Managerial Communication Assignment 1

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Managerial Communication Assignment 1

  1. 1. www.monash.edu.au MGF1100: Managerial Communication Assignment 1: Self-Analysis Essay
  2. 2. www.monash.edu.au 2 Assignment 1 • Self-analysis Essay • Due Week 6 during tutorial • Worth 20% • 2,000 words • 8 References (at least 6 Journal Articles) (you can’t hand it in without 8 references) • APA Referencing
  3. 3. www.monash.edu.au 3 Assignment 1 Self-analysis through the use of diagnostic tools is one way of gaining self-awareness, and is therefore a means to improving your communication skills. You are required to complete at least four personal diagnostics that relate to personality and relationships. A range of suitable tests will be provided (and conducted) during the tutorials; You are not to use diagnostics obtained from the Internet.
  4. 4. www.monash.edu.au 4 Assignment 1 You can use: • Big Five Locator Questionnaire • Emotional Intelligence Test • Human Dynamics Profiler • Personal Style Inventory (based on MBTI)
  5. 5. www.monash.edu.au 5 Assignment 1 The essay has two major parts: • Analysis of the Data (25%) • Strategies for Improving your Communication (25%)
  6. 6. www.monash.edu.au 6 Analysis of the Data • Give me the basics of your tests results – use tables, use appendix, please don’t waste words • Are there similarities or differences between the tests? – Why? • Do you agree with the results? – Give examples • What have you learnt about your communication style? You must use theory
  7. 7. www.monash.edu.au 7 Strategies for Improving your Communication • What areas do you need to improve? • How are you going to do this? • Make it very clear – very clear steps You must use theory
  8. 8. www.monash.edu.au 8 Tips for Assignment 1. Read the essay topic carefully – Keep topic next to you while writing. – Make sure you address all aspects of the topic. – Plan your answer. – Don’t lose focus. > Does every paragraph help address the question? > If not, replace it with a better one. – Follow logical structure.
  9. 9. www.monash.edu.au 9 Tips for Assignment (Cont.) 2. Formatting – Size 12 Font Times, Size 11 Calibri – Double spaced – Be consistent – No headings / sub-headings – 2 or 3 paragraphs per page – Proof reading / editing is very important
  10. 10. www.monash.edu.au 10 Tips for Assignment (Cont.) 3. Referencing – At least 8 references – APA style – Only use reliable sources > Do not rely on text books or lecture slides – Integrate references to for arguments – Reference list in alphabetical order – Use Q-manual for guidance
  11. 11. www.monash.edu.au 11 Tips for Assignment (Cont.) 4. Don’t be surprised – Constantly look at referencing sheet – Make sure you address each criteria – Have a general idea of what grade to expect 5. Don’t plagiarise 6. Submit on time

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