Reference no: EM131002778 , Length: 2500 Words
his Essay assignment requires you to find at least five quality sources which report on a particular aspect or theme of negotiation or conflict resolution research and to critically review their findings. Please check requirement.
Written assignment Description- This assignment provides students with an opportunity to research and analyse a significant issue related tonegotiation, advocacy and mediation as conflict resolution processes.They engage in critical thinking and use effective written communication skills.
Much has been written about negotiation, advocacy and mediation but often the ‘scientific' evidence to support the analysis has been sketchy.
This assignment requires you to find at least five quality sources which report on a particular aspect or theme of negotiation or conflict resolution research and to critically review their findings.
Written as an ESSAY, the assignment should be organised around an:
Introduction: The area or theme selected should be broadly described (defined?) with a brief overview provided.
Body: Organise the literature into logical streams related to your topic area. Within each of these areas summarise what the literature says. Be sure to indicate whether the information you are drawing on is based on empirical data, theoretical propositions, or, if it occurs, draws on the opinion of the author. Be sure to use structured paragraphs which should include: a topic sentence, citations of evidence, examples and discussion.
Conclusions: This is where you draw all the information together. Make sure your conclusions regarding the topic and the available literature, are organised in a logical order. Be sure that you justify your conclusions from the literature.
Suitable themes include the impact of gender on negotiation [see, for example, Fells (2012: 18-19)], personality [see, for example, Fells (2012: 16-17)], cultural difference [see, for example, Lewicki, Barry and Saunders (2010:460-465)], power and e-negotiations.
Length 2500 words(excluding references)+/- 10%
Your assignment will be marked on the following criteria:
• Key elements of the topic are identified, relevant and justified;
• Critical analysis of issues using appropriate theories, concepts and methods;
• Demonstrated ability to identify, select and use essential readings;
• The presentation of a logically, clearly and concisely developed conclusion.
• Correct referencing and clarity of expression
Referencing style- APA 6threferencing style be followed. Also provide in-text references in the body part of essay.