Gomez-Mejia, L. R., Balkin, D. B., & Cardy, R. L. (2016). Managing human resources (8th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education. ISBN: 9780133029697.
THE PAPER MUST BE WRITTEN IN U.S. ENGLISH
In a research paper, provide researched rationale for the nature and substance of your 4 selected, distinct policies. This paper is to be reflective of an academic post-graduate research paper. You will not include specific references to the fictitious company in this paper. The research paper must address the reasoning or rationale for the inclusion of the selected policy elements in your policy manual.
The selected policies must correctly address employment legislation pertinent to the stated size of the company (1525 employees). In elaborating on the rationale, you need to consider the following questions: Why should these elements be in a policy manual? What laws or principles mandate an organization follow these guidelines? What cases have established precedent for this issue to be addressed clearly in an organizations employee policy manual?
Support your rationale with at least 20 scholarly references in addition to the textbook and the Bible. Remember, government websites and previous/current court cases are useful but will not be included in the scholarly reference requirement.
The paper must be 10 (no more and no less) pages in addition to the cover page, the abstract, and the references page. It must be written in current APA format..
Following are some examples of HR policy topics. These are only examples. You may identify/select other topics that would be relevant and appropriate for a general employee policy manual/handbook.
Fair Labor Standards Act
Code of Conduct
Benefits (This can be more specific to areas such as paid time off, health care benefits, and so forth.)
Submission demonstrates proper analysis of all main points of the selected HR topics. Includes a comprehensive analysis of the selected HR topics and makes highly relevant application of the course principles.
10 full pages of content which include all elements identified in the project outline instructions. Paper includes content that is clearly relevant in support of the selected policies. Paper includes integration of biblical principles relevant to the content of the paper. Comprehensive context is provided with the selected biblical principles to ensure relevancy. Uses 20 or more scholarly references in addition the textbook.
Organization & Structure
Structure of the paper is clear and easy to follow. Layout and flow is logical and maintains the flow of thought throughout the paper. Presentation of content is logical and flows from one point to the next.
Current APA Formatting References are cited using current APA style and formatting guidelines. Evidence is properly cited with no errors to support main points. Additional aspects of current APA formatting, such as title page, abstract, headings, and references page, contain no errors. Proper spelling and grammar are used.
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