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BUSINESS STUDIES GRADE 12 TERM 3 SBA TASK 2021

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BUSINESS STUDIES
GRADE 12
TERM 3
TASK 2021

THE STRUCTURE OF PAPER 1 AND PAPER 2 AS PER CIRCULAR S11 OF 2017

NOV PAPER
GRADE 12: BUSINESS STUDIES PAPER 1
DURATION: 2 HOURS
TOTAL MARKS: 150

SECTION

PAPER 1

MARKS PER PAPER

TIME PER PAPER

COGNITIVE LEVELS

A

COMPULSORY SHORT QUESTIONS 30 MARKS

  • Business Environments (15 marks) +
  • Business Operations (15 marks))

30

20 MIN

Mostly level 1 (Remembering/recall) and Level 2 (Understanding)

B

CHOOSE ANY two QUESTIONS (40 X 2)

  • QUESTION 2:
    Business Environments (40 marks)
  • QUESTION 3: 
    Business operations (40 marks)
  • QUESTION 4:
    Miscellaneous: (total of 40 marks consisting of:
    Business Environments (20 marks) + Business Operations (20 marks)

80

60 MIN

Levels 1 - 6 (Remembering/recall/ understanding/applyinganalysing/evaluating & creating)

C

SECTION C:  ESSAY TYPE QUESTIONS
Choose ONE question (40 x 1)

  • Question 5:
    Business Environments (40 marks)
  • Question 6:
    Business Operations (40 marks)

40

40 MIN

Mostly level 3-6 (Applying, analysing, evaluating, and creating)

TOTAL MARKS PER PAPER

150

120 MIN

 

NOVEMBER PAPER 2
GRADE 12 BUSINESS STUDIES
DURATION: TWO HOURS
TOTAL MARKS: 150

SECTION

PAPER 2

MARKS PER PAPER

TIME PER PAPER

COGNITIVE LEVELS

A

COMPULSORY SHORT QUESTIONS 30 MARKS

  • Business Ventures (15 marks)
  • Business Roles (15 marks))

30

20 MIN

Mostly level 1 (Remembering/recall) and Level 2 (Understanding)

B

Choose any TWOquestions (40 X 2)

  • QUESTION 2:
    Business ventures (40 marks)
  • QUESTION 3:
    Business Roles      (40 marks)
  • QUESTION 4: (total of 40 marks consisting of:
    Business Ventures (20 marks) 
    Business Role (20 marks)

80

60 MIN

Levels 1 - 6 (Remembering/recall/understanding/applying, analysing/evaluating

& creating)

C

SECTION C:  ESSAY TYPE QUESTIONS

  • Choose ONE question (40 x 1)
  • Question 5:
    Business Venture (40 marks)
  • Question 6:
    Business Role  (40 marks)

40

40 MIN

Mostly level  3-6 ( Applying, analysing, evaluating and creating)

TOTAL MARKS PER PAPER

150

120 MIN

 

PAPER ONE & TWO SUB-TOPIC TO BE COVERED FOR NOVEMBER PAPER

Paper 1

Business Environments & Business Operations

Sub-topics that must be covered in term 1 & 2

BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT

  • Impact of recent legislation on business
  • Devise strategies for a business to use in its response to the challenges of the macro business environment.
  • Business sectors and their environments

BUSINESS OPERATIONS

  • Human resources function
  • Quality of performance within business functions

Paper 2

BUSINESS VENTURES & BUSINESS ROLES

Sub-topics that must be covered in term 1,2 & 3

BUSINESS VENTURES

  • Investment: Securities
  • Investment: Insurance
  • Management and leadership
  • Presentation and data response
  • Forms of ownership

BUSINESS ROLES

  • Ethics and Professionalism
  • Creative thinking & problem solving
  • Team performance assessment and conflict management
  • Human rights, inclusivity, and environmental issues
  • Social responsibility, CSR & CSI

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INSTRUCTIONS TO LEARNERS

  1. This project will assess the following topics:
    • Human rights, inclusivity and environmental issues
    • Social responsibility
    • Corporate social responsibility and corporate social investment
    • Presentation and data response
  2. Read   the   instructions   of   each   question   and   respond appropriately.
  3. Collect resources on your responses to answer QUESTIONS 1.1 & 1.2
  4. You are required to submit your completed task to your teacher for assessment.
  5. You must adhere to the submission date to avoid unnecessary penalties

QUESTION 1: SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY & CSI
South Africa was brought to a standstill by the recent protests, which began on July 10, 2021 and escalated to mass looting of shops, malls, and the destruction of business property.
1.1   Bearing the above statement in mind, answer the following questions:
1.1.1Conduct a research on any THREE reasons except politics for the looting of shops, malls and the destruction of business property in Gauteng and KwaZulu Natal.(3)
1.1.2 Suggest Corporate Social Investment projects in which businesses can deal with EACH reason mentioned in QUESTION 1.1.1.   (2)
Use the table below as a GUIDE to answer QUESTION 1.1.1 & 1.1.2.

REASONS FOR LOOTING 
(1.1.1)

CSI PROJECTS
 (1.1.2)

1.

1.

2.

2.

3.

3.

1.2  Explain how the looting of shops and malls will affect businesses in terms of the relationship between social responsibility and Triple bottom line.   (5)

QUESTION 2: HUMAN RIGHTS
2.1  Read the scenario below and answer the questions that follow.

HAMELN CONSTRUCTIONS LIMITED (HCL)

Hameln Constructions Limited is a large company that has hired many employees. HCL ensures that there is an open communication channel between senior management and employees. They also observe their employees’ right to participate in a legal strike.

2.1.1  Identify TWO categories of rights that HCL promotes. Motivate your answer by quoting from the scenario above.   (4)
Use the table below as a GUIDE to answer QUESTION 2.1.1.

CATEGORIES OF RIGHTS

MOTIVATIONS

1.

 

2.

 

2.1.2  Suggest ONE other way in which HCL can deal with any of the category of rights identified in QUESTION . 2.1.1.    (1)

QUESTION 3: DIVERSITY ISSUES
3.1    Conduct a research on any business of your choice and answer the following questions.
3.1.1 Name any FIVE diversity issues that affect the chosen business.           (5)
3.1.2 Explain how the chosen business deals with EACH of the diversity issue named in QUESTION 3.1.1.  (5)
3.1.3 Discuss the benefits of diversity in the workplace.  (5)

QUESTION 4: ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
4.1 Read the scenario below and answer the questions that follow.

NAZIM MANUFACTURERS (NM)

Nazim Manufacturers specialises in the manufacturing of furniture and cutlery. Farida, the CEO, provides all the equipment that is necessary to perform the work. The employees of NM use prescribed safety equipment. NM also encourages employees to do regular health checks. The employees of NM requested their colleagues Jan, Elsie, Thula and Craig to ensure that NM complies with COIDA.

4.1.1 Quote the responsibilities of the employer, employee and the business in protecting human health and safety in the workplace from the scenario above.    (3)
Use the table below as a GUIDE to answer QUESTION 4.1.1.

RESPONSIBILITIES

MOTIVATIONS

Employer

 

Employee

 

Business

 

4.1.2 Name the committee that is represented by Jan, Elsie, Thula and Craig. Explain another role of this committee.    (2)

QUESTION 5: PRESENTATION AND DATA RESPONSE
5.1 Read the scenario below and answer the questions that follow.

CHARLIES COMMUNICATIONS ( CC)

Charlie, the owner of the business was invited to present his business’s five year plan to
various stakeholders. Charlie considered the time frame for his presentation and prepared
a rough draft of the presentation. He also prepared slides and used legible font size to enable
his audience to see his presentation. He also used key words instead of full sentences.
Charlie spoke with energy and enthusiasm. He addressed the questions and not the person
who asked the question.

5.1.1 Quote factors that Charlie considered before, during and after his presentation.   (3)
Use the table below as a GUIDE to answer QUESTION 5.1.1.

Factor Charlie considered before his presentation

Factor Charlie considered during his presentation

Factor Charlie considered after his presentation

     

5.1.2Suggest TWO areas of improvement that Charlie should consider in his next   presentation.    (2)
5.1.3 Quote TWO aspects Charlie considered when designing a multimedia presentation from the scenario above.  (2)
5.1.4 Explain other aspects that Charlie must consider when designing a multimedia presentation. (3)
5.1.5 Identify the visual aid used by Charlie. Motivate your answer by quoting from the scenario above.      (2)
5.1.6      Advise Charlie on the advantages of the visual aid identified in QUESTION 5.1.5.     (3) [50]

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

Level 0

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Level 5

Total

Reasons for the looting of shops, malls and the destruction of business property and suggested Corporate Social Investment projects to deal with looting

Learner did not mention any reasons for the looting of shops, malls and the destruction of business property and did not suggest Corporate Social Investment projects to deal with looting

Learner mentioned ONE reason for the looting of shops, malls and the destruction of business property but did not suggest Corporate Social Investment projects to deal with looting

OR

Learner did not mention any reasons for the looting of shops, malls and the destruction of business property but suggested ONE Corporate Social Investment projects to deal with looting

Learner mentioned TWO reasons for the looting of shops, malls and the destruction of business property but did not suggest Corporate Social Investment projects to deal with looting

OR

Learner mentioned ONE reason for the looting of shops, malls and the destruction of business property and suggested ONE Corporate Social Investment project to deal with  looting

Learner mentioned THREE reasons for the looting of shops, malls and the destruction of business property but did not suggest Corporate Social Investment projects to deal with looting

OR

Learner mentioned ONE reason for the looting of shops, malls and the destruction of business property and suggested TWO Corporate Social Investment project to deal with looting

Learner mentioned THREE reasons for the looting of shops, malls and the destruction of business property and suggested ONE Corporate Social Investment projects to deal with looting

OR

Learner mentioned TWO reasons for the looting of shops, malls and the destruction of business property and suggested TWO Corporate Social Investment project to deal with looting

Learner mentioned THREE reasons for the looting of shops, malls and the destruction of business property and suggested TWO OR THREE Corporate Social Investment project to deal the looting

5

Explanation of how the looting of shops and malls will affect businesses in terms of the relationship between social responsibility and triple bottom line.

Learner did not explain how the looting of shops and malls will affect businesses in terms of the relationship between social responsibility and triple bottom line.

Learner only mentioned the triple bottom line elements without explaining the relationship between social responsibility and the elements of triple bottom line.

Learner only mentioned ONE triple bottom line element and the explanation of how this element will affect the business’s social responsibility.

Learner only mentioned ONE triple bottom line element and the explanation of how this element will affect the business ‘s social responsibility and gave another explanation of how one of the other triple bottom line elements will affect the business’s social responsibility without naming the element

Learner only mentioned TWO triple bottom line elements and the explanation of how these elements will affect the business’s social responsibility.

Learner mentioned all THREE triple bottom line elements and the explanation of how EACH element will affect the business ‘s social responsibility

5

Identification of the categories of rights and a suggestion of how HCL can deal with any of the categories of rights

Learner did not identify the categories of rights but quoted a motivation from the scenario and did not suggest a way in which HCL can deal with any of the categories of rights

Learner identified only ONE category of rights but did not motivate by quoting from the scenario and did not suggest a way in which HCL can deal with any of the categories of rights

Learner identified ONE category of rights with a relevant motivation from the scenario but did not suggest a way in which HCL can deal with any of the categories of rights.

Learner identified TWO categories of rights, quoted ONE relevant  motivation from the scenario but did not suggest a way in which HCL can deal with any of the categories of rights

OR

Learner identified TWO categories of rightswithout motivations but only suggested ONE way in which HCL can deal  with any of the categories of rights

Learner identified TWO categories of rights, quoted TWO motivations from the scenario but did not suggest a way in which HCL can deal with any of the categories of rights

OR

Learner identified TWO categories of rights, gave ONE motivation from the scenario and suggested ONE way in which HCL can deal with any of the categories of rights

Learner identified TWO categories of rights, quoted TWO motivations from the scenario and suggested ONE way in which HCL can deal with any of the categories of rights.

5

              Total

Diversity issues

Learner did not mention any diversity issues that affect the chosen business

Learner mentioned only ONE diversity issue that affects the chosen business

Learner mentioned TWO diversity issues that affect the chosen business

Learner mentioned THREE diversity issues that affect the chosen business

Learner mentioned FOUR diversity issues that affect the chosen business

Learner mentioned FIVE diversity issues that affect the chosen business

5

Explanation of how the chosen business deals with the diversity issues

Learner did not explain how the chosen business deals with any of the diversity issues mentioned in Q3.3.1.

Learner only explained how the chosen business can deal with ONE diversity issue mentioned in Q3.3.1

Learner only explained how the chosen business can deal with TWO diversity issues mentioned in Q3.3.1

Learner only explained how the chosen business can deal with THREE  diversity issues mentioned in Q3.3.1

Learner only explained how the chosen business can deal with FOUR  diversity issues mentioned in Q3.3.1

Learner explained how the chosen business can deal with FIVE diversity issues mentioned in Q3.3.1

5

Benefits of diversity in the workplace

Learner did not provide any facts on the benefits of diversity in the workplace.

Learner provided ONE fact on benefits of diversity in the workplace.

Learner provided TWO facts on benefits of diversity in the workplace

Learner provided THREE  facts on benefits of diversity in the workplace

Learner provided FOUR facts on benefits of diversity in the workplace

Learner provided FIVE facts on benefits of diversity in the workplace

5

Responsibilities of the employer, employee and the business in protecting human health and safety in the workplace

Learner did not quote any responsibilities of the employer, employee and the business in protecting human health and safety in the workplace but did not name the committee represented by the employees that are mentioned in the scenario and did not explain the other role of the latter

Learner only quoted ONE responsibility of either the employer,  employee and the business in protecting human health and safety in the workplace and did not name the committee represented by the employees that are mentioned in the scenario explain the other role of the latter.

OR

Learner only named the committee represented by the employees that are mentioned in the scenario OR only explained the other the other role of the latter.

Learner only quoted the responsibilities of the employer, employee but not the business in protecting human health and safety in the workplace and did not name the committee represented by the employees that are mentioned in the scenario and did not explain the other role of the latter.

OR

Learner quoted ONE responsibility of either employer, employee and the business and named the committee represented by the employees that are mentioned in the scenario but did not explain the other the other role of the latter OR vice versa

Learner quoted the responsibilities of the employer,  employee and the business in protecting human health and safety in the workplace but did not name committee  represented by the employees that are mentioned in the scenario  and did not explain the other role of the latter.

OR

Learner quoted the responsibilities of the employer,  employee and the business in protecting human health and safety in the workplace and named the committee represented by the employees that are mentioned in the scenario but did not explain the other role of the latter

Learner quoted the responsibilities of the employer, employee and the business in protecting human health and safety in the workplace and named the committee represented by the employees that are mentioned in the scenario and did not explain the other role of the latter OR vice versa

Learner quoted the responsibilities of the employer, employee and the business in protecting human health and  safety in the workplace and named the committee   represented by the employees that are mentioned in the scenario and explained this committee .

5

              Total

Factors to be considered before, during and after a presentation and areas of improvement in the next presentation.

Learner did not quote any factors to be considered before, during and after a presentation and did not suggest areas of improvement in the next presentation.

Learner quoted ONE factor to be considered either before, during and after a presentation but did not suggest areas of improvement in the next presentation.

Learner quoted factors to be considered before and during but not after a presentation vice versa and did not suggest areas of improvement in the next presentation.

OR

Learner quoted a factor to be considered either before, during or after a presentation and suggested ONE area of improvement in the next presentation.

Learner quoted factors to be considered before, during and after a presentation but did not suggest areas of improvement in the next presentation

OR

Learner quoted factors to be considered before, during but not after a presentation and only suggested ONE area of improvement in the next presentation.

Learner quoted factors to be considered before, during and after a presentation and only suggested ONE area of improvement for the next presentation.

OR

Learner quoted factors to be considered before, during but not after a presentation vice versa and suggested TWO areas of improvement in the next presentation.

Learner quoted THREE factors to be considered before, during and after a presentation and suggested TWO areas of improvement for the next presentation.

5

Designing a multimedia presentation

Learner did not quote any multimedia aspects from the scenario and did not explain other aspects to be considered when designing a multimedia presentation

Learner only quoted ONE multimedia aspect from the scenario but did not explain other aspects to be considered when designing a multimedia presentation

Learner quoted TWO multimedia aspects from the scenario but did not explain other aspects to be considered when designing a multimedia presentation

OR

Learner only quoted ONE multimedia aspect from the scenario and only explained ONE other aspect to be considered when designing a multimedia presentation

Learner quoted TWO multimedia  aspects from the scenario but only explained ONE other aspect to be considered when designing a multimedia presentation.

OR

Learner quoted ONE multimedia  aspect from the scenario and explained TWO other aspects to be considered when designing a multimedia presentation

Learner quoted TWO multimedia aspects from the scenario and only explained TWO other aspects to be considered when designing a multimedia presentation

Learner quoted TWO multimedia aspects from the scenario and explained THREE other aspects to be considered when designing a multimedia presentation

5

Identification of the visual aid from the scenario and its advantages.

Learner did not identify the required visual aid but quoted a motivation and did not provide facts on the advantages of the required visual aid.

Learner identified the required visual aid but did not quote from the scenario  and did not provide facts on the advantages of this visual aid.

OR

Learner did not identify the required visual aid but provided ONE fact on the advantages of this visual aid.

Learner identified the required visual aid and motivated by quoting from the scenario but did not provide facts on the  advantages of this visual aid.

OR

Learner did not identify the required visual aid but only provided TWO facts on the advantages of this visual aid.

Learner identified the required visual aid, motivated by quoting from the scenario and only provided ONE fact on the advantages of this visual aid.

OR

Learner did not identify the required visual aid but only provided THREE facts on the advantages of this visual aid.

Learner identified the required visual aid, motivated by quoting from the scenario and only provided TWO facts on the advantages of this visual aid.

OR

Learner identified the required visual aid used but did not motivate by quoting from the scenario but provided THREE facts on the advantages of this visual aid.

Learner identified the required visual aid, motivated by quoting from the scenario and provided THREE facts on the advantages of this visual aid.

5

TOTAL: /50
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