BUS 520 Assignment 5 Conflict, Decision making and Organizational Design

Assignment 5: Conflict, Decision Making, and Organizational Design

Due Week 10 and worth 200 points


Research the company at which you now work (or the school you are currently attending) and write a six

to eight (6-8) page paper in which you:


1. Discuss how you could apply negotiation strategies to address potential conflicts in the


2. Determine how evidence-based management could be applied to the work environment you


3. Analyze the blocks, stages, and methods of creative decision making to determine the best

approach the employer you researched should follow when making managerial decisions.

4. Discuss the environmental and strategic factors that affect the organizational design of the

company you researched.

5. Use at least three (3) quality academic resources in this assignment.
Note: Wikipedia and other

Websites do not qualify as academic resources.


Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

• Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all

sides; references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any

additional instructions.

• Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s

name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in

the required page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

• Examine the primary conflict levels within organization and the process for negotiating


• Outline various individual and group decision-making processes and key factors affecting these


• Use technology and information resources to research issues in organizational behavior.

• Write clearly and concisely about organizational behavior using proper writing mechanics.

Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic/organization of the paper, and

language and writing skills, using the following rubric.

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