ASSESSMENT NUMBER: 2
ASSIGNMENT TYPE: ESSAY
WORD COUNT: 900 WORDS
ASSESSMENT DETAILS AND INSTRUCTIONS (MODULES 3 & 4)
There are 3 questions/statements that need to be addressed.
Create a central claim that all three areas support. Your claim should be about management in the hospitality industry. Please make your claim as specific as possible. It is important to show how these three areas are connected and relate to each other in terms of effective management and the competing values framework.
1. Identify a visionary leader in the hospitality industry. Describe how they are/were effective, given the material from the chapter on vision. (See pages 180-187)
2. Discuss the basic idea behind “content” theories of motivation. How do these types of theories help managers in the hospitality industry more effectively motivate their employees? (See pages 205-206)
3. Which individual barriers to creative thinking do you feel are most challenging in the hospitality industry? How can a manager overcome these barriers? (See pages 290-291)
A minimum of 3 in-text references are required. At least 2 references should be from academic journals. References should be in support of your claim.
Lecturers apply marking criteria to mark student assignments. The rubric also indicates the level at which a student needs to perform in order to be accorded a specific grade. Students can access individual assignment feedback online at http://lcb.edu20.com
Introduces the main purpose of the essay and how it is to be approached. 5%
Arguments in the essay are connected in a logical and sequential manner. 15%
Insight and Originality:
Effective use of own independent thought. 20%
Constructive Critical Analysis:
Well-structured and in-depth analysis that addresses the main issues. Ability to address different points of view. 25%
Draws the various themes together 5%
Correct use of in-text referencing.
Incorporation of appropriate references that enhances arguments made. 15%
Written and presented correctly.
Demonstrates sufficient and appropriate research on the topic discussed 5%
Clear, Objective, and Grammatical: Essay flows well with minimal English language errors including spelling, grammar and sentence structure. 10%