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Description of assignment
This assignment needs the writing of an argumentative academic essay. The essay should therefore encompass an argument that is used as the structuring element. Students are expected to engage in extensive research within the academic literature in Human Resource Management, particularly focusing on employee attraction and retention, career progression, performance management, remuneration and reward.
Task of this assignment
NOTICE: All of the answers need to be written based on supporting academic
Read the case study which provided for you at the end of this file, and carefully analyze it and write an argumentative essay which addresses all of the following questions:
A. Argue how the recognition scheme can support the culture of and also attracts future leaders
B. Argue which theory or theories in your idea would support McDonald's recognition scheme.
C. Would McDonald's approach for managing human resources be directly applicable in a not-for- profit organization such as the Spastic Centre? Justify your answer.
Abstract: around 100 words
Abstract is a concise summary of the essay and need to state the following:
- The purpose of the assignment
- The main areas or aspects covered
- The main conclusions or findings
It should be written as continuous text, without headings, numbers or bullet points (dot points).
All academic journal articles require authors to write abstracts for their papers which will be useful exemplars when developing your abstract.
Introduction: around 100 words
The introduction consists of two or three paragraphs in which the aims, structure and methodology of the essay are outlined.
It states clearly the purpose or main task of the essay and what the reader can expect to obtain from it. Important background information is included, such as what are the main arguments in the essay. Please include a thesis statement that clearly mentions the main purpose of the essay. The introduction should introduce the essay and include your argument.
Body Paragraphs: around 2200-2300 words
In this section, you should answer all the assessment questions in paragraphs. There should not be any headings or sub headings in this section.
Within each paragraph you must refer to (cite) the sources of specific information and ideas that you found during your literature research to support the topic that you are addressing.
An academic essay will often contain an argument beginning with a contentious statement, the author will consider different viewpoints before arriving at a conclusion. Please ensure that you have answered all questions. Answers to the assessment questions should be based on arguments, answers developed through research findings (references). Avoid using bullet points, direct quotes and unnecessary discussion which are not related to the question.
Conclusion: around 100 words
References: You must Cite 25 related peer reviewed journal articles
You need a full knowledge and critical analysis of the HRM stated in a coherent format with an Introduction, body and comprehensive conclusion. You have to show a good knowledge and application of relevant HRM theories or models in response to the questions stated in a clear argument. Appropriateness of response to the questions is so essential. Moreover, you need to provide a relevant and accurate literature which is used to develop and support arguments. It is necessary to have additional research beyond the unit materials and textbook including use of recent and relevant peer reviewed academic journal articles.