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Assessment Type: Individual Assessment — Essay.
Purpose: This assessment builds your oral and written communication skills, and gives you real life understanding of the challenges and rewards of running a business. It directly relates to Learning Outcome A and B. The essay is designed to develop your research and analysis skills.
Value: 25% Due Date: Friday Week 5 by 5pm.
Submission: Soft copy uploaded to Moodle and Turnitin — Word .doc or .docx.
Topic: Business Culture Essay
Full task details: Mary, from Dubbo, always knew that she would have a career with food, her parents are chefs and continuously experiment with new recipes for sauces and condiments and bottling them as gifts. Growing up in this food loving environment led Mary to start a small business manufacturing a variety of condiments; chilli sauces, pastes, chutneys and jams. Today she owns The Aroma Shop and an attached small factory. Her products use organic ingredients, no preservatives and are very popular. Mary wishes to expand her business to Japan as she is certain that her products will sell well there! Mary intends to fly to Tokyo to meet the manager of a popular store, 55-year-old Mr. Moro. Mary isnt certain how to correctly conduct business in the Japanese culture and with an older man. She is concerned about their first meeting.
Assessment requirement: You are required to provide a 1500-word formal analytical essay. Using a minimum of five scholarly references that have been written in the last five years and are credible and reliable, you are to discuss the following in detail with references:
1. Japanese business etiquette and the steps that Mary can take to make a favourable first impression when she visits Japan and meets Mr. Moro.
2. A section on areas of potential cross-cultural miscommunication, using either Hofstede or the GLOBE Models of Culture.
3. Suggest suitable things that Mary can do to increase the success of the meeting and future business arrangements.
A title page Including: Name, student number. Assessment 1: Individual Cultural Essay. For: Tutors Name. Date. No table of contents page is required. The essay should have an Introduction, body and conclusion. However, these should be written without using headings. The written text should be right and left justified and double spaced throughout. Please use a single column format. The font can be: Times New Roman 12pt, Calibri 11pt or Arial 1Opt.
Assignment Alarm: You can check the assessments similarity by submitting it to Turnitin prior to the due date. However, you cannot make a resubmission after the due date, hence dont make a mistake in submitting the wrong file. Ensure you do the assignment yourself.
Please refer to the marking rubric for details about each marking criteria.