NR534 Week 5 Organizational Culture and Climate Assessment and Analysis |

NR534 Week 5 Organizational Culture and Climate Assessment and Analysis |Week 5: Organizational Culture and Climate: Assessment and Analysis
Assignment Guidelines with Scoring Rubric
I.               Purpose:
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)
Due Date: Sunday 11:59 PM MT at the end of Week 5
II.             Total Points Possible: 150
III.          Requirements
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 its culture and climate
·       Reflect on the “fit†of personal leadership profile with the organization’s culture and climate
IV.          Preparing the Assignment
Requirements:
1.      Address all components of the Organizational Culture and Climate Assessment and Analysis Paper as outlined under “Assignment Directions and Criteriaâ€.
2.      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.
3.      Format:
a.     APA format, using most current edition, is required for citations and references in this assignment
                                                    i.     Required elements
1.      Title page, reference page
2.      Page numbers, doubles-spaced, times new roman, 12pt font, 1†margins, level 1 headings
3.      Paper length: 6 maxima, excluding reference page, title page, and assessment tool
                                                   ii.     Scholarly sources: Minimum of four (4) scholarly resources no older than 5 years
                                                  iii.     Proof-reading
1.      Use spell check and grammar check and correct all errors
2.      Compare final draft to detailed outline directions to ensure all required elements included
                                                  iv.     Submitting the paper
1.      Submit to Week 5 Assignment portal by Sunday, 11:59 p.m. MT
2.      Must achieve TII score < 24% to be graded 3.      Final submission only will be graded   DIRECTIONS AND ASSIGNMENT CRITERIA This 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 Tool Complete the Organizational Culture and Climate Assessment Tool. 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 Analysis Analyze 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) I.                 Introduction a.      Stated purpose b.     Definition of organizational culture vs climate c.      Broad overview of components of the paper II.               Organizational culture and climate analysis a.      Summary of assessment findings b.     Mission, vision, and goals reflected in culture and climate c.      Strengths and Opportunities for improvement d.     Climate reflective of culture III.              Healthy, safe, person-centered care environment capacity a.      Describe the organizational culture’s capacity to support b.     What would a visiting potential staff recruit experience about the institution’s culture that would attract them to work there? c.      Nurse leader’s role in setting the organizational culture and climate to promote a healthy work environment? IV.             Implications a.      Two strategies to address the opportunities for improvement  b.     Alignment of Personal Leadership Profile and Organizational Culture and Climate V.               Conclusion a.      Broadly address the what has been accomplished in the paper b.     Benefits of the completing the assignment   Category Points % Description   Introduction 10 10% Purpose stated, organizational culture and climate defined; broad overview of components of paper Organizational Culture and Climate Assessment Tool 15 15% All elements addressed; document included with final paper submission Analysis: Element 1 Organizational Culture and Climate Description 20 20 Organizational culture at the institution described using general categories from assessment and include: Physical environment; social environment; professional and personal support; organizational power structures; environmental safety; organizational communication; organizational taboos Analysis: Element 2   Mission, vision, and goals 20 20 Organizational Mission, vision, goals specifically align to reflect categories of organizational culture and include Physical environment; social environment; professional and personal support; organizational power structures; environmental safety; organizational communication; organizational taboos Analysis: Element 3 Strengths and Opportunities for improvement 20   Minimum of three strengths of organizational culture described; Minimum of two major opportunities for improvement described Analysis: Element 4   Climate reflective of culture 20   Description of organizational climate including at least two ways in which it specifically reflects the organizational culture Healthy, safe, person-centered care capacity 15   Organization culture and climate capacity to support healthy, safe, person-centered healthcare work environment; Capacity for attracting staff; Impact on nurse recruitment; Nurse leader role in setting culture and climate Implications   10   Strategies to address the identified opportunities for improvement Personal Leadership Profile and Organizational Culture and Climate Alignment Conclusion   10   Broadly address the what has been accomplished in the paper Benefits of the completing the assignment Writing conventions, format, and reference citations 10   Writing is clear concise without grammatical and spelling errors. All references are correctly cited (if applicable) and written.       A quality assignment will meet or exceed all of the above requirements. V.            Grading Rubric Assignment Criteria   Content Possible Points = 150 Outstanding or highest level of performance   Very good or high level of performance   Competent or satisfactory level of performance Poor or failing level of performance Unsatisfactory level of performance     Introduction Purpose stated, organizational culture and climate defined; broad overview of components of paper 10 Points 8 Points 6 Points 3 Points 0 Points All four elements accurately and clearly articulated Three (3) of four (4) elements accurately and clearly articulate Two (2) of four (4) elements clearly present with general reference to the remaining elements One (1) element is clearly present with general reference to remaining elements All Elements are missing or un to the assignment Organizational Culture and Climate Assessment Tool   7 Categories of Organizational Culture and Climate Assessment Tool complete and submitted with paper 15 Points 10 5   0 Points Seven categories completed document included with final paper submission Seven categories are addressed with more than 25% of elements missing Seven categories addressed with more than 50% of elements missing   Three or less categories complete; all categories addressed with more than 75% missing; or document is not submitted with final paper Analysis Element 1 Organizational Culture Description   Organizational culture at the institution described using general categories from assessment and include:   Physical environment; social environment; professional and personal support; organizational power structures; environmental safety; organizational communication; organizational taboos 20 Points 10 5   0 points Organizational culture description is clearly articulated and addresses all seven (7) categories from the assessment Organizational culture description is clearly articulated and addressed at a minimum of five (5) categories from the assessment Organizational culture is generally described and address a minimum of three categories from the assessment   Organizational culture description is general; addresses less than three (3) categories from the assessment; or is un to the assignment Analysis Element 2   Mission, vision, and goals   Organizational Mission, vision, goals specifically align to reflect categories of organizational culture and include:   Physical environment; social environment; professional and personal support; organizational power structures; environmental safety; organizational communication; organizational taboos   20 Points 10 points 5 points   0 Points Alignment of organizational culture to the institution’s mission, vision, and goals is clearly articulated and addresses all seven (7) categories from the assessment Alignment of organizational culture to the institution’s mission, vision, and goals is clearly articulated and addresses five (5) categories from the assessment Alignment of organizational culture to the institution’s mission, vision, and goals is general; addresses a minimum of three (3) categories from the assessment   Alignment of organizational culture to the institution’s mission, vision, and goals is general; addresses less than three (3) categories from the assessment; or is un to the assignment Analysis Element # 3   Strengths and Opportunities for improvement   Minimum of three strengths of organizational culture described;   Minimum of two major opportunities for improvement described 20 Points 16 points 12 points 8 0 points All five (5) elements addressed and clearly articulated Four (4) elements addressed and clearly articulated Three (3) elements are addressed and clearly articulated Three (3) elements are generally described Less than three (3) elements are described or content un Analysis Element # 4   Climate reflective of culture   Description of organizational climate based on assessment findings and includes at least two ways in which it specifically reflects the organizational culture 20 points 10 points 5 points             0 points Organizational Climate is described and clearly articulated; supported by assessment findings; and contains all required elements Organizational Climate is described and clearly articulated; supported by assessment findings; and contains 50% of all required elements Organizational Climate is generally described and clearly articulated; minimal support by assessment findings; and minimally contains all required elements   Organizational Climate is described and clearly articulated; supported by assessment findings; and contains all required elements Healthy, safe, person-centered care capacity Organization culture and climate capacity to support healthy, safe, person-centered healthcare work environment; Capacity for attracting staff; Impact on nurse recruitment; Nurse leader role in setting culture and climate 15 12 6   0 Description of organization’s capacity is clearly articulated and contains all required (four) components Description of organization’s capacity is clearly articulated and contains three (3) required components Description of organization’s capacity is generally stated contains only two (2) required components   Description of organization’s capacity is generally stated and contains one (1) or less required components; OR is missing Implications Two strategies to address the identified opportunities for improvement Personal Leadership Profile and Organizational Culture and Climate Alignment 10 Points 5 points 3 Points   0 Points All three components are addressed and clearly articulated Two of three components are clearly articulate and third is generally addressed One of three components is clearly articulated, and others are generally addressed   All components are generally and superficially addressed or absent Conclusion Recaps the content purpose; what has been accomplished; Benefits of the completing the assignment 10                         5                 0 All components addressed and clearly articulated All components are generally addressed; or two of three components clearly articulated and one missing or generally addressed     One component is present and generally addressed; conclusion is absent; conclusion un to assignment Writing Conventions, format, and reference citations   APA format is followed for paper layout, reference pages, in-text citations   Writing is clear concise without grammatical and spelling errors. All references are written using APA format   4 scholarly references used and are less than 5 years old   10 8                6 4 0 All requirements met with two (2) or less errors All requirements met with three (3) errors All requirements met four (4) errors All requirements met with five (5) errors All requirements met with six (6) or more errors Total Points     _____of 150 points       Our Elite writers will provide you with the prerequisites of your assignments. No need to worry anymore about your results and deadlines. Elite Custom Essays always keeps time. You will have ample time to go through your paper before you submit it. In addition, if you have any query, our team is online 24/7 to respond to you. Our revisions are free. Place an order today and enjoy amazing discounts with quality work.

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