MBA401 Culture And Contemporary Leadership :
|Subject Name:||People, Culture and Contemporary Leadership|
|Assessment Title:||Organisation Culture Analysis|
|Assessment Type:||Individual Video Presentation (including accompanying visual – e.g. PowerPoint slides)|
|Presentation Length:||5-7 Minutes|
|Due Date:||Tuesday, Week 10 at 11.55pm|
The Assessment Task
Students will create an individual video presentation that will explore and analyse an organisation’s work-place culture. The organisation can be in Australia or elsewhere but must be currently in existence. The analysis is to be undertaken having regard to the Model of Organisational Culture identified by Edgar Schein.
About the Video Presentation Format
The presentation format for this assessment has restrictions:
- No more than 12-15 slides;
- No more than 7 minutes presentation duration in total;
- Students will be required to show themselves and be a visual part of the presentation.
In recent weeks students have explored a range of theories and practical examples regarding leadership, people, and organisational culture. For this video presentation, students will apply Schein’s Model of Organisational Culture to explore and analyse a contemporary organisation (of their own choice, currently in existence and MUST be drawn from the list of industries provided).
The video should include an analysis of the following:
- Summarise the current situation of the organisation in relation to its workplace culture using Schein’s Model to help guide your thinking.
- Apply theories or concepts studied to support your analysis of the three organisational levels of culture you discussed.
- Consider the current external environment to summarise what aspects of the organisation’s culture are most exposed to external environment uncertainty?
Please refer to the assessment marking guide to assist you in completing all the assessment criteria The presentation will be assessed against the following criteria:
- Adherence to the timed presentation construct
- Level of analysis;
- Clarity of presentation structure;
- Clarity of presentation narrative;
- Evidence of research, appropriate sourcing and referencing (see here for further details);
- Evidence of a development of a body of knowledge in the field of the contemporary leadership and people
List of industries to explore for the choice of organisation.
Students may choose an organisation only from one of the industries shown in the following list. Students may not choose any other industry for this assessment.
- Charity/Not for Profit
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Length Limits for Assessments
Assessment submissions that exceed the prescribed limit by more than 10% will cease to be marked from the point at which that limit is exceeded.
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Assessment Marking Guide
|Organisation Analysis (10 marks)||Excellent overview of the organisation and in relation to Schein’s Model, includes all the up-to-date information about the organisation, relevant to this assessment task.||Very good overview of the organisation and in relation to Schein’s Model, including up-to- date information about the organisation, relevant to this assessment task.||Good overview of the organisation and in relation to Schein’s Model, including mostly up-to-date information, mostly relevant to this assessment task. Some key information missing.||Fair overview of the organisation and in relation to Schein’s Model, including most information relevant to this assessment task. Some key information missing.||Information provided is not complete, or is not relevant to this assessment task, or not up to date.|
|Application of Theory (10 marks)||Excellent identification and linkages of appropriate theory Excellent discussion and application to the culture of the organisation and the external environmental influences.||Very good identification and linkages of appropriate theory; very good discussion and application to the culture of the organisation and the external environmental influences.||Good identification and linkages of appropriate theory; good discussion and application to the culture of the organisation and the external environmental influences.||Fair identification and linkages of appropriate theory; fair attempt to discuss the culture of the organisation and the external environmental influences.||Missing or poor application of appropriate theory. Missing or poor discussion of the culture of the organisation or the external environment.|
|Video Presentation Quality (10 marks)||High quality presentation. Assessment requirements. Are well met in this presentation.||Very good quality presentation. Adheres to assessment requirements. Information is conveyed clearly and concisely in this presentation||Good quality presentation; mostly adheres to assessment requirements||A fair presentation with room for improvement. Mostly adheres to assessment requirements.||Poor quality presentation. Little or no attempt to adhere to assessment requirements.|