HRM 531 Week 6 Individual Assignment – Career Development Plan Summary
Individual Assignment: Career Development Plan Summary
Imagine that you have recently been promoted to a midlevel management position, and your upper-level manager has revealed that your team will be restructured. Your team will take on new responsibilities that require the hiring of additional personnel and will require training for new and current employees. Your manager also wants to consider better methods for appraising the team’s performance. Your task is to compose a proposal to be delivered to upper management regarding how this restructure will be designed and implemented.
You may choose to use your own company, with the approval of your instructor or department, as the context for this assignment. Alternatively, you may select a position at Kudler Fine Foods that would be appropriate for this assignment. The Kudler Fine Foods Virtual Organization is located in the materials section of your student Web site.
Resources: The Career Development Plan III—Performance and Career Management and the Career Development Plan IV—Compensation assignments
Write a 1,750- to 2,100- word proposal explaining the recommendations and justifications to upper management for the following:
The job descriptions and qualifications for five new positions (including one first-level management position)
A training program to introduce and enhance the skills and qualifications of new and current employees
Methods for evaluating employee and team performance, including a progressive discipline process. This section must cover each of the points discussed within the Career Development Plan III—Performance and Career Management assignment, completed Week Four, and the Career Development Plan IV—Compensation assignment, completed Week Five.
Challenges of the team performance evaluation, including
differences between the two appraisal systems.
difficulties of evaluating team performance.
unique needs of a team appraisal system.
team motivations and expectations.
individual equity and how it affects team performance.
strategies to discourage social loafing.
individual employee responsibilities towards the team.
Incentives and benefits packages
Strategies for managing employees’ career development, such as promotions, educational opportunities, accommodations for diversity, and so on.
A fair and appropriate compensation plan
Note. APA format is not required for this proposal; however, you must include a title page and a reference page.