized your findings along with the implementation recommendations.

Partially summarized your findings along with the implementation recommendations.

Satisfactorily summarized your findings along with the implementation recommendations.

Thoroughly summarized your findings along with the implementation recommendations.

2. Determine the issue that has disconnected the culture and organizational learning based on the three (3) selected mystifications from Assignment 1.
Weight: 10%

Did not submit or incompletely determined the issue that has disconnected the culture and organizational learning based on the three (3) selected mystifications from Assignment 1.

Partially determined the issue that has disconnected the culture and organizational learning based on the three (3) selected mystifications from Assignment 1.

Satisfactorily determined the issue that has disconnected the culture and organizational learning based on the three (3) selected mystifications from Assignment 1.

Thoroughly determined the issue that has disconnected the culture and organizational learning based on the three (3) selected mystifications from Assignment 1.

3. Critique the current OLMs hindrance to organizational learning and provide your recommendation(s) for the organization to address the issue.

Weight: 10%

Did not submit or incompletely critiqued the current OLMs hindrance to organizational learning and did not submit or incompletely provided your recommendation(s) for the organization to address the issue.

Partially critiqued the current OLMs hindrance to organizational learning and partially provided your recommendation(s) for the organization to address the issue.

Satisfactorily critiqued the current OLMs hindrance to organizational learning and satisfactorily provided your recommendation(s) for the organization to address the issue.

Thoroughly critiqued the current OLMs hindrance to organizational learning and thoroughly provided your recommendation(s) for the organization to address the issue.

4. Defend the one (1) OLM that is suitable (i.e., the OLM identified in Assignment 1) for the organization’s training and / or learning circumstances then suggest three (3) pros and three (3) cons of implementing the selected OLM. Next, diagnose the possible source that has prevented productive learning within the organization then support your recommendation(s) for a permanent change.

Weight: 10%

Did not submit or incompletely defended the one (1) OLM that is suitable (i.e., the OLM identified in Assignment 1) for the organization’s training and / or learning circumstances then did not submit or incompletely suggested three (3) pros and three (3) cons of implementing the selected OLM. Next, did not submit or incompletely diagnosed the possible source that has prevented productive learning within the organization then did not submit or incompletely supported your recommendation(s) for a permanent change.

Partially defended the one (1) OLM that is suitable (i.e., the OLM identified in Assignment 1) for the organization’s training and / or learning circumstances then partially suggested three (3) pros and three (3) cons of implementing the selected OLM. Next, partially diagnosed the possible source that has prevented productive learning within the organization then partially supported your recommendation(s) for a permanent change.

Satisfactorily defended the one (1) OLM that is suitable (i.e., the OLM identified in Assignment 1) for the organization’s training and / or learning circumstances then satisfactorily suggested three (3) pros and three (3) cons of implementing the selected OLM. Next, satisfactorily diagnosed the possible source that has prevented productive learning within the organization then satisfactorily supported your recommendation(s) for a permanent change.

Thoroughly defended the one (1) OLM that is suitable (i.e., the OLM identified in Assignment 1) for the organization’s training and / or learning circumstances then thoroughly suggested three (3) pros and three (3) cons of implementing the selected OLM. Next, thoroughly diagnosed the possible source that has prevented productive learning within the organization then thoroughly supported your recommendation(s) for a permanent change.

5. Suggest two (2) talent management strategies designed to prepare the organization for its readiness to share knowledge and maintain a learning environment.

Weight: 10%

Did not submit or incompletely suggested two (2) talent management strategies designed to prepare the organization for its readiness to share knowledge and maintain a learning environment.

Partially suggested two (2) talent management strategies designed to prepare the organization for its readiness to share knowledge and maintain a learning environment.

Satisfactorily suggested two (2) talent management strategies designed to prepare the organization for its readiness to share knowledge and maintain a learning environment.

Thoroughly suggested two (2) talent management strategies designed to prepare the organization for its readiness to share knowledge and maintain a learning environment.

6. Elaborate on two (2) high resistance risks to this transition. Outline a plan for managing each resistance risk.

Weight: 10%

Did not submit or incompletely elaborated on two (2) high resistance risks to this transition. Did not submit or incompletely outlined a plan for managing each resistance risk.

Partially elaborated on two (2) high resistance risks to this transition. Partially outlined a plan for managing each resistance risk.

Satisfactorily elaborated on two (2) high resistance risks to this transition. Satisfactorily outlined a plan for managing each resistance risk.

Thoroughly elaborated on two (2) high resistance risks to this transition. Thoroughly outlined a plan for managing each resistance risk.

7. Generate a high quality After-Action Review (AAR) to monitor the effectiveness of the transition from individual to organization learning.

Weight: 10%

Did not submit or incompletely generated a high quality After-Action Review (AAR) to monitor the effectiveness of the transition from individual to organization learning.

Partially generated a high quality After-Action Review (AAR) to monitor the effectiveness of the transition from individual to organization learning.

Satisfactorily generated a high quality After-Action Review (AAR) to monitor the effectiveness of the transition from individual to organization learning.

Thoroughly generated a high quality After-Action Review (AAR) to monitor the effectiveness of the transition from individual to organization learning.

8. Specify one (1) training technique for the organization to introduce this new way of learning to the workforce. Next, examine whether or not the current organizational structure and processes can support transition from individual learning to organizational learning.

Weight: 10%

Did not submit or incompletely specified one (1) training technique for the organization to introduce this new way of learning to the workforce. Did not submit or incompletely examined whether or not the current organizational structure and processes can support transition from individual learning to organizational learning.

Partially specified one (1) training technique for the organization to introduce this new way of learning to the workforce. Partially examined whether or not the current organizational structure and processes can support transition from individual learning to organizational learning.

Satisfactorily specified one (1) training technique for the organization to introduce this new way of learning to the workforce. Satisfactorily examined whether or not the current organizational structure and processes can support transition from individual learning to organizational learning.

Thoroughly specified one (1) training technique for the organization to introduce this new way of learning to the workforce. Thoroughly examined whether or not the current organizational structure and processes can support transition from individual learning to organizational learning.

9. 5 references

Weight: 5%

No references provided.

Does not meet the required number of references; some or all references poor quality choices.

Meets number of required references; all references high quality choices.

Exceeds number of required references; all references high quality choices.

10. Writing Mechanics, Grammar, and Formatting

Weight: 5%

Serious and persistent errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, or formatting.

Partially free of errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, or formatting.

Mostly free of errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, or formatting.

Error free or almost error free grammar, spelling, punctuation, or formatting.

11. Appropriate use of APA in-text citations and  reference

Weight: 5%

Lack of in-text citations and / or lack of reference section.

In-text citations and references are provided, but they are only partially formatted correctly in APA style.

Most in-text citations and references are provided, and they are generally formatted correctly in APA style.

In-text citations and references are error free or almost error free and consistently formatted correctly in APA style.

12. Information Literacy / Integration of Sources

Weight: 5%

Serious errors in the integration of sources, such as intentional or accidental plagiarism, or failure to use in-text citations.

Sources are partially integrated using effective techniques of quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing.

Sources are mostly integrated using effective techniques of quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing.

Sources are consistently integrated using effective techniques of quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing.

13. Clarity and Coherence of Writing

Weight: 5%

Information is confusing to the reader and fails to include reasons and evidence that logically support ideas.

Information is partially clear with minimal reasons and evidence that logically support ideas.

Information is mostly clear and generally supported with reasons and evidence that logically support ideas.

Information is provided in a clear, coherent, and consistent manner with reasons and evidence that logically support ideas.