3104 AFE STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING ASSIGNMENT – CASE STUDY

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3104 AFE STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING
ASSIGNMENT – CASE STUDY
SCHEDULE
GROUP
CASE NO
TOPIC
CASE
AVAILABLE
9 AM
DUE DATE
5 PM Group 1 1 Financial and non-financial performance measures 30/07/2018 19/08/2018 Group 2 2 Managing Quality 06/08/2018 26/08/2018 Group 3 3 Managing Suppliers 20/08/2018 09/09/2018 Group 4 4 Managing Customers 03/09/2018 23/09/2018 Group 5 5 Managing costs 10/09/2018 30/09/2018 Group 6 6 Managing costs 17/09/2018 07/10/2018
Task description:
This is a task for a group of 4-5 students. This is a group written report with the group’s analysis of the assigned case. The report is worth of 20% marks. Groups are strongly encouraged to start working on the assigned case immediately. It is the Group’s responsibility to ensure that the report is compliant with the guidelines comprised in this document and course profile.
The purpose of this Group report is twofold. First, to demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of the topic to a particular case (Part A) and second, to extend the knowledge of the topic by synthesizing the contribution to knowledge of the two published papers (Part B).
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 Part A: Case Analysis: Word limit 1200
Case will be available to the Group as per the schedule.
 Part B: Extension of the topic: Word limit 800 (400+400)
Group will choose two scholarly journal articles from Appendix 1 and analyze the topic by exploring the additional aspect/aspects, which is/are not covered in the lecture. The purpose is to extend groups’ extant knowledge of the topic one-step further. The extension of knowledge should make a bridge in between Part A and B. Group is required to articulate a summary of 400 words per article coherently.
 Groups are required to follow the below criteria:
 Group members are required to submit an assignment coversheet (available in “Group Assignment” Folder)
 Word limit 2000 (excluding reference, appendix and group identifier page)
 Prescribed layout of the report:
– Brief introduction
– Part A – case analysis
– Part B – Extension of the topic
– Conclusion
– Reference list
– Group identifier page which includes the details of all group members
– Appendix (evidence of group work; i.e.; email/group conversation etc.)
Marks:
This piece of assessment task will be assessed in two stages. Group work will be marked out of 20 as follows:
– Part A – marked out of 10
– Part B – marked out of 8
– Quality of writing, structure, reference, flow marked out of 2
In addition, this assignment involves the completion of Peer Assessment Ratings and feedback using SPARKplus. The group mark will be multiplied
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with the peer assessment score to get the individual students’ mark. Each student in each group must complete the peer assessment using SPARKplus. Students, who do not rate or provide feedback to their peers, will receive 0% in the assessment.
Submission details: The assignment should be submitted on-line through the assignment submission tab available on Learning@Griffith and only one assignment is to be submitted per group and each group member must complete the electronic assignment cover sheet.
Due dates as per the schedule for concerned group.
Late submission: A penalty of 10% applies for each day the assignment is late.
Plagiarism: Failure to comply with the academic integrity will lead to penalties in
accordance with University’s Student Academic Integrity Policy.
Appendix 1:
JOURNAL NAME
Accounting, Organizations and Society
Contemporary Accounting Research
Management Accounting Research
The Accounting Review
Accounting and Business Research
Accounting and Finance
Behavioral Research in Accounting A
British Accounting Review
Journal of Management Accounting Research
Advances in Management Accounting
Asian Review of Accounting
Harvard Business Review (HBR)
MIT Sloan Management Review
California Management review
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Appendix 2: Group Identifier page
Group report title
Workshop Time
Group Name/Code
Group Members
ID
NAME
Submission Date
No. of Words

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