Ase Study Essay HRs Role in a Strategic Acquisition

Word Limit: 2000 words

Students are required to analyse a case study on page 158 of the Stone textbook: HRs Role in a Strategic Acquisition. Students are required to addresss questions 1, 2, 3 and 4 (in page 159 of the Stone textbook) in their essay.

It is important for students to keep in mind that their essay needs to be well structured and coherent such that it clearly communicates their insightful and critical thinking.

Their essay will be assessed primarily on its ability to recognise, analyse and discuss the key issues, theories and practices relevant in the case study as well as the inter-linkages. Please see these specific criteria and other criteria in the rubric (provided in Blackboard)

Please note that the referencing style for this unit is Chicago (16th Edition) referencing style. The minimum amount of academic (peer-reviewed journal articles) sources is 10 and the word limit is 2000 words.

Students are required to complete relevant sections of the assignment cover page which needs to be attached with their submission. A copy of the assignment cover page can be found in the Assessment section of Blackboard. Other relevant information include:

Tutoras name must be placed on the front of the cover sheet or their essay may not be marked. Therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure they know who their tutor is before the due date. Cover sheet can be downloaded in Blackboard.
Students are encouraged to use headings and subheadings in their essay;
Essays must be submitted to Turnitin and your Turnitin receipt must be attached to the hard copy of their assignment. A penalty will apply if this procedure is not complied. The hard copy of the essay must be stamped and placed in their tutors mail box.
Turnitin can be access via the Assessment section of Blackboard. Once you are in this section, click on Assessment 2: Case Study Essay which is highlighted in red (see above). Please submit your work to Turnitin which checks your work for any evidence of Plaigirism. You can submit two drafts which should be submitted to the DRAFT Case Study Essay section and the FINAL copy goes to FINAL Case Study Essay section.