Seeds of Its Own Destruction

Seeds of Its Own Destruction

1. Coursework: Essay

  • You are expected to write an essay of 2,000 (±10%) words (including Introduction, Main body and Conclusion; excluding Tables, the Figures, the Bibliography and Appendices) in answer to the question below.

2. Essay Topic

Critically discuss the view “Globalisation contains the seeds of its own destruction”. Illustrate your argument using examples from the recent period of globalisation (1985-2009).

3. Submission Details

  • For deadlines please refer to FASer
  • Note that late submissions will NOT be accepted unless full details of satisfactory extenuating circumstances are provided. For details of extenuating circumstances please see the undergraduate student handbook. If you have any query about extenuation please contact the Student Services Team ([email protected]).

4. External Sources for the Essay:

You are required to use the textbook as the primary source of information. The use of secondary data sources such as articles in academic journals, business magazines, newspapers, company reports, and company websites will be beneficial and seen as indicating student initiative and creativity.

Please note that you are not required to undertake any primary research such as interviews.

5. Essay Guidelines

5.1. Essay Format

  • Main contents: typed in Times New Roman, 12 Font, one and a half line spacing
  • Main heading: 14 Font, Bold; Sub-heading: 12 Font, Bold
  • Numbering of headings and sub-headings where appropriate (e.g., 1…1.1…1.1.1…)
  • Use diagrams and tables where appropriate
  • You can use bullet points in some, but not all, instances

5.2. Essay Structure

  • Title page – (1) The title page must have the module name/number (i.e. BE267: International Business Environment), (2) the name of the module lecturer (3) student registration number, the name of the student and programme title (e.g., Marketing, International Business & Entrepreneurship or Business Administration).
  • Introduction – Discusses what the essay is about and summarise your main arguments for each part of the question.
  • Main body – This will include detailed answers for each of the questions asked. You can use subheadings such as economic arguments, political arguments or other headings which make sense in the context of your answer. The section headings should reflect the different parts of the question. Embed the literature review, or theoretical concepts, approaches and issues in the overall arguments presented in the essay and in the section that most closely corresponds to that literature.
  • Conclusions – Summarise the main points of your analysis and discuss the recommendations.
  • References – Use the appropriate sources for referencing (i.e. journal articles, book chapters, newspaper articles, or online sources).

o Referencing style – The referencing style should comply with the Harvard Reference Style

  • Appendices – If it is necessary, secondary information table or summary can be presented as appendix.

5.3 Harvard Referencing Style Examples:

❖ Writing the Bibliography:

  • Book

Fisher, R., Ury, W. and Patton, B. (1991). Getting to yes: Negotiating an agreement without giving in. 2nd ed. London: Century Business.

  • Edited Book

Bressler, L. (2010). My girl, Kylie. In: L. Matheson, ed., The Dogs That We Love, 1st ed. Boston: Jacobson Ltd., pp. 78-92.

  • Journal Article

Dismuke, C. and Egede, L. (2015). The Impact of Cognitive, Social and Physical Limitations on Income in Community Dwelling Adults With Chronic Medical and Mental Disorders. Global Journal of Health Science, 7(5), pp. 183-195.

  • Articles from Newspapers

Weisman, J. (2015). Deal Reached on Fast-Track Authority for Obama on Trade Accord. The New York Times, p.A1.

  • Magazines

Davidson, J. (2008). Speak her language. Men’s Health, (23), pp.104-106.

  • Articles from online resources

Messer, L. (2015). ‘Fancy Nancy’ Optioned by Disney Junior. [online] ABC News. Available at: http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/fancy-nancy-op… [Accessed 31 Mar. 2015].

OR

Mms.com, (2015). M&M’S Official Website. [online] Available at: http://www.mms.com/ [Accessed 20 Apr. 2015].

❖ In-Text Citations

  • In the main text:

One of the main motivations for western firms to go into counter trade is the low-cost sources of production and raw materials for use in the firm’s own production (Okoraofo, 1994).

OR

Okoraofo (1994) suggests that one of the main motivations for western firms to go into counter trade is the low-cost sources of production and raw materials for use in the firm’s own production.

  • Direct quote from an article or text:

One of the main motivations for western firms to go into counter trade is the “low-cost sources of production and raw materials for use in the firm’s own production” (Okoraofo, 1994: 74).

OR

Okoraofo (1994: 74) suggests that one of the main motivations for western firms to go into counter trade is the “low-cost sources of production and raw materials for use in the firm’s own production”.

  • If a quotation extends more than one page:

One of the main motivations for western firms to go into counter trade is the “low-cost sources of production and raw materials for use in the firm’s own production” (Okoraofo, 1994: 74-75).

  • When referring to two or more authors:

According to Knight and Yorke (2003: 10) meta-cognition includes three senses as: “knowing what you know, knowing how it can be used and knowing how you get new knowings”.

OR

Meta-cognition includes three senses including the things we know, knowing how to utilise these things and knowing how we can obtain new knowledge (Knight and Yorke, 2003).

Solomon et al. (2006) state that consumer behaviour includes disposal of purchased products.

OR

Consumer behaviour is defined as “the study of processes involved when individuals or groups select, purchase, use or dispose products, services, ideas or experiences to satisfy needs and desires” (Solomon et al, 2006: 6).

5.4 Using Reference Material for the Theoretical Background:

  • The essay MUST use a minimum of 2 academic journal articles in developing the theoretical concepts. These journal articles can be either from the list of articles recommended in the essential reading books for lecture topics, or the student can use other journal articles by consulting bibliographic packages such as ABI-INFORM.
  • In addition, the essay should show evidence of an extensive use of other well established and reputable literature sources such as books, other journal articles or other sources of information from the business newspapers and magazines. LEXIS NEXUS is a good source of articles from newspapers and the business press.

6. Learning Outcomes

This coursework essay enables the student to develop and understanding of the following concepts and issues related to the course

  • Role of technological changes, political and economic factors in providing the impetus to increasing economic interdependence
  • The limits of economic integration
  • Populist movements and globalisation
  • This essay’s structure please follow the sample which I give to you. Part of Reference need use Harvard style and more than 20

 

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Coursework assignment Critically discuss the view “Globalisation contains the seeds of its own destruction”. Illustrate your argument using examples from the recent period of globalisation (19852009) Essay of 2,000 words excluding References and appendices Is the retreat of globalisation endogenous or exogenous? • USE BREXIT or MAGA movements as examples of the retreat from a globalised world. • Endogenous: Did the factors that contributed to opening upto globalisation also result in outcomes that caused the retreat? • Exogenous: External factors brought an end to globalisation. Financial crisis, political leaders and their vision– which could not be a direct outcome of the process of opening up to glob
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