Assignment 1: Organizational Environment
Due Week 3 and worth 100 points
Choose a company in Fortune Magazine’s List of Best Places to Work located at
http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/best-companies/. Choose a company in your state or a
company that you would consider working for. Visit the company’s Website and other sources for
information about how your selected company manages organizational behavior.
Write a 4-6 page paper in which you:
1. Discuss the driving forces that shape the organizational environment of the company you
selected. Include competing in a global environment, workforce diversity, ethics and character,
and technological innovation.
2. Examine the organization’s specific practices or policies and the influence of these practices on
individual and organizational outcomes.
3. Determine which practices related to work attitudes in U.S. organizations are most strongly
affected by diversity and how those affects could be addressed.
4. Use at least three (3) quality references. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not quality as
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all
sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your
professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s
name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in
the required assignment page length.