Final Paper

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Week 5 – Final Paper

Final Paper

The purpose of the Final Project Paper is for you to culminate the learning achieved in the course by describing your understanding and application of knowledge in the field of Organizational Behavior. The Final Paper should also focus on real life, real time application of topics covered in this course; the uses you have seen and the uses you can envision.

Focus of the Final Paper

Select a topic of interest in organizational behavior that you would like to explore with additional research (must use at least five references). Some suggested topics for your paper are:

Personality Stress Attitudes Motivation Attribution Performance Management Team building Leadership Decision Making Process Communication Organizational Goals

Your paper must:

Apply the research to your personal working environment, or an environment you have previously experienced. Describe how will you use the knowledge you have gained in this course to change the way you interact and do business in the future?

Writing the Final Paper

Must be six to eight double-spaced pages in length, exclusive of Appendix, References, Exhibits, etc. Formatted according to APA style as outlined in the approved APA style guide (including title page and reference list). Must include an introductory paragraph with a succinct thesis statement. Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought. Must conclude with a restatement of the thesis and a conclusion paragraph.

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Must include at least five appropriately documented, academic sources plus the use and citation of the course textbook. Must include, on the final page, a Reference Page that is completed according to APA style as outlined in the student guide.

Carefully review the Grading Rubric ( for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

Waypoint Assignment


The assignments in this course will be submitted to Waypoint. Please refer to the instructions below to submit your assignment.

1. Click on the Assignment Submission button below. The Waypoint “Student Dashboard” will open in a new browser window.

2. Browse for your assignment. 3. Click Upload. 4. Confirm that your assignment was successfully submitted by viewing the appropriate week’s

assignment tab in Waypoint.

For more detailed instructions, refer to the Waypoint Tutorial ( ff53b3cc3794/1/Waypoint%20Tutorial.pdf) ( ff53b3cc3794/1/Waypoint%20Tutorial.pdf) .

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