Topic of the research
Challenges of Accounting in Global Organizations
Guidelines of the assignment
1 Literature Review (2000 to 2500 words)
2 Business research proposal (1500 to 2000 words)
3 Individual reflective journal (1000 to 1500 words)
So the total assignment is about (2500+2000+1500) equals to 6000 words
1. Instruction of writing literature review (2500 words)
a. Please select approximately eight to twelve (8-12), but at least three (3), peerreviewed articles or comparable sources (online resource can be accessed using ProQuest or Google Scholar) that are related to the topic (as the basis of their literature review).
b. In the context of their chosen topic, students need to review the articles and sources selected, i. e. read and critically analyse (compare and contrast) the literature. In doing so, students are required to discuss the key ideas/arguments put forward by authors, identify communalities/similarities, differences and conclusions drawn by different authors. Based on this analysis and discussion, students are expected to point out potential gaps in the literature.
c. Marking criteria of the literature review include: the quality and currency of the literature selected; the student’s ability to compare and contrast author’s arguments/viewpoints and identify gaps in the existing literature in the context of the chosen business topic; the demonstrated ability to use Harvard referencing.
Criteria of making literature review
1. Literature review scope and objective
2. Comparative analysis
3. Quality and currency of articles and sources
4. Gaps identifies and conclusion drawn
5. Use of Havard referencing
2. Instruction of writing research proposal (2000 words)
a. For this assessment, students are expected to present a written research proposal that is based on the literature review and demonstrates their understanding of business research/research paradigm.
b. Based on their literature review, students are required to write a business research proposal outlining the details of the proposed research project that addresses the gaps identified in the literature. Derived from the business topic, the proposal needs to include clearly state research questions (primary and secondary), and provide a solid research methodology that supports the feasibility of the research project
c. Marking criteria of the research proposal include: the justification of the research questions that operationalize the research topic; the demonstration of a detailed research methodology addressing research instrument, sample size and sampling approach, research location/s and schedule as well as providing a critical assessment of the limitations of the methodology and the expected outcome of the research project.
Criteria of making Business research proposal
a. Research project introduction and justification
b. Research question and justification
c. Research Methodology
3. Instruction of writing Individual reflective journal (1500 words)
a. For this assessment, students are expected to write a weekly journal over the duration of the 12-week teaching period that documents a critical analysis of their learning process. In the journal students need to reflect/review how they have progressed with the learning goals related to assessments 1 and 2.
b. Students need to write their individual reflective journal concurrently to performing assessment tasks 1 and 2, i.e. from the first week of the subject. For each week, students need to make journal entries that provide a reflection of their ‘journey’ of gaining, and applying knowledge of the research paradigm. For each week students should reflect and compare the theoretical knowledge with what they apply into practice. As assessment 1 and 2 are completed, students should clearly identify learning goals achieved.
c. Please write the individual reflective journal week by week. Such as week 1 to week
12. How the literature review and business proposal is progressed and projected.
Criteria of making Indivial reflective Journal
a. Introduction and reflective journal scope
b. Critically and depth of learning reflections and reflective analysis
Please note that, The whole assignment is based on topic Challenges of Accounting in Global Organizations.
And the articles must be on that topic. (8to 12 journal)