Unformatted text preview: Outline for Strategic Plan for Change Paper
Write a structured outline of your paper including the references you plan for each section.
1. Introduction and Statement of the Problem
1.1. What is the problem?
1.2. Why is it important enough to warrant a change?
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*References in this section support the importance (2-3 is adequate to establish that the problem
is significant). These may be peer reviewed journal articles and may or may not, be original
2. Review of Literature
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The review of literature section requires at least five current scholarly peer reviewed articles.
Research articles are required for this section! Include a short synopsis of the studies, the
population studied, and indicate if the research is Qualitative or Quantitative. The purpose of a
literature review is to identify strategies for change to address the problem. This is not a place
for articles establishing the problem (that is in the introduction/background). Example of
MacKusick, C. I., & Minick, P. (2010). Why are nurses leaving? Findings from an initial
qualitative study on nursing attrition. Medsurg Nursing, 19(6), 335-340.
Mackusick and Minick (2010) conducted an interpretive, qualitative study to identify reasons
influencing the decisions of RNs to leave clinical practice. 3. Synthesis of the Evidence © 2015 Laureate Education Inc. 1 3.1. Provide a clear, concise, summary of potential actions derived from your evidence
3.2. Compare and contrast recommendations to improve on the problem.
3.3. Determine the best action for your organization and make a succinct statement of your
4. Suggested Courses of Action
4.1. Restate the action you want to occur
4.2. Outline how you will implement the change
4.3. Use and identify a Change theory or Leadership strategy to guide the change process.
4.4. Who, what, when, and where?
5. Summary or Conclusion
5.1. Summarize the main ideas and arguments, pulling everything together to help clarify the
thesis of the paper. © 2015 Laureate Education Inc. 2 ...
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