Complete Assignment Instructions:
For your Unit 1 Complete assignment, you will write a narrative essay (minimum 1500 words narrative without including the reference listing in the word count) in which you address and discuss the questions and statements listed below while conducting online scholarly research on the topics, including both company and non-company sources, and related topical scholarly research.
Prepare each response in a third person, consultant point-of-view format. Include a minimum of at least four scholarly, peer-reviewed articles (at least one minimum for each question below,-your textbook may be counted as one of the sources). Be sure to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the READ and ATTEND sections in your essay. Cite your sources in APA format with in-text citations, as appropriate, and place a single labeled reference listing at the end of the assignment to provide full credit to the sources utilized.
References with the articles attached:
Aguinis, H. (2019). Performance management (4th ed.). Chicago Business Press.
Bourne, M., Franco-Santos, M., Micheli, P., & Pavlov, A. (2018). Performance measurement and management: a system of systems perspective. International Journal of Production Research, 56(8), 27882799. https://doi-org.bethelu.idm.oclc.org/10.1080/00207…
De Lisle, J. (2015). Installing a System of Performance Standards for National Assessments in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago: Issues and Challenges. Applied Measurement in Education, 28(4), 308329. https://doi-org.bethelu.idm.oclc.org/10.1080/08957…
Rehmani, K., Ahmad, Y., Naseem, A., & Syed, T. H. (2020). Do they really coexist? An empirical analysis of a conjoint implementation of Quality Management System and High Performance Work System on organizational effectiveness. PLoS ONE, 15(3), 120. https://doi-org.bethelu.idm.oclc.org/10.1371/journ…
Complete Assignment questions:
For the questions below, select an organization with which you are familiar. It could be your current employer, former employer, or an employer of someone you know. Think about the textbook reading about Purposes of Performance Management Systems, 15 Characteristics of an Ideal Performance Management System and Performance Management and the Nature of Work and Organizations Today. Answer the following two questions:
Describe which of the 15 characteristics of an ideal system are present in the selected organization. Provide examples of each and describe them.
Identify two characteristics of an ideal performance management system that are absent or almost non-existent and discuss the implications on the effectiveness of the system. Conversely, identify one characteristic that is clearly present in the system and discuss the impact of the existence of these prevalent characteristics have on the effectiveness of the performance management system.
Read the Case Study on pages 34-35 about Performance Management at Network Solutions, Inc. and answer the following two questions:
3. Based on the description of the system at Network Solutions, what do you anticipate will be some advantages and positive outcomes resulting from the implementation of the system?
4. Based on the description of the system at Network Solutions, what do you anticipate will be some disadvantages and negative outcomes resulting from the implementation of the system?