Research Outline / Annotated Bibliography

PART 1: Research Outline

Your final research paper will be based on a topic of your choice related to an aspect of organizational development examined in this course (see list provided). This assignment requires that you explore a key aspect of organizational development within a large business setting, and prepare a substantive outline detailing the program that you intend to design, develop, implement, and maintain for the benefit of the organization identified. For the purposes of this assignment, you must select a Fortune 1,000 company for this project. You may use the readings assigned in the class to supplement your research.

In order to complete this task, you will need to go into the library databases to find other articles.  Prepare an outline with bullet points of the topics, subtopics, theories and concepts that you plan to ultimately cover in your research paper. 

Research Paper Topics:

  1. Organizational development
  2. Organizational culture
  3. Team development
  4. Diagnostic models
  5. Learning organizations
  6. Lewin’s Change Model
  7. Neuroscience in leadership
  8. Organizational Change

PART 2: Annotated Bibliography

In order to complete this task, you will need to go into the library databases to find other articles.  Prepare an annotated bibliography of articles collected to date on the topic selected.

 

You will be required to prepare an annotated bibliography with some of the articles/books you plan to cite in your final project.

 

This assignment is worth 20% of your grade. To be eligible for full credit, you are required to have 8 – 10 entries.