Maddox Smith Staff asked 5 years ago

Strategic Management Practices

Assessment Type: Case study – 2000 + 10% word report – individual assessment Purpose: This assessment is designed to allow students to analyse and organisation’s strategic management practices and evaluate these against best practices as proposed by modern theorists. This assessment relates to Learning Outcomes a, b and c. Value: 40% Due Date: Week 6, 5.00pm Friday of Week 6 Submission: Upload a soft copy – Word .doc or .docx – to Moodle and Turnitin Topic: The specific case study will be provided in Moodle in week 1. Task Details: Students are to compare and contrast the organisations strategic management practices and outcomes against current research in the area, and evaluate how closely the organisation’s experience fits with the theory. Students are to develop their analysis and findings into a professionally presented report. Research Students need to support their analysis with reference from the text and a Requirements: minimum of eight (8) suitable, reliable, current and academically acceptable sources – check with your tutor if unsure of the validity of sources. Presentation: 2000 + 10% word report format – Word .doc or .docx Title page, executive summary, table of contents, appropriate headings and sub-headings, recommendations, reference list (Harvard – Anglia style), attachments if relevant. Single spaced, font Times New Roman 12pt, Calibri 11pt or Arial 10pt Marking Guide: The marking rubric will be used to mark the assessment using the following criteria: Analysis 30% Research – extent and application 30% Recommendations/conclusions 20% Presentation 20% Total mark will be scaled to a mark out of 20