Read the Assignment Instructions for the Final Paper. Write a full
sentence outline of your final paper (12 point font, Times New Roman
font, double spaced). In your outline, create at least one section for
each of the five concepts that you will use in your final paper. Be sure
to include a bibliography with at least two of the sources that you
will use for your final paper. Please make sure that the sources that
you use are listed in the APA format.
The purpose of the COM 425 Final Paper is to provide you with an
opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge of the organizational
communication concepts and skills that you have learned throughout this
Imagine that you are proposing a new communication structure for an
organization. Write a formal proposal in which you discuss at least five
concepts that you feel are most important for successful communication
within an organizational setting. Address why these concepts are
necessary for successful communication and how best to implement them
within an organization.
Examples of concepts that you may choose to use are: active listening,
organizational culture, conflict resolution, key principles of human
communication, leadership strategies, formal and informal communication,
Your information for this paper should not be based on your own
opinions; you must back up your information with research. The research
may include readings from this course or from outside sources. In total,
your paper must include at least five (5) sources with at least two (2)
from ProQuest, which can be found in the Ashford Online Library. This
is a formal paper and should include proper grammar, complete sentences,
appropriate paragraphs, and correct citations/references in proper APA
style. Along with explaining the communication concepts and including
the research, you can also use your personal experiences to explain the
research that you are presenting in your paper.
NOTE: A full sentence outline of this assignment will be submitted
during Week Three. You will receive feedback on your outline so that you
can make improvements before you submit your final paper in Week Five.