Leadership for management and business

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Final Examination
General Instructions
• This project/ assignment must be done as an individual assignment.
• This assignment must be submitted in softcopy only on or before the assigned due date to [email protected]
• Late submission / Re-submission of assignment will be charge AED 1,000.
• Your assignment is subject to plagiarism check. Please use “Harvard Referencing System” to acknowledge the original source. If your assignment is found plagiarized, you will be graded zero and will have to redo the assignment.
Presentation of Assignment
• You must include a title page that lists your name, Student ID, the unit number, title of unit and pledge.
• Number all pages sequentially.
• Any published material you refer to must be properly referenced (Harvard Referencing) and included in a reference list at the end of your assignment.
Assignment Submission Deadline
Due Date: Please refer to your textbook Study Guide Section
Weightage: 45% of Total Assessment
Specific Assignment Extension Rules for this Course
Please note: Where an assignment is submitted after the due date, and where no extension of time has been granted, AED 1,000 will be charged as penalty towards delayed submission.
Requests for extensions must be submitted with valid proof minimum 5 days before the assignment due date. Extensions requests may be refused if received after the assignment date has lapsed.
NOTE: The first page of each assignment must include the following declaration: (Pledge)
I certify that this assignment is my own work, based on my personal study and/or research, and that I have acknowledged all material and sources used in the preparation of this assignment whether they be books, articles, reports, lecture notes, any other kind of document, electronic or personal communication.
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I also certify that the assignment has not previously been submitted for assessment in any other course or at any other time in this Course, unless by negotiation, and that I have not copied in part or whole or otherwise plagiarized the work of other students and/or persons. I have read the CQU policy on plagiarism and understand its implications.
Assignments that do not include the above declaration will not be marked.
Plagiarism is a form of cheating, by representing someone else’s work as your own or using someone else’s work (another student or author) without acknowledging it with a reference. This is a serious breach of the Academic Regulations and will be dealt with accordingly.
Plagiarism occurs whenever you do any of the following things without acknowledging the original source:
• Copy information from any source (including the study guide, books, newspapers, the internet)
• Use another person’s concepts or ideas
• Summarize or paraphrase another person’s work.
How do I avoid plagiarism?
To ensure you are not plagiarizing, you must acknowledge with a reference whenever you:
• use another person’s ideas, opinions or theory
• include any statistics, graphs or images that have been compiled or created by another person or organization
• paraphrase another’s written or spoken word
You are required to use the below mentioned referencing system:
The Harvard Referencing System; e.g. ‘Smith (1985) listed five key factors’
The assignment must be fully referenced throughout, using Harvard Referencing Guidelines (In-text referencing) to support ideas.
It should be organized logically, using topic headings, subheadings and minor subheadings to break it into sections and sub-sections.All headings must be numbered sequentially.
In-text Referencing:
If you take any information from the textbook, website, etc., you will need to mention it between the lines within your report.
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Example for textbook referencing:
Support organizations are those that use IS primarily for activities such as transaction processing. (Neville, 2010, p.76)(Author’s last name, Year of Book Publication, Page number of the book)
Example for website referencing: In a management information system, modern, computerized systems continuously gather relevant data, both from inside and outside an organization. (BBC, 2008)  (Name of the Website, Year)
References of your Assignment
Last page of your assignment must include the complete list of the references used during the completion of your assignment with all the details.
Format for referencing from print media like books:
FAMILY/SURNAME, Initials. (Publication year in brackets) Book title – italicised or underlined. Series title and volume if applicable. Edition – if not the first. Place of publication: publisher.
NEVILLE, C. (2010) The Complete Guide to Referencing and Avoiding Plagiarism. 2nd Ed. Maidenhead: Open University Press.
Format for referencing from electronic sources:
Author of website FAMILY/SURNAME, Initials or WEBSITE name if no author is available. (Year – in brackets) Title of website in italics or underlined. Any numbers if necessary or available if website is part of a series. [Online in square brackets] Available from: URL. [Accessed: followed by date in square brackets].
BBC NEWS. (2008) Factory gloom worst since 1980. [Online] Available from: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/7681569.st m. [Accessed: 19th June 2012].
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Case Study
Please note: This assessment in report form will constitute 45% of your assessment marks for this topic.
Case Study:
Because of downsizing and layoffs at his regional insurance office, Pascal got a new department to manage. Previously he had managed the claims department for auto insurance but now he has been assigned to manage the homeowner’s insurance claims department as well. Both departments were hit by the recent layoff and are still reeling from those changes.
Now he has to merge both departments into one unit. He also had a lot to learn because it has been many years since he worked in homeowner’s insurance claims.
Please answer the following question:
❖ You are Pascal and you need to understand and unify two separate departments into one entity. What would you do to help forge a strong and unified team in the claims area for your company in the days and weeks to come?