MILPARK BUSINESS SCHOOL
MBA ASSIGNMENT COVERSHEET 2009
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2007-2 2008-1 2008-2 2009-1 2009-2
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Individual 1 First Submission Remark (R450)
Individual 2 Resubmission (R600)
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assignment infringes on that policy. I confirm that I have carefully read the entire assignment before
submission and that I thoroughly understand its contents.
COMMENT SHEET – TO BE COMPLETED BY THE MARKER
Fail Pass Credit Distinction
Inadequate referencing; Adequate referencing, Clearly satisfactory Efficient and
inadequate arrangement adequate arrangements presentation. imaginative
of data, diagrams graphs of data, diagrams, graphs Presentation.
etc. Illegible. etc.
Marked weaknesses in Adequate style, few Clearly satisfactory Pleasing and
style; spelling mistakes; mistakes, sound style. No errors. Accomplished
poor sentence and construction, clear Style.
paragraph construction; diagrams etc.
unclear diagrams, graphs,
Weak in source Limited but appropriate Breadth of reading of Breadth of reading of
consultation; inadequate source consultation and appropriate sources. appropriate sources.
reading; inappropriate reading. Adequate Some critical Critical observations of
reading; poor sampling of sampling data. observation of consulted consulted sources.
data etc. sources. Criteria for selection of
Weakness in development Theme appropriate but Satisfactory Strong theme, developed
of theme; inappropriate not fully developed. development of in balanced way.
theme, absence of logical Some logical appropriate theme. High standard sustained
relationships; internal relationships shown, few Many logical in developing logical
inconsistencies. Lack of internal inconsistencies. relationships indicated; relationships and
statements of intention. Adequate statement of consistent internally. internal consistency.
intention. Balance in development.
Inclusion of much Some Irrelevant material No irrelevant material All material wisely
irrelevant material. No included. Wide analysis. included. Good breadth selected and highly
breadth or depth of Some criteria for of analysis, with some relevant. Depth and
analysis; confusing criteria judgements included. depth. Good criteria for breadth of analysis
for judgements. judgements. indicated. Clear and
justified. Criteria for
Failure to satisfy terms of Failure to satisfy some Clear fulfilment of terms Clear fulfilment of
the question. Inadequate terms of the question. of question. Adequate terms of the questions.
theoretical base. Badly Barely adequate theoretical base. Sound Entirely appropriate
designed. No evidence of theoretical base; some design. Considerable theoretical base. Sound
personal judgement. design weaknesses; little evidence of personal design. Evidence of
Failure to relate theory to evidence of personal judgement, and of personal
practice judgement. Inconsistent ability to relate theory to Judgement. Originality
relating of theory to practice. and discrimination
practice. relating theory to practice.
An outstanding essay showing extensive knowledge and understanding and an exceptional
ability to analyse, synthesize and evaluate. Evidence of extensive reading and study
beyond the course content and independent thought. Writing is fluent, clear, and
80 - 100
grammatical. An answer that is relevant to the title, comprehensive, accurate and
presented in a very well structured and organised manner.
An excellent essay showing extensive knowledge and understanding and good analysis,
synthesis and evaluation. Evidence of substantial reading and study beyond the course
content and independent thought. Writing is fluent, clear, and grammatical. An answer
70 - 79
that is relevant to the question, comprehensive, accurate and presented in a well
structured and organised manner.
A good essay showing wide knowledge and understanding and some analysis, synthesis
and evaluation. Reference made to relevant course material with evidence of some
60 - 69 reading and study beyond the course content and some independent thought. Writing is
clear and has few grammatical errors. An answer that is relevant to the question though
less than completely comprehensive, mostly accurate and well presented.
An adequate essay showing reasonable knowledge and understanding derived from the
course content but with little or no evidence of reading and study beyond the course
content and little or no independent thought. Little or now analysis, synthesis and
50 - 59
evaluation. Writing is less than clear and has some grammatical errors. An answer that is
mostly relevant to the question and reasonably accurate but not very comprehensive and
with some errors and shortcomings of presentation, structure and organisation.
A weak essay showing only limited knowledge and understanding of course content with
substantial errors or omissions and no independent thought. Writing is unclear and has
40 - 49
many grammatical errors. Much of the essay is not relevant to the title. Weak
presentation, poorly structured and organised.
A poor essay with extensive errors and omissions, badly written and ungrammatical. A
30 - 39
little relevant material but poorly presented with little evidence of understanding.
A very poor essay lacking in understanding and with serious errors and omissions but with
20 - 29
evidence of some knowledge vaguely relevant to the question.
Little or no evidence of any relevant knowledge and understanding. Any relevant
0 - 20
knowledge marred by serious errors.
Mark Awarded: /100
Marker’s Signature: ________________________