Purpose:This assignment aims at ensuring that students have familiarised themselves with a generalframework of at least one management related topic. Students will be required to apply relevanttheoretical concepts with the use of practical examples in most cases in a written research paper anddiscuss their topic via a live presentation.Details:Topics and presentation schedule:Organise yourselves into groups of not more than 4 students and not less than 3 students.Please choose from one of the following topics from the list (see below).Topics will be allocated on a ‘first come- first served basis’ and will be reserved by your lecturer inwriting via email.Please ensure that you include a list of all of the group members in the email. In the event of toomany students choosing the same topic, preference will be given to those students who havesecured the topic first and subsequent groups will be required to choose another topic.Research on the broad topic is a group activity and each student must contribute to that work.Each student in the group will then research, in depth an individual component drawn from thebroad research topic.1. Written report – worth 20% of your final grade and must be submitted Week 10 at 5pm.The written report should begin with the broad research topic which is then followed byeach individual component identified by the individual student who prepared it.Your report is to be written as a business report. It must include;• Executive summary• Table of contents• Section headings• Paragraphing• Page numbers• Reference list at the end of the report
Assessment Details and Submission Guidelines
Trimester T1 2019
Unit Code HI6005
Unit Title Management and Organisations in a Global Environment
Assessment Type Group Assignment and presentation
Assessment Title Research paper and presentation
Purpose of the Students are required to research a topic from a list of topics provided based on topics
assessment (with ULO
discussed in lectures.
• Organisational culture and management
• Organisational structures and design
• Decision making
• Operational planning tools and techniques
• Strategic planning
The research provided will provide more in-depth evidence of individual research on
the topic, not only material which is provided within the lecture content.
Weight 30 % of the total assessments
Total Marks 20 marks – research paper and 10 marks for presentation
Word limit Not more than 3,000 words
Due Date Friday Week 10 – 5pm
Submission • All work must be submitted on Blackboard by the due date along with a completed
Assignment Cover Page.
• The assignment must be in MS Word format, no spacing, 12-pt Arial font and 2 cm
margins on all four sides of your page with appropriate section headings and page
• Reference sources must be cited in the text of the report, and listed appropriately
at the end in a reference list using Harvard referencing style.
Note: an in-class presentation will be required. Please ensure you check with your
lecturer when your presentation will be held.
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Assignment 1 Specifications
This assignment aims at ensuring that students have familiarised themselves with a general
framework of at least one management related topic. Students will be required to apply relevant
theoretical concepts with the use of practical…