Instructions for writing this assessment
Select a New Zealand business organisation for this assessment. Your selected organisation should be approved by the lecturer. You must conduct an analysis of the organisation’s social ethical issues and modern business practices.
The word limit for this assessment is 2500 to 3000 words.
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SECTION MARKS AVAILABLE MARKS AWARDED PART 1: Ethics, Culture and Performance
1.1 Introduction and Rationale
1.2 Ethics, Culture and Performance
1.3 Social Ethical Issues
1.4 Three Relevant Ethical Issues
1.5 TWO Recommendations
PART 2: Global Economy and Modern Pr actice
Global Economy & Market
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Modern Business Practices
Impact of global economy on modern business practices.
Impact of global economy on organisational goals.
ASSESSMENT 1: Individual Essay (LO 2 and 5) [100 marks, 50%]
PART 1 (Ethics, Culture and Performance: LO2) Understand issues in modern social ethics to model a successful entity culture for effective performance of the entity
Organisation and their social ethical initiative
Introduce the selected organisation by providing brief background and clearly stating the organisation’s rationale for undertaking their social ethical initiative. (5 marks).
Ethics, culture, and organisational performance
1.2.1. Evaluate the organisational culture of your selected organisation. (5 marks)
1.2.2. Analyse how social ethics and organisational culture relate to organisational performance. Provide an example to justify your answer. (5 marks).
Social ethical issues identified in your selected organisation
Identify and analyse TWO (2) social ethical issues in your selected organisation.
(2 social ethical issues x 5 = 10).
Modern social ethical issues
Analyse any THREE (3) modern social ethical issues that are NOT identified in your selected organisation.
(3 issues x 5 = 15 marks).
Provide TWO (2) recommendations on how the selected organisation can solve the social ethical issues you identified in section 1.3 to ensure a successful culture for effective performance of the entity.
Provide an example that models a successful entity culture to justify your recommendations.
(2 recommendations x 5 = 10 marks).
Part 2 (Global Economy and Modern Business Practices)
LO5 Analyse the impact of the global economy and market on entity’s goals and modern business
Global Economy and Market :
2.1.1. Analyse today’s global economy and market in relation to your selected organisation. (5 marks).
2.1.2. Explain how the global economy and NZ’s economy influenced the organisation’s decision to undertake / implement the modern business practices. (5 marks).
Modern Business Practices:
Critically evaluate TWO (2) of the modern business practices of your selected organisation. (10 marks)
(2 modern business practices x 5 = 10 marks).
Impact of Global Economy on Modern Business Practices:
Analyse the impact of the global economy and market on modern business practices of your selected company. (10 marks).
Analyse the organisational goals of your selected organisation? (5 marks).
Impact of Global Economy on Organisational Goals:
Evaluate how global economy and market influence the organisational goals of your selected organisation. (5 marks).
Suggest at least TWO (2) modern business practices that the organisation can adopt in their business. (10 marks).
(2 recommendations x 5 = 10 marks).