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Assessment Information COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA Copyright Regulations 1969 This material has been reproduced and communicated to you by or on behalf of Kaplan Business School pursuant to Part VB of the Copyright Act 1968 (‘Act’). The material in this communication may be subject to copyright under the Act. Any further reproduction or communication of this material by you may be the subject of copyright protection under the Act. Kaplan Business School is a part of Kaplan Inc., a leading global provider of educational services. Kaplan Business School Pty Ltd ABN 86 098 181 947 is a registered higher education provider CRICOS Provider Code 02426B. Assessment Information Subject Code: GB600 Subject Name: Leadership Strategies for a Changing World. Assessment Title: Individual – Leadership Development Strategy Weighting: 30% Total Marks: 30 Word Limit: 3000 words Due Date: Exact date: Week 12 (Sunday 9th October, 2016 at 11:55pm) . Assessment Description .. Description: Based on your research into a company that you have chosen to analyse, outline, investigate and evaluate the current leadership strategy that the company is using to achieve its key strategic goals. You will need to research current theories and practices from literature as they relate to leadership. This research should be used to provide evidence that supports your evaluation and recommendations. Your report should: • Outline what is meant by a ‘leadership strategy’. • Outline the core elements of a well-developed leadership strategy (e.g., talent acquisition, talent sustainability, leadership practices). • Review the company’s business strategy and its implications for leadership requirements. • Outline and describe a ‘leadership strategy’ that would support the company to achieve its strategic goals over the coming 5 years. The report requires: • The use of information from the selected organisation. • The use of models/frameworks in the construction of a relevant leadership strategy. • A range of references that should demonstrate breadth and depth of research. • An ability to utilise the wider literature in constructing the framework for this assignment. • The display of critical evaluation and diagnostic skills in the choice of the data included. • The display of critical evaluation in the choice of the information sources used. • Appropriate and accurate use of the Harvard Referencing System. You must use a minimum of 20 references: • Textbooks: The prescribed text and at least 6 other books. • At least 8 academic journal articles (found using EBSCO, Emerald, ABI/Proquest, Science Direct, Informit, PsychInfo etc.). • 3 other sources of your choice: Blog, newspaper, magazine or other Internet source. • 1 + reference may be general Internet based sources. • Wikipedia is not to be used and does not count as an academic reference. Feedback: Comments and a mark will be returned to you within two weeks of submission using the feedback form belowAssessment Information COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA Copyright Regulations 1969 This material has been reproduced and communicated to you by or on behalf of Kaplan Business School pursuant to Part VB of the Copyright Act 1968 (‘Act’). The material in this communication may be subject to copyright under the Act. Any further reproduction or communication of this material by you may be the subject of copyright protection under the Act. Kaplan Business School is a part of Kaplan Inc., a leading global provider of educational services. Kaplan Business School Pty Ltd ABN 86 098 181 947 is a registered higher education provider CRICOS Provider Code 02426B. Assessment Marking Rubric Evaluative criteria Levels of achievement Outstanding High Sound Limited Selection of company and situational overview • Full and skilful evaluation of the issues that are affecting the company and driving it to employ its current strategy and activity. •Excellent and logically developed discussion on how the mission and vision of the company will affect the various stakeholders of the organisation. • Excellent and skilful integration of substantial research to support discussion implications of mission and vision • Full and logical evaluation of the issues that are affecting the company and driving it to employ its current strategy and activity. • Clear reasoned discussion on how the mission and vision of the company will affect the various stakeholders of the organisation. • Good evidence of wider research to support analysis • Adequate evaluation of the issues that are affecting the company and driving it to employ its current strategy and activity. • Adequate discussion on how the mission and vision of the company will affect the various stakeholders of the organisation. • Adequate evidence of wider research to support analysis • Poor or no evaluation of the issues that are affecting the company and driving it to employ its current strategy and activity.. • Poor or no discussion on how the mission and vision of the company will affect the various stakeholders of the organisation. • Little or no evidence of wider research to support analysis (Range: 4 marks) Identification of Strategic Leadership issues • Full and skilful analysis of the organisation’s strategic leadership issues. • Excellent and skilful identification and evaluation of all key leadership issues arising from the strategic analysis •Full analysis the organisation’s strategic leadership issues. • Good identification and evaluation of all key leadership issues arising from the strategic analysis. • Adequate analysis of the organisation’s strategic leadership issues. • Adequate identification and evaluation of all key leadership issues arising from the strategic analysis. • Poor or no analysis of the organisation’s strategic leadership issues. • Poor or identification and evaluation of all key leadership issues arising from the strategic analysis (6 marks) Development of leadership strategy (14 marks) • Full and skilful articulation of the role and specific elements of a leadership strategy. • Full and skilful explanation of the strategic importance of the leadership plan and its components. • Full and specific explanation of leadership strategy objectives and their proposed outcomes. • Robust discussion of the specific leadership activities to be undertaken and how they will be carried out. • Substantial evidence of wider research to support •Full articulation of the role and specific elements of a leadership strategy. • Full explanation of the strategic importance of the leadership plan and its components. • Complete explanation of leadership strategy objectives and their proposed outcomes. • Clear discussion of the specific leadership activities to be undertaken and how they will be carried out. • Substantial evidence of research which may lack breadth to support analysis •Adequate articulation of the role and specific elements of a leadership strategy. •Adequate explanation of the strategic importance of the leadership plan and its components. • Adequate explanation of leadership strategy objectives and their proposed outcomes. • Adequate discussion of the specific leadership activities to be undertaken and how they will be carried out. • Some evidence of wider research to support analysis •Poor or no articulation of the role and specific elements of a leadership strategy. • Poor or no explanation of the strategic importance of the leadership plan and its components. • Poor or no explanation of leadership strategy objectives and their proposed outcomes. • Poor or no discussion of the specific leadership activities to be undertaken and no or little explanation of how they will be carried out. • No evidence of research. Structure, format and referencing • Well constructed, presented and integrated report with clear and logical str
ucture and organisation. Makes no errors in grammar, mechanics and/or spelling. Adheres to the word limit. Accurately applies Harvard referencing standard. • Well constructed report with clear and logical structure and organisation. Makes no errors in grammar, mechanics and/or spelling. Adheres to the word limit. Accurately applies Harvard referencing standard. • Well constructed report with clear structure and organisation. Makes a few minor errors in grammar, mechanics and/or spelling. Adheres to the word limit. Accurately applies Harvard referencing standard. • Poor report structure and organisation. Makes numerous errors in grammar, mechanics and/or spelling that interfere with reader understanding. Doesn’t adhere to the word limit. Harvard referencing standard not, or often not, applied.Assessment Information COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA Copyright Regulations 1969 This material has been reproduced and communicated to you by or on behalf of Kaplan Business School pursuant to Part VB of the Copyright Act 1968 (‘Act’). The material in this communication may be subject to copyright under the Act. Any further reproduction or communication of this material by you may be the subject of copyright protection under the Act. Kaplan Business School is a part of Kaplan Inc., a leading global provider of educational services. Kaplan Business School Pty Ltd ABN 86 098 181 947 is a registered higher education provider CRICOS Provider Code 02426B. (6 marks) Total marks: 30

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