Faculty of Creative Industries & Business
Department of Management& Marketing
Bachelor of Business
BSNS 5390: Managing in Organisations
Assignment Two: Individual
Semester: Semester One , 2012
Date issued: 01 March 2012
Due date and time:
5.30pm Thursday 14 June in Assignment Drop box
10.00pm on Wednesday 13 June to Turnitin
This piece of work examines workforce diversity in terms of male and female or gender bias and also studies the workplace entitlements for an employee such as leave for maternity, childcare leaves etc. which is mostly applicable in case of female workers and thereby the industries are seeing lesser female workforce as compared to male ones. The writing also scrutinizes on issues relating to equality if could be achieved in terms of ratio of men and women on work. There can be efforts to minimize work entitlement bias and this may help lower the burden on women workers and will also motivate men workers to indulge more in home or family affairs.
you are required to write a 1500 word essay on any one of the following topics:
• the professionalisation of management
• key thinkers in political economy
• emotional work
BUHRM 5912 Human Resource Management
Semester 1, 2012
Assessment Task No. 1 Essay (Worth 20%)
Student Name: Student ID No.:
Demonstrated understanding of the HRM topic (4 marks)
demonstrated understanding of the necessary
Quality and completeness of the analysis and discussion (6
interpreted the instruction/question appropriately.
the introduction is appropriate to the type and format of
response and clearly outlines the focus.
the body of the response is well structured, with coherent and
logical development of key ideas in appropriate
the conclusion is appropriate to type and format of the
response, successfully summarising the key
Ability to analyse critical incidents and to apply HRM solutions
demonstrated the ability to analyse critical incidents
demonstrated ability to apply HRM solutions
Written expression & Correct presentation (format, completed
and signed cover page, word count, line spacing, spell check
etc.), and clarity of expression (2 marks)
the writing style is appropriate to the task.
the writing is fluent, exhibiting grammatically correct sentences
that are appropriately punctuated.
there are no spelling or typing errors and due regard is given to
rules of capitalisation and abbreviation, etc.
key ideas from the literature are effectively paraphrased and
cited, and direct quotes are appropriately incorporated
the response conforms to the appropriate style guide advice
and the requirements of the specified format (font, margins etc)
Evidence of appropriate reading & research (academic and
other relevant journals, text and reference books), Use of intext
Guide to Assignment Three
Word Limit: 1500 words + 4Reference
A. THE ESSAY QUESTION
During this semester, many organisational behaviour topics are introduced in this course (for example, rationalisation, teams, motivation, emotions, perception, power, change, and so on). You are to select ONE topic only (either Topics 6 or Topic 8):
IT IS A REFLECTIVE JOURNAL.
On the top of each journal, clearly mention the topic AND the word count, journal will comprise of three sections:
1. Explain: In this section, student do a brief analysis of the “Prescribed Reading” for the week. This is not a ‘cut and paste’ job from lecture notes and prescribed reading but expressing in the ‘student’s own words’, the key elements of the topic(s) covered and how they integrate with each other.
Learning Task 1: Individual Written Assignment
Length 1,500 words
The objective of this assignment is for students to develop a comprehensive understanding of an HRM topic. It is also designed to teach students how to write University essays. Choose one of the following topics to research and write your essay: