(Answered) SOCS350N Week 1 Assignment: Essay – Catapult to Success

Required Resources
Read/review the following resources for this activity:

  • Textbook: Section 1; Integrative Questions for Section 1
  • Lesson
  • Minimum of 2 scholarly sources (One source may be your textbook.)

Organizational culture has a vital role in guiding how individuals are successful in their roles in healthcare and the helping professions, including the value of self-awareness regarding role expectations and management strategies. Therefore, it is important for employees to be aware of key attributes that may be stepping stones to their success.

For this assignment, define these five key attributes:

  • Communication (i.e. listening, staying calm, be empathetic, compassion),
  • Flexibility
  • Integrity
  • Ethical behavior
  • Critical thinking skills

Provide an example of each examining how each attribute brings value to the organizational culture and may propel one’s career and contribute to the workplace culture. Support your example(s) with a minimum of 2 scholarly resource.

Writing Requirements (APA format)

  • Length: 2-3 pages (not including title page or references page)
  • 1-inch margins
  • Double spaced
  • 12-point Times New Roman font
  • Title page
  • References page (minimum of 2 scholarly sources)


Communication is the ultimate key to success, collaboration, efficiency, and best outcomes in practically every industry. It is especially relevant in healthcare which focuses on human interaction and has complex mechanisms of care as well as a number of involved stakeholders and professionals, applying to everything from a simple doctor’s visit to enacting health policy. Communication is beneficial for organizational culture by promoting cooperation and coordination, often necessary for treatment by Interprofessional teams. It allows for a coordinated approach of shared decision-making around patient health and social issues that the industry deals with (Körner, Wirtz, Bengel, & Göritz, 2015). It is important for a professional to learn and practice communication, alongside other elements of interpersonal interaction such as respect and understanding of both patients and other professionals. This will allow to provide the most accurate and helpful care as well as establish oneself as a professional capable of working with various individuals.

Flexibility is more of a personal trait than one of an organization. However, if each professional individual demonstrates healthy flexibility, the workplace culture will improve significantly. For example, through…Please click the icon below to purchase the full answer at only $10.