I have the sources and the rubric. Must use Action research theory. Must have a reference page and must be in APA 7th. Only need 10 pages total (including reference page). Headings are needed when discussing a section hence: Introduction, Action Research Theory explanation, Applying Change in a organization, Criticism, Conclusion.
Below is the rubric:

Change involves making something different. When change is an intentional, goal-oriented activity it is called planned change. There are two goals of planned change: a) Improve the ability of the organization to adapt to changes in its environment, and b) Change employee behavior.

For this paper, find a recent news story in which you believe change (as describe above) is needed in an organization. Be sure to include:

A brief introductory paragraph or two that explains the situation, and what will follow in your paper.
How you would define the culture of the organization in question.
An explanation of a change theory you would employ to prompt change, as well as the desired change you are seeking.
A critique of the theory you selected.
How the change theory can be applied to a situation.
A brief concluding paragraph that summarizes the key points.
Your paper needs to be 10-11 pages (double-spaced, plus front and back matter), APA style, with at least 7 scholarly sources.


Intro paragraph


Culture of the Organization


Change Theory


Critique of Theory


Application of Theory




APA / Grammar / References / formatting




Here is the article chosen to talk about how more companies should follow suit after Paypal. Should be applying Action Research Theory.

Here are the research articles:
Cristine Margaret, R. A. (2017). Building organizational identity: An insider action research from a Founder’s viewpoint. Systemic Practice and Action Research, 30(6), 569-592. doi:

Heikkilä, M., & Kuivaniemi, L. (2012). Ecosystem under construction: An action research study on entrepreneurship in a business ecosystem. Technology Innovation Management Review, 2(6), 18-24. Retrieved from

Lucey, J. J. (2009). Action research case study in transacting a major change at pace. Management Services, 53(1), 9-16. Retrieved from

Marcinkoniene, R., & Kekäle, T. (2007). Action research as culture change tool. Baltic Journal of Management, 2(1), 97-109. doi:

Nielsen, R. P. (2016). Action research as an ethics praxis method: JBE. Journal of Business Ethics, 135(3), 419-428. doi:

Perrot, F. (2017). Multinational corporations’ strategies at the base of the pyramid: An action research inquiry: JBE. Journal of Business Ethics, 146(1), 59-76. doi:

Action Research Theory & Organizational Change