Assessment item 2
Strategic Management OR Knowledge & Learning
Due date: 03-Jan-2016
Return date: 25-Jan-2016
Length: 3000 words
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You are required to write a 3000 word essay on either Strategic Management or Management Knowledge & Learning as follows:
Use an organisation that is or has been in the news during the past two years (work-related learning) as an example of strategic management practices.Failing that, select an organisation with which you are very familiar such as your current employer.
Apply and evaluate at least three theoretical concepts of either Strategic Management or Management Knowledge & Learning.
Go on to examine and evaluate critically how these theoretical concepts influence managerial practices in your chosen organisation with reference to either Strategic Management or Management Knowledge and Learning.
Critically reflect on these practices and compile a series of recommendations that would enhance either Strategic Management or Management Knowledge and Learning practice in your chosen organisation.
Academic and professional communication skills: You must follow an essay structure that is at a minimum an introduction; a main body that outlines the argument, analyses the material you have researched and assesses this according to the guidelines above; and a conclusion.Your writing style must follow professional literacy: Citations and a final reference list that follows the APA 6 guidelines accurately; the quality of writing and presentation: accurate mechanics (spelling, grammar, punctuation etc.); use respectful language to discuss all people; avoid emotive language; employ inclusive, non-sexist language. Use a minimum of ten (10) citations/references.
In short, you will need to demonstrate an understanding and critical analysis of the theories surrounding the topic, as well as evaluating the practical reality in the workplace. Please refer to relevant academic literature and source materials, as well as drawing upon your knowledge of the organisation