Leadership and Management

Assignment 2: Leadership and Management
Compare and contrast essay of leadership
Talk about similarities and then talk about the differences.
In terms of decision- making? Philosophy in leadership how to promote people to come out in management ability to communicate…
Develop an opinion whether you agree with this way of work
Discuss an opinion and arguments are validated. Critically analyse your personal opinions in these two things.
Hard copy, print out coversheet and soft copy
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Due Date: 5pm wednesday 17/12/14
Estimated return date: Friday 16/1/15
Word limit: 3,500 – 4,000 words
Value: 30%
Details of task:
According to the renowned management academic Peter Drucker, “management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.”
What did he mean and, based on academic sources, do you agree or disagree?
Your essay is expected to:
• Demonstrate evidence of research and an ability to critically analyse
• Provide evidence of an ability to demonstrate linkages between theoretical argument and practical application
• Illustrate a well-developed argument and a logical structure
• Demonstrate an argument based on reading and analysis of academic references
• Answer the question succinctly and cogently
• Formulate a conclusion or opinion based on secondary research
• Be presented according to academic conventions of correct referencing
• According to the renowned management academic Peter Drucker, “management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.”
What did he mean and, based on academic sources, do you agree or disagree?
Assignment Presentation Requirements:
Please see separate section for this in the unit guide
12 fonts Arial
No PDF
Both printed and electronic, staple
Single sided print
20 references APA
Criterion HD D C P F Comments
Presentation & style
1. Organisation of discussion/argument
(5 Marks)
Shows a polished & imaginative approach to the topic. (4-5) Carefully & logically organised
(3.5 4) Shows organisation & coherence
(3 3.5) Shows some attempt to organise in a logical manner
(2.5 3) Disorganised; incoherent
( 2.5)
2. Clarity of Expression (i.e. accuracy, spelling, grammar, punctuation)
(10 Marks) Fluent writing style appropriate to assignment. Grammar & spelling accurate. (8-10) Language fluent
Grammar & spelling accurate
(7 8) Language mainly fluent. Grammar & spelling mainly accurate
(6 7) Meaning apparent, but language not always fluent. Grammar &/or spelling contains errors. (5 6) Meaning unclear and/or grammar and/or spelling contain frequent errors,
( 5)
Conforming to instructions
3. Follows instructions (presentation/format etc.)
(5 Marks)
Work as been submitted within as required in Unit Guide and/or outlined on Blackboard. 2.5 margins on left side of page with double spacing between lines. Document labelled correctly. Header includes: ID, Assessment number; Footer includes: Date of submission; page number. Word count within + or – 10% of specified limit – (3 5) Deviates slightly from the required parameters
(2.5 3) Deviates significantly from the required parameters.
( 2.5)
4. Effectively addressed the topic as required in Unit Guide for change management
(10 Marks) Has addressed the purpose of the assignment comprehensively & imaginatively
(8-10) Has addressed purpose of the assignment coherently & with some attempt to demonstrate imagination
(7 8) Has addressed the main purpose of the assignment
(6 7) Some of the work is focused on the aims & themes of the assignment
(5 6) Fails to address the task as required
( 5)
5. Referencing follows current APA Style 6th Edition re format
(5 Marks) Referencing is consistently accurate (both in-text citations & reference list)
(4 5) Minor referencing errors
(3.5 4) Referencing is mainly accurate with a number of errors
(3 3.5) Some attempt at referencing – many errors.
(2.5 3) Referencing is absent or extremely poor and/or unsystematic.
( 2.5)
Content & Knowledge
6. Introduction follows academic writing requirements & topic requirements
(15 marks) Imaginative introduction capturing readers’ attention & inviting them to read further. Define the scope & context of the paper. Outlines key issues to be addressed in main part of essay. (12 15) Interesting introduction to topic. Define scope & context of paper. Appropriate length.
(10.5 12) States the topic. Defines the scope & context of paper. Appropriate length.
(9 10.5) Follows assignment question too closely. Too long or too short. Some material in introduction belongs in main essay.
(7.5 9) Rambling & unfocused or no introduction (or incomplete)
( 7.5)
9. Conclusion: should address the most relevant of the following concepts: restates the original question and/or discusses why it is difficult to arrive at a definitive answer to the question posed; and/or raises other questions that could be considered in future (10 marks) Analytical and clear conclusion well grounded in literature discussed in the main part of the essay but stated in own words (as per this criteria)..
(8-10) Good development show in the summary of key points and ideas that were included in the body of the essay and based on the literature cited.
(7 8) Evidence of conclusion grounded in the literature used.
(6 7) Limited evidence of conclusion based on literature. Introduces new ideas not discussed in the body of the essay.
(5 6) Unsubstantiated conclusion, or no conclusion at all.
( 5)
Total 100 marks See below for final grading calculation
Detailed Feedback (as per marking grid criteria and detailed guides in Unit Guide and on Blackboard)
Presentation and Style
1. Organisation of discussion/argument (Should show a polished and imaginative approach to the topic)
2. Clarity of expression (i.e accuracy, spelling, grammar, punctuation): Should demonstrate fluent writing style appropriate to assignment. Grammar & spelling accurate.
Conforming to Instructions
3. Follows instructions: (submitted as per instructions in Unit Guide re format of document, margins etc, document labelled correctly including headers & footers; correct word count (appendices excluded); no extra “beautification”; submitted assignment on time)
4. Effectively addressed the topic as required Has addressed the purpose of the assignment comprehensively & imaginatively
5. Referencing follows the APA Referencing Style (6th edition) re format: (All references are cited consistently with these rules – both in-text and in the reference list)
Content and Knowledge
6. Introduction (as per all university essays but must include the issues as per guide to this literature review): (Imaginative introduction capturing readers’ attention & inviting them to read further. Define the scope & context of the paper. Outlines key issues to be addressed in main part of essay).
7. Demonstrates required understanding and knowledge of the topic. Application of ideas from the literature (Comprehensive/ detailed knowledge & awareness of conditional nature of knowledge. Follows up on points raised in introduction. Sophisticated analysis. Excellent balance between analysis & description. Literature or any material included in appendices, has been fully analysed, applied and discussed. Uses own words to discuss ideas from the literature. Minimal use of direct quotations.
8. Use of literature & evidence of reading. Use of scholarly articles (i.e. peer-reviewed journals published in last 5-7 years – if older references used, there are only a few & student defends their use adequately). Has developed and justified ideas based on a large number, high quality & wide range of academic sources. Minimal reliance of internet sources. No evidence of plagiarism.
9. Conclusion: should address the most relevant of the following concepts: restates the original question and/or discusses why it is difficult to arrive at a definitive answer to the question posed; and/or raises other questions that could be considered in future; and/or suggests other approaches that could be adopted in investigating the question; and/or makes a prediction about what will happen to the phenomenon under investigation; and/or makes appropriate recommendation[s]. (Analytical and clear conclusion well grounded in literature discussed in the main part of the essay but stated in own words (as per this criteria). Introduces no new ideas. Addresses the most relevant concepts for the topic. Implications and/or recomm