MN4062QA Explains in depths how content and process theories can be used to improve motivation and productivity in a team.

Principles of Management

Portfolio Part A: An academic Essay comparing traditional and contemporary approaches of management

Write an academic essay based on the content covered in weeks 1 to 6 by comparing traditional (classical) and contemporary approaches of management - as discussed in the Competing Values Framework (CVF)

Learning Outcome 1: Identify major developments in the history of managerial thought
Learning Outcome 2: Understand the impact between classical and contemporary approaches to management

Your task:
In Part A of the portfolio, your academic essay should:
Compare classical and contemporary approaches of management as discussed in the Competing Values Framework (CVF) by clearly showing the knowledge you gained in the lectures/seminars and by including the literature recommended.

Portfolio Part B

Paper based on group project
• Write an individual paper based on the content (weeks 8 to 12) and experiences (group presentation and own behaviours) by using teamwork and motivational theories and the Competing Values Framework.
• Recommended word count: 1,000 words

Learning outcome 1: Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of teams and motivational theories reflect on own management and employability skills
Learning outcome 2: Demonstrate understanding of the key skills required in becoming a manager

Your task:
Part B of the portfolio is based on a group presentation (formative assessment), which you carried out during the semester. Should you have not taken part in this you can use any experience from a group presentation to reflect on.

1. By looking back at the experience of the group presentation, write a reflection on your group work using teamwork and motivational theories.

2. Based on the information you gathered about your own actions in this process: How would you describe yourself using the CVF`s Action Imperatives discussed in Week 9?

- Explains in depths how content and process theories can be used to improve motivation and productivity in a team.
- Describes very relevant and theoretically sound techniques to improve teamwork by using the literature used in class.
- Application of the CVF, referring to own actions and behaviours in a very reflective manner.
- Structure, referencing, research.