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Organisational Behaviour and Management Assessment
The aims of this assignment are to assist you to
? learn about yourself from your life experiences and
? apply theory to your life experiences.
The assignment has three parts.
Part 1 - The incident Part 1 of the assignment - titled ‘The incident' - asks you to write up an incident from your life which relates to one or more of the theories covered in Module 09 Conflict, power and politics. This section of your assignment is to be written up 'objectively' as a kind of case study in which you detail what you said, did and thought at each point of this incident as the incident unfolded. Part 1 of the assignment is to be 500 words (+/- 10% allowance of the word count) in length and is worth 30% of the marks for this assignment. (For additional guidelines on how to write up your incident refer to Lecture 02.01 and Tutorial 02.01).
Part 2 -Personal reflections on the incident The second part of the assignment - titled ‘Personal reflections' - asks you to engage in a more personal and introspective form of reflection on the incident your wrote up. You are asked to identify some new insights into yourself. Specifically you are asked to identify previously unidentified personal strengths of yours that are worth cultivating and or previously Organisational Behaviour and Management Assessment unidentified (and possibly unhelpful) assumptions you have made that relate to for example your approach to workplace power, workplace politics and or workplace conflicts. Part 2 of the assignment is to be 300 words (10% +/-allowance on the word count) in length and is worth 20% of the marks available for this paper. (For additional guidelines on how to write up your personal reflection on the incident refer to Lecture 02.02 and Tutorial 02.02).
Part 3 -Applying theory to the incident The third part of this assignment - titled ‘Applying theory to the incident' - asks you to briefly respond to 5 questions about theory on workplace power, workplace politics and or workplace conflicts. Answering these questions will prepare you to then write a 300 word paper in which you apply theory about workplace power or workplace politics and or workplace conflicts to your incident.
There is no word length specified for the responses to questions 1 - 5 although each response should be brief, no more than a couple of sentences each. The short answer component of this part of the assignment is to be 300 words (+/- 10% allowance of the word count) in length. Part 3 of this assignment is worth 50% of the marks for this assignment. (For additional guidelines on how to apply theory to a scenario refer to Lecture 03.01 and Tutorial 03.01).