Final Task Brief Written assignment (Case Analysis) Activity brief BCO213 – Human Resource Management Online campus Professor: Joanne Jankowski, [email protected] Description 1. Please read the attached Siemens case study,
entitled “Training & Development as a Strategy for Growth” and then answer the following questions:
a. Identify three benefits to Siemens of its in-depth training and development of employees.
b. Recommend how an appraisal system can help to motivate employees.
2. Choose one training method (i.e., simulations, classroom instruction, team building or other), describe it supporting with an example and discuss its benefits and shortcomings.
Format • Word-count: 1500 words (+/- 10%)
• Cover, Table of Contents, References and Appendix are excluded from the total word- count.
• Font: Arial 12 pts.
• Text alignment: Justified.
• The in-text References and the Bibliography must be in Harvard’s citation style.
Goal(s) To critically analyze an HR related case and provide recommendations.
To evaluate chosen HR practices.
Due date 19th July 2021 at 14.00h CEST
Weight towards final grade
This activity has a weight of 60% towards the final grade.
• To express critical thinking and understanding across essential components of Human Resources such as including training and career development.
See rubric below
Rubric: written assignment
Exceptional 90-100 Good 80-89 Fair 70-79 Marginal fail 60-69
Knowledge & Understanding
Student demonstrates excellent understanding of key concepts related to training and employee development and uses vocabulary in an entirely appropriate manner.
Student demonstrates good understanding of the task and mentions some relevant concepts related training and employee development and demonstrates use of the relevant vocabulary.
Student understands the task and provides minimum theory and/or some use of vocabulary.
Student understands the task and attempts to answer the question but does not mention key concepts related to training and employee development or uses minimum amount of relevant vocabulary.
Application (30%) Student applies fully relevant knowledge from the topics delivered in class.
Student applies mostly relevant knowledge from the topics delivered in class.
Student applies some relevant knowledge from the topics delivered in class. Misunderstanding may be evident.
Student applies little relevant knowledge from the topics delivered in class. Misunderstands are evident.
Critical Thinking (30%)
Student critically assesses in excellent ways, drawing outstanding conclusions from relevant authors.
Student critically assesses in good ways, drawing conclusions from relevant authors and references.
Student provides some insights but stays on the surface of the topic. References may not be relevant.
Student makes little or none critical thinking insights, does not quote appropriate authors, and does not provide valid sources.
Student communicates their ideas extremely clearly and concisely, respecting word count, grammar and spellcheck
Student communicates their ideas clearly and concisely, respecting word count, grammar and spellcheck
Student communicates their ideas with some clarity and concision. It may be slightly over or under the wordcount limit. Some misspelling errors may be evident.
Student communicates their ideas in a somewhat unclear and unconcise way. Does not reach or does exceed wordcount excessively and misspelling errors are evident.