Changing Business Environement

 

Q1.What potential benefits might social networking websites offer to small-scale businesses?
Q2. How is cloud computing likely to affect work practices and productivity and uncertainty?
This is a question and answer type assignment not an essay type task. You are required to analytically answer to the two (2) questions separately

Case Study: The challenging use of the internet (this case study is taken from you
rescribed text book- Harrison, A. (2014). Business Environment in a Global Context (2ndEdition). Oxford: Oxford University Press. pp 298-299
Q1. What potential benefits might social networking websites offer to small-scale businesses?
Q2. How is cloud computing likely to affect work practices and productivity and uncertainty?
This is a question and answer type assignment not an essay type task. You are required to analytically answer to the two (2) questions separately.
Individual task requires individual effort but interaction with others is strongly encouraged using the Discussion Board. Share your ideas, arguments on

facts references, this is very supportive and peer learning style which is always encouraged.
At least 3 academic journal articles are required to read and use them appropriately. In-text references and the list of references are required in APA

referencing style. The Referencing Libguide<http://libguides.jcu.edu.au/referencing>
Your analytical response to each question must reflect a thorough understanding of the subject and address the ‘subject learning outcomes’. Answers will

ideally reflect subject knowledge, comprehension of the issues/facts described and examined, and your ability to apply critical responses. Use appropriate

theories, models, concepts and knowledge gained in this subject and journal publications
ASSESSMENT TASK 1: CRITERIA (10%)
o You must make reference to the appropriate concepts, and theories that are introduced in the textbook and class sessions in your critical analysis and

discussion (4%)
o You must acknowledge the work of others and hence, in cite referencing and a reference list are mandatory and marks will be awarded for your efforts in

adopting a recognisable referencing system, e.g. APA (2%)
o You must provide a critical response to the task and therefore, show critical thinking in your analysis, interpretation and discussions. This will be

determined in the content, depth and quality of your argument and responses (4%).
Helpful online resources : Students should check out the very helpful online resources relating to academic writing, referencing and avoiding plagiarism

at:
a. Writing and Maths Skills Online http://www- public.jcu.edu.au/learningskills/resources/wsonline/index.htm
(In particular, the booklet Summarising, Paraphrasing & Avoiding Plagiarism is a very useful guide).
b. What is Plagiarism? <http://www.jcu.edu.au/student/assessmentexams/misconduct/JCU_090850.html >

 

 

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