LO.2b Leadership: Critically evaluate interactions between different agencies and sectors
Research and referencing: You are required to engage in some research into the theories underpinning relationships, influence and leadership and other sources in order to successfully complete this assignment. Ensure you include a full reference list, including all sources, using the latest APA guidelines. Correct referencing is an expectation of tertiary study.
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1. Choose an industry where you believe D’Aveni’s sphere of influence model can be applied (this
should not be the examples used in the article in the course reading).
a. Present your arguments as to why D’Aveni’s model applies in the industry. (500 words)
b. Identify the spheres of influence. Include an assessment of how pivotal zones, buffer
zones and forward positions contribute to stability in the market. (750 words)
c. Critically evaluate the effectiveness of these spheres of influence. (750 words)
2.Businesses lobby government to further their interests. In 2014 the Newzealand government considered the adoption of standardised (plainer) packaging on tobaccoproductsproducts.
This was not passed into legislation until 2018. In contrast, Australia
introduced legislation to mandate standardised packaging in 2012.
• An assessment of the strength of influence of the key players in both countries
between 2010 and 2015.
• A critical evaluation of the outcomes. What do you believe were the key
reasons for the difference in outcomes between the two countries before 2015
and what role did influence play?