Length:1,500 words - excludes front cover page of your assignment and appendices.
Of the cases provided you need to select one case for analysis. You are expected to clearly define key concepts, identify and critically analyse relevant issues with support by the theories and materials learned from the class. Further information about this assignment will be provided in class.
Suggested structure for your report:
Students will have the freedom to choose the most effective way to structure their report and areencouraged to use “business like” delivery formats that are commonly used in the workplace. Naturally, clarity and structure are critical elements of success. Students are also encouraged to use the available pages wisely and forego dwelling on defining terms that are obvious and already known. The report should be written as professionally in a business-like manner, reflecting its practicality, applicability and relevance to the business.
One possible essay structure may consist of,but not limited to the following sections:
·Introductionprovides your interpretation of the topic and clarifies the focus of your research. This then leads to the following sections with a succinct preview.
·Critiquebased on your literature review and secondary resources collected, this part of your essay will define the key concepts for your arguments. It should then develop logical arguments in relation to the assigned topic we covered in the class; critically analyse the key research themes and studies identified and discuss their managerial implications, if applicable.
·Conclusionis required to briefly reiterate the key arguments and key findings of your research and analyses above, your suggestions of managerial implications where appropriate, etc.
·Referencesyou are required to carefully review the relevant pieces of literature and appropriately cite your academic references. Students must distinguish clearly between their own words and opinions from those sources. Failure to provide appropriate citations can lead to a failure in this assignment.