Discuss the role of cognition (thinking, reasoning) in promoting organizational change and learning. In what ways could you, as a manager, use cognition to improve communication and teamwork?

Section 1: Organizational Settings 100 Words

Section 2: Leadership 400 Words

Section 3: Motivation 400 Words

Section 4: Cognition and Organizational Behavior 150 Words

Total Words 1050

Need Only above 4 Sections to finish. This is a term paper.

This term paper applies the Buchbinder & Shanks (2012) textbook to lead HCA303 students through a process of self-reflection, personal assessment, and professional development planning. The term paper is designed to engage students in better understanding and articulating professional interests, strengths, and areas for further learning and development in preparation for managing and leading health care organizations in the future.

The term paper is structured into nine sections, with word count guidelines provided in each section. APA formatting is required. Term paper milestone deadlines, by module, are as follows:

Read and familiarize yourself with the term paper assignment in Module 1
Begin researching and organizing non-textbook references for the term paper in Module 2
Proposed non-textbook term paper reference list is due to the Dropbox by no later than Sunday 11:59 PM EST/EDT of Module 4
A draft of the first four sections of the term paper is due to the Dropbox by no later than Sunday 11:59 PM EST/EDT of Module 5
The final term paper is due to be submitted to Chalk and Wire no later than Sunday 11:59 PM EST/EDT of Module 8. Students who do not submit the assignment to Chalk and Wire will receive a zero. This is a key program assessment; the results are used to ensure students are meeting program goals. Video and PDF instructions can be found on the course home page. PDF instructions are also located in the Start Here folder.
Section 1: Organizational Settings

Below are 25 categories of organizational settings in the health industry. In about 100 focused and concisely written words, (a) rank the top three according to your interest for the organization setting of a future health care management position and (b) explain why you chose your first, second, and third choices.

Community hospitals
Health systems/integrated delivery networks
Academic medical centers
Physician practices
Outpatient diagnostic facilities
Surgery centers
Urgent care centers
Health information systems
Insurance/managed care companies
Continuing care retirement communities
Nursing homes/skilled nursing facilities
Assisted living facilities
Pharmaceutical/biotechnology companies
Medical devices/equipment companies
Federally qualified health centers
Home health care
Hospice care
Dental offices
Government agencies
Public health
International health care development
Consulting
Higher education
Professional associations
Entrepreneurship

Section 2: Leadership

Apply the leadership concepts in Chapter 2 (e.g., competencies, models, styles, protocols, responsibilities) in answering the following three items in a total of about 400 words. Incorporate at least two references above and beyond the textbook, and cite both the textbook and your external references using APA style.

(a) Think about a situation where you (or an organizational leader you are familiar with) were highly effective as a leader. Apply leadership concepts from Chapter 2 in explaining your (or the selected leader’s) effectiveness. You may write about yourself, a leader in the health industry, or a leader from outside the health industry.

(b) Think about a situation where you (or an organizational leader you are familiar with) were ineffective as a leader. Apply leadership concepts from Chapter 2 in explaining your (or the selected leader’s) ineffectiveness. You may write about yourself, a leader in the health industry, or a leader from outside the health industry.

(c) State and describe three personal leadership development goals.

Section 3: Motivation

Apply the motivation concepts in Chapter 3 in answering the following three items in a total of about 400 words. Incorporate at least two references above and beyond the textbook, and cite both the textbook and your external references using APA style. The external references cited in this section will very likely be different from those in the previous section.

(a) What motivates you?

(b) What demotivates you?

(c) As a health care manager, what will be your approach to increasing employee engagement and motivation in your organization?

Section 4: Cognition and Organizational Behavior

Apply the concepts in Chapter 4 in answering the following item in a total of about 150 words. Incorporate at least one reference above and beyond the textbook, and cite both the textbook and your external reference(s) using APA style.

Discuss the role of cognition (thinking, reasoning) in promoting organizational change and learning. In what ways could you, as a manager, use cognition to improve communication and teamwork?

 

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