Assessment item 3
Due date: 05-Oct-2014
Return date: 26-Oct-2014
Length: 2,000 words
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ESSAY Answer either Topic 1 OR Topic 2
TOPIC 1 â€“ 21st CENTURY MANAGEMENT
Explain and critically examine what 21st Century managers can learn from 20th Century management theories and concepts?
TOPIC 2 â€“ DIVERSITY MANAGEMENT
Explain and critically examine theories on the personal and organisational challenges that employee diversity can place on managers. Explore how managers and organisations can manage these problems.
Please see the Assessment 3 Rubric for a detailed explanation of the allocation of marks in this assessment.
The aims of this assessment are to provide you with an opportunity to:
â€¢ demonstrate your understanding of the challenges that managers face
â€¢ learn about and identity the skills and abilities required for managing
â€¢ perform in-depth research on matters relating to contemporary management
â€¢ develop your critical thinking skills so you can present a balanced view of management theory and organisational practice
â€¢ critically reflect on your own philosophy, goals and skills about managing
â€¢ develop and practice your formal written communication skills
â€¢ develop your APA citation and referencing skills