Module Number: RBM 5004

Module Name: Leading & Managing Teams

Year/Trimester/Cohort: 2021-22/ Semester 2/ April 2022 Cohort

Module Tutor/s: BM Razzak

Assessment Number

2

Assessment Type (and weighting)

Poster and 1000-word supporting report – 50%

Assessment Name

Leadership style and skills

Assessment Submission Date

Sunday 22 January 2023 at 23:59

Learning Outcomes Assessed:

LO2: Analyse the importance of different leadership styles and skills within organisations.

LO4: Identify and appraise performance strategies for maximizing team effectiveness.

Assessment Brief:

You have impressed your manager with your recent proposals about building high performance teams and have been asked to apply for the company Leadership Programme.

As part of the application process, you are required to do a poster presentation explaining your leadership style and skills and why you would be a good candidate.

You will refer in your analysis of available literature relating to leadership styles and skills and use appropriate references to support your arguments. It is advised that you refer in your poster to 2 or 3 leadership models and provide further analysis of these models in your supporting report. You will paste your poster in your report and submit through Turnitin. Any substantive reference to Leadership Assessment test results should be included in your appendices.

Secondary Research Source Requirement at Level HE5 – It is expected that the Reference List will contain between ten and fifteen sources. As a MINIMUM the Reference List should include two refereed academic journals and three academic books.

Assessment Preparation and Submission:

See section 12 of the module guide for Guidelines on the Preparation and Submission of Assignments.

Additional Submission Instructions:

You are required to submit a soft copy via “Turn-it-in UK” on the module Moodle page. The software will allow you to check your work against other material on the internet. It will also compare your work against other students work.

You will be able to upload drafts of your written work into turn-it-in as many times as you wish before the deadline.

You will not be able to overwrite the final submission after the deadline. You can only submit a single file.

Advice:

Do not cut and paste phrases or paragraphs from published sources. You should seek to use your own words to explain concepts and theory.

If you wish to refer to specific quotes from published sources, then you must use full Harvard Referencing Convention.

Do not share work with other students.

Specific Assessment Criteria: (See page 4 for General Assessment Criteria)

Excellent (70%+): This piece of work shows evidence of wider research with reference to a number of differing academic viewpoints. The report has recognised key issues and discussed in detail. Several reasoned and logical arguments have been developed well and supported by a wide range of appropriately researched literature. Reference to two or more academic models is clear, relevant and informative. Presentation is of a high standard, and in the appropriate report style. The high number of appropriate sources has been referenced accurately and to a high standard.

Very Good (60-69%): A very clear and very informative piece of work with evidence of wider research and discussion. Some reasoned arguments have been developed and supported by a very good number of sources. Reference to two academic models is very clear. Presentation is of a very good standard, in the appropriate report style. A very good number of appropriate sources have been referenced well, with most complying with the Harvard style.

Good (50-59%): A clear and informative piece of work with evidence of wider research and discussion. Some reasoned arguments have been developed and supported by a good number of sources. Reference to two academic models is clear. Presentation is of a good standard, in the appropriate report style. A good number of appropriate sources have been referenced well, with most complying with the Harvard style.

Satisfactory (40-49%): A reasonable attempt has been made at researching the report but greater in-depth discussion and academic debate is required. Discussion is superficial and lacking in any depth. Reference to two academic models has been attempted. Presentation of the report is limited, and only the minimum of 5 sources has been provided, with at least one academic text and two academic journals included.

Unsatisfactory (Below 40%): Students who do not meet the requirements of a pass grade (40% or above) will not successfully complete the assessment activity.