5.6 – Research Paper: Decision Making Research
For your Final Research Paper, you will select a well-known company in the aviation community to examine its organizational environment and behavior. Each week you will apply what you have learned in the Module of study to the company you selected in Module 5 and discuss how the company has accomplished the concept. The final paper will be an ongoing process until you finalize your paper to submit during Module 9.
The paper will include an introduction of the company and discuss the company’s leadership, communication networks, decision making, negotiations process, organizational change, power, politics, organizational culture and innovation, goals and structure, strategy, technology, and organizational design. The Research Paper Rubric attached to Activity 9.6 will be used to grade your final submission.
•Describe your company’s collaborative work environment, specifically discussing collaboration techniques, interaction between leaders and followers, and supportive communication.
•Research your selected company’s business environment, using the company’s website or periodicals such as Fortune magazine or The Wall Street Journal. •Explain the company’s decision making environment, risk management, and how the organization resolves conflict through the strategic negotiation process. •Ensure you include this discussion in your final paper.
In Modules 6 through 8, you will be assigned a topic to research on your selected company. The requirements for the Research Paper are the same as the other writing assignments, specifically: These are, Team Building, Change Management and Innovation Culture, Organizational Structure
•The body of the paper will consist of approximately 10-12 pages
•Times New Roman, 12-point font,
•APA format. Use the following outline for your paper:
•Table of Contents
•Introduction or Background of Company
•Brief Discussion on the Contents of the Paper
•Body of the Paper Discussing Each Week’s Topic
•Summary / Conclusion
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