Professional development and planning- literature review
Assignment- There is variety of skills that are important for today’s professional manager. They are too numerous to include in a report. You will be allocated one skill i.e. optimistic and your assessment is to discuss the role of that skill for today’s professional manager in making a positive difference to your career.
Word limit-1500 words. A sample of table of contents is listed below:
Introduction- no more than 150 words, minimum three references in this section.
Literature Review- I would expect 8 references in for this section and between 800 words in length, include headings and sub-headings in this section.
Critical analysis of literature review: 400 words
Conclusion: 150-200 words.
You need to include at least three academic references in the main body as well as one academic reference for each of the skills you have discussed.
Bibliography: All essays require a bibliography at the end in the APA format. These words are not counted in the word limit.
Included in the assignment, you will need to highlight 10 joining words ( first, second, third, comparatively, in contrast, otherwise, unless, while, surely, in detail, to explain, to clarify, thus, forthwith, in brief, ultimately, obviously, before, eventually, further, since, occasionally, whenever, meanwhile, about)
Use 5 useful sentences from below:-
>Along similar lines, [X] argues that_____.
>There is ample / growing support for the claim that_____.
>The data gathered in the [pilot study] suggests / suggest that____.
>The (current) literature on [X] abounds with examples of____.
>The consensus view seems to be that_____.
>Further research in this area may include____and_____.
>There is a rapidly growing literature on [X], which indicates that____.