The final paper will include an assessment of a business entity or organization that you are familiar with from personal experience. You will create a 10-page (minimum) double-spaced paper that includes the following:

Detailed analysis on how the organization applies the lessons learned in the course, including the following concepts (select those that are applicable to your selected organization):

o   Fundamentals of leadership, including leadership styles and traits

o   Strategic thinking

o   Emotional intelligence

o   Communication and leadership

o   Organizational culture and climate

o   High performing teams

o   Managing change

o   Problem management and decision making

o   Consensus building and negotiation

o   Ethics and professional codes of conduct

o   Managing conflict

o   Strategic planning

o   Power and Politics

·       Citing and referencing applicable course materials and textbooks, including:

o   Bradberry, T. & Greaves, J. (2009). Emotional intelligence 2.0. San Diego: TalentSmart.

o   Kotter, John P. (2012). Leading change. Boston: Harvard Business School Press.

o   Lewis, James P. (2003). Project leadership. New York: McGraw-Hill.

o   Lussier, R.N & Achua, C.F. (2012). Leadership: Theory, application, & skill development (5th Ed.). Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage Learning.

o   Project Management Institute (2017). A guide to the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK Guide, 6th Ed.) Newtown Square, PA: Project Management Institute, Inc.

o   Other academic citations are encouraged, but will not be accepted in lieu of the above.

·       Master’s level academic writing style, including appropriate grammar, sentence structure, punctuation, internal organization including appropriate paragraphs, citations, and references.

·       Overall organization of document to include an introduction, body and conclusion.