retail sector

Information technology {IT} and its applications in the modern world are an essential requirement to survive and succeed in the current business enviroment . IT plays a crucial role in all aspects of modern life . IT increases productivity of a company with efficiency saving effort , time and money .
Task,
Select an organisation in the retail sector, for example Tesco or Marks and Spencer, and conduct desk/or internet research on the organisation, together with an analysis of relevant academic books and journals to ,

1 Identify the role of IT in the success of your chosen organisation
2 Find ethical and social issues that pertain to running businesses
3 Identify and differentiate between different types of networking technologies
4 Discuss the importance of intranet and internet in your business
5 List and explain the different stage of system development life cycle . Please note this may not be relevant to the selected business, however you must provide a generic answer .

Support your analysis with a discussion of the potential benefits and draw backs of your chosen company investing in information technology .

This assesment addresses ;

LO1 – Uderstand and use frequently used computing terminologies .
LO2 – Understant ethical and social issues associated with technology
LO3 – Differentiate between types of networks
LO4 – Appreciate the growth in ICT and use of the internet and its effects on business
LO5 – Understand the role of information Technology in management
LO6 – Understand the different stages of systems development

Further points ;

It is expected that you use current peer reviewed journals and articles to ensure that you have an in depth understanding of your topic particularly for the Literature Review .
There must be sufficient linkage between theory and practice
Harvard style of references should be used .

Structure ;

Ensure that the report has the following structure and contains the details outlined ;

1 Title Page
2 Abstract
3 Table of contents
4 Introduction
5 Literature Review
6 Analysis and discussion
7 Refrences List

Length Required ; must be 2000 – 2500 words

Formating and reports;

Please note the following when copleting your written assignment

1 Writing ; Written in English in an appropriate business/academic style
2 Focus only on the task set in the assignment
3 Length – 2000 -2500 words
4 Formating Typed in times and new roman or Garamond font 12 and pages numberered
5 Document format ; Report
6 References must be Harvard style throughout, at least 15 references

Research ; should use reliable and relevant sources of information e.g academic books and journals that have been peer reviewed

I choose Tesco so this report must be on Tesco retail organisation
And the references must be from 2015

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