Week 6 – Final Paper
Performance Management Analysis
[CLOs: 1, 2, 3]
The final assignment is a culmination of the previous weeks’ assignments, in which you will use all of the skills you have acquired throughout the course. Throughout the course, you have explored the importance of effective performance management, the components of effective performance management systems, the relationship of performance management to the organization’s strategic planning process, and the complexities involved in designing and implementing performance management processes.
For this assignment, you will have the opportunity to conduct a performance management analysis and make recommendations to document and improve individual, team, and organizational performance based on the information presented in the. ValUShop is a for-profit cable, satellite, and broadcast television network. The case study examines the performance management issues at ValUShop.
In your Performance Management Analysis Final Paper,
- Analyze the current performance management system.
- Evaluate why it is important to understand this information when making recommendations for improvements to the existing performance management system.
- Explain the performance management system issues that resulted in performance problems.
- Analyze key stakeholders that could serve as key partners in an improved performance management process.
- Evaluate solutions to improve the performance of individuals, groups, and the organization. (This should include, but not be limited to goal setting, performance measures, communication plan, feedback loop, and training program for raters.)
- Evaluate the relationship between the current performance management system and the organization’s strategic goals.
- Develop a strategy for achieving objectives of the performance management system to ensure that human resource supports the organizations goals. (Your strategy might include mentoring, executive coaching, training, performance evaluation, and/or leadership development.)
- Evaluate regulatory, legal, and ethical issues that need to be considered when administering a performance management plan.
The Performance Management Analysis
- Must be 10 to 12 double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center (Links to an external site.).
- Must include a separate title page with the following:
- Title of paper
- Student’s name
- Course name and number
- Instructor’s name
- Date submitted
- Must use at least eight scholarly, peer-reviewed, and/or credible sources, in addition to the course text.
- The Scholarly, Peer Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources (Links to an external site.) table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment.
- Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
- Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Carefully review the Grading Rubric (Links to an external site.) for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.