1. BUSS 5436- Assignment 1: Case Study
Task: Short Answer Questions
Look at the case studies described in the course outline
Select 4 and write a response to the question each one is asking
Use academic references to support each of your answers
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course outline for full assessment details
2. Consult your textbook
Your textbook is a useful resource for learning about arts management boards and analysing case studies.
Your textbook is:
This is available as an
eBook via the Library. To view online:
Library Catalogue record Click on either of the 'view online' links (ProQuest Ebook Central or EBSCOhost Ebooks)
3. Understand the assignment questions
Read the brief guide on
Understanding assignments and instruction words, this will help you with interpreting each of the prescribed questions. Get into the mindset for responding to a
case study When you are clear on the questions, think about the argument that you want to make and the types of academic references you want to use to support that argument.
4. Plan your search
First, identify some keywords that are related to your question. E.g.
board, board meeting, board members, board of directors
policy, policies, procedures
diverse, diversify, diversity
risk, risk management, conflict of interest
Put together a search term using your keywords and remember to:
use double quotes
for phrases. e.g. "arts management" put in an * to find other forms of a word. e.g.
divers*, which will search for diverse, diversify, and diversity connect terms using AND, OR, NOT. e.g.
board OR director
Learn more about
How to Plan Your Search.
5. Find academic references
is a useful starting point for your research. Library Catalogue
Enter your search terms into the Catalogue:
From the results page, you can us the
Tweak my results menu on the left to:
Filter by resource type (e.g. articles or books)
Choose to show only 'peer-reviewed journals'
Choose to show only full text online, which will limit to electronic resources only
Refine by publication date
Looking for more? Why not try your search term in one of the Library's
databases. Arts and Cultural Management
6. Referencing Support
Need help referencing? Follow the roadmap!
Referencing Roadmap (Harvard)
Help with the Harvard UniSA referencing style. Find in text-citations and reference examples, from different sources such as articles, books & chapters, websites, and more.
Other referencing support tools:
Information around what is referencing, paraphrasing, referencing rules, referencing styles and Academic Integrity. Also includes a link to the Harvard Referencing Guide UniSA (pdf).
Discuss referencing, exchange advice and post questions and answers about referencing (facilitated by Student Engagement Unit).
What do you do with all those references you have found?
Use a bibliographic management software to store, organise and cite your references. The Library supports the bibliographic management tool
EndNote. There are also many free systems available.
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