Assignment 4: Southern Company Case Study

Write a five to seven (5-7) page paper in which you:

  1. Evaluate the effectiveness of the roles that the strategic leaders played in the formation of the performance management strategy.
  2. Develop a five (5) point criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of the talent management strategy and how the data could be collected.
  3. Critique the components of your talent management strategy and suggest alternative ways to achieve effective results.
  4. Outline the functional expertise component of this strategy and how it optimizes the company’s ability to identify highly qualified individuals.
  5. Use at least five (5) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not quality as academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date.
  • The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required page length.

Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic/organization of the paper, and language and writing skills, using the following rubric.

Points: 150

Assignment 4: Porter Novelli or Southern Company Case Study

Criteria

Unacceptable

Below 70% F

Fair

70-79% C

Proficient

80-89% B

Exemplary

90-100% A

1. Evaluate the effectiveness of the roles that the strategic leaders played in the formation of the performance management strategy.

Weight: 20%

Did not submit or incompletely evaluated the effectiveness of the roles that the strategic leaders played in the formation of the performance management strategy.

Partially evaluated the effectiveness of the roles that the strategic leaders played in the formation of the performance management strategy.

Satisfactorily evaluated the effectiveness of the roles that the strategic leaders played in the formation of the performance management strategy.

Thoroughly evaluated the effectiveness of the roles that the strategic leaders played in the formation of the performance management strategy.

2. Develop a five (5) point criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of the talent management strategy and how the data could be collected.

Weight: 15%

Did not submit or incompletely developed a five (5) point criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of the talent management strategy and how the data could be collected.

Partially developed a five (5) point criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of the talent management strategy and how the data could be collected.

Satisfactorily developed a five (5) point criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of the talent management strategy and how the data could be collected.

Thoroughly developed a five (5) point criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of the talent management strategy and how the data could be collected.

3. Critique the components of the talent management strategy and suggest alternative ways to achieve effective results.

Weight: 25%

Did not submit or incompletely critiqued the components of the talent management strategy and incompletely suggested alternative ways to achieve effective results.

Partially critiqued the components of the talent management strategy and partially suggested alternative ways to achieve effective results.

Satisfactorily critiqued the components of the talent management strategy and satisfactorily suggested alternative ways to achieve effective results.

Thoroughly critiqued the components of the talent management strategy and thoroughly suggested alternative ways to achieve effective results.

4. Outline the functional expertise component of this strategy and how it optimizes the company’s ability to identify highly qualified individuals.

Weight: 25%

Did not submit or incompletely outlined the functional expertise component of this strategy and how it optimizes the company’s ability to identify highly qualified individuals.

Partially outlined the functional expertise component of this strategy and how it optimizes the company’s ability to identify highly qualified individuals.

Satisfactorily outlined the functional expertise component of this strategy and how it optimizes the company’s ability to identify highly qualified individuals.

Thoroughly outlined the functional expertise component of this strategy and how it optimizes the company’s ability to identify highly qualified individuals.

5. References

Weight: 5%

No references provided

Does not meet the required number of references; some or all references poor quality choices.

Meets number of required references; all references high quality choices.

Exceeds number of required references; all references high quality choices.

6. Clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting requirements

Weight: 10%

More than 6 errors present

5-6 errors present

3-4 errors present

0-2 errors present

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