|Course/Programme:||BA (Hons) Business Studies with Foundation|
|Level: Foundation Year 0 (Level 0) Year 2 Level 4 Year 3 Level 5 Year 4 Level 6||Foundation Year 0 (Level 0)|
|Module Title:||Context of Business|
|Module Leader:||Guru Srinivasan|
|Assignment title:||Context of Business|
|Weighting:||100% of overall module grade|
|Date given out:||September 201|
|Submission date:||15th November 2021|
|For late submission, please check CCCU Taught regulation (page 28 on late submission) and Extenuating Policy:||CCCU Taught regulation|
CCCU Extenuating Circumstances Policy
|Method of submission:||Online only||Online and paper copy|
|Special instructions for submission (if any):|
|Date for results and feedback (please note the final grade is subject to the main CCCU assessment Board)|
|Learning outcomes assessed:||1. Understand the dynamic and changing nature of business and the consideration of the future of organisations within the global business environment|
|2. Identify the need for individuals and organisations to manage responsibly and sustainably and behave ethically in relation to social, cultural, economic and environmental issues|
|3. Discuss leadership, management and development of people|
|4. Discuss the development of appropriate policies and strategies within a changing environment to meet stakeholder interests|
The penalty to be applied to late course work, which will include course work where the work is graded on a pass/fail basis and it is possible to give a numerical mark, will be 5 per cent (of the eligible marks) per day, for up to seven days, after which a mark of 0 will be recorded.
Businesses employ number of strategies to gain competitive advantage over their competitors. Many times the outcome is influenced by the strategies of their competitors, changes in the business environment and ability of the leadership influences the businesses’ strategy and response. There is also increasing importance of CSR is also influencing business like never seen before.
Assessment Task Description
For this assignment, you are required to select any company from the list given below (Focus only on their UK operations) and perform the following tasks.
Goleman, D, “Leadership that gets results”, Harvard Business Review, March-April2000 p 82-83
3000 words Maximum
Format and Layout
Please note the following when completing your written assignment:
The use of a range of information sources is expected – academic books, peer reviewed journal articles, professional articles, press releases and newspaper articles, reliable statistics, company annual reports and other company information. All referencing should be in Harvard style.
Please refer to CCCU General Assessment Grading Criteria and rubric