Assignment: Culture of the health Organization
Assignment: Culture of the health Organization
The purpose of this assignment is to explore the culture and climate of the healthcare organization and its impact on providing a healthy, safe, and person-centered care and work environment. (CO 1,3,6)
Description of the Assignment
This assignment provides an opportunity for the student to
Assess organizational culture and climate within a healthcare organization known to the student
Analyze the organizational culture and climate for its strengths and opportunities for improvement
Determine the organization’s capacity to provide a healthy, safe, person-centered environment for staff and patients based on it culture and climate
Reflect on the “fit” of personal leadership profile with the organization’s culture and climate
IV. Preparing the Assignment
Address all components of the Organizational Culture and Climate Assessment and Analysis Paper as outlined under “Assignment Directions and Criteria”.
The paper is graded on quality and completeness of information, depth of thought, organization following outline provided, substantive narrative, use of citations, use of standard English, and writing conventions.
American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (current ed.). Washington, DC: Author. Is the source used for this paper
Title page, reference page
Page numbers, running head, doubles-spaced, times new roman, 12pt font, 1″ margins, level 1 headings
Paper length: 6 maximum, excluding reference page, title page, and assessment tool
Scholarly sources: Minimum of four (4) scholarly resources no older than 5 years
Use spell check and grammar check and correct all errors
Compare final draft to detailed outline directions to ensure all required elements included
Submitting the paper
Submit to Week 5 Assignment portal by Sunday, 11:59 p.m. MT
Must achieve TII score < 24% to be graded Final submission only will be graded DIRECTIONS AND ASSIGNMENT CRITERIAThis assignment has two steps and requires that you do an actual assessment and analysis of the healthcare organization within which you work.Step 1: The Assessment ToolComplete the Organizational Culture and Climate Assessment Tool (Links to an external site.). The tool is your data collection tool, or “notes-taking” pages you will need to complete before doing the analysis. You may already know some of the information, but some may require communication with key people in the organization, for example, human resources, financial officers, or nurse executives. Submitting the completed tool with your final paper submission is required. It is not included in your page count. You receive credit for completing and submitting it the items in the following outline.Step 2: The AnalysisAnalyze the findings from your assessment following the outline below. (See the rubric for specific criteria within each section)Support your analysis and conclusions with specific evidence from your assessment and scholarly sources. The paper will contain the following components with headings as required. (Remember, no heading is used for the introduction section)Introduction Stated purpose Definition of organizational culture vs climate Broad overview of components of the paper Organizational culture and climate analysis Summary of assessment findings Mission, vision, and goals reflected in culture and climate Strengths and Opportunities for improvement Climate reflective of culture Healthy, safe, person-centered care environment capacity Describe the organizational culture’s capacity to support What would a visiting potential staff recruit experience about the institution’s culture that would attract them to work there? Nurse leader’s role in setting the organizational culture and climate to promote a healthy work environment? Implications Two strategies to address the opportunities for improvement Alignment of Personal Leadership Profile and Organizational Culture and Climate Conclusion Broadly address the what has been accomplished in the paper attachment NR534Week5_Assignment_Org_Cult_Clim_AssessandAnal_withrubric_final221199nhsMAR19_JAN20.docxAssignment: Culture of the health OrganizationYou must proofread your paper. But do not strictly rely on your computer’s spell-checker and grammar-checker; failure to do so indicates a lack of effort on your part and you can expect your grade to suffer accordingly. Papers with numerous misspelled words and grammatical mistakes will be penalized. Read over your paper – in silence and then aloud – before handing it in and make corrections as necessary. Often it is advantageous to have a friend proofread your paper for obvious errors. Handwritten corrections are preferable to uncorrected mistakes.Use a standard 10 to 12 point (10 to 12 characters per inch) typeface. Smaller or compressed type and papers with small margins or single-spacing are hard to read. It is better to let your essay run over the recommended number of pages than to try to compress it into fewer pages.Likewise, large type, large margins, large indentations, triple-spacing, increased leading (space between lines), increased kerning (space between letters), and any other such attempts at “padding” to increase the length of a paper are unacceptable, wasteful of trees, and will not fool your professor.The paper must be neatly formatted, double-spaced with a one-inch margin on the top, bottom, and sides of each page. When submitting hard copy, be sure to use white paper and print out using dark ink. If it is hard to read your essay, it will also be hard to follow your argument.