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The assessment strategy for this Unit allows you to sequentially develop your knowledge and skills in organisational change to the point where you can produce a change plan to resolve an organisational change problem in a real-world scenario. To develop this level of capability, you will demonstrate your knowledge of change theories in an essay, further develop your understanding of organisational change through a change problem diagnosis presentation and then apply your knowledge and understanding of the development, leadership, implementation and evaluation of change strategies through creation of a change plan in the final assessment task.
The assessment tasks for this unit are designed for you to demonstrate your achievement of each learning outcome as indicated in the following Assessment Table.
Assessment tasks Due date Weighting (%) Learning Outcomes assessed Graduate Attributes assessed
Essay: analysis of change theories 29/03/2020 @ 23:55 30% 1 GA 4, 8
Change Problem Diagnosis Commencing Week 8 in Class presentation 20/04/2020 30% 2, 4 GA 2, 4, 9
Design a Change Plan 01/06/2020 @ 23:55 40% 2, 6, 9 GA 1, 3, 4, 8, 9
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Assessment 1: Essay: Analysis of Change Theories Turnitin Assignment
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Due date: 29 March 2020 @23:55
Length and/or format: 1500 words.
Purpose: For students to critically evaluate foundation frameworks, philosophies and theories for change management in organisations. In this assignment, you will be required to analyse and critique two change models from those discussed in this unit.
Learning outcomes assessed: LO1 Critically evaluate different frameworks, philosophies and theories for change management in organisations ensuring that business supports inclusive and sustainable growth and productive employment (GA4, 8)
How to submit: Via Turnitin
Return of assignment: Feedback and marks will be provided approximately 2 weeks after submission of assignment
Assessment criteria: The assessment criteria can be found in the rubric listed in the appendix A of this document.
Approaching the task
In this assignment, you are required to analyse and critique any two of the Process Theories of change Models. For the analysis, you need to unpack each model and;
Compare and contrast the similarities and differences of both models
Compare and contrast the strengths and weaknesses of each model
Draw a conclusion about the usefulness of the models in addressing a change problem
You are then required to report on your findings in an Analytical Essay Format. Details updated on LEO.
Your Analytical Essay should cover the following elements: (word limits for each section are indicative)
Introduction (100 words)
Similarities and differences of the two models (450 words)
Strengths and Weaknesses of the two models (450 words)
As a Change Agent, which Model do you prefer and why? (400 words)
Conclusion (100 words)