Assignment 2 Required Assignment 2 Motivating Staff
An important aspect of talent management is identifying and rewarding quality employees. There are many methods to recognize and retain these ideal workers.
In this assignment, you will research and discuss new ways for a technology firm to help motivate and retain its current employees.
Using the Argosy University online library resources and the Internet, research best practices and innovative methods of increasing employee morale and retention. Select approximately 6–8 scholarly sources for use in this assignment.
You work in the HR department of a large and successful technology company. The firm has been the market leader of the industry for years and potential employees seek the prestige of working for the company. Due to a recent staff reorganization, many current employees are now unfulfilled and some are even seeking employment with the firm’s biggest competitor. You have been assigned the task of researching new ideas so that a plan can be developed to increase employee morale and retention.
Prepare a report in which you describe current best practices for employee retention, illustrate how they could benefit this organization, and provide strategies on how to incorporate these practices within the company. Further, you will need to provide an outline of how to successfully execute a staff reorganization should it need to be performed again in the future.
Your document should specifically address the following:
- Research and analyze recent best practices for employee retention within the technology industry.
- Identify methods to assess compensation amounts for multiple positions.
- Evaluate successful training and career development plans.
- Analyze current methods of employee motivation within the technology industry.
- Outline the procedure for the incorporation of these new plans. Explain how your plans support the company’s overall goal to prevail as the market leader.
- Outline necessary steps to a successful staff reorganization.
Please note that the focus is on identifying recent best practices regarding employee morale and retention and how the strategies could fit within this firm.
Your final deliverable should utilize approximately 6–8 scholarly sources. Make sure you write in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
Click here to download the APA Guide document. Use the guidelines in it to format your assignment.
Write an 8–12-page report in Word format. Apply APA standards to citation of sources. Use the following file naming convention: LastnameFirstInitial_M7_A2.doc.
By Sunday, December 18, 2016, deliver your assignment to the M7: Assignment 2 Dropbox.
|Assignment Components||Proficient||Max Points|
|Research and analyze recent best practices for employee retention within the technology industry.||Current best practices for employee retention within the technology industry are discussed and justified. The analysis includes a timeline that differentiates past best practices with current best practices.||48|
|Identify methods to assess compensation amounts for multiple positions.||Methods identified are varied in nature, and serve to assess compensation for a variety of positions.||40|
|Evaluate successful training and career development plans.||Evaluation includes justification as to why the development plans are successful. Possible suggestions to improve the development plans further are included.||52|
|Analyze current methods of employee motivation within the technology industry.||Methods identified are varied in nature. Analysis includes positive and negative methods of employee motivation, and justification for a variety of methods.||44|
|Outline the procedure for the incorporation of these new plans. Explain how your plans support the company’s overall goal to prevail as the market leader.||Outline demonstrates the integration of HR management. Explanation clearly describes how the plan assists in the company’s goal to prevail as the market leader.||52|
|Outline necessary steps to a successful staff reorganization.||Steps outlined follow best practices for business reorganization. They are highly likely to create a successful staff reorganization.||32|
|Write in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources (i.e., APA); and display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.||Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.||32|