LO1: Understand the dynamic of business management issues in the contemporary global business environment
LO2: Critically evaluate a wide range of contemporary management issues by synthesizing relevant theories
LO3: Assess and critically evaluate the significance of contemporary change and the impacts on decisions, behaviours, human capital and the organisation configuration
LO4: Critically analyse and evaluate an organisational situation and change so as to inform and improve performance and enhance value
LO5: Evidence highly developed autonomous learning skills, problem solving and the ability to clearly and appropriately communicate findings and recommendations
“Humanity cannot afford to have 21st Century businesses run on 20th Century science, and (worse) pseudoscience. Leadership must evolve into a “science-based craft”, like surgery ”
― Paul Gibbons, The Science of Successful Organizational Change: How Leaders Set Strategy, Change Behavior, and Create an Agile Culture
Drawing on relevant leadership and human capital theories, critically evaluate this statement within the context of 21st Century organisations.
Please note the following when completing your written assignment:
- Writing: Written in English in an appropriate business/academic style
- Focus: Focus only on the tasks set in the assignment.
- Document format: Essay
- Ensure a clear title, course, and name or ID number is on a cover sheet and a reference using Harvard referencing throughout is also provided.
- Research: Research should use reliable and relevant sources of information e.g. academic books and journals that have been peer reviewed. The research should be extensive.
The use of a range of information sources is expected – academic books, peer reviewed journal articles, professional articles, press releases and newspaper articles, reliable statistics, company annual reports and other company information. All referencing should be in Harvard style.