HRMT20024, T3 2019 – Assessment 2 Review of the Literature Guidelines


 HRMT20024, T3 2019 – Assessment 2 Review of the Literature Guidelines
Due date Week 5 Friday (20 December. 2019) 11:45 pm AEST
Any requests for extension must be submitted through the CQU system at least 48 hours prior to the due date, with relevant supporting documents.

Late submissions without approval will result in a penalty of 5% (1.5 marks) per day.

Weighting 30%
Length 2,500 words ± 10%
Learning outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4
Assessment Purpose The primary purpose of this assessment is to enhance students’ research, analysis and referencing skills.

The secondary purpose is to give students the opportunity to demonstrate their critical thinking and written communication skills.

The third purpose is to demonstrate that you have commenced appropriate research for Assessment 3.

Before starting this assessment, please read the assessment rubric at the end of this document.

Assessment Task You are required to review a sample of the literature on an Australian sector.

Step 1. Select a sector to study.

Select one of the following sectors to study: construction sector; health sector, or retail sector. You will use this sector for both Assessment 2 and 3.

Step 2. Select five relevant articles. You will identify five relevant peer-reviewed academic articles. These articles must be:

(1) Published since 2014

(2) Related to your selected sector: construction, healthy or retail, in Australia, and in a way that is useable for Assignment 3 Essay

(3) Related to one of the unit themes from Weeks 1 – 5 in this unit (e.g. HRM, industrial relations, HR planning and work design challenges)


It is recommended that you undertake your research via the online ‘search’ of CQUniversity Library.

Step 3. Write 500 words on each article (500 x 5= 2500 words)

For each journal article, write to the headings in the template. These include:

•               • full reference

•               • outline of research objective and research question

•               • outline of the method

•               • discussion of the findings

•               • summary of the conclusions

•               • indication of how this will be relevant for your Essay 3.


Place each article on a new page.

Present your Review of the Literature in format provided in the template. For more information, see the library guide for writing an annotated bibliography.