Case Incident “Beer Ambassadors”
This assignment has been developed as an individual, take-home assignment. It is provided to students late in Week 3, to be completed and uploaded by Saturday, February 13, 11:55 pm to the drop box provided (eConestoga/Course Tools/Assignments).
Chapter 1 – Case Incident “Beer Ambassadors” (Saks & Haccoun, 2019, 8th ed.)
Note: Please answer only the list of questions provided below.
Case Incident: Chapter 1 – Beer Ambassadors
- (10 marks).
Both Case Incidents
Writing Requirements (4 marks)
- A title page, covering your assignment is required, using APA style, plain format.
- Your report should be approximately 8 pages in length, include an opening and concluding paragraph.
- Apply APA style in formatting and citation.
- Use paragraphing and headings to organize your paper.
- Use effective writing mechanics — correct sentence structure, punctuation, word choice, spelling, and concise language.
- No typographical errors or unsightly features.
Total: 50 marks
|Criteria||Case Incident Analysis Marking Rubric|
|Q1||0 – 1 Little-or-no- explanation of strategic training, or connection to the Beer Store case.||2 – 3 Explanation of strategic training is not clear. Rationale not as well defined/ provided using the case incident. Little application of theory.||4 – 5 Good explanation of strategic training. Good explanation of why the Beer Store’s training is strategic or not strategic. Provides some connection to the case incident and theory on strategic training.||6 Strategic training is clearly defined. Excellent explanation of why the Beer Store’s training is strategic or not strategic. Solid connections to specifics of the case incident and strategic training theory.|
|Q2||0 – 2 Little-or-no-explanation of the ISD model. Little-to-no connection to the Beer Store case incident.||3 – 5 Some aspects of the ISD model explained. Connections to the case are not clear.||6 – 8 All aspects of the ISD model explained. Some connection to the case incident.||9 – 10 Excellent explanation of all aspects of the ISD model making thorough connection to the Beer Store case incident.|
|Q3||0 – 2 Little or no explanation provided for learning outcomes, or any possible gaps.||3 – 5 Learning outcomes are not clearly stated. Explanation is partially provided. Little attempt to explain any gaps in the learning outcomes.||6 – 8 Learning outcomes are provided. Some explanation provided on what managers learn and how. 1-2 gaps are clearly identified.||9 – 10 Learning outcomes are clearly provided for IKEA management training program. Explanation provided on what managers learn and how. Potential gaps are clearly identified.|
|Q4||0 – 2 Little-to-no attempt to critique IKEA’s current management training program. No attempt to identify or suggest learning/motivation theory was made.||3 – 5 Occasional discussion of management training at IKEA. One learning/motivation theory is identified and applied to IKEA.||6 – 8 Good critique of existing management training at IKEA. Learning and motivation theories are identified and applied to IKEA.||9 – 10 Excellent work at critiquing existing management training at IKEA is (+ and – aspects). Use of theory is present. Two learning/motivation theories are clearly identified and thoroughly applied to IKEA.|
|Q5||0 – 2 Little-to-no attempt made to define a learning organization, identify either organization as a learning organization, or providing an explanation.||3 – 5 Some attempt was made to define a learning organization. Both organizations were defined as learning organizations (or not as learning organizations). Some detail provided in comparing the two organizations was provided.||6 – 8 Learning organization was generally well- defined. Both organizations were discussed identifying them (or not) as learning organizations. Good detail provided comparing the two organizations.||9 – 10 Learning organization was clearly defined. Both organizations clearly discussed identifying them (or not) as learning organizations. Excellent detail was provided comparing the two organizations.|
|Technical Writing||0 – 4 A title page, covering the assignment is provided, using APA style, plain format.Report is approximately 8 pages in length, including an opening and concluding paragraph. APA style applied (formatting and citation). Use of paragraphing and headings to organize the paper. Use of effective writing mechanics — correct sentence structure, punctuation, word choice, spelling, and concise language. No typographical errors or unsightly features.|
|Marking Scheme||/ 50 %|