Upon completion of this second of three parts to your Integrative Paper, you will have completed a synthesis and critical evaluation of contemporary research in complex adaptive systems (CAS) and innovation. You will have also explained how the systems theories presented in Part 1 of your paper help to explain the CAS in health care.
Read the Integrative Paper Guidelines to prepare you for this second of three assignments during this course.
Locate 3 scholarly, peer-reviewed articles on systems thinking and/or innovation in the University Library. All articles must meet the following criteria:
Reports of original research or systematic reviews
Published within the past 5 years
Setting or focus in health care organizations
Write a 1,050- to 1,225-word paper in which you do the following:
Critically analyze the research reported in the articles, with a focus on the research problems, major factors explored, key results, and significant contributions to your understanding of systems in health care.
Identify and discuss any research with roots in the theories or conceptual models discussed in Part 1 of your Integrative Paper.
Analyze how findings from this research apply to problem-solving, effecting change, and fostering innovation in health care organizations. Use the health care organization you profiled in Week 1 as an example.
Note: This paper will become the “Depth” section of your final integrative paper.
Note: Your description and critical analysis should be a synthesized, cohesive, and integrated discussion of the research and not an article-by-article report.
Support your descriptions and analysis with references to 3 credible sources.
Format your paper according to APA guidelines.
Submit your assignment.
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