Entrepreneurial Firms/ The Role of Internet-Enabled Platforms for Entrepreneurial Firms. OR 2. The Role of Relational Capital for Entrepreneurial Firms.

Entrepreneurial Firms/ The Role of Internet-Enabled Platforms for Entrepreneurial Firms. OR 2. The Role of Relational Capital for Entrepreneurial Firms.
Order Description
Should research academic articles published in ABS (2015) listed, high quality journals;

1. The Role of Internet-Enabled Platforms for Entrepreneurial Firms. OR 2. The Role of Relational Capital for Entrepreneurial Firms.
The Role of Internet-Enabled Platforms forEntrepreneurial Firms. The essay should provide the state-of-the-art of the literature on this topic, based on relevant academic journal articles. A clear method should be elaborated for selecting the journals and articles to be analysed. Students should provide a critical review of the content of the articles analysed (aim & objectives; theoretical background; sample characteristics data analysis; findings). Conclusions, implications for entrepreneurs, limitations and future research directions should be elaborated in the final part of the essay. (2000 words recommended).
Write an essay of up to 2000 words in total on one of the following topics:

1. The Role of Internet-Enabled Platforms forEntrepreneurial Firms. The essay should provide the state-of-the-art of the literature on this topic, based on relevant academic journal articles. A clear method should be elaborated for selecting the journals and articles to be analysed. Students should provide a critical review of the content of the articles analysed (aim & objectives; theoretical background; sample characteristics data analysis; findings). Conclusions, implications for entrepreneurs, limitations and future research directions should be elaborated in the final part of the essay. (2000 words recommended).

OR

2. The Role of Relational Capital for Entrepreneurial Firms.The essay should provide the state-of-the-art of the literature on this topic, based on relevant academic journal articles. A clear method should be elaborated for selecting the journals and articles to be analysed. Students should provide a critical review of the content of the articles analysed (aim & objectives; theoretical background; sample characteristics data analysis; findings). Conclusions, implications for entrepreneurs, limitations and future research directions should be elaborated in the final part of the essay. (2000 words recommended).
NB: – Students should research academic articles published in ABS (2015)listed, high quality journals;
Students should ensure the literature research is updated;
Students should provide clear academic justification for the choices and claims made;

The 5 marking criteria all equally weighted (20%)

Criteria
Grade Descriptors

FOCUS
(Attention to the purpose of the assignment)
A+/A/A-

Has addressed the purpose of the assignment in a very comprehensive and very clear way.
B+/B/B-

Has addressed the purpose of the assignment in a comprehensive and clear way.

C+/C/C-

Has addressed the purpose of the assignment.
D+/D/D-

The purpose of the assignment is partially addressed.
E+/E/E-

The answer fails to address the purpose of the assignment.
F+/F/F-

Complete misunderstanding of the purpose of the assignment.
METHOD
A+/A/A-

Demonstrates an
excellent justification and rigour for selecting the journals and articles included in the review. Arguments are very well integrated and presented.
B+/B/B-

Demonstrates a very good justification and rigour for selecting the journals and articles included in the review. Arguments are well integrated and presented.

C+/C/C-

Demonstrates good justification and rigour for selecting the journals and articles included in the review. An evident integration attempt is made.
D+/D/D-

Demonstrates limited justification and rigour for selecting the journals and articles included in the review. Tendency towards description.
E+/E/E-

No development of a clear method. Unstructured and confusing text.

F+/F/F-

Completely descriptive and unstructured.
ANALYSIS of LITERATURE
A+/A/A-

Very clearly showing the state-of-the-art of the literature; demonstration of a critical, sophisticated and thorough understanding of concepts and theory, and the application of analytical skills with excellent use of appropriate references.
B+/B/B-

Clearly showing the state-of-the-art of the literature; demonstration of a well-developed, and critical understanding of concepts and theory, and the application of analytical skills with good use of appropriate references.

C+/C/C-

Demonstration of a critical review of concepts and theory, and the application of analytical skills with good use of some appropriate references.

D+/D/D-

Demonstrates evidence of some understanding of concepts and theory, and the application of analytical skills with use of some appropriate references.
E+/E/E-

Demonstrates evidence of a partial but uncritical understanding of concepts and theory, and the basic application of analytical skills with a basic use of appropriate references.
F+/F/F-

The assignment does not demonstrate an understanding of concepts and theory, and there is no evidence of the application of analytical skills or the use of appropriate references.

Criteria
Grade Descriptors
CONCLUSIONS
A+/A/A-

The conclusions demonstrate an excellent understanding of the research theme, are analytical, very clearly presented and very well grounded in relevant theory and literature.
Highly relevant implications to entrepreneurs, study limitations and future research directions are provided

B+/B/B-

The conclusions demonstrate a very good understanding shown in summary of arguments based on relevant theory and literature.
Relevant implications to entrepreneurs, study limitations and future research directions are provided.
C+/C/C-

The conclusions summarise the findings and are partially supported by relevant theory and literature.
Some implications to entrepreneurs, study limitations and future research directions are provided.
D+/D/D-

The conclusions are rather underdeveloped and are only partially embedded in theory and literature.
Limited implications to entrepreneurs, limitations and future research directions are provided
E+/E/E-

The conclusions are largely underdeveloped.
No implications to entrepreneurs, limitations and future research directions are provided.
F+/F/F-

No conclusions have been drawn.
OVERALL STRUCTURE, WRITING QUALITY
and STYLE
A+/A/A-

The overall structure, writing quality and style are excellent. There are no spelling mistakes or incorrectly used words. There are no long, confused or unwieldy sentences which detract from readability.
B+/B/B-

The overall structure, writing quality and style are very good. There are very few, if any, spelling mistakes, incorrectly used words and/or long, confused or unwieldy sentences which detract from readability.
C+/C/C-

The overall structure, writing quality and style are good. There are a few spelling mistakes, incorrectly used words, and/or long, confused or unwieldy sentences which detract from readability.
D+/D/D-

The overall structure, writing quality and style are just adequate. There are a number of spelling mistakes, incorrectly used words, and/or long, confused or unwieldy sentences which detract from readability.
E+/E/E-

Many of the following apply: poor overall structure, writing quality and style; poor grammar and punctuation; numerous spelling mistakes, incorrectly used words, and/or long, confused or unwieldy sentences which detract from readability.

F+/F/F-

Almost all of the following apply: poor overall structure, writing quality and style; poor grammar and punctuation numerous spelling mistakes, incorrectly used words, and/or long, confused or unwieldy sentences which detract from readability.