The essay assignment includes two parts:
Section 1: Discuss the benefits and problems of group decision making
in organizations. 1750 words approximately
Section 2: Reflection (approximately 150 words). The second element is a reflection of the development of your progress in
your academic skills. Students should reflect on how they have developed academic skills like essay writing, grammar,
researching and referencing and so forth. For this section if you cant talk about all the above, if you can talk about two or
three of the above talking about the difficulties I overcame to become stronger in that section of my academic learning and
how its helped me.
Assessment criteria require students to demonstrate ability to:
• Provide written work that has a coherent and logical structure. Clear introduction and conclusion. The Introduction clearly
and comprehensively introduce the essay structure. The conclusion should summarise the key issues and arguments from
the body of the essay.
• Show knowledge and use of academic literature to support key arguments and ideas (about 10 different academic
references relevant to the essay title, that is journal articles and books).
• Reflection on development in academic skills. Discuss progress on development including positive and negative
experiences during their first year at university.
• Reference intext
appropriately and provide a full list of references on a reference page at the end of the assignment