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Research Paper Assignment• Worth 15% of final gradeObjectivesThe research paper will help students gain an in depth understanding of one key changemanagement concepts. This is an individual assignment, and the students will be assigned atopic for writing the research paper. The students must describe the concept in the researchpaper in detail and then critically evaluate, with evidence, the ideas presented in the paper.The research paper must be written in APA format.InstructionsYou should consider organizing the research paper as follows:• Introduction• Relevance of the topic (for managing organizational change)• Main Objective/ Key Question Addressed• Discussion• ConclusionsOther instructions:• The word limit is 1500 1700 words.• Should use APA format• Consult your instructor regarding the use of external academic and relevant non academic referencesBy researching the relevant literature, academic and non academic resources, analyze and comparethe Kotter’s 8 steps change management model and the ADKAR change management modelHere are few research points for guidance. You can add to the list if you want.a. Through academic comparison, find and explain similarities and differences amongthese two change management models.b. Through academic comparison, find and explain similarities and differences regardingthe role of leaders in managing the 2 change management models effectively.c. Through academic comparison, find and explain similarities and differences regardingtheir best application circumstances.d. Through research and analysis of all relevant Change Management concepts explainthe interdependence between change management and change leadership.