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Instructions on Assessment:
The module assessment consists of a 3000 word essay which analyses a case organisation using one, or a maximum of two of the topics covered in the module, chosen by the student.
Choose an organization with which you are familiar to answer the following question: How can organization theory be used to analyse selected practices of (your chosen) organization?
You should critically analyse authoritative sources, models and/or frameworks which you consider appropriate to chosen topic(s) and the organization.
Approaches to understanding and researching the nature of organizations are considered. Choices amongst these approaches are made. A research paradigm is therefore chosen, explained and consistently applied throughout the piece of work. One or a maximum of two module topics are chosen for the student to apply to an organizational setting. If two topics are chosen the assignment should explain how these topics are synthesized. The methods of data collection which would be appropriate to the chosen paradigm are explained and justified. There is an explanation of the ‘fit’ (or the absence of such a fit is discussed) between methods of data gathering, the analysis, the interpretation and the role of the writer of the assignment. The data is critically analysed using relevant theories, models and frameworks from the chosen topic/s. The assignment should be clearly expressed, legible with accurate spelling and grammar, its structure...
References: in the APA format.
Excellent presentation, spelling and grammar. APA referencing used throughout the main text.
Note: For those assessments or partial assessments based on calculation, multiple choice etc. Marks will be gained on an accumulative basis. In these cases, marks allocated to each section will be made clear.
Students must retain an electronic copy of this assignment and it must be made available within 24 hours of them requesting it be submitted.
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