ASSIGNMENT BRIEF- OB (UNIT 3)
Course Title | Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Business (QCF) | Student Name: |
Unit Title | * Organisations and Behaviour | College ID NO: |
Unit Number | 3 | |
Unit Credit Value | 15 | Pearson Reg. No: |
Unit Level | 4 | |
Unit Code | H/601/0551 | E-mail: |
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Assessor/s:IQA: | | Learner Signature: |
Learning Outcomes | To pass this unit, the student must achieve all the major learning outcomes as follows:1 Understand the relationship between organisational structure and culture2 Understand different approaches to management and leadership3 Understand ways of using motivational theories in ...view middle of the document...
This culture has now been exported around the world and encapsulates the way in which structure and culture contribute to patterns of behaviour in the workplace.
This unit will develop learner understanding of the behaviour of people within organisations and of the significance that organisational design has on shaping that behaviour.
Students must complete ALL tasks in order to achieve this unit.
A pass grade is achieved by meeting all the requirements defined in the assessment criteria for passing this unit.Learners who complete the unit but who do not meet all the pass criteria are graded ‘Unclassified’. Learners whose course work is unclassified will be given the opportunity to make necessary corrections and amendments for resubmission. In order to achieve a merit unit grade, all pass criteria and all merit descriptors must be met. To achieve a distinction unit grade, all pass criteria plus all merit and distinction descriptors must be met.
Completing the tasks
In order to complete the tasks you will need to research different information sources such as textbooks, journals articles and the internet. You are also required to develop skills in analysis and synthesis of information. Analysis requires you to critically examine different aspects of a topic and identify important issues. Synthesis requires you to summarise the information you have analysed in a cosies and coherent manner. Make use of information on assignment preparation and command verb usage in your Moodle Platform.
The following sources of information may be useful for the completion of this assignment.
Sawyer M, (2004), The UK Economy: A Manual of Applied Economics, 16th edition, OUP Oxford
Begg D (2009), Foundations of Economics, 4th edition, McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Morrison J (2006), International Business Environment: Global and Local Marketplaces in a Changing World, Palgrave Macmillan
A & C Black Publishers Ltd (2009)– Whitaker's Almanack 2010, 142nd Revised edition, A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Harvard Business Review (Harvard Business Publishing)
The Economist (The Economist Newspaper Ltd)
The broadsheet newspapers have daily business sections. Many business stories will appear in the news sections.
www.direct.gov.uk/en/index.htm the government’s portal
www.berr.gov.uk has sections on business support, Europe, Business Law and regional development as well as other materials
www.ac777.dial.pipex.com/bes/index.html Online journal for British Economy
www.competition-commission.org.uk/ Competition Commission’s web site - regulates competition between companies in the UK by conducting in-depth inquiries
www.economicsnetwork.ac.uk/journals is a directory of materials that can be used for teaching and covers a broad spectrum of business and economics
www.ofgem.gov.uk/Pages/OfgemHome.aspx is the web site of the Office of the Gas and Electricity Markets. Each industry...