Project #154090 - Written Essay Assignment

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Enterprise Leadership 700252 Written Essay Assignment Due Week 6 This task is worth 10 % of your total assessment for the unit DUE DATE: MUST BE SUBMITTED VIA TURN IT IN BY 9am MONDAY 28th November (WEEK 6) HARD COPY TO BE SUBMITTED IN TUTORIAL IN WEEK 6 Write a 1000 (+/-10%) word essay addressing the question below. Using at least THREE (3) scholarly sources, discuss the similarities and differences between management and leadership. What leadership attributes does an entrepreneurial leader display that may not be evident in a traditional leader? Requirements: Read and cite in your essay a minimum of (3) scholarly sources. SUGGESTED READINGS (not mandatory)  Alimo-Metcalfe, B. & Lawler, J. (2001). Leadership Development in UK companies at the beginning of the 21st century: Lessons for the NHS? Journal of Management in Medicine, 15 (5), 387-404.  deMoville, B. (2007). Enterprise Leadership. Organization Development Journal, 25, 83-87.  Edwards, G. Schedlitzki, D. Turnbull, S. & Gill, R (2014). Exploring power assumptions in the leadership and management debate. Leadership and Organizational Development Journal. 36(3), 328-343.  Humala, A. (2015). Leadership towards creativity in virtual work in a start-up context’, Journal of Workplace Learning, 27(6), 426-441.  Mazzarol, T. Volery, T. Doss, N. & Thein, V. (1999). Factors influencing small business start-ups. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior and Research, 5(2), 48-63.  Plucknette, D. 2014). Four Differences between managers and leaders. Plant Engineering. December, 14-15. You should paraphrase your research and use direct quotes minimally and appropriately. You must acknowledge the information you use from your research through in-text citations and a complete and accurate Reference List. Your essay must be written in formal academic English. You are required to present an essay which complies with good essay structure. You will need to proofread and edit your essay a number of times to ensure it is clear and succinct. Please present your essay in 12 Font Arial, left justified, double-line spacing with the reference list (single-line spacing) on a separate page at the end of the essay. A cover sheet and marking guide must be filled out and attached to the hard copy you hand-in at the start of your tutorial in week 6. You must not use Wikipedia or any other non-scholarly online encyclopedia, blog site, self-help site, answer guide etc as research for this assignment. Suggestions: Go through the essay writing process by analysing the question, brainstorming, researching and reading, notetaking and organising your information, write an essay plan, draft and re-draft, write and proofread your final draft. Read and understand the marking criteria, seek advice from your tutor when necessary. Enterprise Leadership 700252 2016:3 Page 2 MARKING GUIDE: ASSESSMENT 2 — WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT (ESSAY) Fail Pass Credit Distinction High Distinction Essay Structure  Essay does not have a clear introduction, body and/or conclusion. And/or  Essay may have poorly structured paragraphs making the document difficult to read. Essay includes  An introduction with an attempt at a thesis statement and main arguments  Body paragraphs with a single topic and evidence  A conclusion with a summary of the main arguments and a restatement of the thesis Essay includes  An introduction with general statements, a clear thesis, and an outline of main arguments  Body paragraphs with an attempt at a topic sentence, superficial analysis of the evidence  A conclusion with a summary of the main arguments, and a restatement of the thesis Essay includes  An introduction with general statements, a clear thesis, and an outline of main arguments  Body paragraphs with topic sentence that articulates the main argument to be developed, some analysis of evidence  A conclusion with a summary of the main arguments, a restatement of the thesis, and a final comment on the topic Essay includes  An introduction with general statements relevant to the topic, a thesis which asserts a valid response to the question and main arguments that support the thesis  Body paragraphs with topic sentence that articulates the main argument to be developed, in-depth analysis of evidence  A conclusion with a summary of the main arguments, a restatement of the thesis, and an analytical final comment on the topic 0 2.5 3 4 5 Feedback: Understanding of Topic (Based on depth of discussion) Essay does not demonstrate an understanding of topic as the response to the question is confused or irrelevant. Student has misinterpreted the question. Discussion and evidence provided are relevant to the essay question. However, the discussion and evidence are limited and/or descriptive demonstrating a basic understanding of the topic. Discussion and evidence provided are relevant to the essay question. There is an attempt to provide a discussion of some of the key issues on the topic and an adequate attempt at integrating relevant evidence. Discussion and evidence provided are relevant to the essay question. Discussion highlights some of the key issues on the topic. Evidence used is relevant. Discussion and evidence provided are relevant to the essay question. Discussion highlights a number of key issues on the topic. Evidence used is both highly relevant and interesting. 0 2.5 3 4 5 Feedback: Critical Analysis (Based on research) There is no analysis of the alternative views on the essay topic. There is an attempt to investigate and evaluate relevant views/approaches to the essay topic with an attempt to develop a considered opinion. The relevant views/approaches on the research topic have been investigated. There is some evaluation of relevant research with an attempt to develop an overall opinion. The relevant views/approaches on the research topic have been investigated. There is thorough evaluation of relevant research with a clear overall opinion. The relevant views/approaches on the research topic have been investigated. There is indepth and critical evaluation of relevant research with a clear overall opinion. 0-4.5 5-6 6.5-7 7.5-8 8.5-10 Feedback: Enterprise Leadership 700252 2016:3 Page 3 Expression Poor or no proofreading and editing evident. Essay has many spelling, grammar and punctuation errors. Difficult to read and/or understand. Essay demonstrates an attempt at proofreading and editing. There are some spelling, grammar and punctuation errors. Attempts to use formal academic language. Essay demonstrates editing and proofreading. There are few spelling, grammar and punctuation errors. Formal academic language used throughout. Essay demonstrates editing and proofreading. There is minimal spelling, grammar and punctuation errors. Formal academic language used throughout. Essay demonstrates editing and proofreading. There are no spelling, grammar or punctuation errors. Formal academic language used throughout. 0-4.5 5-6 6.5-7 7.5-8 8.5-10 Feedback: Presentation Essay  Does not adhere to word limit  Does not have an accurately completed coversheet Essay  Adheres to word limit  Has an accurately completed coversheet 0 4 Feedback: Research Essay  Has less than 3 journal articles NOTE THERE ARE NO PART MARKS HERE Essay includes  Minimum of 3 journal articles Essay includes  4 appropriate resources including a Minimum of 3 journal articles  (according to assignment guidelines) Essay includes  5 appropriate resources including a minimum of 3 journal articles  (according to assignment guidelines) Essay includes  6 or more appropriate resources including a minimum of 3 journal articles  (according to assignment guidelines) 0 3 4 5 6 Feedback: Referencing Does not acknowledge all of the research used (may be missing in-text citations or have an incomplete reference list)  Acknowledgement of all research used through in-text citations and an accurate reference list  Basic attempt at Harvard style  Acknowledgement of all research used through in-text citations and an accurate reference list  The Harvard style is good  Acknowledgement of all research used through in-text citations and an accurate reference list  The Harvard style is near perfect  Acknowledgement of all research used through intext citations and an accurate reference list  The Harvard style is perfect in all respects 0 5 6-7.5 8-9 10

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