Activity Title:Assignment 1Paper Number and Title: MGT303 – Strategic ManagementLevel 7, 15 credits, Version 1Assessed Learning Outcome: LO.1 Critically evaluate theories that have influenced approaches to strategic management.LO.2 Analyse an organisation’s internal and external environment.
Conditions: This is a compulsory assignment. It must be submitted and makes up 22% of your final result for this paper.
The completed assignment is to be submitted to your facilitator via Blackboard by the due date.
Due date: midnight Sunday, Week 6, via BlackboardWord Count: 1800 words (+/- 10%), excluding referencing and appendices.
Qualification outcome expectations:-
Research and referencing: You are required to engage in some research into the theories underpinning marketing and other sources in order to successfully complete this assignment. Ensure you include a full reference list, including all sources, using APA guidelines (latest edition). Correct referencing is an expectation of tertiary study.Presentation guidelines: Work is expected to be word-processed and submitted as a Word document or PDF, use a clear, readable font and be within 10% of the given word count (excluding any referencing). Include your name, student number and the paper code and assignment number as a header or footer. Reports should include headings or subheadings as required. Essays should include an introduction, body and conclusion. Spellchecking and proofreading of work prior to submission is strongly encouraged.ASSIGNMENT TASK-
For this assignment you will submit an evaluation report of the holding company, Restaurant Brands New Zealand Limited. You will need to substantiate your findings by referring to source materials and theoretical models. You are required to engage in considerable research into the company and theories underpinning strategic management in order to successfully complete this assignment.
Your report should cover:The company’s vision and/or mission in relation to its core values How does the organisation manage and prioritise stakeholders.Over the first three weeks your course work discussed two major contrasting models used to assess a firm’s external environment and its internal organisation. Discuss how those models can be used to explain Restaurant Brands’ pursuit of competitive advantage. How effective are these models and theories at enabling strategic competitiveness and sustainable above-average returns.
Make sure you reference all of your sources using the latest APA referencing conventions.Make sure you read the Marking Schedule below carefully before embarking on the assignment.It will give you clear idea of what we are looking for in the submission!Collaboration:You might at times feel isolated and feel the need to run ideas by your fellow students. Make sure you use the Discussion Board to communicate with your peers and exchange resources and ideas. There is a Forum available just for that purpose. Please use it. If you have questions which you want to address to your facilitator, don’t hesitate to contact them. You will find their contact details on the announcementpage. The report of course will have to be your own work but collaboration at the planning stages and sharing of resources is encouraged.
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