MMM132 Assignment

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MMM132/MMMP132 Management
Trimester 3, 2014
Assignment 1— Academic Essay (individual work)
Today’s business world is very different to that of past times. What value is there then in teaching today’s students, who will be tomorrow’s managers, the history of management theories? Task:
Write a 2000 word essay in which you discuss and critically evaluate the statement that learning from past management theories is important for managers of the future.

ASSIGNMENT Requirements:
Compulsory assessment task: Students must complete the assessment task for this unit in order to be considered for a pass grade or better. It is therefore compulsory to submit this assignment. Due date: Online submission to MIBT Portal by 1.00 pm on Thursday 18 December 2014. Assessment marks: This assignment is worth 40 marks, which is 40% of your final grade. Word limit: 2000 words (+ or – 10%; excluding in-text citations and reference list). Relevant learning objectives: On completion of this assignment students should be able to: demonstrate a critical understanding of some aspects of the historical evolution of management; critically analyse some of the ongoing and contemporary issues facing managers in organisations; collect, compare and integrate information from different sources; research, summarise and critically assess that information about a management issue. Sources: Students should use a minimum of six (6) articles from academic journals and your prescribed textbook, but NOT Wikipedia or other non-academic sources.

Suggested academic sources to use in this assignment:
Cummings, S & Bridgman T 2011, ‘The Relevant Past: Why the History of Management Should Be Critical for Our Future’, Academy of Management Learning & Education, vol. 10, no. 1, pp 77-93. (Please note you will be asked for a login/ID and a password. Your login/ID is mibt and your password is deakin)

Dwyer, RJ 2005, ‘Formal organizations in contemporary society’, Management Decision, vol. 43, issue 9, pp 1232-1248.

Gibson, J, Chen, W, Henry, E, Humphreys, J & Lian, Y 2013, ‘Examining the work of Mary Parker Follett through the lens of critical biography’, Journal of Management History (1751-1348), vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 441-458.

Hartley, NT 2006, ‘Management history: an umbrella model’ Journal of Management History, vol. 12, issue 3, pp 278-292.

Lemak, DJ 2004, ‘Leading students through the management theory jungle by following the path of the seminal theorists: A paradigmatic approach’, Management Decision, vol. 42, issue 10, pp 1309-1325.

Parker, LD & Ritson, P 2011, ‘Rage, rage against the dying of the light: Lyndall Urwick’s scientific management’, Journal of Management History, vol. 17, issue 4, pp 379-398.

Pryor, MG & Taneja, S 2010, ‘Henri Fayol, practitioner and theoretician – revered and reviled’, Journal of Management History, vol. 16, issue 4, pp 489-503.

Rodrigues, CA 2001, ‘Fayol’s 14 principles of management then and now: a framework for managing today’s organizations effectively’, Management Decision, vol. 39, issue 10, pp 880-889.

Schilling, MA, 2000, ‘Decades ahead of her time: advancing stakeholder theory through the ideas of Mary Parker Follett’, Journal of Management History, vol. 6 issue 5, pp 224-242.

Smith, I & Boyns, T 2005, ‘British management theory and practice: the impact of Fayol’, Management Decision, vol. 43 issue 10, pp 1317-1334.

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