Week 1 – Assignment: Explore the Foundational Complexity of Organizational Functioning
Numerous complexities and strategies exist within organizations that are designed to attempt to understand how they are functioning. To address substantive improvement, an effective leader must develop a solid understanding regarding the current functionality of the organization. Utilizing the assigned readings for the course and additional applicable scholarly sources, describe, in sufficient detail, supportive references that cite the foundational complexities of organizational functioning operating within an educational setting of interest(e.g., school or school district) that involve the following:
Part 1 – Essay 3-5 pages, not including title and reference pages
1.The oddities or peculiar characteristics of this organization.
2.The premise or basis for how this organization functions.
3.Misperceptions, misunderstandings, and fallacies of this organization’s problems and dysfunctionality.
4.The predominate mental perceptions, models, or frames are operating within this organization.
Part 2 – Presentation 6-8 slides, including speaking notes of 100-200 words per slide
Choose one facet of the organization, presented in your Part 1 essay, and create a presentation for a leader within the educational organization you chose. You will present one or several recommendation(s) on how the organization might function better in regard to the complexities and strategies within your organization.
References: Minimum of 5 scholarly resources
Your response should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards. Be sure to adhere to Northcentral University’s Academic Integrity Policy.