cummulative assignment

Weight: 40%
Marked out of: 40
Task Description:
This is a cummulative assignment. Students are required to submit on-line prior to their timetabled 1st workshop on each case 2-3 pages as
preparation for the assigned case, using the provided template. These preparations will not be marked individually but they are a requirement for
the marked submission in Week 12. After all 4 case analyses, in Week 12, each student will nominate his/her best preparation for marking (30%) &
will add to the nominated preparation a summary of improvements, filled out in a provided template (10%) based on learning from workshops.
Individual Case Preparation (30% total): In order to maximize learning outcomes, students need to read the assigned case study prior to
workshop and submit on-line written preparation for each case prior to their scheduled workshop, then bring a copy with them to the
workshop as basis for groupwork. The preparation will use the studied MBI analytical framework and cultural dimensions/orientations. Although
discussion of the analysis with other students is encouraged, the preparation has to be written individually. It needs to be submitted on 2-3 pages,
1.5 line-spaced, using the provided template. Late submissions or submissions via e-mail or fellow students will not be accepted.
Summary of Improvements (10% total): In Week 12, students will add to the nominated preparation a summary of proposed improvements. It
needs to be submitted on 1-2 pages, 1.5 line-spaced, using the provided template. Late submissions or submissions via e-mail or fellow students
will not be accepted.
NOTE: The preparation & summary will be marked only if all 4 preparations were submitted prior to the first workshop on each case for which the
student is timetabled (make-up collaborate sessions do not represent an acceptable submission deadline).
Criteria & Marking:
1. Marks (30% total) for the selected preparation will be awarded as follows:
Case introduction (scope 1% + assumptions 1% + limitation 1% + relevant case background 2%) – total 5%
Identification of at least 3 critical management issues (1% each) and key players involved in the critical management issues (2%) – total 5%
Identification of cultural dimensions impacting the 3 critical management issues (use of Kluckhohn & Strodtbeck 2%, use of other cultural models
2%; linking dimensions to issues 2%) – total 6%
Interpretation of the 3 critical management issues from both/all cultural perspectives, using the above dultural dimensions (2% each) – total 6%
Viable solution(s) for the 3 critical management issues justified by appropriate cultural dimensions (2% each) – total 6%
Presentation (formatting, spelling, grammar) 2%
2. Marks for the summary of improvements (10% total), following the same structure as above, will be awarded as follows:
Case introduction – 2%
Identification of at least 3 critical management issues and key players involved in the critical management issues – 2%
Identification of cultural dimensions impacting the 3 critical management issues – 2%
Interpretation of the 3 critical management issues from both/all cultural perspectives – 2%
Viable solution(s) for the 3 critical management issues justified by appropriate cultural dimensions – 2%
Submission: Submitted on-line
This assessment item:
• is a school based activity
• is an individual activity
• does not include a self assessment activity
• does not have a resubmission provision

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Weight: 40%
Marked out of: 40
Task Description:
This is a cummulative assignment. Students are required to submit on-line prior to their timetabled 1st workshop on each case 2-3 pages as
preparation for the assigned case, using the provided template. These preparations will not be marked individually but they are a requirement for
the marked submission in Week 12. After all 4 case analyses, in Week 12, each student will nominate his/her best preparation for marking (30%) &
will add to the nominated preparation a summary of improvements, filled out in a provided template (10%) based on learning from workshops. cummulative assignment.
Individual Case Preparation (30% total): In order to maximize learning outcomes, students need to read the assigned case study prior to
workshop and submit on-line written preparation for each case prior to their scheduled workshop, then bring a copy with them to the
workshop as basis for groupwork. The preparation will use the studied MBI analytical framework and cultural dimensions/orientations. Although
discussion of the analysis with other students is encouraged, the preparation has to be written individually. It needs to be submitted on 2-3 pages,
1.5 line-spaced, using the provided template. Late submissions or submissions via e-mail or fellow students will not be accepted. cummulative assignment.
Summary of Improvements (10% total): In Week 12, students will add to the nominated preparation a summary of proposed improvements. It
needs to be submitted on 1-2 pages, 1.5 line-spaced, using the provided template. Late submissions or submissions via e-mail or fellow students
will not be accepted.
NOTE: The preparation & summary will be marked only if all 4 preparations were submitted prior to the first workshop on each case for which the
student is timetabled (make-up collaborate sessions do not represent an acceptable submission deadline).
Criteria & Marking:
1. Marks (30% total) for the selected preparation will be awarded as follows:
Case introduction (scope 1% + assumptions 1% + limitation 1% + relevant case background 2%) – total 5%
Identification of at least 3 critical management issues (1% each) and key players involved in the critical management issues (2%) – total 5%
Identification of cultural dimensions impacting the 3 critical management issues (use of Kluckhohn & Strodtbeck 2%, use of other cultural models
2%; linking dimensions to issues 2%) – total 6%
Interpretation of the 3 critical management issues from both/all cultural perspectives, using the above dultural dimensions (2% each) – total 6%
Viable solution(s) for the 3 critical management issues justified by appropriate cultural dimensions (2% each) – total 6%
Presentation (formatting, spelling, grammar) 2%
2. Marks for the summary of improvements (10% total), following the same structure as above, will be awarded as follows:
Case introduction – 2%
Identification of at least 3 critical management issues and key players involved in the critical management issues – 2%
Identification of cultural dimensions impacting the 3 critical management issues – 2%
Interpretation of the 3 critical management issues from both/all cultural perspectives – 2%
Viable solution(s) for the 3 critical management issues justified by appropriate cultural dimensions – 2%
Submission: Submitted on-line
This assessment item:
• is a school based activity
• is an individual activity
• does not include a self assessment activity
• does not have a resubmission provision. cummulative assignment.