Nursing: Demonstrate an understanding of organisational culture as it relates to Change…

Nursing: Demonstrate an understanding of organisational culture as it relates to Change Management From your study you will understand that the purpose and function of culture in the workplace is to help create and maintain integration, bring employees from all levels of the organization closer together, and to enhance performance and productivity. Basically, organizational culture is the personality of the organization. Culture is made up of the assumptions, values, and norms of organization members, and their behaviours. 1. Define and discuss the concept of organizational culture. 2. Discuss internal and external factors that affect the creation and perpetuation of organizational culture. 3. Discuss the extent to which organisational culture is related to organizational processes and outcomes. 4. Using nursing examples in Change Management, critique how organisational culture can promote/hinder organizational Change Management processes or outcomes. 5. Use current literature to support your discussion and/or critique of all 4 points. Ensuring that your essay is constructed logically, based on a systematic critical analysis of the topic and supported by recent academic literature. Remember that essays should contain an introduction, body, conclusion and reference list. Your introduction should include your interpretation of the question in order that the reader understands the key content of your essay; you should outline your essay plan and give some key background information related to the essay. Your essay body is a series of paragraphs. You should plan the concepts and relationships that you want to cover in your essay and then write a series of logically set out paragraphs addressing these issues and relationships. Each paragraph should state the main point of the paragraph followed by explanations and evidence about this issue and, importantly, link the paragraph to your overall argument/topic. Your conclusion should complete your essay drawing in already stated and discussed elements to a succinct point. Referencing APA 6th All aspects of your assignment must be supported by current in-text references from the literature. References should be mostly peer-reviewed journal articles, published within the last 5 years. However, you can use older references if they are seminal work. To include a Reference list at the end of the assignment. Begin on a new page, titled ‘References’, aligned Left with subsequent lines indented. Ensure margins of 2.5 left, right, top and bottom. Page numbers should be inserted in the lower right-hand side of the page.