Unit Code :- 5S7V0002
Unit Title :- Critical Management Studies
Assessment Type :- Assignment
Assessment Weighting :- 100% of unit mark
Word/Page Count :- 3,000 words
Assessment Task :- The assignment task is to write an individual essay in the style of an academic journal article. The essay should be based on one of the FOUR topics covered in the unit.
5S7V0002 Critical Management Studies Assignment – UK
Word/Page Count Penalties
There is no penalty for exceeding specified assignment length How ever additional material will be judged as to the value it adds to the assessment. Thus excessive wording could suggest that the submission has not been able to effectively synthesise the information presented negatively impacting on learning out comes.
WHEN IS THE ASSESSMENT?
SUBMISSION DEADLINE :-
RETURN OF MARKS & FEEDBACK
2.MOODLE SUBMISSION GUIDANCE
3.SUBMISSION FEEDBACK POLICY
4.ETHICAL APPROVAL (ETHOS)
6.PERSONAL LEARNING PLANS
BLOCK ASSESSMENT WEEK (details on Moodle)
4 WEEKS AFTER DEADLINE
Please submit your assignment by the submission deadline date You can replace/amend your submission multiple times up until the deadline time to check your similarity score. The score will be displayed immediately. After 3 submissions similarity scores will take 24 hours to display.
You will be offered detailed feedback on your submission based on the marking criteria below. Feedback is personalized and focused on improvement.
If you cannot submit your assessment by the dead line please follow the information HERE on how to submit an Exceptional Factors claim.
If you have a Personal Learning Plan in place please contact your department’s Disability Coordinator to arrange a discussion and agree on a possible deadline extension.
Information about the reassessment brief, submission arrangements and reassessment support will be provided on Moodle.
HOW TO PREPARE AND STRUCTURE YOUR SUBMISSION
Please see marking criteria below for our expectations.
ASSESSMENT DETAILS :-
The unit build on the topic themes from Critical Enquiry for Entrepreneurs and Leaders Each week will be building on the previously studied topics of Neo-liberalism Critical Management Education The Commons and Critical CSR to support your development of academic knowledge on each topic. With in each topic there is set reading to complete each week this is provided at the start of the unit and sign posting is provided in the hand book and Moodle area.
HOW TO PREPARE FOR THE ASSESSMENT
The assignment task is to write a short academic journal article based on one of the four topics. This assessment is an academic theory research informed assessment No element of this assessment is group work.In the tutorials you need to engage in the discussions based on your readings 5% is awarded for your engagement each week in the tutorials (2.5% per tutorial, 20% in total).
This is a brief overview of the whole paper (up to 200 words not in word count – write this last).
You should also include up to 5 keywords. (not in word count)
This should introduce the subject & signpost the structure of the essay You should also write a paragraph that engages with the CMS literature and frames your article through a CMS lens
2.Critical literature review:
This section brings together what other scholars have written about your chosen subject. You should identify who are the key thinkers themes & debates within your chosen subject. Remember this is a critical review which means you should compare & contrast these different ideas rather than just describe them. Make sure you signpost your discussion through out so the reader under stands how each section paragraph relates to the next.
Draw together the whole essay by drawing out the key ideas from your review in order to synthesise your understanding of the subject. End with ideas for further theoretical exploration.
Style (10%) (not in word count). MMU Harvard style.
Tutorial engagement: (20% [4 x 5%]) is awarded based on your contributions to the two tutorials.
We expect a minimum of 10 academic references.
GROUP WORK GUIDELINES
FORMATIVE FEEDBACK & FEED – FORWARD :-
Through out the weekly activities detailed in the unit handbook you will have the opportunity to receive formative feedback and feed-forward on your work and ideas. This will be personalized and focused on your improvement in this unit, and as a steppingstone to your other units in the programme.
The only acceptable referencing style for this assessment is MMU Harvard. A Harvard referencing hand book can be found on the library page of the website,
References are the items you have read and specifically referred to or cited in your assessment sub mission. Do not include a list of everything you read in preparation for writing your submission if you have not referred specifically. Attempt to summarize in your own words another person’s work theories or ideas and then cite your sources. Use quotes to show the difference between the actual words of the writer and your own words and always acknowledge your sources in references.
Using references in reports and essays is the way to avoid accusations of academic misconduct specifically plagiarism.
5S7V0002 Critical Management Studies Assignment – UK
Academic Mis conduct is action that could give you an unfair advantage in course work exams or any other assessed work This may include plagiarism self plagiarism cheating collusion falsification of data contract cheating breaching Exam Regulations or non-compliance with ethics procedures.
If your work is submitted and it is dis covered that you have broken the regulations the piece of work will be awarded zero marks or will be significantly penalised.
Your awarding body will decide which penalty is appropriate Please see further guidance on Academic Integrity and Academic Misconduct Regulations.