You should be able to:
Appreciate the different management theory and practice from the era of scientific management to contingency theory.
Demonstrate knowledge of the underlying concepts and principles related to entrepreneurial and management activities.
This assignment represents 30% of the total INCOURSE marks for this subject.
The deliverables are:
A report of 2,000 words
You should state the number of words used on the cover of the assignment. You may include diagrams or figures, reference and bibliography lists and any appendices without word penalty. The standard sliding scale of penalties for excess length will be imposed as follows:
|1 -10% excess |no penalty |
|11-20% excess |3 marks reduction |
|21-30% excess |6 marks reduction |
|31-40% excess |9 marks reduction |
The report must follow the standard academic format:
• Font type: Times New Roman • Font size: 12 pts • Line spacing : 1.5
You are required to CHOOSE any organisation that you are interested in.
Examine any theories of management discussed in the course and explain their application within an organisation of your choice. You can select any of the following:- i. Classical Viewpoint - scientific management - bureaucratic management - administrative management ii. Behavioural Viewpoint - Hawthorne studies - human relations movement - behavioural science approach iii. Quantitative Viewpoint - management science - operations management - management information systems iv. Contemporary Viewpoint - systems theory - contingency theory