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Subject Code: MBA401
Subject Name: People, culture and contemporary leadership
Assessment Title: Assessment 1 – Report
Weighting / Marks: 25% (i.e. a total of 25 marks available)
Word Count: 1,500 words
Due Date: Monday of Week 5 at 11:55pm via Turnitin
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Assessment Description
Pick any organisation of your choice. It must be an organisation for which it’s possible to access information about its HR practices. Using a report format, address the following factors:
1. How is the organisation trying to improve the performance of its workforce?
2. How is the organisation trying to improve its culture?
3. How is the organisation trying to improve rates of employee engagement?
4. What recommendations do you have that could enhance those three HR strategies?
To sufficiently answer those questions, you need to incorporate the following considerations:
• For the first question, include one performance-related initiative and one way in which its success could potentially be measured.
• For the second question, include one culture-based initiative and identify, too, the type of culture prevalent within the organisation.
• For the third question, include one engagement-related initiative and its likelihood of success based on references to credible theory.
• For the fourth question, include one recommendation for each of the three HR strategies noted in the preceding bullet points.
The format of your report should include the following sections:
? Contents Page
? Introduction (100 words)
? Performance-related initiatives (325 words)
? Culture-related initiatives (325 words)
? Engagement-related initiatives (325 words)
? Recommendations (325 words)
? Conclusion (100 words)
? Reference List (minimum of five references)
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Assessment Marking Rubric
Criterion Fail Pass Credit Distinction High Distinction
Overall structure (5 marks)
The intro, conclusion and/or referencing are either missing or have failed to meet the minimum standards of postgraduate study.
Intro and conclusion are minimal but sufficient, and referencing is present but limited. Major improvements needed. Intro and conclusion are very good but could be more comprehensive. Referencing is fine but inconsistencies exist. Impressive attempts are obvious in terms of the intro, conclusion and referencing, but there is scope for some improvement. The intro clearly states the aims and structure; the conclusion is a solid summary; and Harvard referencing is used correctly.
Performance-related
initiatives (5 marks)
The initiatives and measures are either not present or not related to staff performance.
Initiatives and measures are present but are neither clearly linked nor worded articulately. Linkages between the initiatives and measures are obvious but could be better explicated. The initiatives and measures are explicitly connected and are worded in a clear and professional manner. The initiatives and measures are not only connected and well worded but also supported by research.
Culture-related initiatives (5 marks)
The initiatives and type of culture are either not present or inaccurate. The effort is below that of a postgrad standard.
Only limited details are provided on the type of
culture and initiatives, and improvements to wording are needed. The initiatives and type of culture are solid but could be communicated in a more articulate and synthesised manner. The initiatives and type of culture are excellent, connected and worded well. Only minor improvements needed. The initiatives and type of culture are not only accurate and expertly worded but also supported by research.
Engagement-related
initiatives (5 marks)
The initiatives are either missing or not related to engagement, neither are they supported by research.
The initiatives and supporting research are presented, but they are not convincing or well connected. Whilst improvement is needed, there is a solid attempt at linking the initiatives with the relevant theories. The initiatives and evidence are of a high standard but would be more convincing if worded more clearly. There is no doubt, by the way the initiatives and evidence are presented, that these would be a success.
Recommendations (5 marks)
Recommendations are
lacking credibility, are difficult to understand, and are barely supported by research.
Recommendations are present but limited, and conveyed with only just enough empirical support. Recommendations are presented but there is scope for improvement in terms of wording and empirical support. Recommendations are strong, backed by
sufficient research, but could be worded more convincingly. Recommendations are articulately and compellingly worded, and are justified by references to theory.
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