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Assessment 2 Information

Subject Code: BUS102
Subject Name: Introduction to Management
Assessment Title: Individual Case Study Analysis
Assessment Type: Report
Word Count: 1000 Words (+/- 10%)
Weighting: 40 %
Total Marks: 40
Submission: via Turnitin
Due Date: Week 9
Your Task
Compile a report based on researching a one of the following companies. Choose from ONE of the theories
covered in weeks 4 (Culture), 5 (Motivation) and 7 (Individual Differences).
Assessment Description
Select ONE of the following companies as your case study:
• Blackmores
• BlueScope Steel
• SPC
• Colgate Palmolive
Select one company to find examples of human resource management practices they utilise; such as the
organisations culture, how they motivate and engage their workforce or what they do to develop areas of
diversity within the organisation. Do an evaluation of ONE of these areas for your selected company.
Assessment Instructions
The assessment is to be presented in a Report Format using headings and requires the following
sections:
• Cover page
• Table of contents
• Introduction (125 words) – state simply the purpose of the report and the structure you will follow
• Give an overview of the organisation and a summary of the human resource management
practices they employ (250 words) – identify the company and
iefly explain the practices relating
to all areas of HR, their organisational culture, motivation and diversity
• Human Resource Management Theory (250 words) – identify the ONE specific area of discussion
and explain the theory you will analyse (it will relate to what was covered in weeks 4 – organisational
culture, 5 - motivation or 7 - diversity)
• Analyse what the company is doing (250 words) – explain what the company has in place and
support WHY this is effective by using the theory
• Conclusion (125 words) – a summary of the key information and summarise the findings you
identified in your report
• Reference List
Please refer to the marking criteria as a guideline to help you complete the report.
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Important Study Information
Reference guide: Use a minimum of four references. This must include weekly readings, and other
eadings 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 spacing
Submission: PDF and submit to Turnitin by the due date. Late submissions will incur a late penalty.



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Assessment Marking Guide

Criteria HD (High Distinction)
85%-100%
DN (Distinction)
75%-84%
CR (Credit)
74%-65%
P (Pass)
50%-64%
NN (Fail)
0%-49%
Score
Report
Structure
15 Marks
• Introduction includes
ackground, purpose and
scope
• Discussion analyses the
situation and develops a
clear, logical, advanced
argument
• Conclusion accurately
summarises the report
• Graphics are appropriate,
labelled and placed close to
the text that refers to them.
• Introduction includes
ackground, purpose
and scope
• Discussion analyses
the situation and
develops a clear, logical
argument
• Conclusion accurately
summarises the report
• Graphics are
appropriate and
labelled.
• Introduction includes
most relevant information
• Discussion analyses the
situation
• Conclusion summarises
the report
• Graphics are
appropriate.
• Introduction includes some
equired information
• Discussion analyses some
elements of the situation
• Conclusion does not fully
eflect the contents of the
eport
• Graphics are used to
illustrate points but not fully
discussed.
• Introduction does not
include background or
purpose of report
• Discussion does not
describe or analyse the
major elements of the
situation
• Conclusion does not
eflect the contents of the
eport
• Graphics (if included) do
not relate to the discussion.
15
Research and
Analysis

15 Marks
• Research covers all areas
outlined in the instructions
within the word limit
• Discussion is of
appropriate depth and all
aspects of the discussion
are relevant to the situation
• Analysis demonstrates
critical understanding and
esults in valid judgements
and recommendations
• Discussion equitably
compares the perspectives
of different sources
• Discussion is supported by
a substantial range of
credible, cu
ent sources
(references)
• Argument is persuasive
and is ordered logically
• Research covers main
areas outlined in the
instructions within the
word limit
• Discussion is of
appropriate depth and
most aspects of the
discussion are relevant
to the situation
• Analysis results in
valid judgements and
ecommendations
• Discussion compares
the perspectives of
different sources
• Discussion is
supported by credible,
cu
ent sources
(references)
• Argument is ordered
logically
• Research covers most
areas outlined in the
instructions within the
word limit
• Discussion is of
appropriate depth and
some aspects of the
discussion are relevant to
the situation
• Analysis mainly results
in valid judgements and
ecommendations
• Discussion compares
the perspectives of
different sources
• Discussion is supported
y a range of sources
(references)
• Argument is ordered
logically in most sections.
• Research covers some areas
outlined in the instructions
within the word limit
• Most aspects of the
discussion are relevant to the
situation but not in depth
• Analysis demonstrates some
understanding to lead to
judgements and
ecommendations
• Discussion does not fully
consider perspectives of
different sources
• Discussion is supported by
some sources (references) but
they are not always credible or
cu
ent
• Argument is not persuasive
and could be more logically
ordered.
• Research does not cover
many areas outlined in the
instructions
• Many aspects of the
discussion are not relevant
to the situation
• Analysis does not fully
understand the situation to
provide judgements and
ecommendations
• Discussion does not
consider perspectives of
different sources
• Discussion is unsupported
y relevant sources
(references)
• Argument is not
persuasive
15
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Language and
presentation

10 Marks
• Sentences and paragraphs
are well structured and clear.
• Vocabulary is professional,
appropriate and extensive
• Grammar, spelling and
punctuation are flawless.
• Document professionally
presented in terms of KBS
guidelines
• Intext referencing and
eference list format co
ect
to the Harvard Reference
style
• Sentences and
paragraphs are well
structured and clear with
minor exceptions.
• Vocabulary is
professional and
appropriate.
• Grammar, spelling and
punctuation are good.
• . Document
professionally presented
in terms of KBS
guidelines
• Intext referencing and
eference list format
co
ect to the Harvard
Reference style with
minor exceptions
• Sentences and
paragraphs are mainly
well structured
• Vocabulary is
comprehensive
• Few e
ors in grammar,
spelling and punctuation
• . Document
professionally presented
in terms of KBS
guidelines with few
exceptions
• Intext referencing and
eference list format
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