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Employee Engagement

14 Mar

Employee Engagement
600 Week 3 Assignment and Rubric

Length:
Due:
Value:
Post:
Paper: 4 – 5 double-spaced pages (excluding title and references pages)
Week 3 by Sunday Midnight
100 Points for 10% of the grade
Week 3 Assignments

Prepare 4 – 5 page paper that 1) identifies two (2) best practices to effectively engage employees, 2)
compares the best practices to the actual practices of a specific organization, 3) makes specific
recommendations for that organization, and 4) identifies two (2) insights gained into employee
engagement including specific actions to enhance leader effectiveness. Support your analysis with four
(4) scholarly sources three of which are journal articles.
The analysis should:
Define and discuss two best practices from scholarly sources to motivate and engage employees
Assess how effectively one organization engages employees comparing and contrasting its efforts to
the two best practices; support your description of the organization’s practices with evidence such as
specific examples
Based on your analysis make specific recommendations to enhance employee engagement in that
organization
Discuss two insights gained into employee engagement including specific actions you will take as a
leader to enhance your effectiveness in engaging employees
Rubric: Evaluation Criteria

Criteria Exemplary Proficient Developing Emerging
Best Practices 20 – 19
Clearly and
concisely describes
2 best practices
supported by
citations of expert
theories and
research. Defines all
key terms and
comprehensively
discusses why each
practice is effective.
18 – 17
Fairly clearly
describes 2 best
practices mostly
supported by
citations of expert
theories and
research. Defines
most key terms and
discusses why each
practice is effective.
16 – 15
Somewhat clearly
describes 1 – 2 best
practices supported
by some citations of
expert theories and
research. May not
define key terms
and/or discuss why
practices are
effective.
14 – 0
Limited if any
description of best
practices supported
by research or
citations. Does not
define key terms
and/or discuss why
practices are
effective.
Organizational
Practices
20 – 19
Clearly and
concisely compares
and contrasts an
actual organization’s
efforts to engage
employees with 2
identified best
practices. Supports
discussion with
evidence such as
specific examples for
each actual practice.
18 – 17
Compares and
contrasts an actual
organization’s efforts
to engage
employees with 2
identified best
practices. Supports
discussion with
evidence such as
specific examples of
actual practices.
16 – 15
Compares and
contrasts an actual
organization’s efforts
to engage
employees with 1 – 2
identified best
practices.
Somewhat supports
discussion with
evidence such as
specific examples of
actual practices.
14 – 0
Limited if any
identification of an
actual organization’s
engagement
practices and/or
comparison to best
practices. May not
support discussion
with evidence or
specific examples
Recommendations 20 – 19
Accurately uses
findings of
comparing best and
actual organizational
practices to make
specific
recommendations
18 – 17
Fairly accurately
uses findings of
comparing best and
actual organizational
practices to make
fairly specific
recommendations
16 – 15
Somewhat uses
findings of
comparing best and
actual organizational
practices to make
general
recommendations;
14 – 0
Recommendations if
made to improve
employee
engagement are not
based on findings of
comparing best and
actual organizational

 

that would
strengthen employee
engagement.
that may strengthen
employee
engagement.
that may or may not
strengthen employee
engagement
practices
Reflective Analysis 20 – 19
Clearly and
concisely discusses
2 insights gained into
effectively engaging
employees.
Identifies specific
actions to enhance
leadership
effectiveness in
engaging
employees.
18 – 17
Discusses 2 insights
gained into
effectively engaging
employees.
Identifies fairly
specific actions to
enhance leadership
effectiveness in
engaging
employees.
16 – 15
Discusses 1 – 2
insights gained into
effectively engaging
employees.
Identifies general
actions to enhance
leadership
effectiveness in
engaging
employees.
14 – 0
Limited if any
reflective analysis.
May discuss 0 – 1
insights gained into
into effectively
engaging
employees. May not
identify actions to
enhance leadership
effectiveness in
engaging employees
APA and Sources 8
Uses 4 or more
scholarly sources
including 3 journal
articles. Accurately
adheres to APA
standards; reference
page and citations
are correct. All
sources listed in
References are cited
in paper
7
Uses 2 – 3 scholarly
sources including 2
journal articles. .
Adheres to APA
standards; reference
page and citations
are correct with
minor (1-3) errors. .
All sources listed in
References are cited
in paper
6
Uses 1 – 2 scholarly
sources including 1
journal article.. APA
standards are
somewhat followed
in the paper and
Reference page; the
work of others is
cited but with
numerous errors.
Sources listed in
References and
citations may not
match
5 – 0
Uses 0 – 2 scholarly
sources. Limited
adherence to APA
standards in the
paper and Reference
page; work of others
may be cited but with
multiple errors.
Sources listed in
References and
citations do not
match
Writing Mechanics 12
Paper is logical and
well-written; spelling,
grammar and
punctuation are
accurate. Paper is
the required length
of 4 – 5 pages of
content, and
includes a correctly
prepared title page.
11 – 10
Paper is logical and
well-written but with
minor (1 – 3) errors
in spelling, grammar
and/or punctuation.
The content may be
5% too long or short;
includes a correctly
prepared title page.
9 – 8
Paper is somewhat
logical and well
written but with
several (4 – 10)
errors in spelling,
grammar and/or
punctuation. Content
may be 10% too long
or short; and may
not include a
correctly prepared
title page
7 – 0
The paper lacks
clarity and may be
confusing; may
contain numerous
(11+) errors in
spelling, grammar
and/or punctuation.
The content may be
15% too long or
short, and may not
include a title page

 

 
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