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Camp Happy Valley Case Assignment.pdf Download Attachment;Management 3050 Intro HRM;Individual Case Study Assignment;Fall 2014;Working individually, you are required to carry out a full case analysis for the case Camp;Happy Valley. The assignment is worth 25% of your final grade, and must be submitted by 6;pm on November 25, 2014. You must submit a paper copy, and are also required to submit an;electronic copy by email to Karen.hunter@uleth.ca. Your electronic copy must comply with the;following naming convention: yourfirstname.yourlastname.doc (e.g. John.Smith.doc). The;electronic copy will be submitted to turnitin.com, a plagiarism detection program, to ensure the;work is original and does not plagiarize other assignments or published works.;Formatting Requirements: The assignment is to be written in Times New Roman, 12 point;font, with 1 margins, and double spacing. Use an academic format: new paragraphs must be;indented and there should not be any extra lines between paragraphs. Use headings and;subheadings to help organize your ideas and your document. The electronic version of the paper;must be submitted as a WORD document.;Assignment: As an HR consultant, you have been hired by Camp Happy Valley to evaluate their;current situation, evaluate a number of alternative solutions, and finally, provide a;recommendation and an implementation plan. In particular, Camp Happy Valley wants to resolve;their problems with staff recruitment and retention, as well as with motivation and compensation.;In carrying out your analysis and recommendations, you must integrate concepts and models;from the management 3050 course. When you see something in the case that represents a course;concept in action identify it and name it. Simply carrying out a common sense analysis;without reference to course concepts and models will result in an average grade. To earn a high;mark, you need to carry out an extensive analysis, demonstrate critical analysis, integrate course;concepts, and write well.;There is no length restriction your case write up can be as long as you want it to be, however, it;must be well written. Cases that are overly long as a direct result of poor organization and poor;writing will be penalized.;Case Analysis Format: Case studies in business follow a specific pattern. You should include;all of these steps in your analysis and your write up.;1. Problem identification: What problem(s) need to be resolved?;2. Analysis;a. Evidence that helps you determine the root cause of the problem(s) should be;presented;b. What other factors contribute to the problem?;c. Identify any boundary conditions or assumptions that are relevant to your;analysis.;3.;Alternatives;a. Identify a number of reasonable alternatives for the various problems to be solved;b. Evaluate the advantages/disadvantages of each alternative. This might be;qualitative or quantitative.;4. Recommendation;a. Identify your recommended course of action. This might be a single alternative, or;it might be a combination of several alternatives.;b. Explicitly discuss why the recommended alternative is the best option, and clarify;how it will resolve the problem. Will it completely resolve the problem, or is it a;partial solution?;5. Implementation plan;a. Develop an implementation plan. Identify short term and long term steps.;b. If the recommended solution involves changes that will affect employees, discuss;how you will manage change management process, which might require;discussing change management principles/guidelines.;6. Ad mock up: Given that recruitment has been problematic for this organization, design a;new and effective recruitment advertisement for the camp staff job to be posted on the;organizations website. You can mock this up using an 8x11 page.;References and Citations;If you refer to any other materials, you must properly cite your sources (both in the text of the;paper) and in a references cited section. You should use APA format for citations. Information;on proper citation practices will be posted on moodle. You can also check with the library for;additional help, or ask me if you have any questions. Proper citation is essential failure to;comply with expected standards will be considered academic misconduct, and the appropriate;process will be followed (see Part 4 of the undergraduate calendar: Student Discipline Policy;Academic Offenses, pp. 78-80).;Grading: A grading rubric is provided on the following page;Criterion;Excellent;Very Good;Basic proficiency;Poor or Weak;Analysis of current;approaches to staffing and;retention (suitability;comprehensiveness, and;effectiveness);Analysis of current;approaches with respect;to motivation and;compensation (suitability;comprehensiveness, and;effectiveness);Alternatives;Analysis is thorough;detailed, and complete.;Support by evidence from;the case is very strong.;20;18;Analysis is thorough;detailed, and complete.;Support by evidence from;the case is very strong.;20;18;Analysis is adequate and;complete. Support by;evidence from the case is;good.;16;14;Analysis is adequate and;complete. Support by;evidence from the case is;good.;16;14;Analysis is superficial but not;complete. Support by;evidence from the case is;weak.;12;10;Analysis is superficial but not;complete. Support by;evidence from the case is;weak.;12;10;Analysis is superficial and;largely incomplete. Support;by evidence from the case is;very poor or missing.;8;4;0;Analysis is superficial and;largely incomplete. Support;by evidence from the case is;very poor or missing.;8;4;0;Several realistic and;appropriate alternatives are;advanced, clearly supported;by analysis and information;from the course materials;20;18;Makes realistic and;appropriate;recommendations, clearly;supported with a wellthought out rationale based;on the analysis;20;18;Meets all requirements for;an effective ad;A few realistic and;appropriate alternatives are;advanced, with some support;from analysis and information;from the course materials;16;14;Makes realistic and;appropriate;recommendations, partially;supported with a rationale;based on the analysis;16;14;Alternatives are appropriate;but support from analysis and;course materials is weak;Alternatives are inappropriate;or missing, without support;from analysis or the course;materials.;Meets most requirements for;an effective ad;4;Meets few of the;requirements for an effective;ad;3;Content organization was;weak, and the paper was not;easy to follow.;Recommendations;Ad Mock Up;Organization and;Structure;5;Content was very well;organized in a clear and;logical manner using;headings. The paper was;easy to read;5;Organization was adequate;lacked headings. While not;easy to read, the paper was;not hard to read.;12;10;Makes appropriate;recommendations, rationale is;marginally based on the;analysis;12;10;8;4;0;Recommendations are;inappropriate or missing;rationale is missing, or is not;based on the analysis.;8;4;0;Ad is missing, or doesnt;meet any of the requirements;for an effective ad.;2;0;Content was disorganized or;rambled. The organization of;the paper detracts from the;message.;3;2;Writing mechanics;(spelling, grammar;punctuation);Writing is totally free of;errors;5;4;There are occasional errors.;4;Errors occur often;3;0;Errors are very numerous and;detract from the document.;2;0

 

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