Assessment Two – Essay
60% of the total grade
2500 words excluding references
Choose a Human Service Organisation that will be the focus of this essay. You can choose an organisation in which you are professionally involved or it could be another organisation in your local community for which you are aware and which allows you access to relevant information via their website. You need to provide an overview of the organisation and its organisational structure and culture using the following points below as your focus for analysis:
- To what extent is managerialism evident within this organisation?
- Which organisational theories can assist your understanding of the tensions between a professional in your area of practice and managers within that organisation?
- How is leadership exercised in this organisation?
- How might a worker in your profession within this organisation engage in leadership roles?
- Reflect on what may be some of the ethical tensions you as a worker in your discipline area may encounter when working in this organisation.
Each criteria has equal weighting
- Review of managerialism within the organisation
- Application of organisational theory to tensions between professional team members and managers within the organisation
- Critical analysis of leadership within the organisation
- Evidence of understanding of leadership role for a professional in your area of practice within the organisation
- Evaluation of ethical tensions inherent in that professional role in the organisation
- Academic integrity: expression, grammar and APA 6th style referencing
- Select a proper title for the Essay.
- High Quality academic standard with appropriate support from references.
- APA 6th format should be used for references.
- Use of at least eight (8) references from relevant books and journal and consistent use of a referencing system (preferably APA 6th) with properin-text citation.There appears to be confusion about when and when not to reference.Go by the common knowledge rule, if you can safely say that what you’re writing about is not common knowledge to everyone then you have to use in text citations and reference.
- The assignment is to be formatted as per the APA (6th edition) style. You have to use this template using the details below:
· *Word processed document, 12 point font, double line spacing.
· *2.54 cm (1 inch) margin on all sides.
· *Flush left justification style (ragged right) (APA, 2009, p. 229).
· *1 cm indentation for new paragraphs
· *Use Times New Roman with 12 pt. font size (APA, 2009, p. 229).
· *page numbers need to be right aligned in the header