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MCR003 Management Attributes and Skills Individual Assessment Grade 25% Due Week 8 – Sunday 12th July at 11.55pm Length – 1500 words ( +/- 10%) You must analyse and research on one of the following...

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MCR003 Management Attributes and Skills Individual Assessment
Grade 25%
Due Week 8 – Sunday 12th July at 11.55pm
Length – 1500 words ( +/- 10%)
You must analyse and research on one of the following successful business leaders:
• Tim Cook (Apple)
• Alan Joyce (Qantas)
• Christine Holgate (Australia Post)
• Jack Ma (AliBaba)
• Mike Cannon – Brookes (Atlassian)
• Sheryl Sandberg (Facebook)
• Jeff Bezos (Amazon)
• Mary Ba
a (General Motors)
Or cu
ent business leader of your choice (approval has to be sought from your Lecturer first).
You will be required to prepare an essay covering the following areas listed below:
• Background of the leader ( relevant to their cu
ent role eg education/work history)
• Explain what skills and competencies have contributed to their success
• How would you describe his/her management/leadership “style”? Give
details/examples.
• Identify two key challenges they have faced and assess how they dealt with the
situation
• What have you learnt about management and leadership from studying them?
The essay needs to have a clear and coherent structure, be clearly expressed, with few e
ors. In
your essay refer to at least eight (8) references, at least five (5) of which need to be cu
ent
academic references no older than 2010. An academic reference is a journal article or academic
ook. It is likely you will also have references from websites and news media about the leader
Essays must be submitted via the Turnitin link on Moodle by the due date. Late submissions will lose
5% per day up until day 5. After this a zero mark will be awarded.
Essays must be submitted in Microsoft Word using the Harvard referencing system. Students must
acknowledge the source of all articles used using the Harvard System. You must reference any
material you use which is not your own.
Individual essay ru
ic (25 marks)

Criteria
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1. Leader’s
Background

Up to 5
marks
Comprehensively
described the
leader’s
ackground.
Effectively
described the
leader’s
ackground.
Described the
leader’s
ackground, but
could have
provided detail
that is more
elevant.
Superficially
described the
leader’s
ackground and
provided
i
elevant
information.
Failed to
adequately
describe the
leader’s
ackground.
Failed to
describe the
leader’s
ackground.
2. Leader’s
Approach

Up to 5
marks
Comprehensively
described and
applied a relevant
leadership
approach and
theory,
demonstrating a
detailed
understanding
with relevant
examples.
Effectively
described and
applied a relevant
leadership
approach and
theory,
demonstrating a
sound
understanding of
this theory.
Described and
applied a relevant
leadership
approach and
theory, however
could have
demonstrated a
greater level of
understanding
through better
explanation or
use of examples.
Superficially
described a
leadership
approach and
theory and did
not apply to
practice.
Failed to
effectively
apply a
leadership
approach or
theory to the
leader chosen.
Failed to apply
a leadership
approach or
theory to the
leader chosen.
3. Key
Challenges
Up to 5
marks
Comprehensively
outlined key
challenges faced
and managed,
including relevant
and practical
suggestions of
how they could
e even more
effective.
Effectively
outlined key
challenges faced
and managed
with some
suggestions of
how they could
e even more
effective.
Outlined key
challenges faced
ut more detail
would have been
useful.
Outlined some
key challenges
faced, but more
detail was
equired.
Failed to
provide
elevant key
challenges
Failed to
provide any
key
challenges.
4. Your
Learning
Up to 5 marks

Reflection
showed deep
insight about
leadership.
Reflection
showed insight
about leadership.
Reflection
showed some
insight about
leadership.
Failed to show
elevant insight
about leadership.
Failed to show
insight about
leadership.
Failed to
address.
5. Essay
Structure
and
eferencing
Up to 5
marks
The essay is well
structured, with a
clear framework.
The essay is
interesting,
clearly expressed,
with no e
ors.
Exceed required
number of
eferences
Co
ect use of
Harvard
eferencing style
The essay has a
clear structure
and framework.
The essay is well
written, with few
e
ors.
Exceed required
number of
eferences
Co
ect use of
Harvard
eferencing style
The essay
structure could
e clearer. Some
expression is
unclear with
grammatical,
vocab and/or
spelling e
ors
Used
appropriate
eferences.
Co
ect use of
Harvard
eferencing style
The essay
structure is poor.
Expression is
unclear, with
many
grammatical,
vocab and/or
spelling e
ors,
making it difficult
to understand
large sections of
the essay.
Co
ect use of
Harvard
eferencing style
The paper is
difficult to
interpret,
and/or is
poorly
presented
and/or has no
evident
structure.
The paper is
difficult to
interpret, is
poorly
presented and
has no evident
structure.
    Individual essay ru
ic (25 marks)
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Solution

Nishtha answered on Jul 08 2021
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MCR003 MANAGEMENT ATTRIBUTES AND SKILLS INDIVIDUAL ASSESSMENT
JACK MA (ALIBABA)
Table of Contents
Background of the Leader    3
Skills and Competencies Contributing to Success    3
Leadership Style with Example    4
Challenges Faced and Resolved    5
Learning Gained about Management and Leadership    6
References    7
Background of the Leade
Jack Ma is born in Hangzhou, China. He is the founder of the one of the biggest e commerce website, AliBaba; he was also stakeholder of Alipay. The company Alipay is its sister company that provides an e commerce payment portal. He was one of the richest man of Asia with net worth of $25 million. Ma Yun is the real name of Jack Ma. He is one of the greatest example self-made business owner. Who has very humble beginning? His sibling includes one elder
other and younger sister. Jack Ma and his siblings were raised in the communist china times and its isolation from western region. From the early life, Jack Ma wants to learn English.
He spent his morning riding on the bicycle, giving free English tuitions to foreign students. Jack did graduation in Bachelor’s degree in English. Before, he could have received degree in English; he already secured a job as an English teacher, earning $12 a month. In his childhood education background, as mentioned by Hariati, Pulungan and Husein (2020), Jack Ma failed in his primary school examination and that is not once but twice. His story as a failure has not stopped here only, he failed thrice in middle school and when applying to the university before finally joining Hangzhou Normal University.
He even applied for Harvard University and failed 10 times. He continuously wrote letters for the university and were rejected every time. This is the only education he got in his life. After the bachelor degree, he tried multiple jobs; he failed around in 30 interviews. He always go ahead, overcoming the pain of rejection and treat it as an opportunity for future growth. In 1995, Jack Ma visited United States for a government project, it is that time, Jack Ma introduced with computers and internet world. At that time, computers were very rare in china or if available, it is of very high cost. The internet and e-mails were not to existence.
Skills and Competencies Contributing to Success
The first startup of Jack Ma was China Yellow Page not AliBaba. That helped the Jack Ma building the online page and maintained the global customer reach. Jack Ma’s partner at that time includes his friends, colleagues and students. Some of them had been following Jack Ma to work in Beijing after a government-funded company and later going back to Hangzhou with Jack Ma to start up again acquired the China Yellow Page. They were the 18 founders of AliBaba. Jack Ma believes that there is great importance of leadership to run any business. He talks about the attitude.
He has a strong sense of character, which helped him to build strong foundation and loyalty on which AliBaba group grows. He sees through the eyes of the customer. Since AliBaba is technological Website Company, hence, the success behind the company is not because of being Jack Ma, a tech person. He is not being a tech person. The only difference he made is he sees through the eyes of the customer. This skill helped him to make product convenient and affordable for the customer. Jack Ma developed deep sense of...
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