For this Portfolio Project option, you will take the role of

For this Portfolio Project option, you will take the role of an Organizational Development Leadership Consultant. You have been hired to create a plan from a Cognitive Psychology and Strategic Leadership perspective for upper management, which will identify ineffective organizational development procedures and recommend innovative, collaborative, evidence-based leadership and employee professional development programs.You may base your response on a department or organization in which you have worked, but no real names may be used. Academic confidentiality must be maintained with regard to the inclusion of names, images, and details (e.g., name of the organization; identifying factors such as, but not limited to, location; and other details within a student’s work—including appendices, charts, photos, and tables—that would allow an individual or actual company to be identified). This also extends to related stakeholders, boards of directors, company leaders, service users, colleagues, and organizations.Keep in mind the culture of the organization and the dynamics of the group, department, and organization.Describe in your own words the nature of the problem and the mission of the company. What are the internal and external environments; for example, location, number of employees, products, distribution?Review at least four of the leadership models, approaches, and/or theories. Justify their appropriate applications as related to your recommendations for organizational leadership change.Discuss the importance of understanding diversity, culture, and gender issues in your organization and provide specific examples/scenarios.Describe and justify your plan based on theory, ethical and professional conduct, and sustainability of the plan to enhance organizational effectiveness.You must incorporate 10 to 12 scholarly sources.You may write a paper, it should be 12 to 15 double-spaced pages in length, not counting the required title page, abstract, and reference pages.