Bus 661 week 6 assignment

  

Ashford 7: – Week 6 – Final Paper

Final Paper

We have determined that change is inevitable and subject to a number of variables attributing to the success or failure of the change process. The Final Paper is an exploration of a change initiative that you have personally experienced or researched. The paper should demonstrate your knowledge of the change process through a comprehensive analysis and discussion of the following aspects of organizational change. Your paper must include:

  • An identification and description of a professional      change initiative personally experienced or researched.
  • A discussion of the change initiative as seen through      the eyes of the leader and the follower.
  • A discussion of the successes and failures experienced      during the change event.
  • An analysis of the concepts and theories used to      facilitate the change process.
  • An evaluation of the impact of the change upon the      organization.
  • A discussion on the sustainability of the change      effort.

You must incorporate concepts and theories relating to the change process as they apply to each section of the paper.

Writing the Final Paper 

The Final Paper:

  • Must be eight to ten double-spaced pages in length      (excluding the title and reference pages), and formatted according to APA      style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  • Must include a title page with the following:
  • Title of paper
  • Student’s name
  • Course name and number
  • Instructor’s name
  • 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 use headers to identify the specific aspect of      change within the paper.
  • Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.
  • Must use at least three scholarly sources from the      Ashford University Library, in addition to the course text.
  • Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in      the Ashford Writing Center.

Must include a separate reference page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center

Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.