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REFLECTIVE REVIEW: M6.02

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TASK 1 To be delivered by the end of the module
Identify and critically review an influential theory or model of best practice widely used by managers and leaders that is relevant to your role

TASK 2 To be delivered after placement
Undertake research to inform your own leadership and management practice.

The 'nominal' word count for this reflective review is 3,000 words; the suggested range is between 2,000 and 4,000 words. Check your assignment carefully prior to submission using the assessment criteria.

Please use the headings shown below when writing up your Assignment Assessment Criteria
Context
Briefly describe your organisation and what it does.
(min 5 marks required from 10 available)

• Context of assignment is

Think critically and conduct research in relation to leadership and management practice

• Critically review an influential theory or model of best practice widely used by managers and leaders that is relevant to your own role.

You should review the theory or model of best practice in depth, analysing the position of the source, key perspectives, propositions and/or assumptions and the contextual relevance. Formulate your own hypothesis and make conclusions linking these to your own role.

• Undertake research that is relevant to your own role to inform own management and leadership practice.

You need to consider the conclusions made in relation to your own role. Select at least one of these conclusions and investigate further to gain additional knowledge and understanding. Use the additional knowledge and understanding gained to inform your own leadership and management practice. (min 45 marks required from 90 available)

• An influential theory or model of best practice widely...