This is my assignment criteria.
Please this is my major Essay, so do your best.
Word Strength : 1800 – 2000 words.
Total of the References 15 ( APA 6th ) style.
Please you must use at least 5 high quality academic journals from the list below.
Some commentators argue that organisations must develop a capacity for rapid and continuous change, while others argue that organisations should attempt instead to introduce painless change . Explain and critically evaluate these propositions. Which of these claims is more relevant to today s business environment?
My essays will be evaluated according to the following criteria:
1- Level of understanding demonstrated in relation to the essay.
2- Level of analysis exhibited in relation to the essay.
3- Level of overall prose fluency in written expression.
4- Accuracy of in-text referencing
5- Accuracy of List of References at the end of your essay
6- Evidence of wider reading and research
7- Appropriateness of your essay s structure:
i. Introduction “ sufficiently comprehensive and focused
ii. Conclusion “ sufficiently detailed and an appropriate synthesis
iii. Overall fluency “ paragraphing, prose style, sentence structure, and grammar .
Recommended Texts :
Waddell, D., Cummings, T. and Worley, C. (2007) Organisation Development and Change, Asia Pacific Third Edition, Cengage Learning, South Melbourne.
French, W. & Bell, C. (2000) Organization Development, Prentice Hall, New Jersey.
Hayes, J. (2002) The Theory and Practice of Change Management, Palgrave, Hampshire.
Palmer, I., Dunford, R. & Akin, G. (2006) Managing Organizational Change: A Multiple Perspectives Approach, McGraw-Hill Irwin, New York, NY.
Senior, B. & Fleming, J. (2010) Organizational Change, Prentice Hall Financial Times, Harlow, Essex, England.
Walsh, P., Lok, P. & Jones, M. (2006) The Measurement and Management of Strategic Change, Pearson Education Australia, Frenchs Forest.
Hunt, J. (2003) Chapter One: The Anatomy of Organisational Change in the Twenty-First Century. In Weisner, R. & Millett, B. (Eds.), Human Resource Management; Challenges & Future Directions, John Wiley, Milton, Qld.
Abrahamson, E. (2000) Change Without Pain , Harvard Business Review, Vol. 78, Iss. 4, July-August
Garvin, D. and Roberto, M. (2005) Change Through
Persuasion, Harvard Business Review, Vol. 83, Iss. 2, February
It is recommended that you regularly consult books, quality newspapers and recent issues of academic journals and business magazines, such as:
Academy of Management Journal
Academy of Management Review
Asia-Pacific Journal of Human Resources
Australian Financial Review
Australian Journal of Management
Business Council Bulletin
Business Review Weekly
California Management Review
Gender, Work and Organisation
Harvard Business Review
International Journal of HRM International Review of Women and Leadership
Journal of Managerial Psychology
Journal of Management Development
Journal of Organisational Change Management
Training and Development in Australia
Women in Management Review
Work and People