For this assignment, you will need to submit a draft of your research paper with these components to ensure you are on the right track:
an outline of your research and the intended direction of your argument,
at least five scholarly resources you have found that contribute to your topic, and
an abstract outlining your topic and your subsequent findings.
This outline should use appropriate APA style writing. Minimum requirement for your outline is 3 pages. Make sure you can reach your professor (or a colleague) could adequately determine your intended research and the direction of your research paper.
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Unit I Literature Review Open
Weight: 6% of course grade
Due: Tuesday, 09/08/2020 11:59 PM (CST)
You are required to complete a research paper for this course, which is due in Unit VII. The research paper is a significant portion of your grade, so you should consider it a very important activity.
The final research paper must be a minimum of six to eight pages in length, including at least the following sections (you may want to include others if you deem them appropriate):
Challenges and Problems (associated with your topic)
Review of the Literature
Critical Analysis of Challenges/Problems
Implementation of Solutions
The topic for the research paper must relate to this course. Some possible titles for your consideration include:
Components of the U.S. Healthcare System
Commonalities and Differences Between Health Services Organizations
Effective Leadership Strategies Used by Healthcare Leaders
Managing Conflict in a Healthcare Organization
Concepts and Strategies with Negotiation
Strategies for Increasing Employee Motivation
Effective Organizational Structure in a Specific (your choice) Health Service Organization
The Role of Strategic Alliances in Health Care
The Importance of Having a Culture of a Learning Organization in Health Care
Approaches for Quality Improvement in Health Care
Strategies to Achieve a Successful Healthcare Organization
If you do not find a course project topic of particular interest on this list, you are permitted to propose your own topic for approval.
You are encouraged to use personal examples and focus your paper on a topic that will help you at work or help you personally.
For this assignment, you will select a topic for your final research paper. You will submit a Word document that discusses the topic you have chosen, why it interests you, and how the concepts will help you as a healthcare leader. You will also locate scholarly sources about your chosen topic. You must include at least five outside sources for your research paper, beyond the course textbook. At least one reference must come directly from the CSU Library. Web resources and professional journal articles will be key sources in researching your topic. Each of the references you select should be summarized in one paragraph.
Unit II PowerPoint Presentation Open
Weight: 8% of course grade
Consider that you are a healthcare manager or supervisor in a skilled nursing facility. Create a presentation on leadership strategies that you can share with your colleagues. Each slide must list one strategy and an example of a situation in which it would best be used.
The presentation will need to be a minimum of five slides, not including title and reference slides. In addition, a minimum of four scholarly sources must be used, cited, and referenced, with at least one from the CSU Online Library. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations per APA guidelines.
Unit III Annotated Bibliography Open
Weight: 10% of course grade
In Unit VII, you will have a research paper due. As a building assignment toward that research paper, your assignment is to prepare an annotated bibliography listing five sources you will use.
At least one of your articles must come from the CSU Online Library.
At least one source must relate to managing conflict, negotiation, or third-party intervention.
Under each source, include the following information:
a summary of the reference or article,
an evaluation of the reference or article, including any methods or main concepts, and
three to five sentences on why you feel the source will be helpful to you for the content of your final research paper.
Your annotated bibliography must be a minimum of two pages in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations per APA guidelines. If you have any questions on how to write an annotated bibliography, please refer to the CSU Writing Center for resources.
Unit IV Discussion Board Open
Weight: 2% of course grade
Response Due: Saturday, 09/26/2020 11:59 PM (CST)
Comment Due: Tuesday, 09/29/2020 11:59 PM (CST)
Unit IV Essay 1 Open
Weight: 4% of course grade
If you could do anything you wanted in your current organization without constraints, how would you design your organization, and what would you change? If you are not currently working, or would like to use another organization, that is also acceptable. Please provide specific examples as they relate to the topics of this unit.
Your paper should be a minimum of one page in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations per APA guidelines.