Subject Title Management Solutions for a Changing World
Subject Code MGT101A
Assessment Title Report
Personal expertise -
• Forms foundational understanding between discipline knowledge and concepts.
• Articulates foundational facts, rules and logic of their discipline.
Innovative Problem Solving -
• Solves basic discipline specific-problems.
Learning Outcome/s (found in the Subject Outline) b. Identify management issues based on management theories.
c. Explain the importance of effective collaboration in diverse management contexts
d. Compare key management and leadership concepts within multidisciplinary contexts.
Assessment type (group or individual) Individual
Weighting % 40%
Word count 1,200 words (10% +/-)
Due day By 23:59 Sunday Week 10
Submission type Turnitin ?x
Format / Layout of Assessment
ICMS Cover Page
Table of Contents
The purpose of this assessment is to identify, explain and compare management and leadership concepts used within a specific company. The second part of the question will research and explain the importance of a collaborative working environment within the chosen business and its industry relevance. Relevant management theory is to be used and connected to researched examples from chosen company to support the suitability of these concepts within the specific business industry and today's business world.
The company chosen must be operating within the industry of your chosen discipline of study (e.g. Events, Sport, Hospitality, Business, etc.).
The assessment will be submitted as a Business Report.
The findings of the report will include:
1. Select 2 of the following concepts that are relevant to your chosen company. Provide examples and discuss suitability of the company's management of these concepts assessed against the theory discussed in lecture (and from your own research). Compare and/or support the relevance of these behaviours in today's Business world.
• Company Culture
• Ethical and sustainable practices
• Teams dynamics
2. Explain how effective your chosen company’s management is in creating a collaborative working environment. Describe any issues and provide recommendations for improvement OR alternately highlight the company’s strengths in this area. Outline the benefits of creating a collaborative working environment for both the management and the company.
The assessment will use formatted and layout as described for a Business Report in the ICMS Style Guide.
Research information must be paraphrased (written in your own words) and intext referenced APA style as described in the ICMS Style Guide. Reference list required. Minimum of four credible academic or business references.
Readings for the assessment
MOODLE Lecture slides; Lecture reading & Videos;
Business articles; Business websites; Academic papers supporting theory;
My Athens: Academic Journals, Articles
Grading Criteria / Rubric See Rubrics below
Enter Assessment?Number and Title – Marking Rubric
Criteria HD (85-100) D (75-84) CR (65-74) PASS (50-64) FAIL (0-49)
(Weighting 50 %)
Both concepts discussed in depth, providing clear understanding of the connection to management behaviour, policy and procedures within the chosen organisation; An extensive variety of relevant, researched, examples provided which supported discussion and increased understanding. Accurate use of management terminology used throughout; Theory linked to examples in a clear and concise way; Evidence of additional research to support discussion.
Both concepts discussed providing an accurate description of management behaviour, policy and procedures within the chosen organisation; A variety of relevant, researched, examples were provided which supported discussion and increased understanding. Accurate use of management terminology; Theory linked to examples in a clear way.
Both concepts discussed; Further research and discussion would have clarified relevance to the company's management behaviour, policy or procedures; Additional researched examples and explanation would increase understanding and confirm relevance to chosen company and managements behaviour; Mostly accurate terminology used; Additional discussion in regards to theory required. Provided some understanding of concepts and made some connection to chosen company, additional discussion required to clarify connection: Additional researched examples required; Theory required further explanation to connect examples and behaviours; Description of concepts unclear or missing: Missing depth of discussion to clearly connect the relevance of concepts to chosen company: No researched examples; Connection to theory not addressed or unclear.
Explain the importance of effective collaboration (Weighting 30 %) Clearly identifies the importance/benefits of creating a collaborative environment within the chosen industry and the company’s operations. Relevant examples of effective team management practice (theory) Identified and discussed in depth to provide a clear understanding; Strengths and/or weaknesses within the company provided in a clear and concise manner exhibiting depth of understanding. Recommendations (when required) were industry relevant, realistic and useful, clearly showing additional thought and research. Accurately identified the importance of creating a collaborative work environment with some relationship to industry and chosen company. Examples provided mostly relevant; Additional discussion would improve understanding of relevance and connection to theory; Provided relevant strengths and/or weaknesses, additional discussion would have
improved connection to company
/industry. Recommendations (when required) were relevant, and realistic. Identified some benefits
/relevance of a company creating a collaborative work environment, additional identification as to the relevance to the chosen industry and/ or business would have improved understanding for the reader. Some examples provided required additional discussion relating back to theory and the company/ industry this would
Recommendations (when required) were made mostly relevant (showed basic understanding) to industry /company. More thought or research required. Attempt to identify and provide information regarding the importance of a collaborative work environment, further discussion required to relate back to theory and company/ industry. Attempt to provide examples; more research and discussion required, not enough depth of discussion to support examples; Recommendations
(when required) were basic or with little relevance to company or specific industry (generic examples only listed). Additional discussion required to confirm writers understanding. Not enough depth of discussion provided in relation to question; Failed to identify and explain the relevance of a collaborative work environment; Failed to research and provide examples; Or examples were not relevant to industry / company.
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(Weighting 10%) Demonstrates a wide range of academic research beyond subject materials to appropriately validate all key findings. Referencing is consistently accurate and compliant with ICMS Style Guide. Demonstrates evidence of in depth research including more than four appropriate academic articles used to validate key findings. Referencing is accurate and compliant with ICMS Style Guide. Demonstrates evidence of research including four academic articles used to validate findings. Referencing is mainly accurate and compliant with ICMS Style Guide. Demonstrates some evidence of research but most is related to subject materials. Not all key findings are appropriately supported by academic articles. Some attempt at referencing but not always compliant with ICMS Style Guide. Unable to demonstrate evidence of research. Some academic articles may be used but not relevant to findings. Referencing is unsystematic and not compliant with ICMS Style Guide.
Presentation & writing
(Weighting 10 %) Followed the ICMS Style Guide for layout and formatting of business report. Very well organised content. Well-chosen headings and subheadings added value and understanding. Professional business style language throughout, Clear, concise and easy to understand writing style. Proofread before
submission. No spelling errors
Mostly followed the ICMS Style Guide for layout, formatting of business report including using business language, professional and easy to understand. Use of appropriate headings and subheadings to organise content Final proofreading recommended before submission. Only minor errors in spelling and formatting found.
Usually followed the ICMS Style Guide for layout and formatting of a business report. Generally used business style language and easy to understand. Appropriate headings and subheadings used. Final proofreading recommended before submission. Errors in spelling and formatting found.
Some attempt to follow ICMS Style Guide for layout and formatting of Assessment. Writing style not always professional business style( e.g
Third person; unclear meanings ; confusing sentence structure).Errors in spelling and or formatting of final submission. Edit and Proofreading required.
Did not follow instructions for layout and formatting outlined in style guide.
Did not use business language.
The organisation and content of the report was confusing.
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