Assigned reading- Chp 2,3,6
· Written Assignment-Organizational Culture Assessment – 40-point value. You will complete the Organizational Culture Assessment Instrument and will include the numerical and visual chart results as an appendix in your paper. Using the assigned readings, the self-paced tutorial and your completed OCAI assessment, you will answer the following:
Complete the Organizational Culture Assessment Instrument by linked here . You will be including the numerical and visual chart results as an appendix in your paper.
Click here to download an editable template of the chart in MS Word to insert your results. Watch this tutorial to see how to create or edit the chart in MS Word. Using the information from your assigned readings, the self-paced tutorial and your completed OCAI assessment, discuss the following in a 2-3 page paper. Title page, references, and OCAI appendix not included in the page count. Paper should be double-spaced using APA format. Two (2) peer-reviewed journal and at least one (1) assigned course reading references.
1. In which quadrants did you note the greatest difference between current culture and future culture? What organizational changes are needed based on your OCAI scores?
2. In what quadrants do you see a need to increase emphasis? Decrease emphasis?
3. What does it mean to change in your identified quadrant (greatest difference between now and future)? What will happen if change does not occur in this quadrant? Would these changes be substantial, transformative, incremental or evolutionary? Why? Identify two (2) specific, actionable strategies that are critical to changing culture with two (2) short-term and two (2) long-term goals. How will you measure success of these goals?
Minimum of three (3) total references: at least one (1) reference from required course materials and two (2) peer-reviewed journal references. All references must be no older than five years (unless making a specific point using a seminal piece of information).
Number of Pages/Words
Unless otherwise specified all papers should have a minimum of 600 words (approximately 2.5 pages) excluding the title and reference pages.
Suggested Headings (please pay attention to the information in parenthesis as it will direct you to the correct level of the heading):
Title of Paper (centered, bolded)
Introductory paragraph here (do not use a heading)
Organizational Culture Assessment Instrument-Current and Future States (centered, bold, and first letter of each word capitalized)
Needed Organizational Changes Based on OCAI Scores (left margin, bold, and first letter of each word capitalized)
Increase/Decrease Emphasis (left margin, bold, and first letter of each word capitalized)
Defining Change Within Quadrants (centered, bold, and first letter of each word capitalized)
Type of Change (left margin, bold, and first letter of each word capitalized)
Strategies and Goals (centered, bold, and first letter of each word capitalized)
Conclusion (if you choose to use this heading it would be centered, bolded) but it is preferred to simply state…In conclusion, at the beginning of the paragraph
Appendix (centered, not bolded)