Individual Reflective Essay Length: 1,500 word
Record and reflect on your development as a strategist over the course of the semester. Each individual is to write a reflective essay that demonstrates a significant personal insight into your development as a strategist. Your reflective essay needs to demonstrate an active engagement with both theory and your personal experience and it must demonstrate how exposure to the strategic management theory has (or has not) changed the way you think/act and what, if any plans you have to build on this in the future. Specifically we are interested in understanding: How the strategic management discipline can help you to understand your life experience in new ways.
1.Have you found the strategic management discipline helpful in understanding your interactions with businesses? Whether you are able to identify connections between the strategic management discipline and other academic disciplines that you have studies in your program.
2.If you found connections, in what way are they meaningful? How you are able to take the strategic management discipline that you have learned in the classroom environment this semester and transfer it to other contexts.
3.We've focused on one business in one industry. How might you apply what you've learned in this course to other businesses/industries/contexts? How you anticipate using what you have learned in strategic management in the future.
4.Do you see the strategic management discipline as a useful way to help you to make better decisions? Your ability to write clearly, succinctly and professionally.
5.Structure, spelling and grammar matter.
How we'll assess your work For the reflective piece, we are seeking to understand how deeply you have engaged with the material presented in this course and what the personal implications of this are for you as a practitioner. We are interested in how you are able to draw connections between your personal experience and the strategic management discipline and how well you are able to connect the strategic management discipline to the other disciplines that you have studied in your university career. For the criteria relating to the marking of this assignment, see the marking rubric posted on the BlackBoard site. Academic staff will base their judgment on the quality of work you submit and how well it meets the requirements of the assignment. We will undertake a rigorous and transparent moderation process to ensure that all work is assessed to the same degree and standard.