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Subject Code: MAN1000
Subject Name: Introduction to Management
Assessment Title: Individual literature review
Weighting: 30%
Total Marks: 30
Due Date: Week 10 - May 29th (11.50pm through Turnitin)
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Assessment Description
Description: Corporate Social Responsibility in the modern organisation.
Corporate social responsibility is considered to be important to a manager’s job because society expects managers and organisations to behave in socially responsible ways. You are to undertake a literature review discussing the role of corporate social responsibility in the modern organisation.
Your literature review should consider the following:
• What is corporate social responsibility?
• How do organisations define their social responsibility?
• What is the role of management in delivering on an organisation’s corporate social responsibility?
• What are some of the ways an organisation can take up their corporate social responsibility?
• What are the arguments for and against organisations being socially responsible?
The literature review requires:
• A thorough research and treatment of the contemporary literature in the topic area.
• A range of references that should demonstrate breadth and depth of research.
• The incorporation of organisational examples as illustrative evidence.
• An ability to utilise the wider literature in constructing the narrative is displayed throughout.
• A display of critical evaluation and diagnostic skills in the choice of the data included.
• A display of critical evaluation in the choice of the information sources used.
• Appropriate and accurate use of the Harvard Referencing System.
You must use a minimum of 15 references:
• Text books: The prescribed text and at least 5 other text books
• 5 different academic journal articles
• 1 other source of your choice: Blog, newspaper, magazine or other Internet source
• No more than 1 reference may be general Internet based sources.
• Wikipedia is not to be used and does not count as an academic reference.
Feedback: Comments and a mark will be returned to you within two weeks of submission.
Below is the feedback form, which will be used to provide you with your grade and summary feedback.
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Marking Guide for Literature review
Student name: ………………………………..………………………………………….
Assessment Criteria: P erformance
NN PA CR DI HD
Not Shown Acceptable Good Very Good Excellent
Introduction /1 mark
The introduction includes the following:
• An introductory sentence or two related directly to the question.
• A definition or explanation of a key term, cited from your discipline.
• A clear statement of the focus of the essay or the position being argued, your opinion statement.
Content /10 marks
The student has:
• Interpreted the instruction/question properly
• Clearly addressed the topic with appropriate elaboration of relevant subtopics
• Demonstrated an understanding of necessary
concepts/perspectives/theories
• Has identified sufficient and appropriate material from relevant and credible sources to effectively support the key points
Theory and Analysis /5 marks
The student has:
• Incorporated and applied appropriate theory throughout
• Key academic perspectives/views used to develop arguments
• Quality of the discussion which is supported by theory
• Compared and contrasted the views of different authors as part of their analysis
Conclusion /1 mark
The student has included in the conclusion:
• A brief summary of the main ideas presented in the essay.
• Confirmation of the opinion included in the introduction.
• Final evaluative comments on the relative importance of the arguments.
Research and Referencing /10 marks
The student has:
• Presented ideas and assertions that are substantiated through use of high quality reference material
• Provided in-text referencing
• Applied the Harvard Referencing style using the correct technique
• Used a minimum of 15 academic references, including textbooks and journal articles
• Appropriately presented and formatted the Reference List in alphabetical order.
Report Presentation /3 marks
The student has:
• Identified the key essay elements (i.e. introduction, body, conclusion)
• Given each section/paragraph a clear focus and line of thought
• Provided a writing style that is appropriate to the task.
• Used writing that is fluent and grammatically correct, with appropriate punctuation.
• No spelling or typing errors and given due regard to the rules of capitalization and abbreviation etc.
Total available marks – 30 Total grade/mark obtained: /30
Comments:
Overall Grade: NN, PA, CR, DI, HD

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