Managing Organisations in a Global Environment

Assessment Details and Submission Guidelines
TrimesterT1 2020
Unit CodeHI6005
Unit TitleManaging Organisations in a Global Environment
Assessment TypeIndividual Assignment
This is strictly required to be your own original work. Plagiarism will be penalised.
Students are required to apply the theories and knowledge derived from the unit
materials, demonstrate critical analysis and provide a considered and
comprehensive evaluation.
Assessment TitleTutorial Question Assignment 2
Purpose of
the assessment
and linkage to
Student is required to answer 5 questions from the pre-recorded tutorial questions
every week from Week 7 to Week 11.
The following Unit Learning Outcomes is applicable to this assessment:
– Analyse complex problems relating to Management and Organisations
and their impact on the business.
– Comprehend how businesses benefit from understanding the role of
Management in organisations.
– Synthesise theoretical and practical knowledge of management of global
organisations, develop an in-depth understanding of the theories and
practical knowledge necessary for managers to formulate appropriate
Total Marks50 Marks
Word limitThe word limited is 300 words for each question.
Due DateWeek 12 – Friday 11:59 PM (Midnight)
[Late submission penalties accrue at the rate of -5% per day]
• All work must be submitted on Blackboard by the due date along with a
completed Assignment Cover Page.
• The assignment must be in MS Word format, 1.5 spacing, 12-pt Arial font and
2 cm margins on all four sides of your page with appropriate section headings
and page numbers.
• Reference sources must be cited in the text of the report, and listed
appropriately at the end in a reference list, all using Harvard referencing style.

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Assignment Specifications
This individual assignment is an opportunity for students to demonstrate their understanding of
Organisational Behaviour in a Global context.
Answer All FIVE (5) of the following questions. The questions come from the pre-recorded tutorial
questions from Week 7 to Week 11.
1. From Week 7 Pre Recorded Case Study (10 marks)
(a) Describe rational decision making. (4 marks)
(b) Cite 3 reasons for and 3 reasons against rebuilding Greensburg as a “green town.” (6 marks)
2. From week 8 Pre Recorded Case Study (10 marks)
(a) What is horizontal communication? (6 marks)
(b) How is the horizontal form of communication more prominent in Intermountain Healthcare? (4
3. From Week 9 Pre Recorded Case Study (10 marks)
(a) Where does Hewitt’s leadership fall on the Managerial Grid discussed in the chapter? (5 marks)
(b) What deficiencies or shortcomings would you identify in Hewitt’s leadership? (5 marks)
4. From Week 10 Pre Recorded Case Study (10 marks)
(a) Based on this case study, what issues with China-based suppliers require Numi’s managers to
use influence and persuasion tactics? (4 marks)
(b) How does Numi get suppliers to comply with its policies? (6 marks)
5. From Week 11 Pre Recorded Case Study (10 marks)
(a) Does Honest Tea have more of an organic or mechanistic structure? (4 marks)
(b) How can you tell (Justify)? (6 marks)
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Submission Directions
The assignment has to be submitted via Blackboard. Each student will be permitted one submission
to Blackboard only. Each student needs to ensure that the document submitted is the correct one.
Academic Integrity
Academic honesty is highly valued at Holmes Institute. Students must always submit work that
represents their original words or ideas. If any words or ideas used in a class posting or assignment
submission do not represent the student’s original words or ideas, the student must cite all relevant
sources and make clear the extent to which such sources were used. Written assignments that
include material similar to course reading materials or other sources should include a citation
including source, author, and page number.
In addition, written assignments that are similar or identical to those of another student in the class
is also a violation of the Holmes Institute’s Academic Conduct and Integrity Policy. The consequence
for a violation of this policy can incur a range of penalties varying from a 50% penalty through to
suspension of enrolment. The penalty would be dependent on the extent of academic misconduct
and the student’s history of academic misconduct issues.
All assessments will be automatically submitted to SelfAssign to assess their originality.
Further Information
For further information and additional learning resources, students should refer to their Discussion
Board for the unit.

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