MOD004160 – Assessment Select, read, research and critically analyse a cover story of Harvard Business Review (Magazine): (Links to an external site.) 1. Read cover stories featured in the last four issues of Harvard Business Review (Magazine) (Links to an external site.): May/June t 2. Select the cover story from one issue that you would wish to critique in your as

MOD004160 – Assessment

Select, read, research and critically analyse a cover story of Harvard Business Review (Magazine): (Links to an external site.)

1. Read cover stories featured in the last four issues of Harvard Business Review (Magazine) (Links to an external site.): May/June t 2. Select the cover story from one issue that you would wish to critique in your assignment. 3. Apply appropriate theoretical perspectives and themes covered in this module to critically analyse your chosen cover story. In critically analysing the cover story, clearly delineate the implications on business / non-business organisations.

Links to course learning outcomes:

The assessment(s) are designed to encourage students to engage with theoretical concepts and perspectives and use them to analyse evolving and contemporary challenges in international management. By allowing students to critique a cover story from the Harvard Business Review, we aim to embed an interdisciplinary approach to the delivery of the module.

The course learning outcomes for the MSc International Business are provided below:

1. Apply relevant theoretical concepts and techniques to understand complex and constantly evolving international business environment;

2.Acquire and apply knowledge of International Business to a range of complex situations taking into account relationships to and interactions with, other areas disciplines and areas including Organisation Theory, Supply Chain Management, Finance, Marketing and HRM;

3. Critically appraise the relationships among and interconnectedness between organizations and their socio-cultural and institutional context

4. Display critical awareness and systematic understanding of current issues in International Business, which is informed by leading-edge research, and practice in the field;

5. Demonstrate an understanding of appropriate techniques sufficient to allow detailed investigation of relevant issues in various disciplines underpinning the course;

6.Exhibit creativity in the application of existing knowledge, together with a practical understanding of how established techniques of research and enquiry are used to develop and interpret knowledge in International Business;

7.Critically evaluate the uses and limitations of a range of research methods and techniques, both qualitative and quantitative, to select and conduct effective business and strategic research in a international business context;