Assessment: The assessment will take the form of a 3000-word essay. The word allowance is plus or minus 10%. Students will choose one of the following questions. 1. Managers today must be able to manage change so that organisation can respond to the influences from external environments. Critically analyse this view. 2. Evaluate the importance of the role of management in the learning and development of an organisation’s workforce. 3. In a competitive international context, it is important that managers effectively work to keep their most talented employees. Critically analyse the importance of this assertion. 4. The health and well being of employees is an important factor in a company’s success; critically examine the role of individuals and managers in the creation of an appropriate staff workload.