Assessment 4: Reflective writing
Assessment 4: Reflective writingAssessment 4: Reflective writingAssessment Group/individual Learning outcomes Grading indicator Min Score Weight Length/duration Due Professional accreditationReflective writing Individual 1, 2, 3 Graded N/A 25% 1300 words 01 Jun 2018 10:00 AM N/AReflecting on ManagementLength: Part A 500 words, Part B 800 wordsRationaleYour final assessment asks you to bring together the various elements of our previous 3 assessments and reflect on your journey towards Management Mastery thus far. It is also about creating a snapshot of the Manager you are today. This is the beginning of a process we hope you will continue to review throughout your studies and into your management career.Your taskPart A: Complete the CVF spider web activity and write a reflective commentary with reference to the changes (if any) from your first attempt. Be sure to use the literature, participation and learning from your Blogs and the results from both spiderwebs to support your reflection.Part B: Choose either Community Blog 1 (Assessment 2) or Community Blog 2 (Assignment 3) and identify examples of competing values, paradoxical views and complementary models identified by the your community of MTLs. Prepare a report on your findings remembering to include the importance of these elements to the function of management within a tourism, hospitality, events, gastronomic, business organisation and from the perspective of a Master Manager.You should also include reference to the addiotnal question / topic that we covered in the 3rd week of Blog #2 InstructionsPart ARead the Introduction and Conclusion sections of the text (Quinn et al. 2015)Complete the Competing Values Framework (Quinn et al. 2015) survey. To complete the CVF access the following URL: http://www.wiley.com/college/quinn/047136178X/survey/mgmt_prc.htm and work through the instructions below:Complete the 36-statement Competing Values Management Practices SurveyThen press show result where your scores are plotted on the CVF wheelReflection: Look at the shape of your spiderweb, focusing, as we did previously, on the Quadrants, rather than the individual rolesSave a copy for review, discussion and presentation with your reflective commentary.Compare your spiderweb results to the one completed in your first assignment.Visit the following link, download and read through this useful resource on Reflective Writing: www.scu.edu.au/teachinglearning/download.php?doc_id=12767&site_id=301&file_ext=.pdf (18K) Note that you may need to copy and paste the URL into your web browser.Using the guidelines of reflecting writing, prepare a commentary that considers the following:Have you experienced areas of significant and/or minimal or no change, between your 1st and the 2nd CVF spiderweb?What circumstances (personal, learning, work) influenced changes (or lack of) throughout your management journey to date?Did the community interaction and more specifically, the management team learners influence any outcomes of your second survey (chaged your views, reinforced your views?)Which areas of the CVF do you feel requires some improvement? Why?If you were asked to consider your own Master Manager competencies, how would you best describe them?Part BChoose either Blog 1 (Assessment 2) or Blog 2 (from Assignment 3).Think about the outcomes of your chosen Blog and the views of management, and learning about management held across the group.Include reference to the additional question / topic that we covered in the 3rd week of Blog #2Identify examples of competing values, paradoxical views and complementary models identified by the community of MTLs.Prepare and submit an analysis, including the importance of these elements to the function of management within a tourism, hospitality, event, gastronomic, business organisation and from the perspective of a Master Manager.Marking criteriaSecond completion of CVF spiderwebIdentification of practical evidence and discussionApplication of evidence to the role of a manager and to management in a tourism and hospitality contextEvidence of an overall understanding of the CVF conceptPresentation.