MANM4000 2500 words: Introduction to Management Assessment Title: Critical Analysis

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Assessment 2 Information
Subject Code: MANM4000
Subject Name: Introduction to Management
Assessment Title: Critical Analysis
Weighting: 30%
Length: 2500 words
Total Marks: 100
Due Date: Sunday 7 Feb 2016 11.50pm AEDT
.Assessment Description
Description: Understanding self as key to good management
Each student is required to conduct and document a “Critical Analysis” of four of the self-assessment activities undertaken in the tutorial.
The critical analysis for each topic requires:
• Presenting a brief review of your self-assessment findings.
• Presenting a critical analysis of the findings.
• Discussion of theories that can explore and explain the findings.
• Reflecting on the results of your self-analysis, discuss your strengths and weaknesses as a manager.
• Based on these findings outline an action plan that will help you develop as a manager.
The individual report must include:
• Table of contents.
• Introduction (only one introduction is required for the report).
• Critical analysis of the four topics chosen.
• Conclusion (only one conclusion is required for the report).
You must use a minimum of 10 references:
• Text books: The prescribed text and at least 4 other text books.
• At least 4 different academic journal articles.
• Other sources of your choice: Blog, newspaper, magazine or other Internet source
• Wikipedia is not to be used and does not count as an academic reference.
Feedback: Comments and a mark will be returned to you within two weeks of submission.
Below is the feedback form, which will be used to provide you with your grade and summary feedback.
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Assessment Information
Assessment Marking Rubric
Criteria HD (High Distinction)
85%-100% DN (Distinction)
75%-84% CR (Credit)
74%-65% P (Pass)
50%-64% NN (Fail)
0%-49% Score
Analysis
Presentation
30% • Introduction includes concise introductory sentence, definition of key terms & concise statement of the focus and position being argued.
• Discussion analyses the situation and develops a clear, logical, advanced argument
• Conclusion accurately summarises the essay
• Introduction includes clear introductory sentence, definition of key terms & clear statement of the focus and position being argued.
• Discussion analyses the situation and develops a clear, logical argument
• Conclusion accurately summarises the essay • Introduction includes most relevant information
• Discussion analyses the situation
• Conclusion summarises the report • Introduction includes some required information
• Discussion analyses some elements of the situation
• Conclusion does not fully reflect the contents of the report
• Introduction does not include background or purpose of report
• Discussion does not describe or analyse the major elements of the situation
• Conclusion does not reflect the contents of the report
/30
Research and
Analysis
50%
• Research covers all areas outlined in the instructions within the word limit
• Discussion is of appropriate depth and all aspects of the discussion are relevant to the situation
• Analysis demonstrates critical understanding and results in valid judgements and recommendations
• Discussion equitably compares the perspectives of different sources
• Discussion is supported by a substantial range of credible, current sources
• Argument is persuasive and is ordered logically • Research covers main areas outlined in the instructions within the word limit
• Discussion is of appropriate depth and most aspects of the discussion are relevant to the situation
• Analysis results in valid judgements and recommendations
• Discussion compares the perspectives of different sources
• Discussion is supported by credible, current sources
• Argument is ordered
logically
• Research covers most areas outlined in the instructions within the word limit
• Discussion is of appropriate depth and some aspects of the discussion are relevant to the situation
• Analysis mainly results in valid
judgements and recommendations
• Discussion compares the perspectives of different sources
• Discussion is supported by a range of sources
• Argument is ordered logically in most sections. • Research covers some areas outlined in the instructions within the word limit
• Most aspects of the discussion are relevant to the situation but not in depth
• Analysis demonstrates some understanding to lead to judgements and recommendations
• Discussion does not fully consider perspectives of different sources
• Discussion is supported by some sources but they are not always credible or current
• Argument is not persuasive and could be more logically ordered. • Research does not cover many areas outlined in the instructions
• Many aspects of the discussion are not relevant to the situation
• Analysis does not fully understand the situation to provide judgements and recommendations
• Discussion does not consider perspectives of different sources
• Discussion is unsupported by relevant sources
• Argument is not persuasive
/50
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Language and presentation
20%
• Sentences and paragraphs are well structured and clear.
• Vocabulary is professional, appropriate and extensive
• Grammar, spelling and punctuation are flawless.
• Document professionally presented in terms of KBS guidelines
• Intext referencing and reference list format correct to the Harvard Reference style
• Sentences and paragraphs are well structured and clear with minor exceptions.
• Vocabulary is professional and appropriate.
• Grammar, spelling and punctuation are good.
• . Document professionally presented in terms of KBS guidelines
• Intext referencing and reference list format correct to the Harvard Reference style with minor exceptions
• Sentences and paragraphs are mainly well structured
• Vocabulary is comprehensive
• Few errors in grammar, spelling and punctuation
• . Document professionally presented in terms of KBS guidelines with few exceptions
• Intext referencing and reference list format correct to the Harvard Reference style with some errors
• Sentences and paragraphs are readable but with grammatical errors
• Vocabulary is limited.
• Document professionally presented in terms of KBS guidelines with significant exceptions
• Intext referencing and reference list format contains significant errors
• Meaning is often unclear • Comments are poorly structured
• Many grammatical, vocabulary and spelling errors
• Document poorly presented and many aspects do not comply with KBS guidelines • Intext referencing and reference list format mainly incorrect
/20
Comments:
Assignment Mark/Grade: /20 Total score
/100
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA Copyright Regulations 1969
This material has been reproduced and communicated to you by or on behalf of Kaplan Business School pursuant to Part VB of the Copyright Act 1968 (‘Act’). The material in this communication may be subject to copyright under the Act. Any further reproduction or communication of this material by you may be the subject of copyright protection under the Act. Kaplan Business School is a part of Kaplan Inc., a leading global provider of educational services. Kaplan Business School Pty Ltd ABN 86 098 181 947 is a registered higher education provider CRICOS Provider Code 02426B.