Assessing of Cultural Needs

Assessing of Cultural Needs

Assessing of Cultural Needs

WCM 620 Module Four Short Paper Guidelines and Rubric

This short paper will help you synthesize information from the readings for this module and inform your thinking when you work on Section IV of the final project.

IV. Creating a More Effective Organizational Culture: In this section, you will analyze the transcripts provided to determine the influence of cultural

differences on the conflict.

A. Analyze how the stakeholders’ cultural perspectives affected their points of view in this conflict. Support your analysis with relevant examples.

B. Describe instances in which you see a match or gaps between the former employee and organizational culture. Support your description with

specific examples.

C. Recommend strategies that individual stakeholders can use to deal with employees who have disparate cultural perspectives. Justify your recommendation(s) with appropriate conflict resolution concepts. Using the final project transcripts provided and the articles “Bias Has No Place at Work” and “Workplace Religious Accommodation Issues for Adherents of Islam” from the module resources, assess the cultural needs of Kareem versus the culture at ABC Corporation. Where did you identify gaps? What should ABC Corporation do to meet Kareem’s needs while still maintaining performance expectations?

Your paper should include these critical elements:

An assessment of Kareem’s cultural needs

An assessment ABC Corporation’s organizational culture

A description of the gaps between Kareem’s cultural needs and the ABC Corporation organizational culture

Recommendations of strategies for ABC Corporation to meet Kareem’s needs while still maintaining performance expectations

Guidelines for Submission: Your paper should be submitted as a 2- to 3-page Microsoft Word document with double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins, and at least three sources cited in APA format.

Critical Elements Exemplary (100%) Proficient (90%) Needs Improvement (70%) Not Evident (0%) Value

Assessment of Kareem’s Cultural Needs and ABC Corporation’s Organizational Culture

Clearly analyzes all of the cultural perspectives and supports each with multiple relevant examples

Adequately analyzes all of the cultural perspectives and supports each with examples

Analyzes some of the cultural perspectives, but the supporting examples lack relevancy

Does not analyze all of the cultural perspectives

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Description of Organizational Matches and Gaps

Clearly identifies gaps and describes matches in organizational cultures with specific examples

Adequately identifies gaps and describes matches in organizational cultures with examples

Identifies gaps and describes matches in organizational cultures with a single example

Does not identify any organizational gaps or matches

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Recommendation of Strategies

In addition, Recommends appropriate strategies with supporting examples to address conflict resolution concepts

Recommends strategies with supporting examples to address conflict resolution

Also, Recommends a single strategy to address conflict resolution

Does not recommend any strategies or supporting examples that address conflict resolution

20

Proper Use of APA Standards, Mechanics, and

Grammar

Paper is free of errors in organization and grammar and contains at least three scholarly sources

Also, Paper is mostly free of errors of organization and grammar, errors are marginal and rarely interrupt the flow, and contains three scholarly sources

And, Paper contains errors of organization and grammar but errors are limited enough so that paper can be understood; contains two scholarly sources

Paper contains errors of organization and grammar, making it difficult to understand

20

Total 100%

Cultural Needs

Cultural Needs