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BMN310 Context of International Business Steve Rodgers Steve Rodgers 001: 100%: Individual Essay (4000 words) 9th July 2012.
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9. University Regulations for Assessment All assessments are subject to University Regulations for Assessment, and to the regulations of the Undergraduate Modular Scheme / Postgraduate Modular Scheme. These include regulations relating to Errors of Attribution and Assessment Offences. In exercising their judgement, Examiners may penalise any work where the standard of English, numeracy or presentation adversely affects the quality of the work, or where the work submitted exceeds the published size or time limits, or where the work fails to follow normal academic conventions for acknowledging sources
Park Campus Assignment Room TC109. (8AM to 8PM) Your work must be submitted with a completed Module Assignment cover sheet You are advised to keep your own copy of the assessment Marked essays with written comments will be returned to the Park Campus Assignment Room within 4 working weeks of the assignment deadline Alternative assessment arrangements may be made, where appropriate, for disabled students. However, these will only be implemented upon the advice of the Disability Advisor. Disabled students wishing to be considered for alternative assessment arrangements must give notification of the disability (with evidence) to the Disability Advisor by the published deadlines. See section 11 below.
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. You are expected to employ the referencing conventions recommended in the Field/Course.) if you have worked closely with others in preparing for this assessment. Special instructions Your attention is drawn to the University Regulations for Assessment Section 7 Careful referencing of sources is vital when making use of the work of others. suitably acknowledged (placed in quotation marks or indented)? have you provided full details of the source of the quotation. even if you are not quoting directly from the source? have you avoided close paraphrase from sources? (Check that you are not presenting other people’s words or phrasing as if they are your own. analyse the way it has developed its approach in different regions of the world to achieve success.10. Assessment criteria 0% .39%: A mark in this band demonstrates a basic attempt to complete the assignment. according to the referencing convention used in the Field/Course? have you acknowledged the source of ideas not your own. seek advice from a member of staff before you submit the assessment. is the material you are presenting sufficiently your own? If you are unsure of the way to reference properly. 30% . These are some of the points you should check before submitting your work: are all direct quotations.
11. from both primary and secondary sources. and it does not infringe the ethical principles set out in the University’s Handbook for Research Ethics. although the final written product is unsatisfactory. as well as books. demonstrating a serious lack of preparation or irrelevance of much of the material. In submitting your work for assessment you are making a statement that it is your own work.29%: A grade within this range will indicate that the topic has been poorly understood or that a serious problem exists with the way the assignment has been approached. These conventions apply to information taken from internet sources. journals and lectures. The requirements for the assessment: Write a discursive essay based on the following: “Taking a major retailing company that has successfully globalised its operations. it has not been submitted for any other assessment.” The maximum word count is 4000 words (10% above or below this is allowed before marks are deducted). Full references should be given using the Harvard format. 12.
59%: As above. 50% .100%: As above. The essay should make explicit references to relevant theoretical material and should be structured and written in clear English with few grammatical errors. 40% . you should refer to the generic grade descriptors for GBS Levels II and III (available on intranet). but to achieve a mark in this band the work will demonstrate impressive analytical ability and a confident use of theoretical material. Whilst there may be some errors in the references and bibliography. Inappropriate sources are used. these are made using the standard Harvard format. 70% .
. For further detail on grade descriptors.49%: To achieve a pass for this assignment.69%: As above and in addition the discussion should be well developed with evidence of appropriate wider reading. 60% . Incorrect referencing format used. but the essay should be well structured and relevant and demonstrate a good understanding of relevant theoretical material. Sources referred to are appropriate for academic work.serious language errors which impede comprehension. the essay should contain evidence of preparation and analytical capability.