This paper will demonstrate your knowledge of organization theory that is foundational (along with leadership theory) to most of what is studied in the DOL program. Critically examine the major theoretical approaches to the study of organizations.
Demonstrate your knowledge of organization theory that is foundational
This paper will demonstrate your knowledge of organization theory that is foundational (along with leadership theory) to most of what is studied in the DOL program.
Secondly, Critically examine the major theoretical approaches to the study of organizations.
The following are the instructions you should follow when writing the paper.
Thirdly, What are the historical, modern, symbolic, and postmodern theories in the study of organizations?
A critical explanation in your words and comparison of six theoretical concepts about organizations
(Consult the Summary Sketch of Organization Theories and the Hatch and Schein textbooks). Make sure one of the concepts is organizational culture and include ideas from the Schein textbook in your critical analysis.
Should be approximately ½ of the total length of the paper (words=1,000-1,250 or 4-5 pages) in the body of the paper, with no first person pronouns.
Do not source Daft or Northouse, nor the “thumbnail sketch” handout, but cite the primary authors/theorists’ works and studies in scholarly journals. Use Hatch sparingly.
You must use and cite a minimum of 12 journal articles for this paper. This basically means you refer directly to 2 journal articles for each of the six theoretical concepts.
Describe your analysis of how these perspectives collectively inform your understanding and experience of working in organizations.
Can be from either the private or the public sector.
Apply theory-to-practice in your workplace, even if you are not in an organization-wide leadership role.
Reflection on your observation and experience should not exceed 2 pages in the body of the paper.
Write this primarily in third person voice.
What is the role of the leadership process on organization-wide structure and design?
How is it possible for leaders to plan in organizations today?
What might be some ethical ramifications to consider in strategic planning?
The integration of leadership philosophy to organizational “theory-to-practice” should be approx. 2-3 pages of this assignment.
Write this in third person voice only.
Develop your own headings to show your grasp of the field of organization theory and design. Do not use this list above as your headings for the paper.
Be sure to write an Introduction and Conclusion paragraph for this major paper.
The paper should be 8 – 10 pages (2,000 – 2,500 words) plus 120-word abstract and list of references