Assessment 3 – Government Structures

Assessment 3 – Government Structures

Task Purpose

The purpose of Assessment Task 3 is to have students undertake an analysis of the governance structures and the effects of flawed governance structures within a firm.

Task Topic

Within the context of corporate governance structures, students must research, consider, analyse and provide referenced comment upon the infamous tweet by Elon Musk made August 8, 2018 at 3:48am:

“Am considering taking Tesla private at $420. Funding secured.”

  • The task will be assessed within the following sub-tasks:
  • A background to the firm and its pre-existing governance structures;
  • An analysis describing what led to the governance flaws in the firm;
  • A discussion of the effects of the tweet upon the firm, the CEO and the market;
  • An explanation of the actions taken to redress the governance flaws in the firm by the firm and by government.

General rules:

Engagement with the Body of Knowledge must be demonstrated:

  • There must be at least one relevant reference from a peer reviewed journal article per 150 words, with a minimum requirement of 8 references;
  • No article may be referenced more than twice;
  • The subject text book must be referenced at least twice;
  • The bibliography, title page, and any diagrams or models are not considered within the word count for this item;

The item must conform with the following formatting guidelines. Marks cannot be awarded where the author’s message is lost through non-compliant formatting or language:

  • Font 12point Callibri
  • Line spacing 1.5
  • Fully justified margins
  • One full return between paragraphs

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