This is the second of two assessments for this course. For this assessment you will demonstrate the interpersonal skills required to be effective in different work environments, critically evaluating a range of approaches in practice to managing team performance and assessing corporate social responsibility issues and resolutions that may arise when working in complex organisations.
Conditions of Assessment
This is an individual assessment,that you will complete in your learner-managed time, however, your teacher will provide opportunities during class time for clarification, guidance, collaborative working opportunities, and group discussion. While you will work in a group for an aspect of this assignment, this work is assessed individually on your own performance and evidence. All work must be completely your own and all literature used must be referenced appropriately using APA 6th edition. In order to pass this course you must achieve a cumulative grade of at least 50%, across assessment one and two.
Learning Outcome(s) Assessed
1. Critically analyse key Māori values that are practised within New Zealand organisations and evaluate the challenges for Iwi/Māori organisations to meet their stakeholder expectations.
2. Demonstrate the interpersonal skills required to be effective in different work environments including team, communication, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
3. Critically evaluate a range of approaches in practice to managing team performance.
4. Identify and critically assess corporate social responsibility issues that may arise when working in complex organisations and identify ways of resolving such issues effectively.
Please see your course outline for guidelines around resubmission and extensions.
Initially for this assessment you will work in a group, of no more than three, assigned by your teacher. Within your group you will collaborate to determine varioussocial responsibility issues that may arise within the case study outlined below.
During this phase of the assignment you will gather evidence of, and reflect on, your individualdemonstration of effective interpersonal skills that enable successful team work, including: communication; and conflict resolution and negotiation. Your presentation of this evidence may be in a portfolio, or written reflection with appendices, or another method as agreed with your teacher, and supports your demonstration of interpersonal skills.
Secondly, you will individuallyprepare a report, referring to relevant literature, for the board of directors of KRC(see case study below) that includes:
• a critical assessmentof the character of exploration testing opportunities that exist in New Zealand, including the corporate social responsibility issues that may arise and identification and evaluation of methods of resolving these issues effectively, recommending a preferred course of action that will result in maximum levels of satisfaction for all relevant stakeholders.
• a critical evaluation of at least three different approaches the organisation could use toward managing departmental team performances if the organisation decides to pursue this opportunity.
• a critical analysis of key Māori values that may be practised within the New Zealand organisations identified in the case study, including critical evaluation of the challenges for Iwi/Māori organisations to meet stakeholder expectations.