Information Systems Assignment

Information Systems Assignment

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Summative Assessment Point 2

Brief, Guidelines and Marking Criteria

Essay 2

Evalutating the importance of knowledge management in organizations

Please read the below journal article found on the VLE:

Suh, Y. (2017). Knowledge Network of Toyota. Annals of Business Administrative Science, 16(2), 91-102.

Following the line of thought of the article and with reference to relevant literature, theories and any additional


1. discuss Toyota’s approach to strategic management of knowledge and organisational learning.

2. critically evaluate Toyota’s use of strategic frameworks and tools, including the importance of knowledge

in strategic development; sustainable competitive advantage; and managing strategic corporate change.

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Revision and Proofreading

As in any other piece of academic writing, it’s essential to redraft, edit and proofread your essay before you submit


Text Layout

• Font: Times New Roman

• Size: 12

• Line spacing: 1 ½

• Your Essay must have page numbers (bottom center is recommended)

Word Limit

• The word limit of your essay is 3000 (±10%) words (not including tables, diagrams, appendices, and



• The submission of the essay is due by the end of Week 7, Sunday 11:59 pm (23:59 hours) VLE (UTC) time

on the due date at the latest and it weighs 50% of the final grade.

• The essay will be submitted via Turnitin and it must be in PDF format.

Further Guidelines

• This is an individual assessment, not a group task.

• This assignment weights 50% of your final grade.

• Your assignment should reflect scholarly writing and APA Referencing standard. Be sure to adhere to

Academic Integrity Policy by avoiding plagiarism through text-citing and acknowledging other author’s


• Academic Integrity Policy: Students are expected to demonstrate academic integrity by completing their own

work, assignments, and other assessment exercises. Submission of work from another person, whether it is

from printed sources or someone other than the student; previously graded papers; papers submitted without

proper citations; or submitting the same paper to multiple courses without the knowledge of all instructors

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involved can result in a failing grade. Incidents involving academic dishonesty will be reported to university

officials for appropriate sanctions. Furthermore, students must always submit work that represents their

original words or ideas. If any words or ideas used in an assignment or assessment submission do not

represent the student’s original words or ideas, all relevant sources must be cited along with the extent to

which such sources were used. Words or ideas that require citation include, but are not limited to, all hard

copy or electronic publications, whether copyrighted or not and all verbal or visual communication when the

content of such communication originates from an identifiable source.

Marking Criteria

Criterion Weight

Introduction to the assignment describing the scope, objectives, methods of investigation, etc. 10%

Identification of key areas required by the summative brief 30%

Application of theory with the use of examples 30%

Structured analysis 10%

Presentation of the essay including clarity of expression and APA referencing 20%

Total 100%

Good luck!