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a.) Choose any local or global company in Oman doing international business and discuss the following: background of the company mentioning the industry, history, founder, year of inception, growth and major operations. Discussion on major operations should focus on international business. 200 words b.) Discuss Oman’s global trading or any business relationship with one country using CAGEframework. Cite specific example. 200 words Please send me the company’s name and what country is its international business in.400 words total check the file below for all the requirements only task 2
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Omani Business Environment Studies (BUSS 10001)–Summer-2020 -CW (Assignment-2) –A & B–QP
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IN SEMESTER (INDIVIDUAL) ASSIGNMENT -2
Module Code: (BUSS 10001)
Module Name: Omani Business Environment Studies
Level: 1
Max. Marks: 100
Instructions to Student

Answer all questions.

Deadline of submission: 16 September 2020 23:59

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 during
classtime 10 days before the final submission date.

Feedback after final evaluation will be provided by 30 /09/2020 thru Moodle.

Word count: 1800 words (at least)

Student should use CU Harvard referencing style in report.

Answers to each question should have in-text citation.

There must be minimum 5 references, excluding Wikipedia and Investopedia.

Make reference to the last five years published materials. You should include
references from MEC e-resources.

Student shall undertake this assignment remotely without the need for physical
data collection or without need to go outside to organization. Secondary sources
of data is sufficient to complete this assessment.
Module Learning Outcomes
The following LOs are achieved by the student by completing the assignment successfully
1. Comprehend the implications of Vision 2040, government policies, culture and historic
contexts on businesses.
2. Discuss the implications of globalisation in Oman.
Assignment Objectives:
To examine the student understanding on the implications of Vision 2040, government policies,
culture and historic contexts on businesses.
To examine the student understanding on the implications of globalization in Oman.
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Assignment Tasks
Task 1.
Please find below list of Oman Vision 2040 principles which strengthened business growth in Oman. You
are required to choose any four (4) and discuss. Provide in-text citations for each discussion.
a.
Economic Leadership and Management
b.
Economic Diversification and Fiscal Sustainability
c.
Labor Market and Employment
d.
The Private Sector, Investment and International Cooperation
e.
Sustainable Development in Governorates and Cities
f.
Natural Resources and Environmental Sustainability
(40 marks)
Task 2.
a.) Choose any local or global company doing international business and discuss the following:
background of the company mentioning the industry, history, founder, year of inception, growth
and major operations. Discussion on major operations should focus on international business.
(20 marks)
b.) Discuss Oman’s global trading or any business relationship with one country using CAGE
framework. Cite specific example.
(20 marks)
Task 3.
MOOC evidence with reflection. Student should capture evidence of MOOC on topic globalization with
300 words reflection. Reflection should highlight the learnings of the student from this MOOC online
resource.
(10 marks)
Instructions:
1. For the assignment, students are expected to refer to secondary data.
2. For all assessment parts, student(s) is /are expected to do an indepth answer with
analysis to qualify for distinction marks.
3. Please refer to the coursework rubric when writing assessment.
4. Students should attach the student coursework declaration form in the final
submission.
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5. Answers should be in your own words after understanding the literature from online
resources.
6. Marks awarded are provisional until approved by the exam board.
7. Viva-voce may be conducted as per the discretion of the faculty.
8. The report should contain the following:
 Cover page, which indicates title, names of students, name of the professor and date
and place of submission;
 Table of contents;
 Introduction, which discloses the goal of the report, indicates objectives, explains
the main methods and data used for the research, briefly describes structure of the
report;
 Discussion, description of main points with proper in-text references;
 Conclusions that reveal main findings regarding the objectives set for assessment;
 List of references (using Coventry Harvard style of referencing), no less than 5
references;
 The report should be done in Word, font size 12, font style Times New Roman, text
color black. Headings/ subheadings should be in font 14/ Times New Roman, bold.
 Report should be submitted through Moodle ONLY on time, any delay will lead to
deduction in total marks.
Plagiarism Policy: Plagiarised documents, in parts or whole, submitted by the students will be
rejected. However, if the plagiarism is found to be accidental the student may be advised to resubmit the work only once within one week from the date of rejection. A penalty of 25% of the
total marks on the specific coursework assessment component will be imposed on the resubmitted work. If the re-submitted work is also found to be plagiarized, the student will be
awarded a zero mark in the respective assessment.
If the work submitted is found to be intentionally plagiarised to gain an unfair advantage in any
form, such work will be automatically rejected and a mark of zero will be awarded.
If the student is found to consistently submit plagiarised work, it will be dealt with seriously and
may warrant suspension for a period or expulsion as may be recommended by the committee
set for the purpose.
LATE SUBMISSIONS: Penalty for late submission – 5%of the maximum mark specified for the
assessment is to be deducted for each working day for a maximum of one week.
Note: Must follow assignments instructions.
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Evaluation Criteria
Introduction
Goal and objectives are clear.
Data sources and structure of report are outlined.
Discussions:
Oman Vision 2040, 40 marks
Global company doing international business, 20 marks
CAGE framework discussion, 20 marls
MOOC Evidence and Reflection, 10 marks
Format and Referencing
Format of the report (title, table of contents, spelling & grammar, etc.)
Referencing: Coventry-Harvard style applied, the required standards are
met.
Total for group report
Marks allotted
5
90
5
100 marks
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
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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.
II.
Period of re-submission: The student will have to re-submit the work one week from the
date he or she is advised to re-submit.
III.
If the re-submitted work is also found to be plagiarized, then that assessment will be
awarded a zero mark. Re-submission of the work beyond the maximum period of one
week will not be accepted and the assessment will be awarded a zero mark.
B. Second offence of plagiarism
If any student is caught second time in an act of plagiarism during his/her course of study (in a
subsequent semester), the student will directly be awarded zero for the work in which plagiarism
is detected. In such cases, the student will not be allowed to resubmit the work. A warning of
suspension shall be issued, and student has to sign an undertaking and undergo counselling
session in such cases.
2. Malpractice/Ghostwriting/Collusion
A. First offence of Malpractice/Ghostwriting/Collusion
If a student is caught in an act of Malpractice/Ghostwriting/Collusion for an assessment
component irrespective of coursework or end semester, the student shall fail the module
and shall be required to re-register the module
B. Second Offence of Malpractice/Ghostwriting/Collusion
If a student is caught a second time in an act of Malpractice/Ghostwriting/Collusion for
an assessment component irrespective of coursework or end semester, the student
shall fail the module. A warning of suspension shall be issued, and student has to sign
an undertaking and undergo counselling session in such cases.
3. Third Offence of Academic Integrity Violation
If a student is caught a third time in an act of Academic Integrity Violation for an assessment
component irrespective of coursework or end semester (in a subsequent semester), the student
shall fail the module and also shall be suspended for one semester from the College, as
recommended by institutional level academic committee, Chaired by the Associate Dean, Academic
Affairs.
4. Fourth Offence of Academic Integrity Violation:
If a student is caught a fourth time in an act of Academic Integrity Violation for an assessment
component irrespective of coursework or end semester (in a subsequent semester), the student shall
fail the module and also shall be expelled from the College, as recommended by institutional level
academic committee, Chaired by the Associate Dean, Academic Affairs.
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5. Other cases
If a student commits an act of academic integrity violation as per the definition of “other cases”
mentioned in the previous section or of a different nature, student’s case shall be forwarded to an
institutional level academic committee, Chaired by the Associate Dean, Academic Affairs. The
committee shall investigate the case by means of a viva and/or a disciplinary hearing and shall take
appropriate decision. The penalty that can be granted to a proven case of academic integrity violation
which falls in this category of “other cases” can be a warning/component zero/ module
fail/suspension/expulsion depending on the nature and gravity of the offence.
6. Types/Variations of Cases:
I.
II.
III.
IV.
If plagiarism is detected in any component of one assessment, the deduction in marks will be
applicable for the whole assessment, even if only the component or part submission alone needs
to be resubmitted.
If plagiarism is detected in a group assessment, all students of the group will be considered as
having committed an act of plagiarism and the policy will then be applied to all students
If plagiarism is detected in any component of a group assessment, the deduction in marks will be
applicable for the whole assessment even if only the component or part submission alone needs
to be resubmitted.
All students of the group would be considered as having committed an act of plagiarism and the
policy will then be applied to all the students of the group.
If the assessment consists of components or part submissions that could be a group assessment
component (e.g. group assignment) and an individual assessment component (e.g. individual
reflection), the following will be applicable:
a.
If plagiarism is detected in the group assessment component, all students of the group
will be considered as having committed an act of plagiarism, The policy will then be
applied to all students of the group. Group assessment component will be resubmitted
as per the policy.
b.
If plagiarism is detected in the individual assessment component, the individual
assessment component will be resubmitted and the policy will then be applied to that
student alone.
c.
For both (a) and/or (b), the deduction in marks will be applicable for the whole
assessment.
* For further details Refer to MEC Student Academic Integrity Policy in Student Handbook.
2. Late Submission Regulations:
It is the students’ responsibility to check all relevant timelines related to assessments.
As per the Assessment Policy at MEC, late submissions are allowed for one week (5 working days)
for all UG modules with a penalty. In such cases, a deduction of 5% of the marks obtained for the
submitted work shall be imposed for each working day following the last date of submission
till the date of actual submission. Assessment documents submitted beyond a period of one
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week (5 working days) after the last date of submission will not be accepted and will be awarded
a zero for that assessment. In cases where the submission has been delayed due to extenuating
circumstances, the student may be permitted to submit the work without imposing the late
submission policy stated above. The extended period of submission will be one week from the
original last date of submission. In such cases, the student is expected to submit the supporting
certificates on or before the original last date of submission of the assessment and the decision
of extension rests with faculty responsible for the assessment .The late submission policy shall be
applied if the student fails to submit the work within one week of the original last date of
submission.
Students may contact their teachers for clarification on specific details of the submission time if
required.
3. Research Ethics and Biosafety Policy
To protect and respect the rights, dignity, health, safety, and privacy of research subjects involved
including the welfare of animals and the integrity of environment, all student projects are
expected to be undertaken as per the MEC Research Ethics and Biosafety Policy. Accordingly the
following shall apply.

Research and other enterprise activities shall be conducted by maintaining the high ethical
standards consistent with national and international standards and conventions.

Any research at MEC that is categorized as high-risk research shall be subject to review and
approval by the Research Ethics and Biosafety Committee.

Research activities involving collection of human or animal tissues and manipulation of microbial,
animal or plant cells shall be subject to review and approval by the Research Ethics and Biosafety
Committee.

Participants involved in research must be informed about the purpose of research and intended
uses of research findings. Written consent must be obtained from people involved prior to the
commencement of research.

Data obtained from participants must be treated with high confidence and should be used only
for the intended purpose of research.
Assessment Evaluation Criteria
Classification
And % Range
Reflection and critical
analysis.
Outstanding
Highly
competent
analytical
skills
and
reflective
practice,
demonstrating
personal
learning
and
growth,
insight
into
required
professional values and
principles and professional
development planning.
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Knowledge and
Understanding/
Application of Theory
Extensive knowledge and
depth of understanding of
principles and concepts
and /or outstanding
application of theory in
practice.
Evidence of Reading
Evidence of reading an
extensive range of
educational
literature/research and
where applicable
workplace strategies,
policies and procedures.
Referencing and
Bibliography
Accurate referencing and
bibliography correctly
using appropriate
referencing style
Presentation, Grammar
and Spelling
Excellent presentation,
logically structured, using
correct grammar and
spelling, excellent crossreferencing and links to
supporting evidence
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Excellent
Very Good Quality
Good (Acceptable)
Adequate/ Satisfactory
Weak /Poor
(all learning outcomes not
adequately met)
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Strong analytical skills and
reflective practice used,
demonstrating
personal
learning
and
growth,
insight
into
required
professional
values,
principles
and
competencies
and
professional development
planning.
Good use of analytical skills
and reflective practice
demonstrating
personal
learning
and
growth,
insight
into
required
professional
values,
principles
and
competencies
and
professional development
planning.
Acceptable use of analytical
skills and reflective practice
demonstrating
personal
learning
and
growth,
insight
into
required
professional
values,
principles
and
competencies
and
professional development
planning.
Adequate use of analytical
skills and reflective practice
demonstrating
personal
learning
and
growth,
insight
into
required
professional
values,
principles
and
competencies
and
professional development
planning.
Little use of analytical skills
and reflective practice
demonstrating
personal
learning
and
growth,
insight
into
required
competencies
and/or
professional development
planning.
Professional
values and principles not
reflected in the submission.
and/or
Insufficient/no use of
analytical
skills
and
reflective
practice
demonstrating
personal
learning
and
growth,
insight
into
required
competencies
and
professional development
planning
Excellent knowledge and
understanding of principles
and concepts and /or
excellent knowledge and
understanding
of
the
application of theory in
practice
Evidence of reading a wide
range
of
educational
literature/research
and
where
applicable,
workplace
strategies,
policies and procedures.
Appropriate
referencing
and bibliography correctly
using
appropriate
referencing style
Good
presentation,
competently
structured,
using correct grammar and
spelling, clear and easy to
use links to supporting
evidence
Good knowledge or key
principles and concepts
and/or good knowledge of
the application of theory in
practice
Evidence of reading a good
range
of
educational
literature/research
and
where applicable workplace
strategies, policies and
procedures.
Generally well referenced
with correct use of the
appropriate
referencing
style
Reasonable presentation,
completely
structured,
acceptable grammar and
spelling, acceptable links to
supporting evidence
Acceptable knowledge of
key principles and concepts
and/or knowledge of the
application of theory in
practice
Evidence of reading an
appropriate
range of
educational
literature/research
and
where applicable, relevant
workplace policies and
procedures
Adequate
referencing.
Generally accurate use of
appropriate
referencing
style
Adequate presentation and
structure,
acceptable
grammar and spelling,
adequate
links
to
supporting evidence
Adequate knowledge of key
principles and concepts
and/or
satisfactory
evidence of the application
of theory in practice.
Evidence
of
minimal
reading
of educational
literature/research
and
where applicable relevant
workplace policies and
procedures
Adequate
referencing.
Appropriate
referencing
style used but may contain
some inaccuracies.
Weak
presentation
,
satisfactory
structure,
grammar and spelling, links
to supporting evidence
Little evidence of
knowledge of key
principles or concepts
and/or little evidence of
the application of theory in
practice
Little or no evidence of
reading outside of the
course textbook and/or
reference to relev …
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