• Font Times New Roman 12, Double spacing . The first paragraph need NOT be indented. However, all proceeding paragraphs should be indented 1.2cm. The body of the text must be Justified throughout the essay. • Page margins: 2.5cm for top, right and left; 3.0 cm for bottom margin, footer 1.3 cm. • The page number must be centred to the text, and placed at the bottom of the page. No dashes, periods, underlining or other marks should appear before, after or under the page number. • Student responsible for the final compiling works must be named at the end of the essay. • The ‘essay’ required is a SINGLE writing which is separated only by paragraphs, unlike a ‘report’ which may require sections/chapters named as introduction, conclusion etc. Students may add headers to signify the move to the next subtopic discussion, as and when students feel they are required. However, use of sections/chapters are STRONGLY discouraged here. In view of this being a group work, the compiler must be responsible for the continuity of the discussion. Students must use their OWN WORDS . Plagiarism rules shall apply. The approach in discussing the points should be FOCUSED AND RELATED TO THE COURSE i.e. STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT . • Additional marks shall be given for bringing in and discussing related concepts, theories and issues from OTHER scholarly articles(s). Format of PRESENTATION • 5 minutes per member . 20-25 minutes per group. • Present in Week 9 . To submit essay latest by the presentation day, AND BEFORE your group’s presentation. 4
Format of SLIDE SET • Font Times New Roman or Calibri or Arial size between 18 to 25 . REFRAIN from including any background and design in the slides. SUBMISSION • Submission deadline applies for both the soft and hard copies. Penalty for LATE submission applies (refer Page 1 of this document for further details) . • PENALTY also applies for failure to abide by any submission requirements stated at any point in this document, including as mentioned below. Soft copy (TO BE EMAILED TO [email protected] and cc-ed to all group members): • Email to be titled as “SABF assignment submission June 2019 semester”. • Essay in MS Word format. • 15-page slides in MS PowerPoint format. • Two (2) to ten (10) articles referred to in writing the essay, in PDF format. • ALL the three (3) mentioned document types to be ZIPPED prior to being attached. Hard copy: • ARRANGED IN THE FOLLOWING ORDER IN THE FILE : (1) the assignment specification (this document); (2) the printed assignments (the essay FOLLOWED BY the slide set); AND (3) the additional articles of reference (minimum two (2) and maximum ten (10)). • NOT to be comb-binded, but instead to be submitted in a standard 1” ring file . Use 2” (or even 3”) ring file ONLY if the submission thickness is more than 1”. • The two (2) to ten (10) referred articles in writing the essay discussion must be printed and to be submitted together in the ring file, COMPLETE WITH THE IMPORTANT SECTIONS (concepts, 5
theories, issues/arguments taken) HIGHLIGHTED using standard ORANGE COLOURED highlighter. The tasked main articles are NOT required to be printed.
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