Foundations of Motivation

Written Assignment

Foundations of Motivation- Written Project [200 points]


Prepare a 5–6 page paper (excluding the title page and references), on how organizational culture impacts nursing leadership and how you will effectively address the organizational culture.


In your paper, address the following:

Describe the “organizational culture” in your current workplace.
You should analyze how your organization does, or does not, meet the four characteristics of a healthy organization, according to your textbook (page 433).
Discuss how the organizational culture at your workplace impacts employee performance, negatively and/or positively.
Provide specific examples. Be sure to draw on any relevant readings from this or previous units in your discussion.
Discuss the strategies that you would effectively use to promote a positive and healthy organizational culture as a nurse leader.
For example, describe how you will minimize organizational toxicity or facilitate harmony, health, and positive energy in your organization.

Assignment Requirements

Before finalizing your work, you should:

be sure to read the Assignment description carefully (as displayed above)
make sure to include a minimum of six scholarly references
consult the Grading Rubric (under the Course Home) to make sure you have included everything necessary;
use spelling and grammar check to minimize errors; and
review APA formatting and citation information found in the Writing Center, online, or elsewhere in the course.

Your Assignment should:

follow the conventions of Standard American English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.);
be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original andinsightful;
display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics; and
use APA 6th edition format for organization, style, and crediting sources including:
properly formatted header
12-point, double-spaced, Times New Roman font
use of in-text citations
title page and reference page
use of headings (if applicable)
Cite a minimum of six scholarly references
To view the Grading Rubric for this Assignment, please visit the Grading Rubrics section of the Course Resources.