What’s the marking criteria for reports?

Report writing is one of the most common coursework students will write. Here we will show you the assessment criteria for a business report.

A GRADE (70-100%)

  • Report format;
  • Clear understanding of current approach to management and/or leading;
  • Clear understanding of the theory of critical management studies (CMS);
  • Application of critical theory to expose a situation of oppression, marginalisation or subjugation in an organisation/industry;
  • Evidence of wide reading and appropriate use of sources;
  • A good standard of writing, (grammar, spelling and sentence construction);
  • Conventional Harvard style referencing throughout;

B GRADE(60-69%)

  • Report format;
  • Clear understanding of current approach to management and/or leadership;
  • Clear understanding of critical theory;
  • Evidence of wide reading and appropriate use of sources;;
  • A good standard of writing;
  • Conventional Harvard style referencing throughout.

C GRADE (50-59%)

  • Follows the guidelines for the assignment;
  • Demonstrates some understanding of current approach to management and/or leading;
  • More descriptive than analytical;
  • Evidence of reading;
  • Some referencing;
  • List of references in Harvard style.

D GRADE (43-49%)

  • Structure is evident, but paper lacks coherent focus;
  • Some theory included;
  • Some evidence of reading;
  • Poor critical understanding;
  • Poor referencing

E GRADE (40-42%)

  • Poor structure
  • Little evidence of understanding current managerial/leadership theoretical approaches;
  • Little evidence of understanding critical theory;
  • Little evidence of reading and poor referencing; Poor referencing;

FAIL (25-29%)

  • Poor structure- essay style paper;
  • No evidence of reading;
  • No evidence of understanding management/leadership/CM theory;
  • No referencing.
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