Lack of cohesiveness in groups with diverse members, management homework help

Choose a generic organization (manufacturing plant, hospital, etc.).  Assume that you are a hired consultant for this organization.  You have been asked by the president of the organization to prepare a background paper on the results of your research and to make recommendations to improve group productivity in the organization.

Your research has identified the following problems:

  • Role conflicts within groups
  • Communication problems among group members
  • Lack of cohesiveness in groups with diverse members
  • Excessive intergroup conflict

In an eight- to ten-page paper, include the following:

  • Introduction – clear explanation of the type of organization
  • Explanation of how each problem could impact a group’s productivity (use examples to illustrate points)
  • Recommendations to resolve each problem
  • Suggestions, based on your knowledge of group dynamics, for a company-wide training program on best practices for group productivity
  • Conclusion/Summary

Writing the Final Paper
The Final Paper:

  • Must be eight to ten double-spaced pages in length, and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  • Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.
  • Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
  • Must use at least six scholarly sources.