Critically show how a business you know or are familiar with is going to operate post the 2020 pandemic
ASSIGNMENT FRONT SHEET BUS 7AQ
|Certification: I certify that the whole of this work is the result of my individual effort and that all quotations from books, periodicals etc. have been acknowledged.|
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|Programme: MBA All routes||Year/Level: 1/7|
|Academic Year: 2021/22||Trimester: 2|
|Module title: Creative Change and Innovation||Assignment no: 2|
|Module code: BUS7AQ|
Assignment 2: Case Study
Percentage Weighting of this assignment for the module: 50%: Word Guide: 2,500
|Issue date: 23 May 2022||Return date: 14 August 2022|
|Lecturer: Dr Steven Choo||Second marker: Dr Bruce Zhang|
|Notes for students:
1. Electronic copy of assignment must be submitted through Turnitin.
2. 10% of marks are awarded for satisfactory use of language and/or good presentation.
3. 5% of marks are awarded for satisfactory referencing and/or presentation of a bibliography where either is required. Note that all referenced work should be obtained from credible sources.
4. Students should ensure that they comply with Glyndwr University’s plagiarism policy.
5. Students should make correct use of the Harvard referencing method.
|Learning Outcomes Tested in Assignments 1 and 2:
1. To understand what the best way is to manage the different components of change from the perspective of the organisation and the people within the organisation. Critically analyse the effect on all the actors involved – employers, employees, investors and end users.
2. In looking at innovation how would you create a platform to allow free flowing creativity to evolve and what would be the areas of concern which may need addressing for it to be successful. Select and apply theoretical approaches to counteract competition.
3 An understanding of the factors relevant to clear and concise thinking around the areas of managing creative change and how best to communicate those drivers.
|Overall Comment :
Would students please note that achievement of the learning outcomes for this assessment is demonstrated against the assessment criteria shown below (which are not necessarily weighted equally). All marks/grades remain indicative until they have been considered and confirmed by the Assessment Board.
Assignment 2: Case Study: 2500 words
Question: “Critically show how a business you know or are familiar with is going to operate post the 2020 pandemic”.
50% Of Total Marks
|1. Critically show how a business you know or are familiar with is going to operate post the 2020 pandemic. How best will they be able to manage the changing circumstances surrounding the organisation, the people in it and their customers. Discuss the various drivers which are most relevant to their future development as well as social environmental issues.||30|
|2. In applying the different change alternatives, highlight any issues which could produce a resistance or problems both internally and externally and show how best to manage them. Will innovation or consolidation be the best strategy going forward after global and local economies have endured such a difficult period.||30|
|3. Discuss the roles of corporate governance in pushing forward the rate of change in creative thinking and innovation and the awareness of the environmental issues now facing everyone.||25|
|5. Harvard referencing principles are applied throughout the submission in the correct manner. Authentic and academic sources have been utilised to support each section of the work. Omitting to reference correctly reduces work to a descriptive level only.
Generic Level 7 Marking Criteria
|No work has been submitted in the time allowed, or the work submitted demonstrates little or no understanding of the task or the subject matter. This may be evident where the work is substantially incoherent, irrelevant or lacking in factual content, or where these shortcomings are present in combination such that the work as a whole is unsound. Major errors of fact, or evidence of substantially poor cognitive or other relevant skills will also lead to a fail.||Fail:
Marks below 30%
|The work shows some knowledge and required skills are present to a degree. There may be appreciable error or omission of facts, poor structure, misdirection to the task, or poor conceptualisation or illustration of the work. Evidence of analysis and evaluation is weak. There will be indications in the work that the candidate is capable of improving it by further application to the task||Fail:
Marks in the range
30% – 39%
|The work contains sufficient descriptive information. There is some analysis and explanation with appropriate illustration and example, and some attempt to evaluate. The work will generally be coherent and relevant, it will contain some useful proposals or solutions related to familiar solutions and there will be some attempt at originality. It will be communicated clearly.||Pass:
Marks in the range of
40% – 49%
|The work contains all the necessary contextual information. There will be adequate analysis, explanation and conceptualisation, with appropriate illustration and example, and sound attempts to evaluate and judge. The work will be substantially coherent and will contain relevant and feasible proposals or solutions related to familiar situations, some responses to uncertainty or ambiguity and some acknowledgements of the implications of change.||Pass:
Marks in the range of
50% – 59%
|The work will contain complete explanations using most available information. There will be substantial analysis; the ability to recognise evidence, use ideas, conceptualise, evaluate and judge in familiar situations will be clearly demonstrated. Proposals or solutions will be contextually relevant and useful, with substantial evidence of the skill necessary to operationalize them in a variety of situations, including those in which uncertainty, ambiguity or change are present. The work will provide evidence of originality and of useful knowledge transfer to novel situations. It will be coherent and convincing.||Pass:
Marks in the range of
60% – 69%
|The work will clearly demonstrate the ability to analyse accurately, reliably and fully, all relevant information; to use evidence; to conceptualise, evaluate and judge; to propose and operationalise effective solutions, and to show substantial originality and creativity in a variety of familiar situations or in the face of ambiguity, uncertainty or change. It will demonstrate valuable knowledge transfer and propose feasible solutions for a wide range of situations. Evidence of the ability to innovate will be present.||Pass:
Marks in the range of 70% and above
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Assessment Structure Instructions
Report/ Case Study/ Essay
No cover page needed
Presentation (PowerPoint Slides)
No cover page needed