Module title HRM&D in a Global Context

Module title HRM&D in a Global Context

Assessment Information/Brief 2022-23
To be used for all types of assessment and provided to students at the start of the module.
Information provided should be compatible with the detail contained in the approved module specification although may contain more information for clarity.
Module title HRM&D in a Global Context
CRN RKC T3 22/23
Level 7
Assessment title Assessment 1 e.portfolio (Organisational Design & Development)
Weighting within module This assessment is worth 50% of the overall module mark.
Module Leader/Assessment set by Dr Kathy Hartley
Submission deadline date and time See OnlineCampus
How to submit
You should submit your assessment via OnlineCampus
Assessment task details and instructions
You should:
TASK (Total Marks available = 100)
Read the AeroTech Inc. case provided in the Assessment area.
Put yourself in the role of Cassandra and develop a 3,000 word structured and referenced report, which conforms to the university’s APA 7th edition on referencing guidelines: https://www.salford.ac.uk/skills/referencing/apa7th-edition
Write a report which addresses the 4 points set out below, and incorporates academic theories and ideas.
1.Outline Aerotech’s organizational design, i.e. their structural and cultural type (20 marks)
2. Critique the approach that Patrick has taken to re-designing the organization, explaining why you think there are currently issues/problems and what these are (30 marks)
3. Outline any additional data/insights that it might be helpful to have, in order to have a more rounded understanding of the situation (20 marks)
4. Considering alternative change methodologies, make recommendations as to how Aerotech Inc. proceeds from here, including (a) what changes may improve the situation (15 marks) and (b) how these changes might best be implemented amongst this type of workforce (15 marks)
Assessment Criteria

You should look at the assessment criteria and marks scheme set out above.
Knowledge and Understanding
Practical, Professional or Subject Specific Skills
Assessed intended learning outcomes
On successful completion of this assessment, you will be able to:
Employability Skills developed / demonstrated Communication YES
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving YES
Data Literacy NO
Digital Literacy YES
Industry Awareness YES
Innovation and Creativity YES
Proactive Leadership YES
Reflection and Life-Long Learning YES
Self-management and Organisation YES
Team Working YES (during seminar/workshop discussions)
Word count/ duration (if applicable)

Total word count is 3,000 words, excluding the reference list at the end, and any appendix you may have for supplementary information.
Your assessment should be submitted in a Word document, using an 11 or 12 point font (Arial, Calibri, Tahoma, Times new Roman) and 1.5 line spacing. Speak to RKC tutor for further guidance.
Feedback arrangements
You can expect to receive your provisional mark and feedback 15 working days after submission.
Academic Integrity and Referencing
Students are expected to learn and demonstrate skills associated with good academic conduct (academic integrity). Good academic conduct includes the use of clear and correct referencing of source materials. Here is a link to where you can find out more about the skills which students need:
Academic integrity & referencing
Referencing
Academic Misconduct is an action which may give you an unfair advantage in your academic work. This includes plagiarism, asking someone else to write your assessment for you or taking notes into an exam. The University takes all forms of academic misconduct seriously.
Assessment Information and Support
Support for this Assessment
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Assessment Rules and Processes
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Personal Mitigating Circumstances (PMCs)
If personal mitigating circumstances (e.g. illness or other personal circumstances) may have affected your ability to complete this assessment, you can find more information about the Personal Mitigating Circumstances Procedure here. Independent advice is available from the Students’ Union Advice Centre about this process. Click here for an appointment to speak to an adviser or email advicecentre-ussu@salford.ac.uk.
In Year Retrieval Scheme
Your assessment is not eligible for in year retrieval.
Reassessment
If you fail your assessment, and are eligible for reassessment, you will be contacted by the PG Administrator with details, after you have received your interim results letter. For students with accepted personal mitigating circumstances for absence/non submission, this will be your replacement assessment attempt.
The reassessment task will be the same as the original task.
We know that having to undergo a reassessment can be challenging however support is available. Have a look at all the sources of support outlined earlier in this brief and refer to the Personal Effectiveness resources.

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