Develop a 5–6-page performance improvement plan that includes legal compliance and risk awareness for a selected HR scenario or your own workplace.
By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:
Competency 2: Analyze human resource practices that promote positive employee relations and legal compliance.
Assess legal compliance and awareness of legal risk for the selected HR scenario.
Competency 3: Explain the components of managing employee performance for organizational and personal success.
Describe the goal of the conversation for the selected HR scenario.
Articulate personal bias or preconceived assumptions for the selected HR scenario.
Develop best practices for delivering performance feedback to employees.
â€‹Competency 6: Communicate professionally with all stakeholders.
Summarize the selected HR scenario.
Write in a clear, well-organized manner with the required number of resources to support a central idea, with no technical writing errors, as expected of a business professional.
The resources provided here are optional and support the assessment. They provide helpful information about the topics. You may use other resources of your choice to prepare for this assessment; however, you will need to ensure that they are appropriate, credible, and valid. The Supplemental Resources and Research Resources, both linked from the navigation menu in your courseroom, provide additional resources to help support you.
The following resource is optional to complete the assessment. You may select one of these workplace scenarios or choose your own workplace example.
Assessment Scenarios [PDF].
You may view the following:
Employee Termination Scenario.
You may read the following:
Bainbridge, K. (2016). Plan for improved performance. Supervision, 77(12), 9–11.
Buckingham, M., & Goodall, A. (2015). Reinventing performance management. Harvard Business Review, 93(4), 40–50.
Cecchi-Dimeglio, P. (2017, April 12). How gender bias corrupts performance reviews, and what to do about it. Harvard Business Review Digital Articles, 2–5.
Jones, B., Smith, K., & Rock, D. (2018, June 20). 3 biases that hijack performance reviews, and how to address them. Harvard Business Review Digital Articles, 2–5.
For this assessment, assume the role of an HR specialist and develop a performance improvement plan. You may either select one scenario from the Assessment Scenarios document linked in the Resources under the Suggested Resources, or you may choose to use your own workplace example.
Based on the information provided in either the selected scenario or a workplace example, prepare a plan using subheadings to organize the following assessment requirements:
Summarize the selected HR scenario. What is the issue to be addressed by the employer with the employee?
Describe the goal of the conversation for the selected HR scenario. What outcomes are you seeking?
Articulate personal bias or preconceived assumptions for the selected HR scenario. How would you try to overcome these biases or assumptions, if faced with these feelings in the workplace?
Develop best practices for delivering performance feedback to employees. Identify at least three best practices that are relevant to the selected scenario.
Assess legal compliance and awareness of legal risk for the selected HR scenario. What actions would you take to be compliant with the ADA, FMLA, ADEA, or other relevant legislation?
Your assessment should meet the following requirements:
Length: 5–6 double-spaced pages, including a references page.