BBUS1003 Business Communication
Assessment Type Individual Assignment
Assessment Number A2
Assessment Name Case Study – Interpersonal and Intercultural Communication (1000 words)
Alignment with Unit and Course Unit Learning Outcomes
Unit Learning Outcomes Assessed
ULO2: Apply clear, evidenced based, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas in written communication.
ULO3: Demonstrate understanding of the writing process in the production of various types of academic and business communications. Graduate attributes
GA 1: Communication
GA 3: Research
GA 4: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving GA 5: Ethical Behaviour
GA 6: Flexibility
Due Date and Time Week 8: Friday 17th May 2019, 5pm (AEST)
Assessment Description The assessment task asks you to produce a case study report of 1000 words discussing the barriers to intercultural communication and how these barriers can be removed from the business environment.
Students are to demonstrate their understanding of the relationship between language and culture and how they have an impact on business communication.
Content and Structure
The assignment should be 1000 words in length and written in a case study report format. The following is a guide on the content and the structure that your assignment is expected to cover:
• Outline the three levels of culture.
• Briefly describe the relationship between language and culture.
• Discuss the barriers to intercultural communication.
• Discuss the research into cultural differences in the workplace and how has this research contributed to the understanding of cultural diversity in the workplace.
• Use at least 5 credible sources to support your case study.
• Referencing: this is a list sources. Harvard Style Referencing is required.
*Remember you need to cite sources in-text, as well as the reference list.
Detailed Submission Submit to A2 Link on BBUS1003/BUS1003/BUS105 Moodle Page.
Requirements • 1000 words
• Title page
• Header/Footer details including page number
• 2.5 cm margins
• 1.5 line spacing
• Calibri or Arial font
• 11-12 size font
• 5 credible sources
• Use Harvard referencing including in-text citations and reference list.
Misconduct • The assessment will be submitted through Turnitin via your unit page on Moodle.
• Turnitin is plagiarism software, which will identify if you have copied information and included it in your assessment.
• Copying information from others (i.e. websites, partner company information, or other students etc.) without the acknowledging the author is classified as misconduct.
• Engaging someone else to write any part of your assessment for you outside of the group work arrangement is classified as misconduct.
• To avoid being charged with Misconduct, students need to submit their own work and apply Harvard Style Referencing (ask your lecturer or the learning support coordinator (email@example.com) if you do not know what this means, or you need assistance applying it).
• The AIH misconduct policy and procedure can be read on the AIH website (https://aih.nsw.edu.au/about-us/policies-procedures/).
Use the AIH referencing guide accessible via Library and Learning Support Page on Moodle.
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