Focus of the Final Paper- I want my topic to be leadership
Select a topic of interest in organizational behavior that you would like to explore with additional research (must use at least five references + the textbook). Some suggested topics for your paper are:
Decision Making Process
In your paper,
Apply the research to your personal working environment, or an environment you have previously experienced.
Describe how will you use the knowledge you have gained in this course to change the way you interact and do business in the future?
The Final Paper
Must be six to eight double-spaced pages in length (not including Appendix, References, Exhibits, title and references pages), and formatted according to APA Style (Links to an external site.) as outlined in the Writing Center’s APA Formatting for Microsoft Word (Links to an external site.) resource.
Must include a separate title page with the following:
Title of paper in bold font
Space should be between title and the rest of the information on the title page.
Name of institution (Ashford University)
Course name and number
Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of your paper.
For assistance on writing Introductions & Conclusions (Links to an external site.) as well as Writing a Thesis Statement (Links to an external site.), refer to the Writing Center resources.
Must use at least five scholarly sources in addition to the course text.
The Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources (Links to an external site.) table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment.
To assist you in completing the research required for this assignment, view this Ashford University Library Quick ‘n’ Dirty (Links to an external site.) tutorial, which introduces the Ashford University Library and the research process, and provides some library search tips.
Must document any information used from sources in APA Style as outlined in the Writing Center’s APA: Citing Within Your Paper (Links to an external site.) guide.
Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA Style as outlined in the Writing Center. See the APA: Formatting Your References List (Links to an external site.) resource in the Writing Center for specifications.
This is the book you have to use to get some quotation from
Uhl-Bien, M., Piccolo, R. F., & Schermerhorn, J.R. (2020). Organizational behavior (2nd ed.). Wiley.
- The full-text version of this e-book is available in your online classroom through the RedShelf platform.