BMGT4023H Research Paper 1

Academic Year 2021/2022

You are required to examine the application of the various theoretical perspectives presented on the MSc programme to one's own workplace experience, particularly in relation to organisational behaviour and strategic management and business policy. This research paper provides for blending of theory and practice contents of the MSc programme with the collective workplace experiences of participants. To this end you will be expected to contribute critical reflection on your workplace experiences along with collaborative interpretation of such experiences in both classroom and study group settings. The module provides an insight into the research methods used to navigate the research process in the disciplines mentioned above. To fulfil the requirements for the module, you are required to undertake and complete two assignments as follows:a. Proposal b. Literature Review c. academic paper review.

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Learning Outcomes:

On completing this module, students should be able to
a. Critically evaluate and review academic literature on a business topic,
b. Demonstrate a practical and reflective understanding of selected functional and general management activities.
c. Evaluate ways in which the selected business themes and topics are useful to practicing managers, bearing in mind the business context and setting.
d. Critically evaluate research papers and demonstrate effective analytical and report writing skills

Student Effort Type Hours
Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning






Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Group Project: Academic Paper Review Unspecified n/a Graded No


Continuous Assessment: Literature Review Unspecified n/a Graded No


Assignment: Topic Proposal Varies over the Trimester n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring No
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

General feedback is provided to students on all their submitted assessment components.

Name Role
Dr Robert Lai Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Eva Lee Tutor

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