Organizational Behavior Theory
Organizational Behavior Theory Understanding organizational behavior theories and the influence of individual differences on the workplace positions leaders well in their organizations. In this assignment, you will revise your earlier work on personality as a performance indicator in relation to one of the organizational behavior theories studied by Miner. General Requirements:Use the following information to ensure successful completion of the assignment:Refer to your submission for the Topic 2 assignment “Personality as Predictor.”This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.Doctoral learners are required to use APA style for their writing assignments. The APA Style Guide is located in the Student Success Center.Refer to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association for specific guidelines related to doctoral-level writing. The manual contains essential information on manuscript structure and content, clear and concise writing, and academic grammar and usage.This assignment requires that at least two additional scholarly research sources related to this topic, and at least one in-text citation from each source be included.You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the LopesWrite Technical Support articles for assistance.Directions:Part 1Present a revised version (1,250-1,550 words total) of the paper “Personality as Predictor” that makes improvements in the caliber of the writing and incorporates instructor feedback regarding content and writing. Include the following in your submission:A reflection (250-300 words) that provides a bulleted list of the changes you made to the paper and discusses your revision process including how you incorporated the instructor’s feedback into the revised version. Similar to an abstract, this section will receive its own page following the title page and preceding the introduction to the paper.The revised paper that incorporates instructor feedback; clarifies the thesis statement and solidifies supporting arguments; edits for grammar, spelling, and punctuation; adjusts word choice to display professional and scholarly language; and adjusts sentence structure for improved readability.Part 2Write an additional 1,250-1,500 words that discusses an organizational behavior theory from Miner’s article, “The Rated Importance, Scientific Validity, and Practical Usefulness of Organizational Behavior Theories: A Quantitative Review” and connect it to your study of personality as a predictor. This section should flow naturally from the revised paper. So, you may also need to revise your introduction and thesis statement to allow the papers to connect. Address the following in your paper:Identify one of the theories from the Miner article.Discuss any new research findings related to the chosen theory since Miner’s review. Does this research support or refute the application of the theory?Discuss how this theory complements or contradicts the use of personality testing as a tool for predicting job performance. Does the theory “play well” with personality testing or not?What future research can you suggest regarding the juxtaposition of this theory and personality testing?