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Assessment 2 Information Subject Code: Subject Name: Assessment Title: Assessment Type: Word Count: Weighting:Total Marks: Submission: Due Date:Your TaskBUS102Introduction to ManagementIndividual AnalysisReport1200 Words (+/- 10%)40%40via Turnitin Week XXXXXXXXXXTo develop a Structured Reflection that addresses the discussion topics outlined covering the three human resource management topics from:• Week 4 (Culture)• Week 5 (Motivation)• Week 7 (Individual Differences).Assessment DescriptionHuman resource management practices utilise many elements including the culture of an organisation; how organisation’s motivate and engage their workforce; and what do organisation’s do to foster areas of diversity within the organisation.Assessment InstructionsTopic Discussion Week 4 - Organisational Culture (300 words)There are 5 examples of different organisational culture listed below:Toms: Apple: Atlassian: Zappos: Summarise and explain at least ONE of the core theories of organisational culture. You should consider areas such as: core organisational values, the role of culture or the types of culture.Compare and contrast the culture of TWO of the organisations that have just watchedUsing relevant theory, discuss the culture of the organisations that you have just watched. Week 5 - Motivation (300 words)Complete the self-motivation quiz to analyse your own level of motivation a copy of your completed quiz to your assessment. Summarise and explain any ONE of the theories of motivation covered in Week 5Explain what your results identified about your own motivation needs. Do you agree or disagree with the results?Using the theory you have discussed explain what would motivate you at work and why.Page 1Kaplan Business School Assessment Outline
Week 7 - Individual Differences (300 word)Week 7 will include a training activity that is provided by the Fair Work Ombudsman. The link to the module is learning-centre/diversity-and-discrimination all students need to complete the module to complete the Week 7 task. Diversity in the workplace includes aspects such as cultural background, age, gender and people with disabilities.Discuss ONE of these aspects. Explain how the selected aspect can benefit an organisation and create a better workplace inclusion practices.Based on the selected aspect explain how employers or staff can discriminate against an individual.To help set out your analysis include the following headings:Introduction – summarise why it is important for an organisation to have good Human Resourcepractices and outline how you will discuss: 100 words Organisational Culture – 300 wordsMotivation – 300 wordsIndividual Differences – 300 wordsConclusion – explain what two (2) key points or activities you thought were of the most value to you and why: 200 wordsReference ListImportant Study InformationReference guide: Use a minimum of four references. This must include weekly readings, and other readings from textbooks and journal articles. Referencing should be in the Harvard style – please refer to Kaplan’s ‘Harvard Referencing Guide’.KBS presentation guidelines: Arial, size 11 font, 1.5 spacingSubmission: Word document and submit to Turnitin by the due date. Late submissions will incura late penalty.Academic Integrity PolicyKBS values academic integrity. All students must understand the meaning and consequences of cheating, plagiarism and other academic offences under the Academic Integrity and Conduct Policy.What is academic integrity and misconduct? What are the penalties for academic misconduct? What are the late penalties?How can I appeal my grade?Click here for answers to these questions: Limits for Written AssessmentsSubmissions that exceed the word limit by more than 10% will cease to be marked from the point at which that limit is exceeded.Study AssistanceStudents may seek study assistance from their local Academic Learning Advisor or refer to the resources on the MyKBS Academic Success Centre page. Click here for this information. Page 2 Kaplan Business School Assessment Outline
Assessment Marking GuideCriteria HD (High Distinction) 85%-100%DN (Distinction) CR (Credit) P (Pass) NN (Fail) Page 3Kaplan Business School Assessment Outline75%-84%74%-65% 50%-64% 0%-49% Use of Academic Theory(5 Marks) Theory is evaluated with clarity, in the students own well written words with excellent references to relevant scholars.Up to 5 marks Theory is analysed showing sound level of understanding and referencing is close to the mark; but the writing style needs minor improvements. Up to 4 marks Theory is explained showing some level of understanding, referencing is consistently applied and writing style needs reasonable improvements.Up to 3.5 marks Theory is only briefly described; quotes are excessive with limited referencing, and the writing style needs major improvements.Up to 3 marks Theory is either missing or incorrectly used with references absent or limited. The writing style is challenging.Up to 2 marks Organisational Culture(10 Marks) Clearly and succinctly compares two of the organisations and clearly justifies each organisations culture to the theory discussed.Up to 10 marks A clear comparison of two of the organisations and justifies each organisations culture to the theory discussed.Up to 8 marks A limited comparison of the organisations with a discussion that links to some of the theory discussed.Up to 7 marksA description of the organisational culture and brief discussion of the theory.Up to 6 marks Describes some elements of the organisations culture but with limited connection to the theory, showing limited understanding.Up to 4 marks Motivation (10 Marks)Evidence of completing the motivation analysis. Critical analysis of what personally motivates them with a clear and concise analysis of the theory to support their perspective.Up to 10 marksEvidence of completing the motivation analysis. The areas of personal motivation are analysed thoroughly with a critical application of the theory to support their discussions.Up to 8 marksEvidence of completing the motivation analysis. The areas of personal motivation are discussed with some detail with an application of the theory.Up to 7 marksEvidence of completing the motivation analysis. Has described what personally motivates them in a limited way and discussed the theory but without critical analysis.Up to 6 marks No evidence of completing the motivation analysis. Limited description of the results and the theory.Up to 4 marks Individual Differences (10 Marks) The aspects of diversity are evaluated with clarity including a critical discussion of the benefits and in-depth analysis of discrimination.Up to 10 marks The aspects of diversity are analysed including a discussion of the benefits and analysis of discrimination.Up to 8 marks The aspects of diversity are explained including some discussion of the benefits and discrimination.Up to 7 marks The student has described areas of diversity in a broad context, has limited discussion or feasible ideas.Up to 6 marks The student shows limited understanding and has vague connections to the theory.Up to 4 marks Overall Structure (5 Marks)The introduction clearly and concisely states the aims and structure; the conclusion clearly and concisely explains 2 key points or activities and their value; KBS Harvard is used correctly.Up to 5 marks The introduction clearly states the aims and structure; the conclusion clearly explains 2 key points or activities and their value; KBS Harvard is used correctly.Up to 4 marks The introduction is very good but could be more comprehensive; the conclusion discusses 2 key points and identifies some value; referencing is fine, but inconsistencies exist.Up to 3.5 marksThe introduction is minimal; the conclusion has limited discussion on key points or only covers 1 point; referencing is limited. Major improvement is needed.Up to 3 marks The introduction, conclusion and/or referencing are either missing or have failed to meet the minimum KBS standard.Up to 2 marks
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Preeta answered on May 13 2021
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Human resource (HR) is a very important part of the organization as the success of the company highly depends on it. So, management of human resource also becomes extremely important which involves getting the right staffs for the organization, set the salary package of the staffs, then training and developing them. HR manager is responsible for the implementing the right code of practice among them and so ensure fair practices. In this report, discussions will be on three factors which have an influence on the human resource management of an organization. The three factors are culture, motivation and individual differences.
Organizational Culture:
Values, believes, assumption, moral and ethics which dictate the behavior of the people in the organization is refe
ed as organizational culture. One of the core theories of organizational culture is that the culture should be implemented throughout the whole organization including managements and staffs of all the departments. Some of the core values which are to be implemented by all the organizations are reliability, loyalty, honesty, efficiency, unbiased, discipline, etc. Honesty is a very important core value which must be implemented in all the organization (Alvesson 2012) since without honesty, the company cannot sustain in the long run. Follow of value and ethics are highly important. Culture of the organization is highly responsible in shaping the operational practices of the business like establishing
and, selection of the employees, facilitating communication among the employees as well as with the management, leadership styles used by the management, etc. There are generally four types of culture which can organization can follow, which are: Clan culture where the staffs are considered to be like family and they are nurtured and mentored; Adhocracy culture where the company focus on taking risk and
inging innovation; Market oriented cultures where the company focus on company and overall market; Hierarchy oriented cultures where the company focus on its efficiency and stability.
If the organizational culture of Apple and Zappos is to be considered, then it can be seen that honesty is one of the core organizational value of both the companies. Moreover, both the companies try to improve the satisfaction level of the employees by providing them such a working environment where they will be comfortable and can work to their optimum capacity. Both the companies also try to create value for their customers and their...

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