Genocide in Rwanda: Leadership, ethics and organisational ‘failure’ in a post-colonial context
Assessment 1: Literature Review
Length: 1500 words + reference list
Format: Double-line spacing, size 12 font single sided, black and white print.
Reference Style: Business
Your task is to review the literature relevant to the Course case study: Genocide in Rwanda:
Leadership, ethics and organisational ‘failure’ in a post-colonial context. The case focuses
on the organizational factors that played a role in “failing” to prevent genocide in Rwanda. In
particular, it focuses on the interplay between key leaders and geo-political relations.
A literature review is an examination of the relevant writings in a particular field or topic, not
just a summary of the chapters and articles you have read. You should examine and
illustrate the different frameworks of leadership available to understand the relations between the
leadership approaches and contexts which influenced the particular approaches. In the review, you
should also express ideas, concepts, and arguments in a logical and coherent written form consistent
The overall purpose of this written assessment is for you to apply a broad and coherent
body of knowledge in a particular context.