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HOLMES INSTITUTE
FACULTY OF
HIGHER EDUCATION
Assessment Details and Submission Guidelines
Trimester T1 2020
Unit Code HC1031
Unit Title Managing People and Organisations
Assessment Type Individual Assignment
This is strictly required to be your own original work. Plagiarism will be penalised. Students are required to apply the theories and knowledge derived from the unit materials, demonstrate critical analysis and provide a considered and comprehensive evaluation. Students must use correct in-text citation conventions.
Assessment Title Tutorial Question Assignment 2
Purpose of the assessment and linkage to ULO. Student is required to answer 5 questions come from the recorded tutorial questions every week from week 7 to week 11.
The following Unit Learning Outcomes is applicable to this assessment:
- To explain the theoretical foundations of management and organizational studies and apply the knowledge in the context of sounds business ethics
- To apply critical and analytical thinking, including a capacity to question existing practices and assumptions, to the study of management and organizations
- To evaluate management and organizational issues relevant to organizations operating in a global and diverse workplace and appraise the politics and ethics of managerial and employee behaviour in organizations
- To demonstrate and apply research skills, showing initiative in consulting the academic literature and integrating fresh ideas into the discourse in preparation for lifelong learning
- To demonstrate the capacity to express ideas, concepts and arguments in a logical and coherent written form and in conformity with relevant standards of academic writing.
- To understand how IT changed the world of management
- To know how to use IT tools at different levels of management and apply technical skills as the tools of an effective manager
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Weight 25%
Total Marks 50 Marks
Word limit The word limited is provided in each question
Due Date Week 12 - Friday 11:59 PM (Midnight)
[Late submission penalties accrue at the rate of -5% per day]
Submission Guidelines • All work must be submitted on Blackboard by the due date along with a completed Assignment Cover Page.
• The assignment must be in MS Word format, 1.5 spacing, 12-pt Arial font and 2 cm margins on all four sides of your page with appropriate section headings and page numbers.
• Reference sources must be cited in the text of the report, and listed appropriately at the end in a reference list, all using Harvard referencing style. Please use Harvard Referencing.
Assignment Specifications
Purpose:
This individual assignment is an opportunity for students to demonstrate their understanding of marketing management
Details
Answer All FIVE (5) of the following questions. The questions come from the recorded tutorial questions from week 7 to week 11.
Question 1 Week 7: Tutorial 6 (10 marks)
Describe the characteristics common to companies that are able to successfully innovate in highly competitive markets. List five examples of characteristics of a creative organization. Answer this question in 300 words. You must support your discussion by referring to 3 additional academic sources e.g. ProQuest (Harvard referencing is required and ensure that you reference them correctly).
Question 2 Week 8: Tutorial 7 (10 marks)
Differentiate between ‘challenge stress’ and ‘threats stress’. Define first the challenge stress and threats stress then use examples to illustrate your answer. Answer this question in 300 words. You must support your discussion by referring to 3 additional academic sources e.g.
ProQuest (Harvard referencing is required and ensure that you reference them correctly)
Question 3 Week 9: Tutorial 8 (10 marks)
Distinguish between charismatic and transformational leadership.
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Define what charismatic and transformation leadership is and then compare the differences between two leadership styles by listing pros and cons of each leadership style. Answer this question in 300 words. You must support your discussion by referring to 3 additional academic sources e.g. ProQuest (Harvard referencing is required and ensure that you reference them correctly).
Question 4 Week 10: Tutorial 9 (10 marks)
‘There are many reasons why an employee’s performance might not meet expected standards.’ Explain and Discuss. Answer this question in 300 words.
You must support your discussion by referring to 3 additional academic sources from ProQuest (Harvard referencing is required and ensure that you reference them correctly).
Question 5 Week 11: Tutorial 10 (10 marks)
What are self-directed teams? Briefly discuss three characteristics or elements of selfdirected teams. Answer this question in 300 words. You must support your discussion by referring to 3 additional academic sources e.g. ProQuest (Harvard referencing is required and ensure that you reference them correctly).