Knowledge Management (COMP0364.1) – SPRG – 20 – CW1 (Assignment) – A – QP MEC_AMO_TEM_034_01 Page 1 of 8 Instructions to Student
Answer all questions. Deadline of submission: 02/06/2020
The marks received on the assignment will be scaled down to the actual weightage of the
assignment which is 50% marks
Formative feedback on the complete assignment draft will be provided if the draft is submitted at least 10 days before the final submission date. Feedback after final evaluation will be provided by 16/06/2020
Module Learning Outcomes The following LOs are achieved by the student by completing the assignment successfully 1) Demonstrate an understanding of the difference between data, information and knowledge 2) Compare and contrast strategies for the capture, organisation, dissemination and application of knowledge within an organisation Assignment Objective To develop the appreciation that we are currently living in the information-knowledge era, where producing and sustaining knowledge is now fast becoming the business strategy for organizations. Also to appreciate the significance of intellectual capital is rising and knowledge workers are becoming the key drivers in organization. Moreover, to realize the potential of knowledge retention and creation and the need to strive to become a valuable asset and contribute effectively towards the growth and development of their workplace. Assignment Tasks Task 1: Submit a work proposal for this assignment or before 02/05/2020 (23:59) which must include:
Understanding of deliverables – a detail description of deliverables Timeline for completion of the given tasks. Identification of resources to be used
The work proposal must be submitted in a word file through the link available in Moodle.
IN SEMESTER (INDIVIDUAL) ASSIGNMENT
Module Code: COMP 0364.1
Module Name: Knowledge Management
Max. Marks: 100
Knowledge Management (COMP0364.1) – SPRG – 20 – CW1 (Assignment) – A – QP MEC_AMO_TEM_034_01 Page 2 of 8 Task 2: You are planning to start a small business (business of your choice) and you would like to make knowledge management a key part of your practice. Critically discuss the strategies you will use to manage your business knowledge. Your critical discussion should include the following. a) The kind of data, information, and knowledge you will focus on capturing. (10 marks) b) Based on the nature of your business, the kind of knowledge capturing techniques you will have in place and the possible methods that you will use to elicit knowledge from the knowledge worker. (20 marks) c) The kind of tools, technologies and methods you will use to store the captured knowledge. Points discussed in part a) and b) should be taken into consideration. (10 marks) d) How will you apply/use the captured knowledge? Outcome measurement and solution adoption should be taken into consideration. (10 marks) e) How will you share/disseminate valuable knowledge? Knowledge accessibility and diffusion should be taken into consideration. (15 marks) f) Your plan for ensuring knowledge creation. Incentives and mechanisms can be considered. (15 marks) Task 3: Prepare a well-structured, formatted and presented report of your critical discussions of the above as per the rules & regulations and the guidelines provided below. (10 marks) Rules & Regulations: All resources should be cited using CU Harvard style. The final assignment must have a Title page, Table of Contents, References/ bibliography using CU Harvard Style and page numbers.
Title Page must have Assignment Name, Module name, Session, your name, ID, and the name of the faculty.
Softcopy in word format is to be submitted through Turnitin link on Moodle.
Viva may be conducted after the assignment submission as per the dates informed earlier.
Guidelines: Assignment must be computer typed. Knowledge Management (COMP0364.1) – SPRG – 20 – CW1 (Assignment) – A – QP MEC_AMO_TEM_034_01 Page 3 of 8
Font – Times New Roman Font – Style – Regular Font – Size – 12 Heading should be with Font Size 14, Bold, Capital and Underline.
Explain with suitable examples wherever required. Each student has to do the assignment individually You can refer books in eLibrary or use internet resource. But you should not cut and paste material from internet nor provide photocopied material from books. The assignment answers should be in your own words after understanding the matter from the above resources.
Important Policies to be followed 1. Student Academic Integrity Policy*: MEC upholds the spirit of academic integrity in all forms of academic work and any form of violation of academic integrity shall invite severe penalty. Any benefit obtained by indulging in the act of violation of academic integrity shall be cancelled. All cases of violation of academic integrity on the part of the student shall fall under any of the below mentioned categories: 1. Plagiarism 2. Malpractice 3. Ghost Writing 4. Collusion 5. Other cases If the student fails a module and has a proven case of academic integrity violation in this module, the student is required to re-register the module. This is applicable to first and second offenders of plagiarism. 1. Plagiarism A. First offence of plagiarism I. If a student is caught first time in an act of plagiarism during his/her course of study in any assignment other than project work, the student will be allowed to re-submit the assignment once, within a maximum period of one week. However, a penalty of deduction of 25% of the marks obtained for the resubmitted work will be imposed.