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ORGANISATIONAL STUDY

Department of Management Studies Click to edit Master subtitle style Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore

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Objective

To have an on the job experience To understand various functional aspects of an organisation To understand the organisational structure and design To assess the SWOC

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The Basics

Reports must be presented in Executive Bond Sheets of A4 Size (210 X 297 mm) Must be typed in Times New Roman, 12 Font size. Spacing 2 lines Margin 1.5 on the left, 1 at the top, bottom and right.
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Structure of the Report

Pre-Factory Items Body of the Report Terminal Items

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Prefactory

Cover Page Certificate from the college Certificate from the guide Certificate from the company Declaration of the student Acknowledgements Table of contents List of Tables

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Certificate from the Guide


I hereby certify that the this organisational study report entitled (TITLE OF THE REPORT) is an original study carried out by (NAME OF THE STUDENT) under my guidance. The study does not form a part of any other work submitted to any other institution or university for the award of any other degree, diploma, associateship or other similar title. 7/27/12

Declaration of the student


I, ________________________, hereby declare that the this organisational study report entitled (TITLE OF THE REPORT) is an original study carried out by me, under the guidance of (NAME OF THE GUIDE). The Report does not form a part of any other work submitted to any other institution or university for the award of any other degree, diploma, 7/27/12

Contents

1.

Executive Summary

(1 page) (5 pages) (7 pages) (10 pages) (12 pages) (10

Introduction Industry Profile Company Profile Profile of Departments


pages)

2.

3.

4.

5.

Profile of Products / Services

6.

Organisational Structure and Design


(6 pages) (6 pages)

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Executive Summary
words) 1st Paragraph

(250

About the organisation Industry Profile Company Profile

(2 sentences) (3 sentences) (3 sentences)

2nd Paragraph
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Departments, Products/Services (2 sentences) SWOC (4 Sentences) (2 sentences) Findings and Conclusion

Introduction

What the Organisational Study is about Broad knowledge domain What are the objectives and scope of the intern in undertaking the internship

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Industry

Overview of the industry the company belongs Performance of the industry Role of the industry in the economy

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Company
Understand the position of the company vis-a-vis the industry 3C Report

Company - Overview of the company Customers Customer profile: segmentation, product positioning, buying pattern, etc Competition Competitors for the products marketed 7/27/12

Departments

Administration Marketing Product Portfolio (enumerate), distribution network, sales force, pricing, promotion strategies, customer service, market structure, market share, competition. Human resources Staff strength, recruitment, training and development, appraisal and retention 7/27/12 practices, etc

Product/Services Profile

Product/Service line Description Turnover

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SWOC

Study the economic environment in which the company is operating Understand its progress in the past Analyse the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and challenges (threats) SWOC should provide insights into the companys future prospects and strategic direction

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Findings, Conclusions and Suggestions


Major findings Summary of conclusions Specific suggestions to the company

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Terminal Items

Reference Annexure Any documentary evidences.

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Incorporating Published Information


Summarising Paraphrasing Direct Quotations

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In-text citation APA Style


Signal phrases

Signal phrases introduce someone elses work they signal that the words and ideas that are about to be offered belong to someone other than the author of the paper. In-text citations are the parenthetical pieces of information that appear 7/27/12 usually at the end of a quote,

In-text citation

In-text citation APA Style

A simple rule:

Author or Title, Year, and Page: what isnt signaled up front must be cited at the end.

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In-text citation APA Style

Limited signal, everything in citation

. . . end of paraphrased sentence, in which you convey the author's ideas in your own words (Kotler, 1985, p. 103). " . . . end of quoted sentence" (Malhotra, 2008, p. 205).

Author and year in signal, page in citation

In 1985, Kotler reported that . . . (p. 103). Kotler (1985) tells us that . . . (p. 103). According to Kotler (1985), ". . ." (p. 103). 7/27/12

In-text citation APA Style

Multiple Authors signaled (Alphabetical) No Author

Studies (Jones, 1966; Kotler, 1985; Smith, 1973) have shown that . . .

("Stocks Lose Again," 1991, p. B16). According to the news article Stocks Lose Again (1991) end paraphrase or quote (p. B16).

No Page Number
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Provide other information in signal phrase

Documentation References

Refers to the References list at the end of the paper The List

is labeled References (centered, no font changes) starts at the top of a new page continues page numbering from the last page of text is alphabetical is double spaced Uses a hanging indent (1/2 inch can be formatted from the Paragraph dialog box in MS Word)

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Documenting Books
Model:
Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of book. City: Publisher.

Sample:
Perrin, R. (2007). Pocket guide to APA style (2nd ed.). Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
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Documenting Edited Collections


Model:
Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Eds.). (Date of publication). Title of book. City: Publisher.

Model for an essay in an edited collection:


Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of article. In A.A. Author (Ed.), Title of book (pp. ##7/27/12 ##). City: Publisher.

Documenting Journals
Model: Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of article. Title of Periodical, volume number(issue number if available), page numbers. Sample: Koch Jr., R. T. (2006). Building connections through reflective writing. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 10(3), 208-213. 7/27/12

Documenting Online Journals


Model:
Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of article. Title of Journal, volume number. Retrieved month date, year, from http://www.someaddress.com/full/url/

Sample:
Kenneth, I. A. (2000). A Buddhist response to the nature of human 7/27/12 rights. Journal of Buddhist Ethics, 8.

Documenting Websites
Model for an authored document that is a whole site:
Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of publication). Title of article/document. Retrieved month date, year, from http://Web address

Model for an authored page/article from a site:


Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Date of 7/27/12 publication). Title of article/document.

Schedules & Components


Table 1: Activity Calendar
Date
June 11, 2012 (Monday) July 11, 2012 (Wednesday) August 1, 2012 (Wednesday) August 4, 2012 (Saturday) August 25, 2012 (Saturday) September 15, 2012 (Saturday) September 20 - 22, 2012 (Wednesday to Saturday)

Activity
Orientation Session for Organization Study-2012 Registration for Organization Study-2012 Commencement of Organization Study2012 Initial Evaluation Interim Evaluation Completion of Organization Study-2012 Final Evaluation

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Table 2: Evaluation Components


Components Weightage Remarks

Initial Evaluation Interim Evaluation

20%

Who's Who of the Organization, Organizational Structure, Work Flow and Information Systems, Plan of Action (Weekly & for entire study)

25%

C3 Report, SWOC Analysis

Final Evaluation Weekly Progress Report

35%

Final Report and Presentation Assessment based on achievement of objectives as per the Plan of Action on a weekly basis (every Saturday).

20%

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Evaluation Components Chart


Periodical Evaluation
80%

Initial Evaluation
10%

Interim Evaluation Organization Study 2012


20%

100 %

Final Evaluation
50%

Final Presentation
20 %

Final Report

Weekly Evaluation
20%

Weekly Evaluation
20%

30 %

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Internal Evaluation Components

If your report doesnt make the information easy to understand, believable and actionable, it is likely that management wont value your work.
Nancy Bunn, Director, Corporate Communications, Burke Inc.

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If your report doesnt make the information easy to understand, believable and actionable, it is likely that management wont value your work.

- Nancy Bunn, Director, Corporate Communications, Burke Inc.

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