Final Project End Unit VIII

Final Project.

Final Project
Final Project

Design and submit a detailed proposal for leading a specific area of change within a specific team or organization, using self as an instrument in a way that illustrates your assertiveness for sharing your own perspective as well as empathy to understand others’ perspectives.

Submit a 9-10 page (2700-3000 word) APA-formatted paper with nine APA (level-one) section headers as follows:
  • Organization Description 
  • Area of Change 
  • The People Involved 
  • Desired Behaviors 
  • Change Strategies 
  • Use of Self 
  • Theoretical Support 
  • Social Responsibility of the Plan 



Your work on the Final Project spanned the entire course term (i.e., Phase 1 and 2 preliminary documents were submitted during Units III and IV; you were also asked to note progress of this project in various Discussion Board questions and assignments).

Be sure to include these past excerpts in the appropriate sections as you compile and develop the context of each section in this project.

Information about accessing the Blackboard Grading Rubric for this assignment is provided below.

Blackboard Grading Rubric.


PowerPoint Presentation; Assignment

PowerPoint Presentation.

PowerPoint Presentation
PowerPoint Presentation
To develop a firm stand on content presented in a case you select and support by a demonstrated understanding of the course principles related to your assumed role in the respective case;

PowerPoint Presentation.

1. Introduction
2. Identification of your selected position/role in your selected case, and an overview of your main points in the PowerPoint Presentation.
3. Description of the overall case content and main points in the selected case.
4. Description of your position on the issues and why.
5. Ensure you address the specific nature of the question assigned to the position selected for the case you have chosen.
6. Provide research that supports the position you have taken.
7. A selected plan of action related to your position, if you should be successful in gaining the outcomes you seek.
8. Conclusion
9. References in current APA format

This project must draw from the course text and at least 6 scholarly journal articles.

These must be cited in a reference slide at the conclusion of your PowerPoint Presentation, which does not count in your total.

Chapter 9 in the textbook contains 10 cases.

Each of the cases provides an opportunity for you to assume the various roles in the organization or union leadership that would normally be involved in the scenarios/negotiations presented in the case.

Although each case has 3 questions asking you to assume various roles—the allowable question/roles for each case are identified below:

Case 1: Question #2 – Legal Counsel
Case 2: Question #2 – HR Manager
Case 3: Question #1 – Labor Relations Manager
Case 4: Question #2 – Union Grievance Chairperson
Case 5: Question #1 – Legal Counsel
Case 6: Question #1 – Director HR
Case 7: Question #1 – Labor Relations Representative
Case 8: Question #2 – Union Grievance Chairperson
Case 9: Question #3 – Arbitrator
Case10: Question #1 – Personnel Director

Your PowerPoint Presentation must be between 8–12 slides addressing the sections detailed above.

(The introduction and reference slide at the conclusion does not add to the total.)

  • Budd, J. W. (2018).
  • Labor relations: Striking a balance (5th ed.).
  • New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Irwin. ISBN: 9781259412387!/4/2/70/18@0:0 starting from p.334

Conceptual Approaches To Learning

Conceptual Approaches.

Conceptual Approaches
Conceptual Approaches

Conceptual Approaches to Learning

Submit a 3-4 page paper (excluding the cover sheet and reference page) discussing the conceptual differences and similarities between cognitive, behavioral, and neuroscience approaches to learning.

Describe the four components of learning as they appear in each approach.

Concentrate on the different areas that each approach emphasizes or deems most important in the learning process.

Provide an example of real-life learning from the lens of a cognitive approach.

The paper should have a minimum of one reference in addition to the textbook.

Point Value of this Assignment: 8

This Discussion Question aligns with the following weekly outcomes: 1, 2, 3, 4
This Discussion Question aligns with the following course outcomes: 2, 4, 5

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Grading Criteria
Content Criteria Total: 4
  1. Content includes the analysis and differences between cognitive, behavioral, and neuroscience as it pertains to learning.
  2. Content includes the four components of learning.
  3. Content includes a real-life learning experience from the cognitive approach and at least one outside reference, in addition to the textbook.

Key elements of the assignment are covered.

Writing and Organization Criteria Total: 2
  1. Central theme/purpose of the paper is clear.
  2. Structure is clear, logical, and easy to follow.
  3. Tone is appropriate to the content and assignment.
  4. Thoughts are clear and include appropriate beginning, development, and conclusion.
  5. Paragraph transitions are present, logical, and maintain the flow throughout the paper.
  6. Complete, clear, and concise sentences.
  7. Well constructed, with consistently strong, varied sentences.
  8. Sentence transitions are present and maintain the flow of thought.
  9. Rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation are followed.
  10. The paper uses words and language that are inclusive, clear, and unambiguous.
  11. Spelling is correct.
Research Criteria Total: 1
  1. The paper includes a summary and analysis of research materials that are relevant to the assignment, e.g. scholarly journals, professional articles, legal documents, government documents, legal decisions, media clips, software, measurement instruments websites, personal communication, etc.
  2. Professional/scholarly journals are peer reviewed and focus on the profession/application of psychology (located on Proquest, EBSCOHost, PsycNET, etc.). Non-scholarly articles include newspapers, periodicals, secular magazines, etc, and are not peer reviewed. Websites not approved include Wikipedia and
  3. Research focuses on the most current information (past five to ten years) except when citing seminal works (e.g. Freud, Erickson, etc.).
  4. Paper includes the appropriate number of references required by the assignment.
  5. When appropriate, the paper addresses ethical considerations in research.
Style Criteria Total: 1
  1. The paper is in the appropriate APA format used by the institution/program (e.g. the 6th edition).
  2. Paper to be double-spaced and in the appropriate length required by the assignment
  3. Paper includes an APA style cover page.
  4. Paper includes an Abstract that is formatted to support the appropriate version of APA Publication Manual (e.g. 6th edition).
  5. The paper properly uses headings, font styles, and white space as outlined in the appropriate version of APA Publication Manual (e.g. 6th edition).
  6. Paper includes an introductory paragraph with a succinct thesis statement.
  7. The paper addresses the topic of the paper with critical thought.
  8. Paper concludes with a restatement of the thesis and a conclusion paragraph.
  9. Citations of original works within the body of the paper follow the appropriate version of APA Publication Manual (e.g. 6th edition) guidelines.
  10. Paper includes a References Page that is completed according to the appropriate version of APA Publication Manual (e.g. 6th edition).