Define the steps you would take to develop a healthy organization.

  • Define the steps you would take to develop a healthy organization.

Instructions

Supporting Lectures

Review the following lecture:

HR Perspective: Transforming HR at Chick Fil A

Introduction

Research the organization and consider this scenario:

The HR department at Chick Fil A has grown and changed over time to meet the company’s needs and focus on corporate strategy. Today, the department handles more issues than it ever has. Servant leadership requires leaders to put the needs of the company and the employees above their own needs. Although the HR personnel face challenges, corporate expectations are high.

Tasks

  • Summarize background information of Chick Fil A’s redesign of HR and organizational needs.
  • Describe the current trends within the HR department.
  • Explain how you would encourage the CEO and other top leaders to focus their efforts on creating a healthy organization culture.
  • Define the steps you would take to develop a healthy organization.

To support your work, use your course and textbook readings and also use the South University Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.

Submission Details

  • Create 2- to 3-page, excluding title and references Microsoft Word document.
  • Name your file as SU_HRM6999_W1_Project_LastName_FirstName.

Write in a professional style using APA citations and format with correct grammar, usage, and mechanics.

Write a 3–5-page compensation and benefits package for a new expatriate position working for either Java Corp. or an organization you are familiar with.

Structuring and communicating a total compensation package that meets regulatory requirements and the needs of a global workforce requires a delicate balancing act between what is required and what will contribute to an effective relationship between employer, employee, and the community or country in which the company operates. Communicating benefits programs to employees can be as important as the benefits themselves. Knowing how to leverage all available compensation options is a necessary skill for any HR professional.

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

  • Competency 1: Apply human resource strategies to business needs.
    • Analyze the appropriateness of offering additional benefits.
  • Competency 2: Analyze core functions of human resource management.
    • Describe key factors and decisions to make regarding base pay.
    • Analyze other legally required benefits for an employee.
  • Competency 3: Analyze the strategic value of human resource management within a competitive global business environment.
    • Analyze additional pay considerations for expatriate positions.
    • Describe additional key considerations in designing a compensation package for this scenario’s expatriate position.
  • Competency 4: Communicate effectively in a scholarly and professional manner.
    • Write in a professional style using APA citations and format with correct grammar, usage, and mechanics.

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

  • Competency 1: Apply human resource strategies to business needs.
    • Analyze the appropriateness of offering additional benefits.
  • Competency 2: Analyze core functions of human resource management.
    • Describe key factors and decisions to make regarding base pay.
    • Analyze other legally required benefits for an employee.
  • Competency 3: Analyze the strategic value of human resource management within a competitive global business environment.
    • Analyze additional pay considerations for expatriate positions.
    • Describe additional key considerations in designing a compensation package for this scenario’s expatriate position.
  • Competency 4: Communicate effectively in a scholarly and professional manner.
    • Write in a professional style using APA citations and format with correct grammar, usage, and mechanics.
  • Analyze other legally required benefits for an employee.
    • Include standard benefits, protection programs and paid time off, Social Security, Medicare, federal and state unemployment, and workers compensation.
  • Analyze the appropriateness of offering additional benefits.
    • These types of benefits could include relocation assistance, educational reimbursement, and home leave reimbursement, among others.
  • Describe additional key considerations in designing a compensation package for the expatriate position.

Additional Requirements

Your assessment should also meet the following requirements:

  • Length: 3–5 typed, double-spaced pages, plus a reference page.
  • Written communication: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly and professional. Your writing should be:
    • Concise and logically organized.
    • Free of errors in grammar and mechanics.
  • Validation and support: Use a minimum of two relevant and credible scholarly or professional resources such as the Wall Street Journal to support your work.
  • APA format: Format all citations and references in accordance with current APA guidelines.

Discuss Compensation And Benefits

Write a 3–5-page compensation and benefits package for a new expatriate position working for either Java Corp. or an organization you are familiar with.

Structuring and communicating a total compensation package that meets regulatory requirements and the needs of a global workforce requires a delicate balancing act between what is required and what will contribute to an effective relationship between employer, employee, and the community or country in which the company operates. Communicating benefits programs to employees can be as important as the benefits themselves. Knowing how to leverage all available compensation options is a necessary skill for any HR professional.

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

  • Competency 1: Apply human resource strategies to business needs.
    • Analyze the appropriateness of offering additional benefits.
  • Competency 2: Analyze core functions of human resource management.
    • Describe key factors and decisions to make regarding base pay.
    • Analyze other legally required benefits for an employee.
  • Competency 3: Analyze the strategic value of human resource management within a competitive global business environment.
    • Analyze additional pay considerations for expatriate positions.
    • Describe additional key considerations in designing a compensation package for this scenario’s expatriate position.
  • Competency 4: Communicate effectively in a scholarly and professional manner.
    • Write in a professional style using APA citations and format with correct grammar, usage, and mechanics.

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

  • Competency 1: Apply human resource strategies to business needs.
    • Analyze the appropriateness of offering additional benefits.
  • Competency 2: Analyze core functions of human resource management.
    • Describe key factors and decisions to make regarding base pay.
    • Analyze other legally required benefits for an employee.
  • Competency 3: Analyze the strategic value of human resource management within a competitive global business environment.
    • Analyze additional pay considerations for expatriate positions.
    • Describe additional key considerations in designing a compensation package for this scenario’s expatriate position.
  • Competency 4: Communicate effectively in a scholarly and professional manner.
    • Write in a professional style using APA citations and format with correct grammar, usage, and mechanics.
  • Analyze other legally required benefits for an employee.
    • Include standard benefits, protection programs and paid time off, Social Security, Medicare, federal and state unemployment, and workers compensation.
  • Analyze the appropriateness of offering additional benefits.
    • These types of benefits could include relocation assistance, educational reimbursement, and home leave reimbursement, among others.
  • Describe additional key considerations in designing a compensation package for the expatriate position.

Additional Requirements

Your assessment should also meet the following requirements:

  • Length: 3–5 typed, double-spaced pages, plus a reference page.
  • Written communication: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly and professional. Your writing should be:
    • Concise and logically organized.
    • Free of errors in grammar and mechanics.
  • Validation and support: Use a minimum of two relevant and credible scholarly or professional resources such as the Wall Street Journal to support your work.
  • APA format: Format all citations and references in accordance with current APA guidelines.

Describe key factors and decisions to make regarding base pay.

Write a 3–5-page compensation and benefits package for a new expatriate position working for either Java Corp. or an organization you are familiar with.

Structuring and communicating a total compensation package that meets regulatory requirements and the needs of a global workforce requires a delicate balancing act between what is required and what will contribute to an effective relationship between employer, employee, and the community or country in which the company operates. Communicating benefits programs to employees can be as important as the benefits themselves. Knowing how to leverage all available compensation options is a necessary skill for any HR professional.

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

  • Competency 1: Apply human resource strategies to business needs.
    • Analyze the appropriateness of offering additional benefits.
  • Competency 2: Analyze core functions of human resource management.
    • Describe key factors and decisions to make regarding base pay.
    • Analyze other legally required benefits for an employee.
  • Competency 3: Analyze the strategic value of human resource management within a competitive global business environment.
    • Analyze additional pay considerations for expatriate positions.
    • Describe additional key considerations in designing a compensation package for this scenario’s expatriate position.
  • Competency 4: Communicate effectively in a scholarly and professional manner.
    • Write in a professional style using APA citations and format with correct grammar, usage, and mechanics.

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

  • Competency 1: Apply human resource strategies to business needs.
    • Analyze the appropriateness of offering additional benefits.
  • Competency 2: Analyze core functions of human resource management.
    • Describe key factors and decisions to make regarding base pay.
    • Analyze other legally required benefits for an employee.
  • Competency 3: Analyze the strategic value of human resource management within a competitive global business environment.
    • Analyze additional pay considerations for expatriate positions.
    • Describe additional key considerations in designing a compensation package for this scenario’s expatriate position.
  • Competency 4: Communicate effectively in a scholarly and professional manner.
    • Write in a professional style using APA citations and format with correct grammar, usage, and mechanics.
  • Analyze other legally required benefits for an employee.
    • Include standard benefits, protection programs and paid time off, Social Security, Medicare, federal and state unemployment, and workers compensation.
  • Analyze the appropriateness of offering additional benefits.
    • These types of benefits could include relocation assistance, educational reimbursement, and home leave reimbursement, among others.
  • Describe additional key considerations in designing a compensation package for the expatriate position.

Additional Requirements

Your assessment should also meet the following requirements:

  • Length: 3–5 typed, double-spaced pages, plus a reference page.
  • Written communication: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly and professional. Your writing should be:
    • Concise and logically organized.
    • Free of errors in grammar and mechanics.
  • Validation and support: Use a minimum of two relevant and credible scholarly or professional resources such as the Wall Street Journal to support your work.
  • APA format: Format all citations and references in accordance with current APA guidelines.

Analyze core functions of human resource management.

Write a 3–5-page compensation and benefits package for a new expatriate position working for either Java Corp. or an organization you are familiar with.

Structuring and communicating a total compensation package that meets regulatory requirements and the needs of a global workforce requires a delicate balancing act between what is required and what will contribute to an effective relationship between employer, employee, and the community or country in which the company operates. Communicating benefits programs to employees can be as important as the benefits themselves. Knowing how to leverage all available compensation options is a necessary skill for any HR professional.

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

  • Competency 1: Apply human resource strategies to business needs.
    • Analyze the appropriateness of offering additional benefits.
  • Competency 2: Analyze core functions of human resource management.
    • Describe key factors and decisions to make regarding base pay.
    • Analyze other legally required benefits for an employee.
  • Competency 3: Analyze the strategic value of human resource management within a competitive global business environment.
    • Analyze additional pay considerations for expatriate positions.
    • Describe additional key considerations in designing a compensation package for this scenario’s expatriate position.
  • Competency 4: Communicate effectively in a scholarly and professional manner.
    • Write in a professional style using APA citations and format with correct grammar, usage, and mechanics.

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

  • Competency 1: Apply human resource strategies to business needs.
    • Analyze the appropriateness of offering additional benefits.
  • Competency 2: Analyze core functions of human resource management.
    • Describe key factors and decisions to make regarding base pay.
    • Analyze other legally required benefits for an employee.
  • Competency 3: Analyze the strategic value of human resource management within a competitive global business environment.
    • Analyze additional pay considerations for expatriate positions.
    • Describe additional key considerations in designing a compensation package for this scenario’s expatriate position.
  • Competency 4: Communicate effectively in a scholarly and professional manner.
    • Write in a professional style using APA citations and format with correct grammar, usage, and mechanics.
  • Analyze other legally required benefits for an employee.
    • Include standard benefits, protection programs and paid time off, Social Security, Medicare, federal and state unemployment, and workers compensation.
  • Analyze the appropriateness of offering additional benefits.
    • These types of benefits could include relocation assistance, educational reimbursement, and home leave reimbursement, among others.
  • Describe additional key considerations in designing a compensation package for the expatriate position.

Additional Requirements

Your assessment should also meet the following requirements:

  • Length: 3–5 typed, double-spaced pages, plus a reference page.
  • Written communication: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly and professional. Your writing should be:
    • Concise and logically organized.
    • Free of errors in grammar and mechanics.
  • Validation and support: Use a minimum of two relevant and credible scholarly or professional resources such as the Wall Street Journal to support your work.
  • APA format: Format all citations and references in accordance with current APA guidelines.

Analyze the strategic value of human resource management within a competitive global business environment. 

Write a 3–5-page compensation and benefits package for a new expatriate position working for either Java Corp. or an organization you are familiar with.

Structuring and communicating a total compensation package that meets regulatory requirements and the needs of a global workforce requires a delicate balancing act between what is required and what will contribute to an effective relationship between employer, employee, and the community or country in which the company operates. Communicating benefits programs to employees can be as important as the benefits themselves. Knowing how to leverage all available compensation options is a necessary skill for any HR professional.

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

  • Competency 1: Apply human resource strategies to business needs.
    • Analyze the appropriateness of offering additional benefits.
  • Competency 2: Analyze core functions of human resource management.
    • Describe key factors and decisions to make regarding base pay.
    • Analyze other legally required benefits for an employee.
  • Competency 3: Analyze the strategic value of human resource management within a competitive global business environment.
    • Analyze additional pay considerations for expatriate positions.
    • Describe additional key considerations in designing a compensation package for this scenario’s expatriate position.
  • Competency 4: Communicate effectively in a scholarly and professional manner.
    • Write in a professional style using APA citations and format with correct grammar, usage, and mechanics.

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

  • Competency 1: Apply human resource strategies to business needs.
    • Analyze the appropriateness of offering additional benefits.
  • Competency 2: Analyze core functions of human resource management.
    • Describe key factors and decisions to make regarding base pay.
    • Analyze other legally required benefits for an employee.
  • Competency 3: Analyze the strategic value of human resource management within a competitive global business environment.
    • Analyze additional pay considerations for expatriate positions.
    • Describe additional key considerations in designing a compensation package for this scenario’s expatriate position.
  • Competency 4: Communicate effectively in a scholarly and professional manner.
    • Write in a professional style using APA citations and format with correct grammar, usage, and mechanics.
  • Analyze other legally required benefits for an employee.
    • Include standard benefits, protection programs and paid time off, Social Security, Medicare, federal and state unemployment, and workers compensation.
  • Analyze the appropriateness of offering additional benefits.
    • These types of benefits could include relocation assistance, educational reimbursement, and home leave reimbursement, among others.
  • Describe additional key considerations in designing a compensation package for the expatriate position.

Additional Requirements

Your assessment should also meet the following requirements:

  • Length: 3–5 typed, double-spaced pages, plus a reference page.
  • Written communication: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly and professional. Your writing should be:
    • Concise and logically organized.
    • Free of errors in grammar and mechanics.
  • Validation and support: Use a minimum of two relevant and credible scholarly or professional resources such as the Wall Street Journal to support your work.
  • APA format: Format all citations and references in accordance with current APA guidelines.

Analyze the appropriateness of offering additional benefits.

Write a 3–5-page compensation and benefits package for a new expatriate position working for either Java Corp. or an organization you are familiar with.

Structuring and communicating a total compensation package that meets regulatory requirements and the needs of a global workforce requires a delicate balancing act between what is required and what will contribute to an effective relationship between employer, employee, and the community or country in which the company operates. Communicating benefits programs to employees can be as important as the benefits themselves. Knowing how to leverage all available compensation options is a necessary skill for any HR professional.

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

  • Competency 1: Apply human resource strategies to business needs.
    • Analyze the appropriateness of offering additional benefits.
  • Competency 2: Analyze core functions of human resource management.
    • Describe key factors and decisions to make regarding base pay.
    • Analyze other legally required benefits for an employee.
  • Competency 3: Analyze the strategic value of human resource management within a competitive global business environment.
    • Analyze additional pay considerations for expatriate positions.
    • Describe additional key considerations in designing a compensation package for this scenario’s expatriate position.
  • Competency 4: Communicate effectively in a scholarly and professional manner.
    • Write in a professional style using APA citations and format with correct grammar, usage, and mechanics.

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

  • Competency 1: Apply human resource strategies to business needs.
    • Analyze the appropriateness of offering additional benefits.
  • Competency 2: Analyze core functions of human resource management.
    • Describe key factors and decisions to make regarding base pay.
    • Analyze other legally required benefits for an employee.
  • Competency 3: Analyze the strategic value of human resource management within a competitive global business environment.
    • Analyze additional pay considerations for expatriate positions.
    • Describe additional key considerations in designing a compensation package for this scenario’s expatriate position.
  • Competency 4: Communicate effectively in a scholarly and professional manner.
    • Write in a professional style using APA citations and format with correct grammar, usage, and mechanics.
  • Analyze other legally required benefits for an employee.
    • Include standard benefits, protection programs and paid time off, Social Security, Medicare, federal and state unemployment, and workers compensation.
  • Analyze the appropriateness of offering additional benefits.
    • These types of benefits could include relocation assistance, educational reimbursement, and home leave reimbursement, among others.
  • Describe additional key considerations in designing a compensation package for the expatriate position.

Additional Requirements

Your assessment should also meet the following requirements:

  • Length: 3–5 typed, double-spaced pages, plus a reference page.
  • Written communication: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly and professional. Your writing should be:
    • Concise and logically organized.
    • Free of errors in grammar and mechanics.
  • Validation and support: Use a minimum of two relevant and credible scholarly or professional resources such as the Wall Street Journal to support your work.
  • APA format: Format all citations and references in accordance with current APA guidelines.

Describe additional key considerations in designing a compensation package for the expatriate position.

Write a 3–5-page compensation and benefits package for a new expatriate position working for either Java Corp. or an organization you are familiar with.

Structuring and communicating a total compensation package that meets regulatory requirements and the needs of a global workforce requires a delicate balancing act between what is required and what will contribute to an effective relationship between employer, employee, and the community or country in which the company operates. Communicating benefits programs to employees can be as important as the benefits themselves. Knowing how to leverage all available compensation options is a necessary skill for any HR professional.

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

  • Competency 1: Apply human resource strategies to business needs.
    • Analyze the appropriateness of offering additional benefits.
  • Competency 2: Analyze core functions of human resource management.
    • Describe key factors and decisions to make regarding base pay.
    • Analyze other legally required benefits for an employee.
  • Competency 3: Analyze the strategic value of human resource management within a competitive global business environment.
    • Analyze additional pay considerations for expatriate positions.
    • Describe additional key considerations in designing a compensation package for this scenario’s expatriate position.
  • Competency 4: Communicate effectively in a scholarly and professional manner.
    • Write in a professional style using APA citations and format with correct grammar, usage, and mechanics.

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

  • Competency 1: Apply human resource strategies to business needs.
    • Analyze the appropriateness of offering additional benefits.
  • Competency 2: Analyze core functions of human resource management.
    • Describe key factors and decisions to make regarding base pay.
    • Analyze other legally required benefits for an employee.
  • Competency 3: Analyze the strategic value of human resource management within a competitive global business environment.
    • Analyze additional pay considerations for expatriate positions.
    • Describe additional key considerations in designing a compensation package for this scenario’s expatriate position.
  • Competency 4: Communicate effectively in a scholarly and professional manner.
    • Write in a professional style using APA citations and format with correct grammar, usage, and mechanics.
  • Analyze other legally required benefits for an employee.
    • Include standard benefits, protection programs and paid time off, Social Security, Medicare, federal and state unemployment, and workers compensation.
  • Analyze the appropriateness of offering additional benefits.
    • These types of benefits could include relocation assistance, educational reimbursement, and home leave reimbursement, among others.
  • Describe additional key considerations in designing a compensation package for the expatriate position.

Additional Requirements

Your assessment should also meet the following requirements:

  • Length: 3–5 typed, double-spaced pages, plus a reference page.
  • Written communication: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly and professional. Your writing should be:
    • Concise and logically organized.
    • Free of errors in grammar and mechanics.
  • Validation and support: Use a minimum of two relevant and credible scholarly or professional resources such as the Wall Street Journal to support your work.
  • APA format: Format all citations and references in accordance with current APA guidelines.

Discuss Employment Law

Develop a 3–5-page workplace harassment policy for either Java Corp. or an organization you are familiar with. Create a 6–10-slide PowerPoint presentation with speaker’s notes to present the new policy and to support it with legal and strategic rationale for the selected organization’s upper management.

HR professionals are often called upon to develop new workplace policies to increase an organization’s effectiveness and to protect from possible legal liabilities. Creating a succinct and comprehensive presentation for organizational management and other stakeholders is a valuable skill to possess.

SHOW LESS

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

  • Competency 1: Apply human resource strategies to business needs.
    • Develop an anti-harassment workplace policy.
  • Competency 2: Analyze core functions of human resource management.
    • Explain the legal basis for protecting employees from harassment.
    • Explain other types of harassment to consider in a workplace policy.
    • Articulate the steps that can be taken to best legally protect the selected organization.
    • Analyze organizational benefits realized by the anti-harassment policy’s approach.
  • Competency 4: Communicate effectively in a scholarly and professional manner.
    • Describe the types of sexual harassment found in the workplace.
    • Write in a professional style using APA citations and format with correct grammar, usage, and mechanics.

Preparation

For this assessment, research sexual harassment and other forms of unlawful workplace harassment. Using one of the scenarios below, consider best practices and approaches for developing an anti-harassment workplace policy. A minimum of seven resources are required to support your approach to the new policy as well as your legal and strategic rationale.

Scenario

For this assessment, choose either option 1 or 2. You do not need to do both. You will apply one of these scenarios in the Instructions below. Both options will be graded using the same scoring guide.

Option 1

You are the new HR manager for Java Corp. The company has just lost a sexual harassment lawsuit and damages included back pay, front pay, punitive damages, and attorneys fees. The plaintiff, Ms. Stapel, was a female manager who had a consensual sexual relationship with her male boss, Mr. Rowe. Both moved up in title and responsibility over the past 5 years. After the relationship ended, Mr. Rowe made several offensive comments to coworkers without Ms. Stapel being present and later, a number of other employees made offensive sexual comments directly to Ms. Stapel.

The company had a harassment policy but only referred someone who felt harassed to their immediate supervisor and provided no other avenues of complaint. Your first project for Java Corp. is to create a formal policy that will protect employees, the organization, and all stakeholders.

Option 2

Choose an organization to use for this assessment. It can be where you are currently employed or a company with which you are familiar. It must be an organization that is researchable, as you will need to gather and analyze information to complete the assessment. You may use the same organization for the other assessments.

If you choose the organization where you are currently employed, please keep in mind that the analyses you make must be based on facts that can be documented rather than your personal opinion as an employee.

Research the sexual and workplace harassment policies of the chosen organization.

Contact your faculty if you have questions.

Instructions

Based on your research of sexual harassment and other forms of unlawful workplace harassment, complete the following:

  • Develop an anti-harassment workplace policy that includes the following components:
    • Objective.
    • Prohibited conduct under this policy, including discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment, and retaliation.
    • Confidentiality.
    • Complaint procedure.
  • Prepare a PowerPoint presentation for upper management, including the following:
    • Explain the legal basis for protecting employees from harassment.
    • Describe the types of sexual harassment found in the workplace.
      • Quid pro quo.
      • Hostile work environment.
    • Explain other types of harassment to consider in a workplace policy.
    • Articulate the steps that can be taken to best legally protect the selected organization.
      • How sound are your reporting and investigation procedures?
    • Analyze organizational benefits realized by the anti-harassment policy’s approach.
      • Consider reputation, employee morale, retention, and productivity.

Additional Requirements

Policy

This part of your assessment should also meet the following requirements:

  • Length: 3–5 pages. Strive to be as detailed as possible in addressing each of the policy’s components above.
  • Written communication: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly and professional. Your writing should be:
    • Concise and logically organized.
    • Free of errors in grammar and mechanics.
  • Resources: If you use a source in the text of your policy, you need to reference it. The last page of your policy should be your reference list. Format all citations and references in accordance with current APA guidelines.

Describe the types of sexual harassment found in the workplace.

Develop a 3–5-page workplace harassment policy for either Java Corp. or an organization you are familiar with. Create a 6–10-slide PowerPoint presentation with speaker’s notes to present the new policy and to support it with legal and strategic rationale for the selected organization’s upper management.

HR professionals are often called upon to develop new workplace policies to increase an organization’s effectiveness and to protect from possible legal liabilities. Creating a succinct and comprehensive presentation for organizational management and other stakeholders is a valuable skill to possess.

SHOW LESS

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

  • Competency 1: Apply human resource strategies to business needs.
    • Develop an anti-harassment workplace policy.
  • Competency 2: Analyze core functions of human resource management.
    • Explain the legal basis for protecting employees from harassment.
    • Explain other types of harassment to consider in a workplace policy.
    • Articulate the steps that can be taken to best legally protect the selected organization.
    • Analyze organizational benefits realized by the anti-harassment policy’s approach.
  • Competency 4: Communicate effectively in a scholarly and professional manner.
    • Describe the types of sexual harassment found in the workplace.
    • Write in a professional style using APA citations and format with correct grammar, usage, and mechanics.

Preparation

For this assessment, research sexual harassment and other forms of unlawful workplace harassment. Using one of the scenarios below, consider best practices and approaches for developing an anti-harassment workplace policy. A minimum of seven resources are required to support your approach to the new policy as well as your legal and strategic rationale.

Scenario

For this assessment, choose either option 1 or 2. You do not need to do both. You will apply one of these scenarios in the Instructions below. Both options will be graded using the same scoring guide.

Option 1

You are the new HR manager for Java Corp. The company has just lost a sexual harassment lawsuit and damages included back pay, front pay, punitive damages, and attorneys fees. The plaintiff, Ms. Stapel, was a female manager who had a consensual sexual relationship with her male boss, Mr. Rowe. Both moved up in title and responsibility over the past 5 years. After the relationship ended, Mr. Rowe made several offensive comments to coworkers without Ms. Stapel being present and later, a number of other employees made offensive sexual comments directly to Ms. Stapel.

The company had a harassment policy but only referred someone who felt harassed to their immediate supervisor and provided no other avenues of complaint. Your first project for Java Corp. is to create a formal policy that will protect employees, the organization, and all stakeholders.

Option 2

Choose an organization to use for this assessment. It can be where you are currently employed or a company with which you are familiar. It must be an organization that is researchable, as you will need to gather and analyze information to complete the assessment. You may use the same organization for the other assessments.

If you choose the organization where you are currently employed, please keep in mind that the analyses you make must be based on facts that can be documented rather than your personal opinion as an employee.

Research the sexual and workplace harassment policies of the chosen organization.

Contact your faculty if you have questions.

Instructions

Based on your research of sexual harassment and other forms of unlawful workplace harassment, complete the following:

  • Develop an anti-harassment workplace policy that includes the following components:
    • Objective.
    • Prohibited conduct under this policy, including discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment, and retaliation.
    • Confidentiality.
    • Complaint procedure.
  • Prepare a PowerPoint presentation for upper management, including the following:
    • Explain the legal basis for protecting employees from harassment.
    • Describe the types of sexual harassment found in the workplace.
      • Quid pro quo.
      • Hostile work environment.
    • Explain other types of harassment to consider in a workplace policy.
    • Articulate the steps that can be taken to best legally protect the selected organization.
      • How sound are your reporting and investigation procedures?
    • Analyze organizational benefits realized by the anti-harassment policy’s approach.
      • Consider reputation, employee morale, retention, and productivity.

Additional Requirements

Policy

This part of your assessment should also meet the following requirements:

  • Length: 3–5 pages. Strive to be as detailed as possible in addressing each of the policy’s components above.
  • Written communication: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly and professional. Your writing should be:
    • Concise and logically organized.
    • Free of errors in grammar and mechanics.
  • Resources: If you use a source in the text of your policy, you need to reference it. The last page of your policy should be your reference list. Format all citations and references in accordance with current APA guidelines.