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Group Behavior in Organizations – Final Paper

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:

· Role conflicts within groups

· Communication problems among group members

· Lack of cohesiveness in groups with diverse members

· Excessive intergroup conflict

In an eight- to ten-page paper with six scholarly sources, 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

· Conclusion/Summary

Writing the Final Paper

· Must be 4000-5000 words in length, and formatted according to APA style 

· Must include a title page with the following:

o Title of paper

o Student’s name

o Course name and number

o Instructor’s name

o 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 document all sources in APA style.

· Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style.

· Must use at least six scholarly sources, in addition to the course text.

Reference

Coget, J. and Losh, S. (2018). Group behavior in organizations (2nd ed.). [Electronic version]. Retrieved from https://content.ashford.edu/