LC565 Understanding the Work Environment
Chose up to TWO organisations to analyse for this report.
Write a report of 2500-3000 word in which you:
·Critically evaluate the concept of ‘work’ with reference to the ways in which ‘work’ has changed over time.
·Using relevant theory, evaluate your chosen organisation(s) by analysing:
vthe values, ethics and culture of the organisation(s) explaining how this may impact on ways of working
vthe social policy context of your chosen organisation(s)
vthe wider context of your organisation(s), including its statutory or non-statutory position, explaining how this could impact on ways of working of the organisation
If appropriate, you may attach appendices to your report (these are not included in the word count). You are advised to discuss your selected organisation(s) with the module leader before beginning this assignment.
This assignment has been designed to provide you with an opportunity to demonstrate your achievement of the following module learning outcomes:
1.Demonstrate a critical understanding of ethics and values relating to organisations
2.Demonstrate a critical awareness of sociological and policy frameworks relevant to organisations
3.Demonstrate a critical awareness of structural issues and legislative framework that impact on the workings of organisations
4.Demonstrate a critical understanding of the relationship between statutory and non-statutory organisations in a range of settings
Referencing And Research Requirements
Please reference your work according to the Harvard style as defined in Cite Them Right Online (http://www.citethemrightonline.com). This information is also available in book form: Pears, R. and Shields, G. (2016) Cite them right: the essential reference guide. 10th edn. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Copies are available via the university library.
How Your Work Will Be Assessed
Your work will be assessed on the extent to which it demonstrates your achievement of the stated learning outcomes for this assignment (see above). In particular, this assignment will be assessed against the following criteria:
·Breadth and quality of gathered evidence and research
·Application of theory to organisations
·Knowledge and understanding of key concepts and debates
·Quality of critical analysis and evaluation
·Structure of assignment
·Quality of written expression
·In-text referencing and reference list
Submission details understood these regulations
Work that is submitted up to 10 working days beyond the submission date will be accepted as a late submission. Late submissions will be marked and the actual mark recorded, but will be capped at the pass mark (typically 40%), provided that the work is of a passing standard. Work submitted after this period will not be marked and will be treated as a non-submission.