The Assessment Task This assignment is a theoretically informed individual

  
The Assessment Task
This assignment is a theoretically informed individual 3,500-word report to address the identified challenges outline in your poster presentation.
This report should develop a critical theoretical discussion using up to date credible sources to debate the different options for leaders/managers to deal with your outlined specific challenges. You should demonstrate the depth of your research by comparing and contrasting a range of theories in order to develop an analysis of the topic areas to provide practical solutions to the identified challenges. 
Please refer to the below guidance for further Clarity
1. Structural Guidelines
Introduction – a brief introduction to the report, please make sure that you write clearly and succinctly (there is only 3500 words)
Leadership and Management Challenges within Current Business Environment
a. Discuss challenges of leadership in terms of the chosen area 1 and possible ways of addressing them in your (or chosen) organisation
b. Discuss the challenges of leadership and management of the chosen area 2 and possible ways of addressing them in your (or chosen) organisation
Case Study Analysis – Link above discussed theories to analyse potential solutions for the challenges/issues identified.
a. The analysis on first chosen area
b. The Analysis on second chosen area 
Conclusion and Recommendations – Provide an overview of the report and some recommendations based on the above analysis
References – Please make sure to follow University guidance for Harvard Referencing and provide the list of references.
2. Quality Related Guidelines
Academic Support – It is mandatory that you support your arguments using current research and theories extracted from relevant and recognised journal articles. 
Academic Writing – You are expected to write succinctly and critically in line with the assessment task. 
Word Limits 
The maximum word limit for this assignment is 3,500 words.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this assessment, you will be able to:
Knowledge and understanding
a. Successfully critique and evaluate the different theoretical approaches around organisational behaviour.
b. Contextualise theoretical understanding by analysing current issues related to the discipline of Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour 
f. Provide an extended argument and justification in an appropriate written format.