Parcel Force Case Study Essay

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Contents 2. Preparing 2 2.1Your lecture 2 2.2When you 2 3. Writing 3 4. Strategy 4 5.Referencing guidelines 4 5.1 What is detailed 4

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Assignment writing guidelines

1. Introduction 2. Preparing 3. Writing 4. Strategy 5. Referencing guidelines

1. Introduction

2. Preparing

2.1Your lecture notes will give you the basic framework ONLY of the ideas, theories and concepts you will need to complete the assignment. These notes will therefore NOT be sufficient on their own. You will need to make use of the required reading, extra references and any other material you come across in the course of researching your assignment.
2.2When you
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3. Writing
3.1 Make sure you have understood what the assignment is getting at and that you know how to complete it. In particular please be aware that no assignment will ask you just to write down everything you know about a subject area – instead it will require you to consider specific issues.
3.2 When evaluating different viewpoints, make sure you give each a `fair crack of the whip'. You can't produce a valid conclusion unless you have sorted through the arguments for each perspective in a balanced way - comparison often helps here.
3.3 Try to stick to the introduction/ discussion/ conclusion format in your essay - ie, set the context of the essay and outline the structure of your argument, cover the relevant material, and then tie the discussion up by summarizing what has been said and offering YOUR opinion on what the question is asking about, based on the sources you have used (Kramer, 2009).

3.4 Make sure you `operationalize your concepts' - a posh way of saying `define the terms you use'. However, don't go overboard - only `technical' terms (ie, that are not in common usage) need to be defined. In general, you should aim to write for a layperson – that is, someone who is not an expert in the area, but who will understand the relevant ideas if they are explained properly.
(v) You should provide evidence for all the assertions that you make during your assignment; that is, make reference to ideas, theories and concepts,

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