Managing Organisations

Paper, Order, or Assignment Requirements

 

Managing Organisations (MNG10247)

Assignment 1 tasks

Task 1.Basic library search

Use the ‘OneSearch’ function on the library’s home page to locate the publication in question and fill-in the missing information:(1 mark)

Title:The business of tourism management.

Editors: John Beech and ______________________________

Publisher and their location:Prentice Hall/Financial Times, Essex, UK.

Year of publication:2006

SCU campus where the publication is held:Lismore and_________________________

 

Task 2: Basic Article Search

 

Use the ‘articles’ search function on the library’s home page to locate the following publication: (1 mark)

 

‘Reflective Practice in Sport Management’ by AllanEdwards

 

Copy and paste the abstract of this article here:

Task 3. Database search

Limited information regarding a particular journal article is provided below. Your task is to locate the article using the library database ‘Business Source Premier’ and fill-in the missing citation details. (1 mark)

Authors: Michael_____________________ and Luba___________________

Title:Fiscal decentralization, _____________, and the_________________________

Publication:PublicFinance & Management

Year:2012

Volume (Issue) and pages: Vol 12, Issue 1, pg. 74-99

Task 4. Database search

Limited information regarding a particular journal article is provided below. Your task is to locate the article using the library database ‘Proquest’ and fill-in the missing citation details.

Tip – use the ‘advanced search’ function. (1 mark)

Authors: Ryan Plummer and David Fennell

Title:Managing protected areas for ___________________ tourism: prospects for_____________________________

Publication:Journal of Sustainable Tourism

Year:2009

Volume (Issue) and pages: Vol17, Issue 2, pg. ___- ___

Task 5.Reference List style

Using the Library’s Harvard Referencing style guide, show how the journal article from Task 4 would appear in the Reference List of an academic paper. (1 mark)

 

Task 6, 7 & 8.Paraphrasing and quoting

 

You are provided with abrief portion of the journal articleby SunithShoham and Milly Perry (2009).

Task 6 Paraphrasing example 1 (1 mark)

 

Task 7 Paraphrasing example2 (1 mark)

Task 8 Quotation example (1 mark)

Task 9 & 10.Competing Values Framework

 

Step 1: Complete the online Competing Values Management Practices (CVMP) Survey

(seelink in Module 1 on BlackBoard).

 

Step 2: Print + save your completed survey ‘spiderweb’.

Step 3: In the table below, identify one (1) area of managerial strength and one (1) area of managerial weakness from your completed CVMP (1 mark).Also identify the related CVF quadrant associated with each one (1 mark).

 

  Area of Management Related quadrant
Strength
Weakness
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