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PROJ6006_Assessment_01.Docx Page 1 of 4 ASSESSMENT BRIEF 02Subject Code and TitlePROJ6006: Organisational Behaviour and PeopleManagementAssessment02: Case StudyIndividual/GroupIndividualLength1600 wordsLearning Outcomes1, 2SubmissionEnd of Module 4Weighting40%Total Marks40 marks Context:In this assessment, students are required to analyse a case study that describes an organisationlaunching projects. In later modules, students work in groups to analyse the actual project. Inthis assessment, they analyse the leadership styles/approaches they believe to be appropriate forproject leadership in this environmentIdentifying and analysing leadership styles helps students to prepare for the management of theefforts of individuals who contribute to a project. This also introduces the concepts of power,and how the appropriate use of power can influence these efforts.PROJ6006_Assessment_01.Docx Page 2 of 4Instructions:Address questions for case studyStudents will read the case study and address the following, utilising subject resources and research:• Explain why you might choose one of the leadership styles discussed in thismodule’s learning resources over another style when managing the highlightedproject team.• Describe which tools and techniques discussed in the resources you might use as a PMto influence this project team.• As a project manager, what tools and techniques discussed in the resources areappropriate for managing communication outside of the project group?• Explain which of the 5 types of power (as described in Shenoy web article) you wouldemploy to motivate the team members to work collaboratively, and impact theproject’s success• Explain the methods for developing self-managed teams for Agile projects• Explain your reasons for selecting these approaches, referencing any insight you have gainedfrom the module resources and research or your interaction with colleagues in theModule Discussions.• Describe the steps you might take, as project manager, to alleviate challenges faced by yourproject team before those challenges grow so large that they damage the work environmentor the final product. Explain why.PROJ6006_Assessment_01.docx Page 3 of 4Learning Rubrics Assessment AttributesFail (Unacceptable)(0-49%)Pass(Functional)(50-64%)Credit(Proficient)(65-74%)Distinction(Advanced)(75-84%)High Distinction(Exceptional)(85-100%)Knowledge andunderstanding of themanagementofstakeholder objectivesand the impact this hason the agency of projectteams30%Shows limited understanding ofthe management of stakeholderobjectives and the impact thishas on the agency of projectteams.Does not address keycomponents of stakeholderobjectives.Resembles a recall orsummary of key ideasaboutstakeholderobjectives.Addresses the impact ofstakeholder objectives onproject teams.Demonstratesclearunderstanding of theconcept of agency.Supports personal opinionandinformationsubstantiated by evidencefrom the researchmaterials.Explains management ofstakeholder objectivesand applies to theconcept of project teams.Elaborates clearly therelationship betweenmanaging stakeholderobjectives and the agencyof project teams.Discriminates betweenassertion of personalopinion and informationsubstantiated by robustevidence from theresearchmaterials.Critically discriminatesbetween stakeholderobjectives,theirmanagement, and theimpact these have on theagency of project teams.Supports personal opinionand information by robustevidence from theresearch materials andextendedreading.Identificationandanalysis to alleviatechallenges30%Does not identify a range ofstrategic issues or insufficientlyanalyses challenges identified.Demonstrates limitedawareness of a range ofchallenges or analysesminimally the risk.Identifies a range ofpertinent challenges andcompetently analyses therisk.Integrates understandingof the range of challengesin presenting a coherentrisk analysis.Demonstrates innovationin the range of challengesidentified andcommunicates a criticalunderstanding of riskanalysis.Analysis and applicationof leadership andcommunicationstrategies for projectsuccess30%Limited synthesis and analysis ofcommunication strategies toachieve project success and/orinsufficient identification ofstakeholders.Limitedapplication/recommendationsDemonstrates analysis andsynthesis ofcommunication strategiesto achieve projectsuccess.Applies recommendationsfor leadership strategiesWell-developed analysisand synthesis ofcommunication strategieswith application ofrecommendations toachieve project successlinked toanalysis/synthesis.Thoroughly developedand creative analysis andsynthesis ofcommunication and/orleadership strategies toachieve project success.Sophisticated and/orcreativeanalysis,synthesising new andexisting knowledge ofcommunicationandleadership strategies toachieve project success. PROJ6006_Assessment_01.docx Page 4 of 4 for leadership strategies toachieve project achieve projectsuccess.However insufficientlyidentifies all stakeholdersand their relation toproject success.Applies recommendationsfor leadership strategiesto achieve projectsuccess.Sufficiently identifiedstakeholders in relation tothe project success.Welldemonstratedidentification and analysisofstakeholders.Criticallyanalysedrelationship ofstakeholders in relation toproject success.Recommendations areclearly justified based onthe analysis/synthesis ofproject success.Use of academic anddiscipline conventionsand sources of evidence10%Poorly written with errors inspelling,grammar.Demonstratesinconsistent useof good quality, credible andrelevant research sources tosupport and develop ideas.There are mistakes in using theAPA style.Is written according toacademic genre (e.g. withintroduction, conclusionor summary) and hasaccuratespelling,grammar, sentence andparagraph construction.Demonstrates consistentuse of credible andrelevant research sourcesto support and developideas, but these are notalways explicit or welldeveloped.There are no mistakes inusing the APA style.Is well-written andadheres to the academicgenre (e.g. withintroduction, conclusionor summary).Demonstrates consistentuse of high quality,credible and relevantresearch sources tosupport and developideas.There are no mistakes inusing the APA style.Is very well-written andadheres to the academicgenre.Consistentlydemonstrates expert useof good quality, credibleand relevant researchsources to support anddevelop appropriatearguments andstatements.Showsevidence of readingbeyond the key readingThere are no mistakes inusing the APA style.Expertly written andadheres to the academicgenre.Demonstrates expert useof high-quality, credibleand relevant researchsources to support anddevelop arguments andposition statements.Shows extensive evidenceof reading beyond the keyreadingThere are no mistakes inusing the APA Style.


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