Project yourself five years into the future in your career. You have just been hired as an Administrator of the human behavioral organization of your dreams. In this project, you will project how you would like the new position to unfold. Provide research citations as appropriate.
Include the following questions in your project:
What human behavioral organization will you be working for?
Does the organization have a Web site?
As you explore the Web site, answer the following questions:
What is the mission statement of the organization?
What kind of an organization is it? Is the organization a medical model, public health model, human service model, prevention model (primary, secondary, or tertiary) or other?
Who are the customers?
What are the reasons for the organization’s existence?
What are some of the strengths of the organization?
What are some of the weaknesses of the organization?
Where is the organization located? Urban setting? Rural setting? City and state, if you already know?
As you arrive at work, what does the building(s) look like?
What does your office environment look like?
What is the standard of dress at the office?
Will you be working with others or working by yourself?
Will you be supervising others?
What is your vision for this position?
What model(s) of organizational behavior will you use in working with others and why? (autocratic, custodial, supportive, collegial, or system)
What theoretical model(s) of human behavior would you use in this work setting?
How will you incorporate and celebrate diversity in the organization?
What will your typical day look like?
As you work with your others in the organization, what skills from these class units will you incorporate into your work style and how will you use them?
How does social policy affect your job?
What are the strengths of the job?
What are the deficits of the job?
What gives you job satisfaction in working in the human behavior organization?
What steps do you need to take in the next few years to get to your dream job?
To successfully complete this project, you will be expected to
To successfully complete this project, you will be expected to:
Analyze current research and the research applicable employment position.
Explain model(s) of organizational behavior used in the employment position.
Integrate service or prevention models, skills, and social policy found in the course units into the final project.
Integrate multicultural competence into the final project.
Communicate in a scholarly manner, consistent with the expectations of the professional community.
Demonstrate appropriate use of proper APA style to cite and reference sources; the frequency of errors (one per page) does not affect the writing.
To achieve a successful project experience and outcome, you are expected to meet the following requirements.
Written communication: Written communication successfully conveys the message and is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
APA formatting: Resources and citations are formatted according to APA (6th Edition) style and formatting.
Number of resources: A minimum of five peer reviewed journal articles are required. Additional resources, such as academic books and Web sites can be used beyond the five peer reviewed journal articles.
Length of Project: 10= typed pages, excluding cover page, but including references.
Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point.
All of the major elements of the project.
Development of many of the points identified in the annotated outline.
Evaluation of the research and application of this knowledge to many points of the project.
Integration of skills, cultural competency, and theories found in the course for many of the points as identified in the annotated outline.
Support for ideas with evidence from scholarly references for many of the points as identified in the annotated outline.