Ontemporary Development in Business and Management

Contemporary Development in Business and Management


Prepare a management report of approximately 3500 words on an organization or industry-sector, in your country. This report should assess the impact of external and internal factors on the organization/industry-sector responses.

Task 1:

Outline the primary internal and external influences to which the organization/industry  sector is subject. This first task should about one third to one half of your overall report.

Task 2:

Having particular regard to either

a) The political factor.


b) Technological factor.

i) Analyse how it influences policies and decision making in your chosen organisation or industry-sector.
ii) Critically evaluate the effectiveness of the organization or industry-sector s responses.
iii) Demonstrate some areas for improvement in the response of the organization or industry-sector.

Guidance Notes:

Whichever topic you chose, you must clearly demonstrate knowledge and understanding from research and reading wider than that contained in the module pack and core textbook. You must also set your analysis in the context of points i) to iii) above. This is a report not an essay and must be presented in report format and style. This is an academic piece of work therefore you are expected to link theory and practice. You should take care to ensure that the work you submit has a high standard of presentation. You must acknowledge the source of information and evidence using the Harvard Referencing System.