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Assessment 3
Assessment type: Structured literature review – Individual. 1,500 words report (+ 10%)
Purpose: This assessment is designed to allow students to identify relevant sources for their research and undertake review on theoretical concepts/constructs that has real world business implications. This assessment relates to learning outcomes a, b and d.
Value: 25% Due Date: Week 8 – 11:59 pm Saturday of Week 8.
Submission: Upload a soft copy to Moodle and Turnitin via Moodle links
Topic: Articles collection and structured literature review
Task Details: This articles collection and structured review set a basis for literature review section of Research Proposal in the Assessment 4. Students are to use the four main articles they presented in Assessment 2 (unless advise otherwise) and write the review in the prescribed structured as follow:
o Brief summary of the theory progression in the field (i.e how the theories were developed).
o Common themes/findings across the four articles
o Different themes/findings across the four articles
o Summary of managerial articles of the four articles
o Summary of study limitation and future research direction of the four articles
Submission Details: Individual Assessment. Word limit: 1,500 words (±10%) (excluding reference list). Articles must be full papers (not research note or book review) sourced from peer-reviewed academic journal, published from 2010 onward. You need to state the word count of the assessment on the cover page. The review should be professionally presented using proper headings and sub-headings, in Arial 10pt or Times New Roman 12pt, single space. Harvard (Anglia) style referencing. Submission deadline Week 8 – Sunday, by 11.59pm. Softcopy to be uploaded on Turnitin via Moddle links.
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Marks out of 25 will be awarded based on how well the following criteria is addressed:
Criteria % Marks
Summary of the articles: present brief theory and progression in the field. 30%
Common and different themes: identify and discuss common and different themes across the four articles 30%
Managerial Implication: discuss the summary of managerial implication of the four articles 10%
Research limitation and recommendation for further research: discuss the summary of the limitation and suggestion for further research of the four articles 10%
References and referencing skills: Present the research plan in a professional manner with correct referencing 20%
Please note: other than in exceptional circumstances, assessment 3 will set the foundation for literature review of Assessment 4. PRIOR to its inclusion in Assessment 4, students will be expected to make appropriate adjustments if recommended in the feedback.
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Marking Rubric for BUS707 Applied Business Research Assessment 3: Structured Literature Review – 25%
Criteria Fail
(0 – 49%) Pass
(50 – 64%) Credit
(65 – 74%) Distinction
(75 – 84%) High Distinction
(85 – 100%)
Summary of the articles (30 marks) The summary is presented as individual summary of the articles not as summary of the field and there is no discussion on progression of the field. The summary is presented as individual summary of the article not as summary of the field, the progression of the field discussion also done as individual discussion rather than progression based on the four articles. The summary has incorporated the information from 2-3 articles, however, the progression of the field discussion is done as individual discussion rather than progression based on the four articles. The summary has incorporated the information from the all of the four articles, however, the progression of the field discussion is done as individual discussion rather than progression based on the four articles. The summary has incorporated the information from the all of the four articles, and the progression of the field discussion has also incorporated discussion based on the four articles.
Common and different themes (30 marks) There no discussion on common and differences themes from the four articles, they are done on individual article basis. There is discussion on common and differences, however it is only based on the themes from only two articles. Whereas the other two articles are discussed individually There is discussion on common and differences, however it is only based on the themes from only three articles. Whereas the other article is discussed separately There is discussion on common and differences based in the four articles however, the detail presented is insufficient There is discussion on common and differences based in the four articles with comprehensive details provided in the discussion.
Managerial Implication (10 marks) There no discussion on managerial implication from the four articles, they are done on individual article basis. There is discussion on managerial implication, however it is only based two articles. Whereas the other two articles are discussed individually There is discussion managerial implication, however it is only based on three articles. Whereas the other article is discussed separately There is discussion managerial implication based in the four articles however, the detail presented is insufficient There is discussion on managerial implication based in the four articles with comprehensive details provided in the discussion.
Research Limitation and Recommendation
(10 marks) There no discussion on research limitation and recommendation from the four articles, they are done on individual article basis. There is discussion on research limitation and recommendation, however it is only based two articles. Whereas the other two articles are discussed individually There is discussion research limitation and recommendation, however it is only based on three articles. Whereas the other article is discussed separately There is discussion research limitation and recommendation, based in the four articles however, the detail presented is insufficient There is discussion on research limitation and recommendation based in the four articles with comprehensive details provided in the discussion.
References (20 marks) The literature review has less than four references and/or more than four references and they do not meet the minimum requirement (2010 onward peer-reviewed articles) and has no in-text citations The literature has four references but some of them do not meet the minimum requirement (2010 onward peer- reviewed articles) and has less than four in-text citation The literature has four references and most of them meet the minimum requirement (2010 onward peer-reviewed articles), however, less than four in-text citation are used. The literature review has four references and most of them meet the minimum requirement (2010 onward peer-reviewed articles), and four in-text citation are used. The literature review four references and all of them meet the minimum requirement (2010 onward peer-reviewed articles), and four in-text citation are used.
Total mark out of 100
Total Assessment mark:
/ 25 Comment:
BUS707 APPLIED BUSINESS RESESARCH T319 16/10/2019 14:55 PAGE 14 OF 22
*AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT PTY LTD © ABN: 72 132 629 979 CRICOS 03171A
Approved by KOI Academic Board for T3 2019