Assume that you are a hired consultant for St. Jude's Children's Hospital. You have been asked by the president of the organization to prepare a background paper on the results of your research and to make recommendations to improve group productivity in the organization. 
Your research has identified the following problems:
1.Role conflicts within groups 
2.Communication problems among group members 
3.Lack of cohesiveness in groups with diverse members 
4.Excessive intergroup conflict 

In an eight to ten-page paper, include the following:
1.Introduction - clear explanation of the type of organization 
2.Explanation of how each problem could impact a group’s productivity (use examples to illustrate points) 
3.Recommendations to resolve each problem 
4.Suggestions, based on your knowledge of group dynamics, for a company-wide training program on best practices for group productivity 

Writing the Final Paper
The Final Paper:
1.Must be eight to ten double-spaced pages in length, and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. 
2.Must include a title page with the following: ?Title of paper 
?Student’s name 
?Course name and number 
?Instructor’s name 
?Date submitted 

3.Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement. 
4.Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought. 
5.Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis. 
6.Must use at least six scholarly sources. 
7.Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. 
8.Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.