College of Doctoral Studies

RES-842 Alignment Table

Complete the Alignment Table and the subsequent Reflection for the Topic 3 assignment.

Alignment Table

Alignment Item

Alignment Item Description

Problem Space (Need):

The HR department of an organization has had a high staff turnover rate and more complaints of poor team performance.

Problem Statement:

The development of a cohesive team is essential in increasing the performance of an organization. The low retention and decreasing job satisfaction that has been observed within the last 5 fiscal years shows that the trend has to be halted.

Purpose of the Study:

To identify the organization's cross-cultural issues that affect performance and job satisfaction among the employee


The number of employees, the number of years employees have worked in a company, the rate of satisfaction that an employee has in their work, the number of successful projects by a team, the ethnicity of employees

Research Questions:

Does organizational cross-cultural impact affect performance and employee turnover?

What impact do personal relationships at work and cliques have on job satisfaction?

What impact does an organization’s cross-culture affect job teamwork?

What impact does psychology affect job satisfaction?

What is the relationship between job satisfaction and retention

Methodology/ Research Design:

Quantitative research using interviews/questionnaires and work environment observations

Reflection (maximum 250 words)

The research study works on developing an insight into the environmental conditions that may lead to poor indicator performance within an organization. Given this, the alignment provided the opportunity to understand the elements that look at the bigger picture by pointing out the necessary key variables. The fact is that cross-cultural impact research seeks to assess the impacts of different cultures on each other. The identification of the potential areas of conflict, cooperation, and cultural understanding has been well aligned. There is an acute awareness that there is a need to recognize that different organizational cultures, values and beliefs affect the interaction between employees and their job satisfaction rates.

The research problem space is specifically pointing to the area that wants the answers is the R department, hence tracking the human resource. It supports the question of cohesiveness in the organization as a necessary employment for success. Thus, there is a recognition of cultural diversity, the need to respect cultural differences and the deeper meaning behind a culture’s behaviors and beliefs for better performance due to harmony at work. The research is based on a diverse grouping by using people and their characteristics as instrumental in categorical placement. As such, the quantitative elements allow for an accurate assessment of culture on turnover b actionable and meaningful findings from both questionnaire and observation.

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