Individual Assignment – Essay 30%

First, read the following article (a copy is available on iLearn):
Jones, G. (2012). The Growth Opportunity That Lies Next Door, Harvard Business Review, July-August
Students will be then required to write a 2000 essay that provides an analysis of the following statement/question:
Critically assess the ‘the rise of the emerging multinationals” and evaluate the impact this may have on the operations of established firms in the global marketplace.

An essay requires the systematic investigation of a topic and the development of a written argument. Essays assess cognitive and research skills. Essays are expected to develop coherent arguments, be founded on thorough research, and provide insight into the topic area.
In undertaking this assignment students’ need to:
• Research the topic in an in-depth manner
• Provide a critical perspective of the literature on a topic
• Construct a sustained argument in response to the question/statement using concepts, theories and models relevant to BUS202

Your essay should incorporate at least 15 different references. These should be sourced from the following:
• Academic articles
• Relevant books (but not including your allocated textbook)
• Periodicals (ie The Economist etc)

The 15 references should be evenly balanced between these three resource options. Examples of all of these reference options are detailed on iLearn.
Students are expected to maintain an appropriate standard in presenting their essay Remember to acknowledge your sources throughout the paper using the Harvard referencing system. The report is to be typed and 1.5 spaced (a standard 12 point font should be used). Students are expected to maintain an appropriate standard in presenting their essay. It should be checked for spelling, consistency and clarity of expression.
The assessment sheet for the report will be available on iLearn.
Your essay must be submitted to Turnitin on iLearn, and handed in by hardcopy to your tutor in your normal class on Thursday 8th January, 2015.
Late submissions of written assessment (ie individual or group work) will be accepted up to 72 hours after the submission deadline. There will be a deduction of 10% of the total available marks made from the total awarded mark for each 24 hour period, or part thereof, that the submission is late (for example, 25 hours late in submission – 20% penalty). This penalty does not apply for cases in which an application for Disruption to Studies is made and approved.

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