Corporate social responsibility

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Introduction

QUT is the leading university in Australia aims at offering education that enable graduates to face the contemporary challenges. As a part of helping students attain best education, the university runs the Learning Potential Fund to provide scholarships. About 78% of the funding for LPF comes from staff donation. However, there has been donor fatigue and staff contribution to LPF has dwindled. The program aims at increase staff contribution from 16% to 25% in the next two years. Corporate Social Responsibility is one way through which the program can be improved the image of the university is improved. CSR will enhance donor engagement.

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Description

Assessment Item No. 2 Literature Review
Length: 3,000 word limit
Weight: 30% (20% = 2000 words Group component & 10% = 1000 words individual
component)  each student writes and submits 1000 words individually and the
group together writes and submits 2000 words
Students review a range of high quality academic and professional sources demonstrating a clear
and thorough understanding of the direct link between these sources and the related industry
challenge. They are also expected to summarise and consolidate the literature including the gaps
in and / or limitations of the research sources.
Academic/Industry Literature Review
o A background summary on your selected topic should refer to an initial literature review of
relevant sources, both academic, industry and news media, indicating various perspectives on
your project challenge and identifying important authors, articles, competing organisations
and their products.
o Demonstrate an understanding of the key themes in your topic. Discuss key models/theory
with a directive as to what will be discussed in Assessment 3: FinalReport – Project Solution
o Clearly identify and highlight the current context your Final Project Report will be positioned
in. I.e., industry context, product and/or product portfolio under investigation, project
challenge, link to academic theories.
Individual component:
o Students need to each research a distinct part of the literature identified (1000 words –
10%). It is the students’ responsibility to allocate responsibilities to their group members.
Group component:
o The group will demonstrate a clear and thorough understanding of the relationship between
the sources identified and the related industry challenge. They are also expected to
summarise and consolidate the literature including the gaps in and / or limitations of the
research sources. Each student will provide a brief account of the information sources they
individually reviewed.
This is the checklist for the Literature Review:
o Only submit a file in a pdf or Microsoft Word format
o Use 1.5 spacing, a readable font (Arial or Calibri) and 2.5cm margins (top, bottom, left,
right)
o The word limit is for the main part of the literature review and not for the appendix or
the list of references.
o Include your word count (excluding appendix & references) on the cover page of the
assignment.
o There is no limit on the length of the appendix
o Use APA6.0 referencing style throughout the document.
o Wikipedia, CIA Factbook and other similar sources are not to be referenced in this
assignment.
o Keep backup electronic copies of your assignment & of the submission receipt.

Assessment Two: Literature Review CRA(30%) – max. 3,000 words (2000 group/1000 individual)
Group number:_____Student name & number:___________________________________________________________________________
Grade 7 6 5 4 3-2-1
Literature Review – Individual
Review of industry and/or
academic literature.
30%

You clearly demonstrate a
strong understanding of the
key issues and the industry
relevance. You provide a
broad range of appropriate
citations from industry and/or
academic publications.

You demonstrate an
understanding of the key
issues and the industry
relevance. You provide a
range of appropriate citations
from industry and/or
academic publications.

You demonstrate some
understanding of the key
issues and the industry
relevance. You provide
some citations from
industry and/or academic
publications.

You demonstrate some
understanding of the key
issues and the industry
relevance. You attempt to
provide citations from industry
and/or academic publications.

You fail to demonstrate
key issues and the
industry relevance. You
fail to provide
appropriate citations
from industry and/or
academic publications.
30-25.5 25-22.5 22-19.5 19-15 14.5 – 0

Literature Review – Group
Consolidation of
literature review & link
to industry challenge
60%

You and your group use a
judicious selection of
academic/industry sources to
examine the topic; you critically
evaluate the key issues and use
these to provide insight as to
how the industry partner may
benefit

You and your group use a
selection of academic/
industry sources to review
your topic. You analyse the
key issues and argue how the
industry partner may benefit

You and your group discuss
your topic and, drawing on
academic/industry research,
propose key links to how the
industry partner may benefit.
Key issues are also identified.

You and your group outline
your topic and make some
links to how the industry
partner may benefit. You
attempt to justify your
assertions but your work may
lack adequate academic/
industry support.

You and your group do
not progress the
discussion of topic and/or
the industry partner’s
benefits. Key issues are
not identified. Your
academic/industry
research to support the
topic too limited.
60-51 50.5-45 44.5-39 38.5-30 29.5-0

Communication
Presentation
10%

You and your group organise
content clearly and make no
technical errors. Appropriate
referencing. Free of
grammatical errors. You
follow the instructions
outlined in the workbook
clearly.

You and your group organise
content clearly and make few
technical errors. Generally
appropriate referencing. Few
grammatical errors. You follow
the instructions outlined in
the workbook.

You and your group generally
organise content well but make
some technical and
grammatical errors, such as
spelling, referencing and/or
layout. You follow the
instructions outlined in the
workbook to a degree.

You and your group organise
content in a manner that may
be difficult for the reader to
follow at times. A number of
technical and grammatical
errorsthroughout. You
somewhat follow the
instructions outlined in the
workbook.

You and your group
present content in an
incoherent way and make
frequent technical errors
throughout paper. You
don’t follow the
instructions outlined in
the workbook.

10-8.5 8.4-7.5 7.4-6.5 6.4-5 4.9- – 0