Effective Recruiting & Retention
PROBLEM: You have been directed by your corporate president to research- Creation and implementation of an effective recruiting and retention program to enhance the quality of employees and management within the organization – and prepare a formalized research paper.
This paper should be addressed to the president & board of directors. For this research, you should conduct a review of literature based on the current practices being used in today’s organizations (in terms of the selected research problem/situation).
As you conduct your secondary and/or primary research, you should also develop a well-developed strategy as to how to implement your strategy into this organization. Please write this paper as if you were employed with a Fortune 500 company or an organization currently in the news
Please write your research paper as if your organizational or corporate president and/or board of directors would review and consider its findings and recommendations.
– Paper should be written in third person – not first person.
– All sources must be properly cited, according to APA style. In essence, you need to use in-text citations (no footnotes or endnotes in this paper whatsoever). Full citations of all works should be included in the References section, formatted in APA Style.
The paper must contain the following elements:
Title Page (or letter of transmittal if a memorandum format is used)
Table of Contents (unless a memorandum format is used).
– Problem Statement (5-8 sentence paragraph that clearly defines the problem and why it needs to be researched).
– Review of current practices (background of literature) in the area
– Strategic plan for change or creation of the anticipated change (use examples of where this approach has been successful in other organizations if pertinent).
– Strategic approach for implementation of the change(s)
– Final recommendations and possible outcomes (best and worst case scenarios)
– References section
– Appendix (if tables or charts or necessary)
Develops a focused and sophisticated research question or thesis that enhances the scholarly discussion of questions and ideas that are important to scholars in the discipline.
The writing provides an exceptional roadmap for the essay. In addition, the introduction includes meets all of the following criteria:
The introduction contextualizes the thesis statement by referring to larger issues in the discipline.
The introduction provides rationale for pursuing the thesis by demonstrating a research need or question.
The introduction articulates how the paper will address the key question or issue being studied.
The introduction refers to relevant, appropriate scholarly literature.
Argument and Synthesis
The argument builds logically upon the thesis with research-based, discipline-appropriate supporting facts, evidence, and/or data.
The writing clearly describes major methodologies and practices of the field and implements them in creative and innovative ways.
The writing demonstrates the ability to interpret, analyze, and synthesize information to advance the argument.
Sources and Support
The writing communicates, organizes and synthesizes complex and contradictory information from multiple sources to advance knowledge in the discipline at a professional level.
The writing accurately quotes, paraphrases, and cites information in ways that are true to the original context with no errors.
The writing flows smoothly and logically from a well-defined thesis. There is a coherence in each sentence and paragraph that relates clearly to the controlling idea using appropriate examples. The flow of information demonstrates logical reasoning without jumps or shifts. The writing contains a through introduction, body sections, conclusion, and smooth transitions.
The writing engages the reader through an original prose style appropriate to the subject. Language is precise and uses terminology appropriate to the discipline. All sentences are solid and reflect mature writing. Variety in sentence structure contributes to the logical flow and enhances readability. Active voice and passive voice are used appropriately for the subject matter.
Mechanics and Grammar
The writing is free of spelling, punctuation, sentence structure, grammatical errors and proofreading errors.
Provides a high-caliber, correctly formatted assignment in the assigned citation style. All citations in the text and in the references are accurately cited in the appropriate style.