People & Organizations
For this assignment you are required to produce an individual report (of 2,000 words max).
You will need to select one industry to research (i.e. organizations that share common characteristics, for example, energy, events, health care, technology, telecommunications and tourism) and make particular reference to two organizations within that industry.
You should make reference to relevant literature and research within your report.
Your Report will demonstrate your ability to (learning objectives):
The five assessment criteria (see A to E below) seek to measure your ability to meet the above learning objectives:
Total marks available for A: 20
Total marks available for B: 20
Total marks available for C: 20
Total marks available for D: 20
Total marks available for E: 20
|Term:||You will need to:|
|Organize and carry out|
|Indicate or recognize|
|Discuss||Identify significant features – give reasons for and against each and their implications|
|Give your view, supported by examples and evidence|
|Identify the main features only|
|Assess||Identify strengths and weaknesses – make a judgement based on these strengths and weaknesses.|
|Examine in detail (in order to explain and interpret it)|
|Explore||Examine in detail (in order to explain) – and evaluate (in this case discuss the effectiveness of way you worked as a group)|
|Form an opinion by looking at/assessing evidence|
|Show (supported by reference to examples)…|
|Use frameworks/models for reflection to explore learning from this experience|
|All of the above will need to be supported by reference to theory/literature/research|
|TITLE PAGE||Title of Report, who the report is for (Tutor), the date.
NB DO NOT INCLUDE YOUR NAME, AS YOUR WORK WILL BE MARKED ANONYMOUSLY
|LIST OF CONTENTS||List all main headings and their page numbers.
|A very brief introduction – which industry has been chosen (and why), and one thing that the Student has learnt from the assignment|
|FINDINGS and ANALYSIS||This will include a section for each of the topic areas under investigation which addresses the points listed A) to D) above.|
|The brief conclusion should summarize key findings from the investigation. Recommendations may be made based on the conclusions.|
|REFERENCES||Listed in alphabetical order according to author/website. Use Harvard Referencing. As a guide, you should aim to make reference to at least 10 academic sources for this assignment.|
|APPENDICES||Label appendices (e.g. SWOT analysis) and ensure everything included here is mentioned in your Findings and Analysis.|