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Annotated Sample Essays

Sample Essays - Apply Theory To Practice


MSc Crossed-Cultural Management Module

MSc International Business Environment Module 

MBA Business Economics Module (Grade-A sample essay)

MBA Managing People Module (Grade-A sample essay)

MBA Operations Management Module


Global Business Environment Module

Organisational Behaviour Module

Organisational Change Module 

  • Organisational Change case study example
  • This is a fictional assignment of an example case study provided by the subject tutor. The assignment asks for a case study that contains teaching notes of questions for discussions by 'the students' - please also refer to the assignment brief on Blackboard.  A good example of the case study question is Question 3. 

People Work and Organisations Module

Critical Review of an Academic Article


MSc Human Resource Management Module

Certain assignments require you to write a critical review of a journal article. To help you with this, a tutor has written a sample review. This review is for guidance only in response to student questions about how to write a critical review.

Please click on the above link to work through the sample essay with detailed tutor's comments and please click through each slide sequentially.  In doing so, you will be provided with a sound insight into key lessons to be learnt when engaging in critical analysis.    
(If you are using Internet Explorer you should press F5 when PowerPoint loads to change to slideshow view. Click on the slide to advance the presentation.)


Organisational Design Module (used in the OD lecture on 13/10/2011)

Transformation of Work Module



MSc Employment Law Module



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