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Assessment Details and Submission Guidelines
Trimester T2 2020
Unit Code HI6005
Unit Title Management and Organisations in a Global Environment
Assessment Type Tutorial Questions (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 Questions Assignment
Purpose of
the Assessment and Linkage to ULO. Student is required to answer 6 questions come from the tutorial questions from week 2 to week 11
The following Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable to this assessment:
- Acquire a broad understanding of the theoretical and practical knowledge of management and organisations
- Analyse complex problems relating to management and organisations and their impact on the business due to globalisation
- Critically analyse policy tools which are used by governments and how these policies impact the global organisation
- Comprehend how businesses benefit from understanding the role of management in organisations
- Synthesise theoretical and practical knowledge of management of global organisations, develop an in-depth understanding of the theories and practical knowledge necessary for managers to formulate appropriate strategies
Weight 50%
Total Marks 50 Marks
Word limit The word limited is provided in each question
Due Date Week 13 – Tuesday (13 October, 2020 at 11:59 PM (Midnight)
[Late submission penalties accrue at the rate of -10% 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
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and page numbers.
Assignment Specifications
A minimum of 12 peer-reviewed academic articles in total must be cited in the text to support your claims/arguments, and all references must be listed appropriately at the end of the report using Harvard referencing style.
Purpose:
This assignment is designed to assess your level of knowledge of the key topics covered in this unit “Management and Organisations in a Global Environment”.
Details
Answer All SIX (6) of the following questions. The questions come from the tutorial questions from week 2 to week 11.
Question 1 Week 3: Tutorial 2 (Question 2) (7 marks)
What steps are today’s organisations taking to promote diversity and are these efforts effective? Answer this question in 300 words (support your arguments with key research findings on diversity management).
Question 2 Week 4: Tutorial 3 (Question 2) (7 marks)
How should the company’s supervisors behave differently to get their subordinates to experience less stress on the job, or at least, get them to react less negatively? Answer this question in 300 words (support your claims/arguments with key research findings on managing stress in the workplace).
Question 3 Week 6: Tutorial 5 (Question 2) (11 marks)
Mark Martin has just been appointed manager of a production team operating the 11pm to 7am shift in a large manufacturing firm. Mark is concerned that the team members really like and get along well with one another but they also appear to be restricting their task outputs to the minimum acceptable levels. What could Mark do to improve things in this situation and why should he do them? Answer this question in 300 words (support your claims/arguments with key research findings on team performance factors).
Question 4 Week 9: Tutorial 8 (Question 1) (7 marks)
What are some emerging issues in leadership? Discuss some alternatives to leadership. Answer this question in 300 words (support your claims/arguments with key research findings on leadership in contemporary organisations)
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Question 5 Week 10: Tutorial 9 (Question 1) (7 marks)
Describe when and where organisational politics occur and the forms of such behaviour takes. Answer this question in 300 words (support your claims/arguments with key research findings on organisational politics).
Question 6 Week 11: Tutorial 12 (Question 1) (11 marks)
Intranets can reflect and influence an organisational culture. Discuss the impact of technology on organisational culture in contemporary organisations and the challenges involved in building and maintaining culture with remote employees. Answer this question in 300 words (support your claims/arguments with key research findings on the impact of technology on organisational culture and virtual employees).
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