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This is an individual assessment task in which students will examine critical issues related to business and management context. The objective is to gain greater understanding of the contextual factors internal to a business that impact on a business or organisation and its business decision making.
The format of the assessment is an essay of 1200 words.
Students are to demonstrate knowledge of the subject matter by:
- Defining key terms and utilising the theories and concepts presented in topics 1-5
- Ability to explain major domestic and international contextual factors and how they affect business structures and strategy.
- Demonstrating a breadth and quality of research by using a minimum of 12 academic sources.
- Correctly using of the APA in text referencing system to correctly citing academic sources.
These are the minimum requirements. Students should note that satisfactorily meeting the minimum requirements will typically result in the minimum pass grade being awarded.
Topic 1 - The emergence of the organisation
Topic 2 - The impact of environmental forces on organisations
Topic 3 - Risks confronting the firm
Topic 4 - Organisation and business practices
Topic 5 - The functions of a diverse range of firms