The Team That Wasn’t (HBR Case Study)

Weighting: 35%
Length: Report (1,000 words) + reflection on teamwork (300 words) (exclude reference list)
Aims and objectives:
This assessment targets the development of students’ analytical, problem-solving, research and reflective skills. This assessment expects students to:
Answer the brief (the question posed in the case study).
Demonstrate an understanding of teamwork and the challenges and opportunities it presents for managers and team members.
Demonstrate ability to find solutions to an identified problem.
Reflect on their own experiences of teamwork.
Report should include:

• A title page and cover sheet.

• Introduction.

• Body (headings which reflect contents of each section).

• Conclusion.

• A reference list.

• Reflective statement.

A marking guide for this assignment will be posted on iLearn in week 6.

Submission Details: All students must submit their reports electronically through Turnitin using the link on iLearn, and in hard copy to BESS (E4B 106) by 4.00pm on the due date.
Hard copies must be identical to the electronic version submitted.
Late submissions: Late reports must also be submitted through Turnitin and a hard copy should be submitted to BESS in building E4B to be date stamped and forwarded to your tutor for marking. No extensions will be granted. There will be a deduction of 20% of the total available marks (i.e. 7 marks) made from the total awarded mark for each 24 hour period or part thereof that the submission is late (for example, 25 hours late in submission incurs a 40% or 14 marks penalty). This penalty does not apply for cases in which an application for disruption to studies (DTS) is made and approved. No submission will be accepted after feedback have been posted/given in lectures/classes.
This Assessment Task relates to the following Learning Outcomes:
Describe and apply fundamental management theories and concepts to business operation.
Critically examine organisational and management practices.
Analyse management challenges, problems and issues and construct practical solutions.
Evaluate the purpose and value of teamwork and working collaboratively.


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