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Final Paper InstructionsThis assignment will continue your prior organizational analysis from the midterm paper: Midterm Paper is Organizational Analysis I and Final Paper isOrganizational Analysis II. (Please do not resubmit the midterm paper along with the final paper since I already have it in D2L. You will continue the analysisof the same organization.Since this is a research paper, you must conduct two types of research:1. Short literature review. Please use a min. of 5-6 academic sources to describe this organization (the organizational website and textbook should count asextra sources). In addition to books and peer reviewed articles, you may also use the business section of leading newspapers and magazines (New YorkTimes, Wall Street, Harvard Business Review, Fortune Magazine, Forbes, AJC etc).2. Empirical research. You are encouraged to collect your own original/ primary data or analyze/ interpret existing/ secondary data on the organization ofyour choice. You may use participant observation/ visit the organization, interview employees and/ or managers face-to-face or by phone. It is best to visitthe organization, so you can provide primary unfiltered observations on the organization of your choice. However, you may also find a ton of information onthe organizational website and/ or documentaries/ employee interviews on YouTube, Netflix etc. (please make sure to provide references for your secondarydata).The Final Paper should cover the following sections 6-11; please address these issues in your final paper. Note: The Midterm Paper covered sections 1-5.6. Technology (from a modern, symbolic and post-modern perspective: type of technologies, mediating technologies, new and emerging technologies andnormal accidents, the interaction between humans and technology, use of control and surveillance technologies as they relate to your organization).7. Organizational Culture (dominant culture, subculture and counterculture, cultural clashes, Hofstede’s dimensions, values, norms, rituals and practices,artifacts and symbols, cultural changes, organizational stories and legends, postmodern perspectives -fragmented cultures-).8. Physical Structure (location, layout, proximity, building design, open versus closed office, symbolic conditioning, symbolic communication, sense of place,organizational décor and style, postmodern perspectives – dynamics of power, domination and place-).9. Power, Politics, Conflict and Control (class conflict and cooperation, formal and informal power, sources of power, resource dependence, symbolic power,status marking, factors of conflict, control, reward and punishment, types of control, deskilling, ideological control, the three faces of power, postmodernperspectives – disciplinary power, self-surveillance and self-control-, gender, race and organizational politics, controversies/ scandals that have shaken theorganization, internal and external conflicts with the larger communities/ society).10. Organizational Identity (what is your organization’s identity, the organization and its place in the community, industry, region, nation and the world).11. Conclusion emphasizing the lessons learned from this organization and its impact and influence on society.Final Paper format: 3-5 pages (not including the Bibliography), Time News Roman 12, double space. American Sociological Association (ASA) or AmericanPsychological Association (APA) citation style. All papers will be reviewed with Turnitin; please avoid plagiarism at any cost! You can use and encourage touse subtitles (as listed above in sections 1-5) in your paper.Try to apply at least 2-3 theories and minimum 6 sociological concepts that we’ve learned in the second half of the semester and please highlight them inyour paper (with bold letters). Explain/ elaborate how the knowledge gained in this class helped you gain a different perspective on organizations, work andemployment. The most important learning objective of this assignment is to demonstrate that you have comprehended the material and know how to applyorganizational theories to real life organizations, work and employment situations. Late papers will be penalized with 1 point/ day. Please upload your papersunder the Dropbox function according to the deadline

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