CJA 444 ENTIRE COURSE
CJA 444 Week 1 Individual Assignment Organizational Behavior Paper
Instructions: Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper describing the forces of change and approaches to managing organizational change in criminal justice agencies, including identifying observable aspects of organizational cultures. Answer the following questions:
- What social, political, and organizational behavior can influence change in criminal justice agencies? • What is the relationship between organizational behavior and organizational systems?
- How can the perceptions of organizational stakeholders be managed? What techniques might we use? • What are some observable aspects of the organizational culture of criminal justice agencies?
- How can change management strategies benefit criminal justice agencies and the criminal justice system? Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment
CJA 444 Week 2 Individual Assignment Theories of Motivation
Instructions: Prepare a 10- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation describing at least five of the motivational theories discussed in the textbook. Explain how job redesigns, alternative work arrangements, and other motivational initiatives would be manifested by application of theories. Describe the main causes and outcomes of job satisfaction related to motivational theories. List major points in the slides using "bullet points," keeping text to a minimum. Include detailed explanations in the speaker notes section of each slide. Include videos, audio, photos, diagrams, or graphs as appropriate. Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.
CJA 444 Week 2 Individual Assignment Decision Making Paper
Instructions: Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper on decision making. In your paper, include the following:
- Explain the rational decision-making model
- Discuss dealing with biases and errors in decision making
- Analyze how individual differences and organizational constraints affect decision making
- Identify ethical considerations in decision making. Provide examples to support your points in the paper. Include at least two peer-reviewed references from the University Library. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
CJA 444 Week 3 Individual Assignment How Group Norms Affect Individual Behavior
Instructions: Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper discussing how group norms exert influence on an individual's behavior. Discuss ways employees can avoid the pitfalls of negative peer pressure and how employers can use mentors to foster positive peer pressure to create an effective team. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
CJA 444 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Qualities of Effective Teams
Instructions: Resource: Ch. 10 of Organizational Behavior Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you:
- Contrast groups and teams.
- Describe the five types of teams.
- Analyze the characteristics of effective teams.
- Contrast strengths and weaknesses of group decision making. Include a discussion of how a team's composition impacts its effectiveness. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
CJA 444 Week 4 Individual Assignment Issues Affecting Communication
Instructions: Resource: Issues Affecting Communication document. Review the directions in the Affecting Communication document. Complete the Issues Affecting Communication Matrix. Format your citations and references consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
CJA 444 Week 5 Individual Assignment Leadership Styles Paper
Instructions: Prepare a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper that compares these leadership styles: charismatic, transactional, and transformative. Discuss the characteristics of each, their similarities and differences, and the potential pitfalls of each. You should discuss the significance each style places on vision and communication. Format your paper according to APA standards. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
CJA 444 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Leadership Exercise
Instructions: Read the Electronic Reserve Reading articles "Boston marathon: a case study in lessons learned following last year's bombing tragedy" and the Executive Summary (pp. 3-11) within the "After-Action Report for the Response to the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings." Identify issues within the report that relate to topics covered in this course, such as leadership, decision making, organizational culture, communication, politics and power, employee training, teams, etc. Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you analyze these topics as they pertain to the Boston Marathon Bombing. Describe how these factors played into the level of effectiveness in law enforcement's response to the disaster. Format your paper according to APA standards. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
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