- June 5, 2018 at 12:44 am
I have two question about applying the model in the question.
1- If I apply a model do I need to apply the whole model to scenario? For example If I am applying PESTEL, will I have to write under every heading, or can I skip the heading about which I do not get any points in the scenario?
2- Will it be right if in a question I am unaware of the model, I just try to give advice assuming it as a client? will I get marks for such an exercise?
Thank YouJune 5, 2018 at 6:36 am
John does not cover P3.
1 Use only the parts of a model that can be applied. If the question says nothing about social effects, you cannot invent these for PESTEL, so just leave out the S heading in your analysis.
2 If a question asks tou to use, say, Harmon’s grid, and you don’t, you won’t get any marks. If the question merely asks you to suggest which items should be outsourced, and you do not use Harmon’s grid you will get marks for sensible discussion, but you would get more by legitimising your discussion by using Harmon’s analysis.June 5, 2018 at 12:14 pm
Sorry Ken My bad..
OK, Now If I just repeat for my own understanding, what you are saying is that If the question is open-ended or is silent about the use of model then either I can use a model of my own choice (of course a relevant one) or I can write sensible relevant points?
But if the question specifically asks me to apply a certain model and somehow for any reason I do not apply the required model or apply another model or write sensible relevant points, I will no get any marks?
Am I right in my understanding here?June 5, 2018 at 6:48 pm
Point 1 correct.
Point 2 you only get marks for answering the question. So giving a different model will not help you.June 6, 2018 at 5:55 pm
OK Ken just a to clarify a little misunderstanding about Point 2. If I do not know the model asked in the exam still if I answer the question with relevant points I get the marks?
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