1800 word written assessment (+/- 10%)
The goal of the journal entry is for you to record your thoughts about how the material could relate to you and/or a business you are associated with.
You must use Graham Gibbs’ six steps to aid your reflection:
You must use references when you refer to a model or theory, but not when referring to your own thoughts or opinions, which should constitute the majority of the writing. You can use personal pronouns, such as ‘I’, or ‘me’, which are not typically used in academic writing.
TopicYou could reflect onCreativity
Description – Describe a new initiative (event or situation) where you had an opportunity to develop your creativity. (When you are describing the situation, provide a brief description of the organisation and your role within the organisation.) You can even highlight a situation you have witnessed.
Feeling – Explain your feelings towards the new initiative. E.g. excited, happy, anxious.
Evaluation and analysis – What was good/bad about the initiative you or someone else has implemented? How did the initiative create value? Review the seven different arenas of creativity (see pages 208–209 of the textbook). Select one or two creative arenas and discuss how they are relevant for the initiative.
Conclusion – What have you learned from the experience of implementing this initiative? If you are evaluating someone else’s initiative, what have you learned from their initiative?
Action – What changes do you need to make to further improve your current entrepreneurial/ intrapreneurial initiative? How are you going to implement the changes?
Description – Explain a problem within your organisation that requires you to implement a creative initiative.
Feeling – What are your feelings towards the problem at your organisation? E.g. disappointed, anxious, angry.
Evaluation and analysis – Evaluate the problem in your organisation. What were the issues faced by the employees/society? Critically evaluate the changes suggested by the employees.
Conclusion – What have you learned from the situation? What initiative/s do you suggest implementing to solve the problem? Review the seven different arenas of creativity (see pages 208–209 of the textbook). Select one or two creative arenas and discuss how they are relevant for your initiative/s.
Action – How are you going to implement this new initiative/s to solve the problem? Provide a detailed description of the action.