MGMT1001 EVEREST SIMULATION REPORT_3(1)

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MGMT 1001 Managing Organisations and People WRITING THE GROUP REPORT
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STFb-aPYYM8 Rex Pemberton, at age 21 became the youngest Australian to climb Mt . Everest .
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GINETTE FARCELL TEACHING and LEARNING ADVISOR EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT UNIT AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES CONTACT ROOM GO7 ASB edu@unsw.edu.au 93857577 g.farcell@unsw.edu.au Contact details
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WHAT WE WILL COVER TODAY DECONSTRUCTING THE QUESTION WHAT A REPORT ASKS US TO DO DEVELOPING THE SECTIONS OF THE REPORT HARVARD REFERENCING MEETING THE ACADEMIC CONVENTIONS
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Deconstructing the question – the BIG picture Where you should be now Understand the theory/concepts in the course so far (done the reading/discussions) Gathered all the information from the two simulations Have developed a clear picture of your personal and group experiences Ready to apply the theory to the information
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Deconstruct the key parts of the question Critically analyse your individual and team‘s experiences and results in the two Everest simulations using the following 2 course concepts (Individuals in Organisation i & ii; Power, TOPIC Two Everest Simulations FOCUS 2 course concepts Individual experiences Group experiences Individual results Team results INSTRUCTIONS Critically analyse
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Understanding ‘critical analysis To critically analyse means to consider and evaluate the claims made by the theorists, ―experts‖. Are the basis of these claims sound Do they apply or are relevant to the situation you are examining. Analysing is NOT describing It is you who must be critical, basing your judgement , for example, on experience gained in the field , on your own knowledge and observations, and on a balanced reading and overview of what other people have written
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Understanding ‘critical analysis Think of claims as consisting of three parts: the basic premise ; the actual claims or consequences deriving from this ; and some sort of conclusion. Even though the basic premise may be true, the consequent claims made by the writer may be false or only partly true when applied to your situation. Look at similarities and differences in your experience How close is your experience to the claims of the theories and concepts. Come to a conclusion as to why this is the case Use reasoning language – State the experience Relate the experience to the theory Come to a conclusion as to how similar or different the experience was and why
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Example of false claims Claim: Lots of young people are on the dole Consequence Being on the dole makes people lazy and unwilling to find a job Conclusion Young people are lazy and unwilling to work Beware of making Generalisations leading to unsupported claims and fallacious conclusions
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Organising and integrating information into a Report What is the structure of a report? Reports have a very clear
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