Part A: The Strategic Purpose of Training and Career Development
Why do you believe organizations invest in training and career development programs for employees? How does the organization benefit? How can training support an organization’s strategic goals? Why should HRMs focus on the career development of employees? Use the articles and resources provided to support your ideas.
Part B: Performance Management, Performance Evaluation, and Performance Issues
Part A: In your own words, define performance management and a performance evaluation system. Summarize your understanding of the difference between these two concepts. Why is it important for HRMs to investigate performance issues to identify the root cause? What type of performance issues(s) could benefit from a performance improvement plan? Use the articles and resources provided to support your ideas.
David Kimball. (2016). Cases in Human Resource Management. SAGE Publications, Inc.