Evaluate the Creation and Discovery contexts of entrepreneurial opportunities.

Question 1a; Evaluate the Creation and Discovery contexts of entrepreneurial  opportunities.  Question 1a Contd.; As part of your evaluation, discuss any three (3) firm-level  capabilities/strategies that can be used in the effective exploitation of opportunities. [hint:  firm-level capabilities may include; marketing/market orientation, collaborations/alliance  formation, networking, technological etc].  (Suggested word count: 1500) Allocation of marks for this question: 70% of 100%  Question 1b. Consider the five (5) dimensions of entrepreneurial orientation (see, Lumpkin  and Dess, 1996). Reflect on the extent to which your attitudes and behaviours are consistent  with any three (3) of these dimensions. [hint: use the references given in lectures on the  dimensions of EO and reflection. Also consider the business models discussed].  (Suggested word count: 500) Allocation of marks for this question: 30% of 100%    MD4044; Sept. 2020  Theory assessment for Semester 2  Marking rubric and grading    Area of  assessment/Grading    70+ 60 – 69 50 – 59 < 50    Evaluate the Creation  and Discovery  contexts of  entrepreneurial  opportunities    Creative and insightful  evaluation of the two views  of entrepreneurial  opportunities with an  authoritative distinction and  similarities between  opportunity creation and  discovery. Clear evidence of  excellent readings and use  of justifiable examples and  illustration.    The report shows fluent and  thorough discussions of the  differences and similarities  between the creation view  and discovery view of  entrepreneurial  opportunities. There are  thoughtful examples as part  of the evaluation.    The report offers a clear  discussion of the differences  and similarities between  opportunity creation and  discovery view of  entrepreneurial  opportunities. There is  satisfactory use of relevant  examples.    The report offers an  inadequate discussion of the  differences and similarities  between opportunity  creation and discovery view  of entrepreneurial  opportunities. There is  limited use of relevant  examples.    Area of  assessment/Grading    70+ 60 – 69 50 – 59 < 50    As part of your  evaluation, discuss  any three (3) firm-  level capabilities /  strategies that can be  used in the effective  exploitation of  opportunities. [hint:  firm-level capabilities  may include;  marketing/market  orientation,  collaborations/allianc  e formation,  networking,  technological    The report clearly articulates  what opportunity  exploitation is and has given  an insightful account of the  various forms or examples  of opportunity There is an  excellent link of how firm  level strategies/capabilities  can aid in the effective  exploitation of opportunities.  There is a persuasive use of  relevant examples.    The report offers a fluent  explanation of what  opportunity exploitation is  and confidently states some  relevant examples of  opportunity exploitation  There is a thoughtful link of  how the selected  strategies/capabilities can  aid in the effective  exploitation of opportunities.  There is thoughtful use of  examples to support the  discussion.    The report offers a clear  explanation of what  entrepreneurial opportunity  exploitation is and  accurately uses examples of  opportunity exploitation.  There is an accurate link of  how the selected  strategies/capabilities can  aid in the exploitation of  opportunities. There is  satisfactory use of  examples.    The report offers an  inadequate explanation of  what entrepreneurial  opportunity exploitation is  and accurately uses  examples of opportunity  exploitation. There is an  insufficient link of how the  selected  strategies/capabilities can  aid in the exploitation of  opportunities. There is  incomplete use of examples.    Area of 70+ 60 – 69 50 – 59 < 50    assessment/Grading  Consider the five (5)  dimensions of  entrepreneurial  orientation (see,  Lumpkin and Dess,  1996). Reflect on the  extent to which your  attitudes and  behaviours are  consistent with any  three (3) of these  dimensions.    Insightful description of the  five dimensions of EO as  shown in Lumpkin and  Dess, (1996). The selected  3 dimensions are  authoritatively linked to the  students’ experiences. The  reflection is detailed and  back by a critical analysis of  personal relevant examples  and instances.    Thoughtful description of the  five dimensions of EO as  shown in Lumpkin and  Dess, (1996). The selected  3 dimensions linked to the  students’ experiences. The  reflection is thoughtful, with  confident use of relevant  personal examples and  instances.    Clear and accurate  description of the five  dimensions of EO.  Satisfactory reflection on the  selected dimensions relative  to the students’  experiences. Coherent use  of relevant personal  examples and instances.    Insufficient and inadequate  description of the five  dimensions of EO.  Satisfactory reflection on the  selected dimensions relative  to the students’  experiences. Incomplete  descriptive use of relevant  personal examples and  instances.