This component is assessed individually. Each student is required to write a learning journal during the course of the
semester to collect ONE article from press sources (newspapers, and magazines and so on).
The purpose of this assessment is to analyse the chosen article using the Global Management Model used in the unit by Steers, Nardon, Sanchez-Runde
The Learning Journal will include a copy of the collected article, plus 6-pages write-up (using 12 point font, 1.5 line spacing)
answering the following four questions:
* What do you see as challenges for a global manager?
* Discuss the area(s) (cultural, organisational or situational environments) in which a global manager needs to develop a
* Discuss the global management skills that need to develop in order for a manager to be effective and successful?
* Is/are there any ethical implication/s? If there is/are, what is/are they?
In this assessment, a student needs to take time in choosing an article carefully so that a suitable article is chosen. To be able
to tackle the questions above, students are allowed and expected to make projections and assumptions, based on the
contents of the article.
This assessment requires you to produce a well-written and well-researched write-up and to use a minimum of 12 references
from scholarly sources. The writing should be in scholarly style.
Note that the Chicago referencing system is the only
acceptable referencing system for written work in this unit.